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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 *
Public 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/Welcoming Communities Program: needs assessments, orientation programs, language and skills training, and programs to welcome newcomers to the community

Interpretation and Translation services: helps clients in interpreting and understanding information, requests, documents they receive, etc. Clients may obtain services in their native languages.

Couselling services: Offers counselling to those facing challenges with their settlement. Employment preparation service: explains Canadian workplace realities, and helps with proactive job search and receiving professional and academic equivalences

Fees: None
Application: Call to apply
Eligibility / Target Population: 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 Served:
Ottawa (City of)  
See Also: Immigrant, Newcomer and Refugee Services

This information was last completely updated on December 6, 2018

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Updated December 6, 2018
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