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UN Refugee Agency

Alternate Name OCR ; Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees ; The UN Refugee Agency ; UN Refugee Agency ; UNHCR
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
280 Albert St, Suite 401
Ottawa, ON K1P 5G8
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Intersection Bank St and Albert St
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Physical Access Fully Accessible - building * no parking
Parking Parking meters
Description and Services
Description (Service) Office mandated by the United Nations to lead and coordinate international action to protect people forced to flee their homes due to violence, conflict and persecution * provides shelter, food, water, medical care, and other life-saving assistance to refugees around the world 
Protection: observes Canadian asylum practices and policies in order to promote the highest standards of protection for refugees and asylum-seekers. 
Resettlement: works with the Canadian government and private sponsorship groups to help coordinate resettlement opportunities in Canada. 
Awareness: informs and educates Canadians about the situation of refugees and other displaced persons around the world. 
Fundraising: encourages the Canadian public and the Government of Canada to provide financial assistance to UNHCR programs worldwide. 
UNHCR Gift Shop: targeted donations toward essential resources for refugees such as shelter, medical care, education, nutrition, and clean water
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm, Eastern Standard Time
Areas Served Canada
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Visit the website for more information about the organization * call or send an email for any questions related to an existing donation, for a tax receipt, or to cancel, pause, or change a monthly donation * for questions related to refugee issues, media inquiries, in-kind donations or corporate partnerships, call 1-877-232-0909 or send an email to 
The UNHCR Gift Shop can be found at * monetary donations can also be made through the website
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Service Categories Disaster Recovery Services ~ Refugees ; Fundraising Campaigns ; International Relief ; Refugee Application Assistance ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Immigration Issues
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-232-0909
Toll Free Phone Donor care line, toll free 1-877-232-0909
Social Media Facebook Instagram Twitter
Other Details
Funding Fundraising
Resources Website

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