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Catholic Centre for Immigrants – Ottawa

How You Can Help

When you help a newcomer family in Ottawa, you are making an investment in Canada’s future. You are helping some of our most vulnerable residents thrive. Here’s how you can help today!

Planned Giving

How We Help

We have been helping newcomers to Ottawa settle and integrate into their new community for more than 65 years. We help them feel at home and safe. You can help.

Settlement Services
Connecting to Community

Girl Smiling
Group of people poses outside IKEA store

Terrariums equal family fun

Settlement and integration can be a long process for newcomers. There's adapting to daily life, finding a new job, learning a new language, figuring out where to buy groceries, shop, where to send the children to school and more. We help newcomers with all of those...

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COVID-19 update

A message to our community about COVID 19 We are committed to maintaining critical and essential services to clients. As the COVID 19 situation continues to evolve, the Catholic Centre for Immigrants is following the advice of Public Health Officials to ensure the...

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CCI statement on systemic racism

Today, CCI Ottawa stands united with the Black community in our city, province and country. We grieve with the Black community the senseless deaths of Black people that have occurred in the United States and in Canada. Our city is not immune to systemic racism. We...

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Home kits for newcomers

Every day we help newcomers settle and integrate into your community. Some of these newcomers arrive in Ottawa after having lived years in a refugee camp. As excited as they are to start a new life in Canada, they face many challenges, such as learning a new language,...

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Do you want to learn more about what we do at CCI Ottawa? Check our videos and photo galleries to get a glimpse of what we do every day to help newcomers feel at home in Ottawa.

Photo Galleries

Smiling children getting ready to sing
Hands holding a wooden heart

A Community Approach

The Catholic Centre for Immigrants is located in the Centre Bruyere for Immigrants building. This building is also home to several other agencies that help newcomers.

World Skills
Immigrant Women Services Ottawa
Ottawa Newcomer Health Centre

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