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.

Uqausivut, Lessons RETURN!

Are you interested in learning about the Inuit culture and language? Are you trying to integrate more Inuit culture into your teaching? We invite you to join us for Inuktitut language lessons for children and adults for levels: beginner, “round-two” beginners, and intermediate. Follow the links to get yourself and your children register for classes beginning October 17.

Call for Board of Directors

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, we encourage you to contact Manager of Administration and Support Services: Sherry Metcalfe, 613-744-3133, ext. 232 clicking here. To learn more about our Board click here.

Announcing the
Carving Studio!

An exciting opportunity to work on your own ideas and masterpieces with an exceptional chance to learn from skilled carving instructors.
Contact Christine Kudluk at 613 746 5400, ext 226 at the OICC Youth Building: 76 Queen Mary Street (OC Transpo Bus 18).

Friday October 16 2015
Music Trivia Fundraiser!

Reserve your table at Sala San Marco and SAVE THE DATE: Friday, October 16, 2015. Ottawa Music Trivia Night 2015 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.

Read the Ontario Reports 2015

The Province of Ontario’s report summarizes what children, youth, families and service providers in Ontario said about the ways the Act affects their lives. Also, find out about the latest FASD trends, recommendations from frontline workers, and government commitments for a FASD strategy.

Waiting on Inuktitut Lessons
Check Yodigo out!!!

As we wait for renewed funding for our popular Uqausivut Inuktitut language lessons, check out this new web resource for Inuktitut! Made for children of all ages and working at your own speed, Yodigo is designed to make learning fun. Follow the link below, sign-up and get learning. Alianaigusungniaqputit! Have fun!

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.

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. For information, call Rachel. 613-744-3133 ext 216.

Welcome to The Ottawa Inuit Children's Centre!