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Somali Centre for Family Services

Record #: 68967247 |  Last Full Update: 9 Feb 2022

Description and Services
Description (Service) Multiethnic centre offering services for refugees, immigrants and residents

Settlement services include:
  • Needs assessment and information and referral to community and social services
  • Support finding housing, child care, health care, registering children in school
  • Help filling out government forms including housing
  • Community support: volunteer befriending, conversation circles (English only)
  • Connecting to language classes
  • Stress reduction workshops for adjusting to Canadian culture
  • Citizenship Test preparation classes
  • Short-term counselling
  • Job search centre
  • Employment counselling, skills and career development
  • Settlement workers in schools - outreach program in elementary and secondary schools

Additional services include:
  • Youth programs
  • Senior services
  • Community capacity building
  • Counselling
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm
Eligibility Refugees, immigrants and residents in need of settlement, immigration and other services
Languages Arabic, English, French, Italian, Somali, Swahili
Application Call for an appointment or drop-in
Location & Accessibility
Service Area Ottawa

1719 and 1729 Bank St
Suite 200
Ottawa, ON K1V 7Z4

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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office 613-526-2075
Fax 613-526-2803
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