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Mentoring for Change

Building connections and stronger communities.


Mentoring for change is a new workshop connecting newcomers to Canada with established community members. The goal of the workshop is to create strong relationships to help welcome newcomers and ease their transition into a new community. Each workshop will include discussion, interactive activities, videos or guest speakers, and of course great food! Come out and help make your communities united and welcoming!

Become a Mentor

Do you live in the Riverside Park/ Hunt Club catchment? Do you know what it means to be Canadian? Are you passionate about your community and want to help make it stronger? If so, apply to be a Mentor for a newcomer to Canada! 


Register now on Eventbrite.

 Click here!

Become a Mentee

Are you a newcomer to Canada and live in the Riverside Park or Hunt Club areas of the city? Would you like to make friends, embrace your new communities, and learn about living in Ottawa, all while having fun in an interactive environment? If so, contact us to apply to be a Mentee!

SEOCHC Tornado Relief Services

For those still feeling the effects of last year's tornado.

Here to help.

SEOCHC is here to help those effected by the tornado which hit Ottawa last year. They provide services to people who live in South-East Ottawa. For more information please see the attached  flyer and/or call Melanie at 613-914-8458.


You can also fill out a survey at:

http://bit.ly/seochcsurvey 

Other Support Services

Here is a list of other support services available should you be in need.  (Please see attached flyer for a complete list.)


City of Ottawa

 Emergency Preparedness Information:

https://ottawa.ca/en/residents/emergency-services/emergency-preparedness

 City of Ottawa Windstorm and Tornado Response Information: https://ottawa.ca/en/residents/emergency-services/windstorm-and-tornado-response 

 Ottawa Public Health Tornado and Windstorm Response Information:

 http://www.ottawapublichealth.ca/en/tornado-2018.aspx

 City Services and contact information: https://ottawa.ca/en/residents


For any City related service not referenced above, please call 3-1-1


See What People Are Saying

"When we all work together, there is nothing we cannot achieve."

Volunteer & Charitable Work: Travis Croken

Director, United We Grow

Coordinator of Mentoring for Change

Vice-President of the Riverside Park Community Association

Chamberfest- Volunteer

Mentorly- Mentor for writing.

iNaturalist- Observer and participant in helping geotag Ontario's flora and fauna.

Be My Eyes- Sighted volunteer for the visually impaired.

Zooniverse- Citizen Scientist working on several projects.

Member of Ontario Brain Injury Association 

Kiva- Supporting loans to help change lives around the world.

Completed the Access Forward, Accessible Customer Service Training

Doctors Without Borders- Monthly supporter

Because I am a Girl- Monthly Supporter

N.A.C.- Donor to support Music Education in Schools.

Indiegogo- Supporter of various campaigns. 

The Ottawa Humane Society- Monthly Supporter