Ottawa Community Immigrant Services Organization (OCISO)

OCISO supports immigrants and refugees from 120 different countries with their settlement and integration needs. For registration in an iSisters program with OCISO, please contact Carmen Urbina at 613-725-5671 .

Comments from our Community Partner:

The iSisters program is opening doors for the women OCISO. It offers a safe, supportive, women-only space in which to learn the technology skills they need in Canada. It helps the women regain confidence that has been shaken by the settlement process, and discover talents and skills they did not know they had.

Sarah Alderwick
Immigrant Women’s Program Coordinator & Clinical Counsellor

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“I am taking the iSisters level 3 computer course and have found it very, very useful.  It has opened many, many locked doors in front of me. I have a new job.  They gave...

Sarah, iSisters student

“Cornerstone offers a variety of programs and services that we hope one day will enable women to move out of the shelter with a tool box full of skills.  One of these programs is...

Transition worker, Cornerstone

“The purpose of this letter is to tell everybody how the computer course has helped me in achieving my goals. Right now I am taking a Masters course at Ottawa University where I need...

Yaquelin, iSisters student

I am a computer student in the iSisters course taught by Zahide.  I find the course extremely helpful.  Zahide explains the material step by step.   It is very helpful as the skills are very...

Charmaine, iSisters graduate

“As a result of our partnership with iSisters, Youville Centre has been able to integrate technology into the curriculum and provide our young mothers with computer opportunities to enhance their future studies and careers....

Judith Sarginson, Executive Director, Youville Centre