Promoting quality of life through opportunities for personal growth and community involvement.

What’s New at Tamir?

» Visit our social media channels to find out more about Tamir.

» New weekly spring groups open for registration: Read more here.

» Our Spring 2024 Newsletter is now available. Read the newsletter here.

» Tamir Community Carnival – August 28, 2022. See our photo gallery.

» Jewish Disability Awareness, Acceptance and Inclusion Webinarswatch them here.

Ontario Trillium Foundation’s Resilient Communities Fund

We are excited to receive $136,500 from the Ontario Trillium Foundation’s Resilient Communities Fund that will support vulnerable children, youth and their families who have been greatly impacted by Covid-19 – helping them reconnect with community programs and activities with friends and family members in a meaningful way. Read more.

Tamir’s Double Chai 36th Anniversary

Tamir 36th anniversary

On behalf of everyone at Tamir, we want to extend our sincere thanks and gratitude to the community for embracing Tamir and its mission for the past 36 years.  We look forward to continued partnership and collaboration with the Jewish Community and the broader Ottawa community.  Please enjoy the recording of the event and know that everyone involved played a vital role in the success of the evening.

Please see all our vignettes and special 36th Celebration videos on our YouTube channel: Tamir Foundation – YouTube.

Listen to our Tamir 36th Anniversary music video.

Visit our 36th Anniversary page on this site. You’ll find messages of congratulations, messages from a special Shabbat Service and more.

Tamir’s 37th Annual General Meeting

Thursday, June 23rd

Our Mission

Tamir supports people with Developmental Disabilities and people with Autism to live their best life by promoting individuality, independence, dignity, and community inclusion while embracing Jewish culture and values.

Experience how Tamir is changing lives.

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Become a Member

Make an annual gift to Tamir’s Membership Campaign.
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Send a Tribute Card

For a minimum donation of $18 per card a personalized message will be included as requested and mailed by the Tamir office.
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Transfer Stocks

We accept different types of securities, including publicly listed shares, bonds or mutual fund units.
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Planned Giving

Ensure continued support for a charity through a bequest in your will.
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Host a Fundraising Event

Birthdays, Bar/Bat Mitzvah, Chanukah Parties; use your imagination and energy to put on your own event to raise funds for Tamir and anyone can do it!
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OJCF Endowment Fund

Donate to Tamir’s Endowment Fund at OJCF!
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Tamir is a Hebrew word that means ‘tree’ or “to stand tall”. As an organization, Tamir is proud to stand tall, be strongly rooted in the community, and most importantly, provide support to those around us who need it most.

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