Community Information Centre of Ottawa

...a free bilingual service linking Eastern Ontario citizens with community resources
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About Us

The Community Information Centre of Ottawa is proudly serving Ottawa and surrounding area since 1964! We are your official local provider of information and referrals, lead organization and service provider of 211 Eastern Ontario.


News Flash:

We've just published our 2017-2018 Out of the Cold - in from the cold list of free meals, snacks and drop-ins for Ottawa.

Out of the cold, in from the cold

Thanksgiving is almost upon us! The Community Information Centre of Ottawa has once again compiled its annual list of free Thanksgiving meals and activities offered in the City of Ottawa.

Thanksgiving 2017

We've just put out our 2017 list of Income Tax Clinics for the Ottawa region!

Income Tax Clinics

Winter and holidays can be a challenge for many, especially individuals living on a low income or who are coping with a significant change in their circumstances. 211 is launching its campaign Help Starts Here to raise awareness on community services. For more information, watch the video!

Help Starts Here 2016

211 Eastern Ontario was featured on the United Way Minute - check out the video that explains briefly who we are and what we do, featuring many of our colleagues.

Consult the news release - 211 celebrates 5 years in Ottawa and Eastern Ontario

Celebrating 10 Years of 211 in Canada

Videos: 211 Ontario, 211

Please dial 2-1-1 or 613-761-9076
for more information.

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