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Catholic Centre for Immigrants - Maison Sophia House

Record #: 68969149 |  Last Full Update: 12 Jan 2022

Description and Services
Description (Service) COVID-19 (12 January 2022): Though CCI office is closed to clients, Maison Sophia House remains open until further notice.

96-bed reception facility provides temporary accommodation and initial orientation to government-sponsored refugees and refugee claimants for up to 4 weeks. Refugees are responsible for maintaining their own rooms
  • cafeteria with ethnic foods
  • child minding
  • recreation program
Settlement Services: Needs assessment and Information and referral to community and social services
  • support with finding housing, child care, registering children in school and health care
  • help filling out government forms including housing forms
  • help with connecting to language classes
  • workshops to reduce stress of adjusting to Canadian culture
  • supportive counselling - short term counselling
  • employment
  • education
  • services in the community
  • health
  • family law
  • immigration
  • housing
  • shopping
  • banking
  • orientation
Hours Mon-Sun 8 am-11 pm
Eligibility Individual has to be referred through Social Services or through Citizenship and Immigration Canada

  • be a government-sponsored refugee, be an immigrant in Canada for less than a year, or be a person who has never been through a settlement program

Languages Arabic, Cantonese, Chinese, English, Farsi, French, Kinyarwanda
Application Call for more information
Location & Accessibility
Service Area Ottawa

204 Boteler St
Ottawa, ON K1N 5A7

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Physical Access Not Accessible
Contact Information
Office 613-789-4338
Fax 613-789-3574
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