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Program: Employment and Newcomer Services  
Organization: YMCA-YWCA of the National Capital Region (The)
Phone Numbers: 613-788-5001
Fax: 613-788-5051
180 Argyle Ave, 4th Flr
Ottawa, ON
K2P 1B7
Intersection: O'Connor St and Catherine St
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Mon-Wed 8:30 am-4:30 pm, Thu 8:30 am-7 pm, Fri 8:30 am-4 pm
Executives: Cathy Turnbull - Vice President
Contacts: Katie Sexton - Senior Director
613-788-5001 ext 2315 *
Kendra Duval - Senior Director
613-788-5001 ext 5035 *
Service Description: Helps Ontarians find sustainable employment * assessment of skills, capabilities, interests and experience * job search strategies, including resume preparation * information about different careers and occupations, the local labour market, employment and training opportunities * on-the-job training and/or work experience and, in some cases, additional support to help maintain employment * information and referrals to all Employment Ontario Funded Programs, including Second Career Program for laid-off workers * information about, and referral to, other community services and supports

Incorporates services previously provided through Job Connect, Employment Assistance Services (EAS), Employment Resource Centres and other programs

Fees: Service - Some services have fees associated to them. Call for information. * None
Application: Call or drop in * for general information on Employment Ontario services call the toll-free Employment Ontario contact centre at 1-800-387-5656 (TTY 1-866-533-6339), e-mail or visit

Apply at one of the following locations:

* Ottawa East
Vanier Community Service Centre, 270 Marier Ave, 613-742-4400
Northern Lights Canada: 1980 Ogilvie Rd, Ste 163, 613-688-3670
La Cité collégiale: 3013 St. Joseph Blvd, 613-741-9042

* Ottawa West
Y Employment Access Centre: 1545 Carling Ave, Ste 204, 613-688-2150
ITO 2.0: 301 Moodie Dr, Ste 100, 613-688-0440
John Howard Society: 3730 Richmond Rd, 613-828-2123
Pinecrest-Queensway Community Health Centre: 1365 Richmond Rd, 613-820-4922

* Ottawa Downtown
Y Employment Access Centre: 180 Argyle St, 613-788-5001
City of Ottawa: 370 Catherine St, 613-580-2424
St-Lawrence College: 71 Bank St, 5th Floor, 613-232-0022

* Ottawa South
Youth Services Bureau: 1355 Bank St, Ste 101, 613-236-8244
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Self-service information and resources -- anyone, including people with jobs, those who are under-employed, people looking for work, students, apprentices, internationally trained individuals, employers

Assisted services (such as supported job search, job matching and placement, job retention services) -- people who are unemployed and out of school

Employers can get help in identifying their human resource skill requirements, matching of position/workplace needs to participants' skills, capabilities, interests and experience, and support for developing on-the-job training plans and monitoring of placements to support success and retention
Languages: English ; French
Area(s) Served:
Ottawa (City of)  
See Also: Employment Assistance
Employment Assistance for Youth

This information was last completely updated on December 8, 2017

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