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Alternate Name Economic and Social Council of Ottawa Carleton ; OCR
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
649 Montreal Rd, Suite 202
Ottawa, ON K1K 0T4
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Intersection Aviation Pkwy and Montreal Rd
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Free parking
Description and Services
Description (Service) Settlement service for Francophone immigrants and newcomers to Ottawa. Workers help the new arrivals and Francophone immigrants with the initial stages of settlement.

Settlement Program/Welcoming Communities Program: needs assessments, orientation programs, language and skills training, and programs to welcome newcomers to the community

Interpretation and Translation services: helps clients in interpreting and understanding information, requests, documents they receive, etc. Clients may obtain services in their native languages.

Couselling services: Offers counselling to those facing challenges with their settlement. Employment preparation service: explains Canadian workplace realities, and helps with proactive job search and receiving professional and academic equivalences
Hours Mon, Tue, Fri 8:30 am-5:30 pm * Wed, Thu 8:30 am-8 pm
Areas Served Ottawa (City of)
Eligibility Francophone newcomers, immigrants, refugees * Job seekers from the previous categories as well as: Asylum seekers, Working Holiday Visa holders (WHV), and Canadian citizens.
Application Call to apply
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Service Categories Certificates/Forms Assistance ; Citizenship Application Assistance ; Commissioner of Oaths ; Comprehensive Information and Referral ; Cultural Transition Counselling ; General Counselling Services ; Housing Search Assistance ; Immigrant Mutual Assistance Associations ~ Francophone Community ; Immigrant/Newcomer Accompaniment Programs ~ Immigrants (Canada) ~ Francophone Community ; Newcomer Settlement Services ; Newcomer Settlement Services ~ Immigrants (Canada) ~ Francophone Community ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Immigration Issues
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-248-1343
Fax 613-366-2213
Social Media Facebook Twitter
Primary Contact Saint-Phard Désir, Executive Director; Phone: 613-248-1343 ext 306; Email:
Volunteer Coordinator Abdourahamane Diallo, Employability Program Coordinator; Phone: 613-248-1343 ext 313; Email:
Primary Executive Saint-Phard Désir, Executive Director
Other Details
Established 1994
Funding City / Town ; Provincial ; Federal ; Foundation
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.
Print Material Pamphlets
Resources Website
Accreditation No

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