Agency News

News submissions from our agencies and organizations.

Care for the Vulnerable Fund provides program, transportation

Jewish Federation of Ottawa has granted $79,900 from its Care for the Vulnerable Fund to four organizations dedicated to ensuring access and inclusion across a variety of projects and programs. 

Through the Care for the Vulnerable Fund, Federation is assisting local Jewish organizations to…

AJA50+ program celebrates 20th anniversary

Coming off a strong two years of COVID-era connections, the ‘Creative Connections’ program associated with AJA (Active Jewish Adults) 50+ is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. 

While AJA 50+ has been around for about 22 years, the Creative Connections program is a “group wit…

Learn and Connect at JET’s Annual Yarchei Kallah

Summer is sizzling with hot topics in Jewish learning! Join JET for their annual summer learning extravaganza, July 3rd to July 9th. This year’s Yarchei Kallah will be an amazing week of classes, food and friends, culminating in a special Shabbaton!

Both in-person and online options are a…

Tamir receives $136K from Resilient Communities Fund

Photo: Risa Plotnick with MPP Lisa MacLeod,  Minister of Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Culture Industries, and MPP Jeremy Roberts

On Monday, MPP Lisa MacLeod,  Minister of Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Culture Industries, and MPP Jeremy Roberts delivered a press conference at the Soloway J…

Social work “requires a bit of faith": highlighting JFS

The Time is Right for Social Work — that’s this year’s theme for Social Work Month. One of the fastest growing professions in North America, the need for social workers is greatly outpacing the profession’s ability to fill the ranks of these compassionate and hard-working essential s…