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Connected Canadians

Site: Ottawa

Service: Technology training and support for seniors

Contact Information
Office Phone 613-699-7896 ; 1-877-304-5813
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Primary Contact Ken Roy, General Manager
Agency Information
Established 2018
Primary Executive Emily Jones Joanissse, CEO and Co-Founder
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Technology training and support for seniors offered by newcomer volunteers
  • beneficial intercultural and knowledge exchange for both parties
Instructor-led workshops (15-80 participants) and 1:1 training and support sessions on a variety of topics, including:
  • staying safe on the Internet
  • using a public computer safely
  • spotting phishing and other scams
  • troubleshooting common computer problems
  • Facebook and YouTube
  • using a virus checker
  • communicating by text on your phone
  • how to use video chat
  • music and the Internet
  • using the Internet to help you cook
Hours Vary by volunteer availability
Areas Served Canada
Eligibility Adults 55 years and older
Application Call or send an email * Volunteers : Fill out online form to apply * Organizations : Reach out to to receive customized training and support
Languages Arabic; Chinese (Mandarin); English; French; Hindi; Italian; Urdu
Fees For individual seniors: None; For organizations: based on services rendered
Site Information
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
Ottawa, ON
Mailing Address 78 George St 
Suite 204 
Ottawa, ON 
Canada K1N 5W1
Physical Access Not Applicable
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Employment / Training ; Older Adults ; Sports / Recreation
HCSD Sub Heading Computer & Related Technology Classes ; Older Adult Recreation Resources ; Recreation for Older Adults
Service Categories Computer Literacy Training Programs ~ Older Adults ; Volunteer Opportunities ~ Immigrants (Canada)

Agency Overview

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