Our sincere and heartfelt condolences to the families, friends, and colleagues of the victims of Ukraine International Airlines Flight PS752 which crashed in Tehran, Iran. 63 Canadians were on that flight including some of the brightest minds in Canadian academia. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of the families of the 176 passengers who died.

Please find the following information of resources in Niagara:

1. Mental Health Support (Grief Counselling):
Contact Zainab Awad Tel: 905-685-6589 ext. 243

2. Farsi Interpretation and Translation:
Contact Rose Karborani Tel: 905-685-6589 ext. 250

3. Faith Communities

a. Bahai’s of Niagara On-The-Lake
E-mail: notlbahais@gmail.com

b. Niagara Ahmadiya Muslim Jamaat
Contact: (905) 685-0003

c. Mosque Aisha, Niagara Falls, ON
Contact: (905) 347-2633

d. MAC Niagara Islamic School, St. Catharines
Contact: (905) 295-4845

e. Islamic Society of Niagara Peninsula, Niagara Falls, ON
Contact: Tel 905-295-4845

f. Masjid An-Noor, St. Catharines, ON
Contact: (905) 641-8007

g. Peace Mosque Niagara Falls, ON
Contact: (289) 501-5158

h. Mosque Aisha Thorold, ON
Contact: (905) 347-2633

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The 4C Project

The 4C Project

“Compassionate Culturally Competent Champion” is a training to empower participants to be able to take control of and work to dispel the discrimination that happens within their own spaces.


Niagara Folk Arts Festival

Niagara Folk Arts Festival

May of each year is Festival month. Across the Niagara region, come experience many cultural traditions through live performances, heritage arts and crafts, film screenings, culinary offerings and more.


English as a Second Language

English as a Second Language

Our centre offers full time language instruction for newcomers and English as a Second Language instruction for adults, delivered by certified LINC/ESL instructors.

Schedule of Activities


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.


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:

Newcomer Information 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

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


Father Fogarty Adult Learning Centre
(co-located with the Niagara Catholic District School Board)
269 Thorold Road, Welland, ON L3C 3W1

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday: Hours vary
P: 289-241-6289

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