University of Ottawa

Site: Ottawa - 1 Stewart St - Ste 130

Service: The Aboriginal Resource Centre

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Contact Information
Office Phone 613-562-5800 ext 4566
Toll Free Phone 1-877-868-8292
TTY Phone 613-562-5214
Fax 613-562-5301
Primary Contact Tareyn Jonson, Director, Indigenous Affairs; Email:
Address & Map
1 Stewart St, 1st Flr, Suite 130
Ottawa, ON K1N 6N5
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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description & Services
Description (Service) The Aboriginal Resource Centre (ARC) provides Aboriginal students a culturally sensitive and welcoming climate. It provides services to support their classroom, career and personal needs in a manner consistent with their culture and values. 
* Academic guidance and counselling 
* Peer help support, tutor referral service, service referrals 
* Information on local Aboriginal services, programs, social and cultural events 
* Employment services 
* Aboriginal legal referral services 
* Mentoring for Aboriginal students 
* Computer lab and use of a fax machine, telephone and printer 
* Visiting Elders program 
* Organizes occasional student luncheons, arranges for guest speakers and aids students organizes social and cultural activities 
Director of Indigenous Affairs, 613-562-5800 ext 4566: Steers Indigenous Affairs in the ARC and at the University of Ottawa 
* Aboriginal Liaison Officer, 613-562-5800 ext 4529: A link between the University of Ottawa and the Aboriginal population in Ottawa, urban Indigenous organizations and nearby First Nations communities
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm, Sep-May * Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm, Jun-Aug
Areas Served Ottawa (City of)
Eligibility First Nations, Inuit and M├ętis students of the University of Ottawa
Application Call or drop-in
Languages English ; French ; Ojibway
Fees None
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Other Details
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Legal Status (50) Non Profit ; (51) Registered Charity
Established 1998
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development ; Fundraising ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 119278877 RR0001 ; Fees - Student fees
Elections The Board of Governors is appointed.
Date Updated 23 Oct 2017
Service Categories Academic Counselling ~ College/University Students ~ Indigenous Communities ; Ethnocultural Multipurpose Centres ~ College/University Students ~ Indigenous Communities ; Higher Education Bridge Programs ~ Indigenous Communities ; Student Counselling Services ; Traditional Indigenous Healing

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