YOCISO Social Media

YOCISO Social Media 2016-11-11T19:42:37+00:00

1 month ago

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ATTENTION: YOCISO will be CLOSED for the holidays until January 8, 2018! 
Thursday, December 21 will be our last day in 2017! So if we donโ€™t get a chance to see you tomorrow - Everyone from YOCISO Hopes you have a wonderful Holidays and Happy New Year!!

ATTENTION: YOCISO will be CLOSED for the holidays until January 8, 2018!
Thursday, December 21 will be our last day in 2017! So if we donโ€™t get a chance to see you tomorrow - Everyone from YOCISO Hopes you have a wonderful Holidays and Happy New Year!!
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2 months ago

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Check out these Highlights of the OCISO Annual Meeting on October 18th!
YOCISO has been fortunate enough to be awarded the Rogers Community Fund Grant for the first time! 2 amazing youth were awarded the Marion Dewar Scholarship for their efforts in school and in the community! And two members of Broken English performed at the AGM! Congratulations to everyone!
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2 months ago

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UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency

Check out this interview during the UNHCR event with the United Nations High Commissioner's visit to Ottawa with the Canadian Minister of Immigration and interview with 3 amazing youth leaders! ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿฟ

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency
Live from Canada! Our Refugees Chief Filippo Grandi talks to Canadian Minister of Immigration Ahmed Hussen, followed by a discussion led by our Melissa Fleming - UNHCR with refugee youth leaders.
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2 months ago

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ATTENTION: YOCISO Newcomer Youth Centre CLOSED today! See you next week on Monday, November 13th from 3:30-7:30pm at 1800 Bank St, 3rd Floor. ... See MoreSee Less

3 months ago

YOCISO

YOCISO had a great time preparing and celebrating Halloween with all the youth who attended the October 31st Halloween party at 1800 Bank St! We carved pumpkins the day before and had face painting, music, a photo booth, treats and so much more for the event! A very special Thank You to CU Smile and all their volunteers for making the day EXTRA SPOOKY and FUN!!! Can't wait for next Halloween!!!! ๐Ÿ™‚YOCISO had a great time preparing and celebrating Halloween with all the youth who attended the October 31st Halloween party at 1800 Bank St! We carved pumpkins the day before and had face painting, music, a photo booth, treats and so much more for the event! A very special Thank You to CU Smile and all their volunteers for making the day EXTRA SPOOKY and FUN!!! Can't wait for next Halloween!!!! ๐Ÿ™‚ ... See MoreSee Less

3 months ago

YOCISO

Attention everybody:
we have a Halloween party today at the center it start at 4:30pm, there will food, fun games and a lot of caaaannnnnndddddyyyyy ๐Ÿ™‚
Looking forward to seeee alllll of you ๐Ÿ™‚
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3 months ago

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YOCISO HALLOWEEN PARTY today 4:30 - 7pm at 1800 Bank Street, 3rd floor. Bring your spooky, cool, fun costumes and have a great time with us! If you dont have a costume, no worries we have fun props and masks you can wear! Well have music, games, good and activities! See you TODAY at 4:30!!!

YOCISO HALLOWEEN PARTY today 4:30 - 7pm at 1800 Bank Street, 3rd floor. Bring your spooky, cool, fun costumes and have a great time with us! If you don't have a costume, no worries we have fun props and masks you can wear! We'll have music, games, good and activities! See you TODAY at 4:30!!! ... See MoreSee Less

3 months ago

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ATTENTION: Today at 4:30pm YOCISOs Theatre Group starts at 1800 Bank St, 3rd floor. If you like drama, acting, directing and interested in being part of a fun group... come today at 4:30pm! Well have snacks and refreshments! Bus tickets provided if needed.

ATTENTION: Today at 4:30pm YOCISO's Theatre Group starts at 1800 Bank St, 3rd floor. If you like drama, acting, directing and interested in being part of a fun group... come today at 4:30pm! We'll have snacks and refreshments! Bus tickets provided if needed. ... See MoreSee Less

3 months ago

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If you werent able to attend the BluePrint Pathways Program at Rideau-Rockcliffe Community Resource Centre last week. You can still be part of dance and spoken word workshops.  Check out the poster! Itโ€™s not too late to participate!  No pre-registration needed. Just go to 225 Donald St Unit 120 on Monday at 4pm.  Bring a friend and take part in amazing workshops with Abria from Flava Factory & ArRay of Words & JustJamaal ThePoet!

If you weren't able to attend the BluePrint Pathways Program at Rideau-Rockcliffe Community Resource Centre last week. You can still be part of dance and spoken word workshops. Check out the poster! Itโ€™s not too late to participate! No pre-registration needed. Just go to 225 Donald St Unit 120 on Monday at 4pm. Bring a friend and take part in amazing workshops with Abria from Flava Factory & ArRay of Words & JustJamaal ThePoet! ... See MoreSee Less

3 months ago

YOCISO
Help! We need help spreading the word around regarding our Drop-In Basketball program which has relocated to the Ottawa Technical Secondary School (485 Donald St) since Rideau H.S.s closure. 
If you live in the Overbrook, Donald, St. Laurent, South East or even downtown area, spread the word. 
The Drop In is free and open to youth ages 14 to 21. 

IMPORTANT: The front door of the school is closed. You must go to DOOR D, located on the right side of the school by the parking lot. 

Spread the word and let people know. If you have any questions please contact Sergio Guerra at 613-725-0202 ext 399. 

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Help! We need help spreading the word around regarding our Drop-In Basketball program which has relocated to the Ottawa Technical Secondary School (485 Donald St) since Rideau H.S.'s closure.
If you live in the Overbrook, Donald, St. Laurent, South East or even downtown area, spread the word.
The Drop In is free and open to youth ages 14 to 21.

IMPORTANT: The front door of the school is closed. You must go to DOOR D, located on the right side of the school by the parking lot.

Spread the word and let people know. If you have any questions please contact Sergio Guerra at 613-725-0202 ext 399.

Stay Activ-ated
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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 ๐Ÿ™‚

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 servesย 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.