OCISO | Ottawa Community Immigrant Services Organization2020-11-10T15:15:35-05:00
Settlement staffperson with client

Settlement & Integration

Settlement staffperson with client #1


Settlement staffperson with client #2

Clinical Counselling

School Supports

School Supports

 Language Instruction

 Language Instruction

Youth Program

Youth Program

OCISO Programs and Services – COVID-19

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, OCISO continues remain fully operational — delivering programs and services to our clients remotely. Clients wishing to access our programs and services should call 613-725-5671, ext. 316 or email [email protected]. To find out more click here.

With YOCISO's Wrestling With Champions, youth aged 10-18 make new friends, get more active, and learn about teamwork and leadership, on classes with 12-time Syrian Wrestling Champion Mohammed ALkara.

Ongoing incidents of racism and violence towards physicians are appalling. @OntariosDoctors strongly condemn the threats and harassment made towards doctors who work every day to keep patients and communities safe and healthy.

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Our Mission!

OCISO supports immigrants through the journey of making Canada their home by providing creative and responsive programs that are culturally and linguistically appropriate, by building community through mutual respect and partnerships, and by fostering healthy and inclusive spaces for open dialogue and healing.

What we do 🙂

We are community based non-profit organization that has been providing services in Ottawa since 1978. We are motivated by the stories of new immigrants, and we are there every stage of the journey. OCISO directly serves over 10,000 immigrants and refugees every year. Our work is augmented by the generous efforts of our enthusiastic, caring and talented staff, volunteers, both established and new Canadians.