Community-based advocacy services

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.

Organization Information

Address: 110 Eglinton Ave W Suite 200, Toronto, Ontario

Email: generalmail@ocasi.org

Web: https://ocasi.org/

Hours of operation: Varies by program (contact organization to inquire)


Services Available:
Domestic Assault/ Domestic Violence Physical Evidence Collection Crisis Lines/Help Lines
Accountability and/or justice focused programming
Community-based advocacy services
Immigration and refugee supports

Organization Located In: Urban (population 100,000 and over)


Languages Available: English, French

Translation Services: Yes

Initial Contact: In-person (walk in services), Text, Phone

Ongoing Service Delivery: In-person, Text, Phone

Accessibility: Partially

Gender-neutral Bathrooms: No

Childcare Services: No

Specialized/targeted Programming:
Children and Youth
Deaf Community
Francophone survivors
Indigenous survivors
Older Adults
People with Precarious Status
Two Spirited, Gender Diverse, Gender Non-Conforming and Trans Individuals

Inclusivity Policies: None

Transportation Costs Provided For: Emergency Transportation (to shelter), None

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