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Organization: Economic and Social Council of Ottawa-Carleton - La Boussole Francophone  
Phone Numbers: 613-248-1343
Fax: 613-366-2213
649 Montreal Rd, Ste 202
Ottawa, ON
K1K 0T4
Intersection: Aviation Pkwy and Montreal Rd
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Mon, Tue, Fri 8:30 am-5:30 pm * Wed, Thu 8:30 am-8 pm
Executives: Saint-Phard Désir - Executive Director
Françoise Magunira - Manager La Boussole Francophone
613-248-1343 ext 315 *
Contacts: Saint-Phard Désir - Executive Director
613-248-1343 ext 306 *
Service Description: Settlement service for Francophone immigrants and newcomers to Ottawa. Workers help the new arrivals and Francophone immigrants with the initial stages of settlement.

Settlement Program (formerly Immigrant Settlement and Adaptation Program) -- orientation programs, language and skills training to help facilitate employment, and programs to welcome newcomers to the community * 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
  • Information and Referral services: Housing * education * transportation * social services * health services * Canadian rights and obligations * financial services * cultural services * artistic resources * sport and recreational activities * family support * and more.
  • Interpretation and Translation services: Helps clients in the interpretation and understanding of information transmitted to them, requests made ??to them, the documents they receive, and so on. It is also possible for clients to obtain services in their native languages.
  • Couselling services: Offers counselling services to those who are facing challenges in regards to their settlement.

Fees: None
Application: Call to apply
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Francophone newcomers, immigrants, refugees * Job seekers from the previous categories as well as: Asylum seekers, Working Holiday Visa holders (WHV), and Canadian citizens.
Languages: English ; French
Area(s) Served:
Ottawa (City of)  
See Also: Immigrant, Newcomer and Refugee Services

This information was last completely updated on August 2, 2017

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Updated August 2, 2017
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