Discover the Conseil des organismes francophones de la région de Durham (COFRD)! Led by Ms. Linda Jetté as President, we are dedicated to supporting and promoting the interests of Durham's Francophone community. Discover our bookstore, employability center, settlement services for newcomers, as well as our cultural and artistic activities, by clicking on the corresponding links. Join us and discover how COFRD is strengthening the vitality of the francophone community in Durham Region.


Learn about Assumption of Our Lady Parish led by Father Jorge Lopez in Oshawa. Get all the information you need, including contact information, mass times, services offered such as the St. Vincent Kitchen and the Book Counter, as well as the activities of the Knights of Columbus and the Cursillo Movement. To learn more, click on the link above.

Schools and Education

Discover the schools of MonAvenir Catholic School Board! Our school board is made up of several Catholic elementary and secondary schools located in different cities in Ontario. Among our schools, we have John Paul II Catholic Elementary School in Whitby and Corpus Christi Catholic Elementary School in Oshawa. We also have school councils dedicated to each school, such as the John Paul II School Council. To facilitate communication with our schools and school councils, we provide contact information, including phone numbers, email addresses and websites. To learn more, click on the link above.

Services and Leisure

Find out about services and leisure activities! We are pleased to introduce you to the various organizations and businesses offering services in French in Durham Region. You will find information on the Caisse Desjardins Ontario, Les Lucioles daycare services, the Club Optimiste francophone de Durham and Camp Garnier, Catholic Family Services of Durham, the Alzheimer Society of Durham Region, as well as Éditions Terre d'Accueil. Click on the links to find out more about these services and activities offered in French in our dynamic community!