Jewish Family Services of Ottawa

Site: Ottawa

Service: Employment Services

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Contact Information
Office Phone 613-722-2225 ext 500
Fax 613-722-7570
Primary Contact Sarah Gutman, Employment Counselor; Email:
Primary Executive Andrea Gardner, Assistant Director; Phone: 613-722-2225 ext 321
Address & Map
2255 Carling Ave, Suite 300
Ottawa, ON K2B 7Z5
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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description & Services
Description (Service) Employment services * individual strength-based counselling * focus includes identifying and challenging barriers to employment, experience of loss, and adaptation to new work and cultural environment 
Employment Assistance: member of the LASI World Skills employment program for new Canadians * job search workshops * workplace language training programs * access to Federal Internship Program for Newcomers
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Ottawa (City of)
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
New Canadians 18 years and older * also open to Canadian Citizens who are foreign born and to international students
Application Call or email to apply for service.
Languages English ; French ; Arabic ; Russian ; Yiddish
Fees None - JSW program
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit ; (51) Registered Charity
Established 1980
Funding Federal - Human Resources and Skills Development Canada ; Grants - OCISO ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 11923358 RR0001
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.
Date Updated 14 Jun 2017
Service Categories Business Assistance Services ~ Immigrants (Canada) ; Comprehensive Job Assistance Centres ; Immigrant/Refugee Employment Programs

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