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Jewish Family Services of Ottawa

Site: Ottawa

Service: Employment Services

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Alternate Name JFS ; OCR
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
2255 Carling Ave, Suite 300
Ottawa, ON K2B 7Z5
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Intersection Woodroofe Ave and Carling Ave
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Free parking
Description and Services
Description (Service) Employment services * individual strength-based counselling * focus includes identifying and challenging barriers to employment, experience of loss, and adaptation to new work and cultural environment 
Employment Assistance: member of the LASI World Skills employment program for new Canadians * job search workshops * workplace language training programs * access to Federal Internship Program for Newcomers
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Ottawa (City of)
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
New Canadians 18 years and older * also open to Canadian Citizens who are foreign born and to international students
Application Call or email to apply for service.
Languages English ; French ; Arabic ; Russian ; Yiddish
Fees None - JSW program
Service Categories Business Assistance Services ~ Immigrants (Canada) ; Comprehensive Job Assistance Centres ; Immigrant/Refugee Employment Programs
Waiting List No
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-722-2225 ext 500
Fax 613-722-7570
Primary Contact Sarah Gutman, Employment Counselor; Email:
Primary Executive Andrea Gardner, Assistant Director; Phone: 613-722-2225 ext 321
Other Details
Established 1980
Funding Federal - Human Resources and Skills Development Canada ; Grants - OCISO ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 11923358 RR0001
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.
Resources Website
Accreditation Yes, by the Canadian Family Services Accreditation Program

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