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Catholic Centre for Immigrants – Ottawa
CCI Ottawa welcomes Afghan citizens
Since late August, CCI Ottawa has been welcoming Afghan citizens to the nation’s capital. Currently, they are being cared for by our Reception House staff and located at a nearby hotel. Our first priority is to find them housing. If you have, or know of, a home for rent, please contact us at 613-232-9634.
Please note: We are unable to accept donations of clothing, furniture or small household items.
Many members of the community have reached out with a variety of questions. Please refer to this FAQ for details about volunteering or donating.
A big thank you to Islamic Relief Canada. The organization has made CCI Ottawa one of the recipients of its Share Your Warmth initiative.
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CCI Ottawa has been helping newcomers settle and adapt to life in Ottawa for more than 65 years. During this time, many residents of Ottawa have reached out to us to offer their support. We have also collaborated with a multitude of organizations that support our mission. If you are looking to reach someone at CCI, you can call 613-232-9634 or click on the appropriate link below.