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World Skills Employment Centre

Alternate Name OCR
Former Name Immigrant Settlement and Adaptation Program ; Immigration Settlement and Adaptation Program ; ISAP ; LASI World Skills
Legal Name World Skills Employment Centre
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
219 Argyle Ave, Suite 300
Ottawa, ON K2P 2H4
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Intersection O'Connor St and Catherine St
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Parking meters * pay parking lot
Description and Services
Description (Service) Employment services that are designed specifically for newcomers, immigrants and refugees. 
Orientation programs, language and skills training to help facilitate access to employment, will provide needs and eligibility assessments, pre- and post-arrival information and referral, job search, resume & interview coaching, employment counselling, assistance to establish social and professional networks to promote employment opportunities.
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm
Areas Served Ottawa (City of)
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
Unemployed or underemployed Immigrants, Newcomers and Refugees 18 years of age and over.
Application Call for more information or to make an appointment
Languages English ; French ; Arabic
Fees None
Service Categories Cultural Transition Counselling ; Immigrant/Refugee Employment Programs ; Immigrant/Refugee Employment Programs ~ Education/Library Science Occupations ; Job Search Resource Centres ~ Immigrants (Canada) ; Job Search/Placement ~ Immigrants (Canada) ; Newcomer Settlement Services ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Immigration Issues ; Vocational English as a Second Language ; Vocational French as a Second Language
Waiting List Yes, for intake and assessment
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-233-0453
Social Media Facebook LinkedIn Twitter
Volunteer Coordinator Atoosa Adnani, HR & Volunteer Services Manager; Phone: 613-233-0453
Primary Executive Mengistab Tsegaye, Executive Director
Alternate Executive Magdalene Cooman, Director, Employer Engagement
Other Details
Established Employment Program: 1997
Funding Regional / Municipal ; Provincial - Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration ; Federal - Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada ; Donations - Registration Number: 871616603 RR0001 ; United Way ; Foundation - Ontario Trillium
Elections The Board of Directors are elected.
Print Material Brochures
Resources Website
Accreditation No

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