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Catholic Centre for Immigrants

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219 Argyle Avenue

Ottawa, Ontario
K2P 2H4

Contact us:

Phone: 613-232-9634 or 613-744-2892 ext 1030
Fax: 613-232-3660
General emailcic@cic.ca


The Catholic Centre for Immigrants (CCIOttawa) has been serving immigrants and refugees in the Ottawa-Carleton region for 60 years. It is a community-based non-profit, charitable organization.

We offer services in over 30 languages, with all services available in French and English:

Here is a list of services offered by the Catholic Centre for Immigrants:

  • temporary shelter and housing assistance to incoming refugees and homeless immigrants;
  • orientation, settlement and integration services to newcomers;
  • Canadian friends for newcomers;
  • connections for newcomers with their faith communities;
  • help in organizing sponsorship of refugees;
  • housing search and eviction prevention support;
  • employment-related services to newcomers;
  • assistance to foreign-trained professionals; and
  • assistance to the Ottawa Police Services in improving relationships between the Service and immigrant communities.