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About Ometz

Ometz is a charitable organization that supports and strengthens individuals and families through a range of employment, immigration, school and social services. The Hebrew word for courage, Ometz has been active in Montreal's Jewish community for 156 years.

Today, Ometz is the single point of entry for caring, connected and inclusive programs and services. We serve more than 13.000 people every year. Our clients are better equipped to cope with life's challenges because we work together as a community.

Ometz is the Hebrew word for courage and it is a reflection of the courage of those who seek our support.


Jan 17

French course Beginner / Intermediate level (A2/B1)

Online French course - Beginner/Intermediate level | 20-week session | Cost for individuals registered with Ometz: $220 ...
January 18, 2021

French Course Intermediate / Advanced level (B1/B2)

Online French course - Intermediate / Advanced level | 20-week session | Cost for individuals registered with Ometz: $22...
January 18, 2021

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Lanya arrived in Montreal in August 2020 and is thrilled to be joining the L'Annexe team. She first learned of Ometz when living in Montreal for one year in 2018, having been intro read more...

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Stories of Courage

I first came into contact with Ometz when I was 17 years old. I realized at that time that giving feels a lot better than receiving, and wanted to get involved with... read more

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During the COVID-19 situation, Ometz staff are providing support remotely.
We are here to help.

You may contact your Ometz worker by:
E-mail ([email protected]) - Telephone (514) 342-0000, press 9 for directory

We thank you for your understanding and will keep you updated.
Take care, The Ometz Team.