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The Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants (OCASI) is a registered charity governed by a volunteer board of directors. Formed in 1978, OCASI acts as a collective voice for immigrant-serving agencies and coordinates responses to shared needs and concerns. Its membership comprises more than [[/Member agencies|220 community-based organizations]] in the province of Ontario.
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OCASI was formed in 1978 to act as a collective voice for immigrant serving agencies and to coordinate responses to shared needs and concerns.
  
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OCASI is a registered charity governed by a volunteer board of directors. Its membership is comprised of more than 200 community-based organizations in the province of Ontario.
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The Mission of OCASI is to achieve equality, access and full participation for immigrants and refugees in every aspect of Canadian life.
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As a council of autonomous community-based agencies which serve the immigrant communities of Ontario, OCASI asserts the right of all persons to participate fully and equitably in the social, cultural, political and economic life of Ontario.
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== Ongoing projects ==
  
 
This is a list of current projects on the wiki. For more projects, please consult [http://ocasi.org/index.php?catid=92 the Projects page on the OCASI website].
 
This is a list of current projects on the wiki. For more projects, please consult [http://ocasi.org/index.php?catid=92 the Projects page on the OCASI website].
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Aim: to strengthen capacity and accountability in Ontario’s immigrant and refugee serving sector through the development and use of voluntary organizational standards and related tools.
 
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Objective: to support the immigrant and refugee serving sector to more effectively serve LGBTQ ((Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and/or questioning) newcomers.
 
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A professional development and resource website for those working with newcomers to Ontario.
 
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Interactive, multilingual touch screen kiosks for settlement agencies, assessment centres and point of entry locations.
 
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Settlement.Org provides information newcomers can trust with information and resources to settle in Ontario, Canada
 
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An 11 language website with a broad range of information useful to new Canadians and those trying to help them.
 
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This website is a place for young newcomers to find reliable information and services to access. The site offers a variety of resources for youth living in Ontario’s multicultural communities.
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An information and referral website for newcomer (immigrant and refugee) youth across Ontario, Canada.
 
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A site supporting the Francophone settlement sector by providing information and resources focused on professional development, capacity building, promising practices and information-sharing.
 
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Address: 110 Eglinton Avenue West, Toronto, ON
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Founded: 1978
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OCASI was formed in 1978 to act as a collective voice for immigrant serving agencies and to coordinate responses to shared needs and concerns.

OCASI is a registered charity governed by a volunteer board of directors. Its membership is comprised of more than 200 community-based organizations in the province of Ontario.

The Mission of OCASI is to achieve equality, access and full participation for immigrants and refugees in every aspect of Canadian life.

As a council of autonomous community-based agencies which serve the immigrant communities of Ontario, OCASI asserts the right of all persons to participate fully and equitably in the social, cultural, political and economic life of Ontario.

Ongoing projects

This is a list of current projects on the wiki. For more projects, please consult the Projects page on the OCASI website.

Current Capacity projects

Player play.png Training for Employment Support Services

Description

Player play.png Organizational Standards Initiative

Aim: to strengthen capacity and accountability in Ontario’s immigrant and refugee serving sector through the development and use of voluntary organizational standards and related tools.

Player play.png Positive Spaces Initiative

Objective: to support the immigrant and refugee serving sector to more effectively serve LGBTQ ((Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and/or questioning) newcomers.

Player play.png Professional Development Conference

Description

Player play.png Executive Director Conference

Description

Player play.png SettlementAtWork

A professional development and resource website for those working with newcomers to Ontario.

Player play.png Professional Education and Training

Description

Past projects
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Current IT & New Media projects

Player play.png Settlement Kiosk

Interactive, multilingual touch screen kiosks for settlement agencies, assessment centres and point of entry locations.

Player play.png Settlement.Org

Settlement.Org provides information newcomers can trust with information and resources to settle in Ontario, Canada

Player play.png In My Language

An 11 language website with a broad range of information useful to new Canadians and those trying to help them.

Player play.png New Youth

An information and referral website for newcomer (immigrant and refugee) youth across Ontario, Canada.

Player play.png Online Tracking and Information System (OTIS)

Providing settlement workers, agencies and funders with access to professional, standardized and useful data collection tools to record, plan and report on client-service activities.

Player play.png Etablissement.Org

Description

Player play.png Ensemble.Etablissement.Org

A site supporting the Francophone settlement sector by providing information and resources focused on professional development, capacity building, promising practices and information-sharing.

Past projects
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See also

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