World Skills Employment Centre

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Record #: OCR0080 Last Full Update: 22 May 2015
Address, Telephone, E-mail, Website
Office Phone613-233-0453
Located In CommunityOttawa
Address219 Argyle Ave, Ste 300
Ottawa, ON K2P 2H4
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IntersectionO'Connor St and Catherine St
AccessibilityFully Accessible
Bus Route NotesOC Transpo OC Travel Planner or OC Bus Schedules
ParkingParking meters * pay parking lot
Description and Services
Description (Service)Employment services that are designed specifically for newcomers, immigrants and refugees

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
HoursMon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm
Areas ServedOttawa (City of)
EligibilityUnemployed or underemployed Immigrants, Newcomers and Refugees 18 years of age and over.
ApplicationCall for more information or to make an appointment.
LanguagesEnglish ; French
Service CategoriesCultural Transition Counselling ; Immigrant/Refugee Employment Programs ; Immigrant/Refugee Employment Programs ~ Education/Library Science Occupations ; Job Search Resource Centres ~ Immigrants ; Job Search/Placement ~ Immigrants ; Newcomer Settlement Services ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Immigration Issues ; Vocational English as a Second Language ; Vocational French as a Second Language
Waiting ListYes, for intake and assessment
Contact Information
Primary ExecutiveMengistab Tsegaye, Executive Director; Phone: (Business) 613-233-0453 ext 329; Email: