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16-Feb-2017 Ref: 145 Publisher: CJN
Mayor Denis Coderre delivered an upbeat message to young people who hope to stay in Montreal and find employment, especially those who are immigrants or from ethnic communities. "We are not building walls, we are building bridges," he declared to

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15-Feb-2017 Ref: 144 Publisher: L'Arche
Laetitia Sellam : Le programme ' Initiative France Montréal ' est le fruit d’une réflexion entre la Fédération juive de Montréal et l’agence Ometz, basé sur des témoignages et des constats étalés sur plusieurs années. Ce programme, totalement financé

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15-Feb-2017 Ref: 147 Publisher: The Suburban
The Mayor was speaking last week at a Cocktails and Conversation event held by the Jewish community employment, immigration and school services organization Ometz and the Jewish Chamber of Commerce, along with Federation CJA. The event included stat

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2-Feb-2017 Ref: 148 Publisher: CJN
In Quebec, individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) have the right to be schooled and receive government support from ages four to 21. But with higher rates of ASD diagnosis over the past decade, there are a growing number of young adults who

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23-Jan-2017 Ref: 143 Publisher: Educational Leadership
Laurence Steinberg Brain research sheds light on how high schools can foster a crucial skill at the time when the brain is most ready to learn it.

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18-Jan-2017 Ref: 142 Publisher: Montreal Families
Beginning on Jan. 25, community organization Agence Ometz will be offering young people the opportunity to share their experiences with anxiety in a group setting. The sessions are geared towards teens between the ages of 15 and 17. Over the course o

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11-Jan-2017 Ref: 141 Publisher: Montreal Gazette
Here in Montreal, social service agencies are experiencing an increase in the numbers of adult clients disclosing histories of child sexual abuse. This upsurge has resulted in the development of new community initiatives, with the resolve to do bette

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4-Jan-2017 Ref: 139 Publisher: The Globe and Maill
Christopher Barry works as an interim CEO to support not-for-profit organizations experiencing revenue challenges and transformational change. The recent announcement of a merger between the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation and the Canadian Cancer

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4-Jan-2017 Ref: 140 Publisher: Montreal Gazette
The co-founders of local ice-cream company CoolWhey couldn’t wait to be entrepreneurs. The three friends hadn’t even turned 20 when they launched the business just over two years ago.

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25-Nov-2016 Ref: 1061
On the menu this week: falafel and fattoush. No, this isn't your local Middle Eastern restaurant, but as David Morris explains, the chefs in this kitchen are serving up more than good food. David, a youth-team case manager at Ometz, is one of the organizers behind a new cooki...

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25-Nov-2016 Ref: 1057
Au menu cette semaine : Falafel et fattouche. Non, ce n'est pas votre restaurant moyen-oriental du coin, mais, comme l'explique David Morris, les chefs de ce restaurant servent bien plus que de la bonne cuisine. David, un intervenant de l'équipe des Services de soutien aux je...

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25-Nov-2016 Ref: 1054
In Quebec, individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) have the right to be schooled and receive government support from the ages of 4 to 21. But what happens once they are considered 'too old' to qualify for these services? Helping this growing population of young adult...

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25-Nov-2016 Ref: 1063
Au Québec, les personnes de 4 à 21 ans qui sont atteintes de troubles du spectre de l'autisme ont le droit d'être scolarisées et de recevoir du soutien gouvernemental. Mais qu'arrive-t-il lorsque ces personnes sont considérées comme étant 'trop âgées' pour être admissibles à ce...

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25-Nov-2016 Ref: 1050
One in five Canadians will experience mental illness in their lifetime, and the remaining four will know someone who will. On Sunday, October 16th, Ometz staff and clients took to the downtown streets with more than 1,000 other members of the community for the 8th annual MONTREAL...

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25-Nov-2016 Ref: 1047
Au cours de sa vie, un Canadien sur cinq sera touché par la maladie mentale '- et les quatre autres personnes connaîtront quelqu'un dans cette situation. Le dimanche 16 octobre, entourés de plus de 1?000 membres de la communauté, le personnel et des clients de l'Agence Ometz sont...

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25-Nov-2016 Ref: 1044
Gail Small[/caption] The World Health Organisation recognizes World Mental Health Day on 10 October every year. At Ometz, we recognize mental health day every day, all year round. With an emphasis on fostering skills, autonomy and hope, we have developed a range of program...

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25-Nov-2016 Ref: 1042
Gail Small[/caption] Le 10 octobre de chaque année est reconnu par l'Organisation mondiale de la santé comme la Journée mondiale de la santé mentale. À l'Agence Ometz, chaque jour est le jour de la santé mentale, toute l'année. En mettant particulièrement l'accent sur la p...

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16-Nov-2016 Ref: 138 Publisher: Inspirations Express
For parents of kids with special needs, a lingering concern is always what their options are once their children are out of school. In collaboration with Emploi Québec, Ometz Supported Employment Services directly addresses this issue, and assists ad

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14-Nov-2016 Ref: 137 Publisher: Global News
Sun, Nov 13: Liberal MP Anthony Housefather organized a job fair Sunday to answer a plea for help in finding employment from constituents in his riding of Mount Royal. Sarah Volstad has more.

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4-Nov-2016 Ref: 136 Publisher: FORWARD
Last week, at the generous invitation of Ometz, we got to attend "My Name is Asher Lev", a play depicting the struggles of a hasidic man, who is passionate about painting. Based on the book by Chaim Potok, it is an exploration about balancing the mai

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27-Oct-2016 Ref: 134 Publisher: CJN
When Dorith Misrahi, a pharmacist, arrived in Montreal from France 10 years ago her credentials were not accepted in Quebec. She was 30 and knew no one here.

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27-Oct-2016 Ref: 135 Publisher: Concordia University
After a number of years working in the not-for-profit world, Gail Small wondered whether to return to school for her MBA. She recalls her mom’s advice: "‘You’re going to turn 40 anyway, so just do it.’"

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20-Oct-2016 Ref: 131 Publisher: Westmount Independent
Held on June 8, at Place des Arts, the Ometz annual fundraising gala "A Chance to Shine," in support of youth struggling with poverty, abuse and mental illness, was once again supported for the fifth consecutive year by event patrons, Westmounters Vé

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19-Oct-2016 Ref: 1032
Rencontrez les gens derrière les merveilleux programmes et services offerts à l'Agence Ometz! Notre collègue, Sandy Neim, présente les services de gestion de cas et explique comment notre équipe offre du soutien en vue d'aider des individus et des familles à aller de l'avant dans...

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19-Oct-2016 Ref: 1029
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