World Skills Employment Centre

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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
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm
Dates Year-round
Areas Served Ottawa (City of)
Eligibility Unemployed or underemployed Immigrants, Newcomers and Refugees 18 years of age and over.
Application Call for more information or to make an appointment.
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Service Categories Cultural Transition Counselling ; Immigrant/Refugee Employment Programs ; Immigrant/Refugee Employment Programs ~ Education/Library Science Occupations ; Job Search Resource Centres ~ Immigrants (Canada) ; Job Search/Placement ~ Immigrants (Canada) ; Newcomer Settlement Services ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Immigration Issues ; Vocational English as a Second Language ; Vocational French as a Second Language
Waiting List Yes, for intake and assessment
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-233-0453
Fax 613-232-1757
E-Mail ws@ottawa-worldskills.org
Website www.ottawa-worldskills.org
Volunteer Coordinator Atoosa Adnani, Volunteer Services Coordinator; Email: atoosa@ottawa-worldskills.org
Primary Executive Mengistab Tsegaye, Executive Director; Phone: (Business) 613-233-0453 ext 329; Email: mengis@ottawa-worldskills.org
Alternate Executive Magdalene Cooman, Director, Employer Engagement; Phone: 613-233-0453 ext 366; Email: magdalene.maxwell@ottawa-worldskills.org
Names
Former Name Immigrant Settlement and Adaptation Program ; Immigration Settlement and Adaptation Program ; ISAP ; LASI World Skills ; World Skills (2008)
Legal Name World Skills Employment Centre
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
219 Argyle Ave, Ste 300
Ottawa, ON K2P 2H4
 
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Intersection O'Connor St and Catherine St
Accessibility Fully Accessible
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or OC Bus Schedules
Parking Parking meters * pay parking lot
Other Details
Established Employment Program: 1997
Funding Regional / Municipal ; Provincial - Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration ; Federal - Citizenship and Immigration Canada ; Donations - Registration Number: 871616603 RR0001 ; United Way ; Foundation - Ontario Trillium
Elections The Board of Directors are elected.
Resources Brochures
Resources Website
Accreditation No

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