We celebrate and promote cultural, social and economic inclusion and well being of all immigrants and newcomers.

We are a gateway to equitable, respectful and welcoming communities for immigrants and newcomers in Niagara.

As we approach the first day of school on September 8th, 2020 we would like to present our plan of reopening of LINC and ESL classes at our Centre.

Back to School Protocols September 2020

For access to our on-going Covid-19 statements and directions, please click here. For our most up to date Covid-19 statements and directions, please visit our Facebook page by clicking here.

Centre Updates / IRCC Updates

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Monthly Program of Activities

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Virtual Learning

Our virtual festival is on now. Join us!

Folk Arts Festival

Our quarterly newsletter. Read the latest issue – click here!

AFOOFA Newsletter

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As a non-profit that celebrates and promotes the cultural, social, and economic inclusion and well-being of all immigrants and newcomers, our organization relies on the generosity of individuals like you. Donate today!



Folk Arts - St. Catharines

85 Church Street
St. Catharines
ON  L2R 3C7

Monday to Friday
8:30am to 4:30p
P: (905) 685-6589
ext 251 (WC)

Niagara Falls - St. Ann Adult & Continuing Education Centre

(co-located with the YMCA Newcomer Information Centre)

8123 Lundy’s Lane
Niagara Falls
ON L2H 1H3

Monday to Friday
Hours may vary

P: (289) 296-8400
ext 504

Folk Arts - St. Ann Adult & Continuing Education Centre

(co-located with the Niagara Catholic District School Board)

5895 North Street
Niagara Falls
ON L2G 1J7

Monday to Friday
Hours may vary
P: 289-407-1793