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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.


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You, Your Child(ren) and the Quebec School System

Smooth Sailing Back-to-school! What to expect and how can I support my child(ren)'s success in a new school culture? Ev...
August 20, 2020

Ask the Doctor!

What you may not know about the Quebec healthcare system? Do you have a family doctor/and or pediatrician? What happens...
August 26, 2020

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Dear Friends, We hope this finds you safe and well. It has been a month since we last were in touch and shared an update. We want to first thank you for your many kind expressio 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.