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Ottawa Community Immigrant Services Organization

Site: Ottawa - Bank St

Service: YOCISO Newcomer Youth Centre

Alternate Name OCR
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa (City of)
Address & Map
1800 Bank St, Third Flr
Ottawa, ON K1V 0W3
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Intersection Bank St and Alta Vista Dr
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Physical Access Unknown
Parking Free parking
Description and Services
Description (Service) Drop in centre for youth * bus tickets are offered for many programs * snacks available 
Programs include:  
* Fitness and nutrition program 
* Homework club 
* Life Skills workshops 
* Creative Expressions: spoken word, poetry, recording studio and art 
* Mental health counselling support
Hours Drop-In Time Mon-Fri 3:30 pm-4:30 pm 
Conversation Circle Mon 4:30 pm-5:30 pm 
Power Hour Mon 5:30 pm-6:30 pm 
Recording Mon, Fri 4:30 pm-7 pm 
Homework Club Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 3:30 pm-5 pm 
Leadership, Employment and Volunteer Skills Tue 5 pm-7 pm 
Life Skills - Knowledge is Power Wed 4:30 pm-5:30 pm 
Creative Writing Wed 5:30 pm-7:30 pm 
Cooking with Friends Thu 4:30 pm-6:30 pm 
Mental Health 101 Thu 4:30 pm-5:30 pm 
Creative Arts Expression Fri 5 pm-7:30 pm 
Broken English Fri 4:30 pm-7 pm
Areas Served Ottawa (City of)
Eligibility Ages: 13 year(s) - 24 year(s) 
Immigrant, refugee, newcomer or first generation youth 13-24 years old
Application Drop in * visit the website or Facebook page for more information * access to the counselling services is done by referral only, call for more information
Languages English ; French ; Arabic - Tue-Fri only ; Spanish
Fees None
Service Categories Youth Centres ~ Immigrants (Canada)
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-518-0680 ext 110
Social Media Facebook Instagram Twitter
Primary Contact Donnielle Roman, Manager of Youth Services (YOCISO)
Alternate Contact Sinda Garziz, Youth Facilitator; Email:
Other Details
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