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UN Refugee Agency

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Contact Information
Office Phone 613-232-0909
Toll Free Phone Donor care line, toll free 1-877-232-0909
E-Mail donorcare@unhcr.ca
Website www.unhcr.ca
Address & Map
280 Albert St, Suite 401
Ottawa, ON K1P 5G8
 
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Physical Access Fully Accessible - building * no parking
Description & 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 canot@unhcr.org 
 
The UNHCR Gift Shop can be found at https://give.unhcr.ca/page/30236/donate/1?ea.tracking.id=18-OL_UNR#_ga=2.213731348.1482911214.1542291162-1461816609.1522939166 * monetary donations can also be made through the website
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Other Details
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/UNHCRCanada
Instagram Instagram: instagram.com/unrefugees/
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/UNHCRCanada
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Fundraising
Date Updated 15 Nov 2018
Subjects
Service Categories Disaster Recovery Services ~ Refugees ; Fundraising Campaigns ; International Relief ; Refugee Application Assistance ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Immigration Issues

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