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Contact Information
Office Phone 613-788-5001
Fax 613-788-5051
E-Mail nic@ymcaywca.ca
Website www.ymcaywca.ca/Adults/newcomerservices/nic
Primary Contact Melanie Vaughan, Senior Director of Employment and Immigrant Services; Phone: 613-788-5001 ext 5127; Email: melanie.vaughan@ymcaywca.ca
Primary Executive Melanie Vaughan, Senior Director of Employment and Immigrant Services
Address & Map
Taggart Family Y
180 Argyle Ave E, 4th Flr
Ottawa, ON K2P 1B7
 
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Mailing Address c/o Senior Director of Newcomer Services 
180 Argyle Ave E, 4th Flr 
Ottawa, ON K2P 1B7
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description & Services
Description (Service) Information and referral services for immigrants, refugees and newcomers to Canada * Resource Centre with access to computers, community information, events and announcements * multilingual staff and community settlement specialists on site * various workshops and information sessions facilitated by staff, community partners and leaders, professional associations and employers  
 
Settlement Program (formerly Immigrant Settlement and Adaptation Program) -- services to enable immigrants and refugees to integrate into Canadian society including orientation programs, language and skills training to help facilitate employment, and programs to welcome newcomers to the community * individual agencies may provide needs and eligibility assessments, pre- and post-arrival information and referral, job search and employment counselling, assistance to establish social and professional networks to promote community engagement, and assistance to access a range of settlement services
Hours Mon-Wed 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Thu 8:30 am-7 pm * Fri 8:30 am-4 pm
Areas Served Ottawa (City of) - and surrounding areas
Eligibility Newcomers, immigrants, refugees and other individuals interested in gaining information on settlement and community services.
Application Call, email or drop in.
Languages English ; French ; Other languages available upon request
Fees None
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Other Details
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/newcomerinfocentre.ca/
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/YMCAYWCA_Ottawa
YouTube YouTube: www.youtube.com/user/ymcaywcaottawa
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1867; Program: April 2007
Funding Federal - Citizenship and Immigration Canada ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 119072072 RR001
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.
Print Material Pamphlets
Date Updated 11 May 2018
Subjects
Service Categories Cultural Transition Counselling ; Newcomer Settlement Services ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Immigrants (Canada) ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Immigration Issues ; Tax Preparation Assistance

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