Youth Program

These services involve newcomer youth, ages 14 to 29, in activities that promote positive engagement for smooth community integration.

Program activities include:

  • free social and recreational activities
  • school support during the school year
  • support to expand their social network
  • exploring post-secondary school opportunities
  • résumé and job search support
  • English or French language practice
  • Referrals and Connections:

Program staff will also connect youth to local community centres, Job Connect programs, volunteer opportunities and other resources.

Youth Program Contact Information:

Community and Employment Connections: 613-232-9634, ext. 5

Facebook: CCI Ottawa Youth Program

Immigrants represent almost one quarter of the population of the City of Ottawa.

Welcoming Newcomers to Ottawa since 1954

CCI Ottawa celebrated our 68th anniversary in 2022. Your contribution as a Donor, Member, or Volunteer tells us that you value the work we do together to settle and integrate newcomers from every part of the world. Together, we are building a more welcoming community.