The goal of the Community Connections Program is to try and help newcomers feel that they and their families belong in Canada and that they have the knowledge and confidence to be active and involved members of the community. Community Connections' mandate is to facilitate integration.
Through activities and events, the program aims to help newcomers…..
-practice and improve language skills (ECC)
-learn about services from the City of Ottawa
-understand Canadian culture
-understand where to find information
-become part of the Canadian society
-Provide opportunities for youth (ages 14-24) to meet with young volunteers for sports, social activities, education support and job search support.