ᑐᙵᓱᒋᑦᓯ tunngasugitsi Welcome!

Welcome to the Ottawa Inuit Children’s Centre, home of the Early Learning programs Sivummut Head Start and Tumiralaat Child Care; Youth programs like Bridging the Gap, the Tukimut After-school; and the Inuktitut language program, Uqausivut. In partnership with parents and the community, the OICC fosters strong and proud Inuit children, youth and families.

Another fun year with Tukimut!

Tukimut Afterschool program has begun again. Calls are being made to renew your registrations. There is a new coordinator working with Jasmine. Her name is Larysa Voss. The afterschool program runs Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4 to 7 pm. Transportation may be provided. For information call Larysa, 613.746.5400 x 226. Email tukimut@ottawainuitchildrens.com

Call for Board of Directors

Are you a parent of an OICC child or youth? Interested in joining the Ottawa Inuit Children Centre’s board of directors? You could be a valuable addition to our diverse group of individuals, all working for the healthy future of our Inuit children. For more details, please contact Andree Lacasse, 613-261-5787, by clicking here.

Free INUKTITUT LESSONS begin September!

Are you interested in learning about the Inuit culture and language? September 15 to November 10. Thursday evening adult classes. 6-8 pm. September 17 to November 12. Saturdays, 10 to noon, classes for children and adults. Register with Rachel by following the link below.

Friday October 14 2016
Music Trivia Fundraiser!

Reserve your table at Sala San Marco and SAVE THE DATE: Friday, October 14, 2016. Ottawa Music Trivia Night 2016 is a “question and answer game” that participants register & play as a team. It’s great for music and trivia lovers, and is like family and friends game night.

Video by First Nations Child and Family Caring Society of Canada

Reconciliation Begins with You and Me. Follow the link below and begin to think about what each of us can do to contribute to Canada’s reconciliation with the First Nations, Metis and Inuit. Educate, discuss, and open your minds an hearts, just as the children on this video have.

OICC’s Bridging the Gap BTG

The BTG program supports Inuit students and parents; teaches Inuit culture and history; and assists teachers in meeting youths’ learning styles by building confidence and pathways to educational success. Would you like a presentation for your school or classroom? For more information, call Rachel. 613-744-3133 ext 214.

Learn Inuit Culture Online!

Our Inuit Cultural Online Resource, also known as ICOR, is undergoing some site development. It provides a central resource location for learning about Canadian Inuit culture and traditions. Its purpose is to offer a way of learning about what it means to be Inuit, including some basic vocabulary. Videos are available through this website.

Welcome to The Ottawa Inuit Children's Centre!