OCISO | Ottawa Community Immigrant Services Organization2020-11-10T15:15:35-05:00
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Settlement & Integration

Settlement staffperson with client #1

Employment

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.

Weeks after Radio-Canada told the story of an asylum seeker who was separated from his two children after crossing the Canada-U.S. border, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) says it will monitor the practice.

CBSA to begin tracking family separation | CBC News

Weeks after Radio-Canada told the story of an asylum seeker who was separated from his two children after crossing the Canada-U.S. border, the Canada...

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According to the Canadian Census, 20.0% of #Canada's population reported speaking a #language other than English or French at home, be it an Indigenous language, or an immigrant language.

How many languages do you speak? Reply and tell us which ones! #Multilingualism

Today we celebrate the legacy of a man with a dream that would change the world. May his words continue to inspire us all. #MartinLutherKingDay #MLKDay2021

Do you know his most famous speech? Take a moment to watch it, and reflect on what can still be done for racial justice in Canada, the United States, and all around the world.

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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.