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Catholic Centre for Immigrants

Site: Maison Sophia House

Service: Resettlement Assistance Program

Alternate Name GARs ; GAR's ; Government Assisted Refugees ; OCR ; RAP
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
204 Boteler St
Ottawa, ON K1N 5A7
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Intersection Bolter St and King Edward Ave
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Physical Access Not Accessible
Parking No parking
Description and Services
Description (Service) Meet newcomers at the airport and accompany them to their local community 
* provide temporary accommodations 
* needs assessment, including emergency needs 
* life skills support including orientation in clients' language on variety of topics, such as federal and provincial programs and services, health care issues, managing money, education system, family life, employment 
* referrals to community services and other settlement programs 
* assistance with searching for, viewing, selecting, and moving into permanent accommodations
Hours Mon-Sun 8 am-11 pm
Areas Served Ottawa (City of)
Eligibility Government assisted refugees
Application Call for details
Languages English ; French ; Arabic ; Chinese (Cantonese) ; Chinese (Mandarin) ; Farsi ; Kinyarwanda ; Interpretive Services
Fees None
Service Categories Resettlement Assistance Program
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-789-4338 * Catholic Centre for Immigrants, Ottawa 613-232-9634
Fax 613-789-3574
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Primary Contact Chamroeun Lay, Manager of Residence
Primary Executive Carl Nicholson, Executive Director; Phone: 613-232-9634 ext 335; Email:
Other Details
Established 1950
Funding Federal - Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada
Resources Website
Accreditation No

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