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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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The ABC's of Starting a Business: The Business Plan

ProMontreal Entrepreneurs and PME MTL present The ABC's of Starting a Business training series. This 3-part workshop ser...
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The ABC's of Starting a Business: Financing

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May 05, 2020

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Message to our Friends, From the Board, the staff, volunteers and clients of Ometz, we thank you for your kind support during these most challenging and unprecedented times. We ap 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 developing COVID-19 situation, Ometz staff will be providing support remotely.
We are here to help.

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

You may also reach us at the Community Help Line:
(514) 734-1411 | [email protected]

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