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Organization: Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants  
Phone Numbers: 416-322-4950
Teletype: 416-322-1498
Fax: 416-322-8084
Email: generalmail@ocasi.org
Website: www.ocasi.org
Address:
110 Eglinton Ave W, Ste 200
Toronto, ON
M4R 1A3
Intersection: Yonge St and Eglinton Ave W
Location: Toronto (Old Toronto)
Executives: Debbie Douglas - Executive Director
416-322-4950 ext 229 * ddouglas@ocasi.org
Service Description: Represents more than 200 Ontario community organizations serving immigrants * collective action for shared needs and concerns

Main services include:
  • research and programs specifically affecting immigrants
  • policy advocacy and lobbying
  • newsletters on OCASI programs
  • Learn at Work - variety of free online courses

Services and Programs:

Research and programs include:
  • Envisioning Global LGBT Human Rights - International community of academics seeking to address the intersections of criminalization, colonialism, sexuality and gender
  • Establishment.org - French language informational and referral website for newcomers
  • In My Language - Information and referral in multiple languages
  • Making Ontario Home (MOH) Study - First province-wide study focused on immigrants and refugees use of settlement and integration services
  • NFF Immigrant and Refugee Communities - Culturally and linguistically sensitive training program assisting settlement workers address domestic abuse
  • Positive Spaces Initiative (PSI) - Encourages training, education, leadership and resource sharing to support LGBTQ newcomers, staff, volunteers, and community members

Application: Available online
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Vary depending on type of membership, specific criteria detailed online
Languages: English
Area(s) Served: Ontario
See Also: Immigrant, Newcomer and Refugee Services
Social Action Groups

This information was last completely updated on 11/14/2016

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Works on behalf of the immigrant and refugee serving sector in the areas of policy analysis, government relations and public education.