We offer a variety of programs & services for newcomers
The Niagara Folk Arts Multicultural Center is launching a pilot Healthcare Navigator Training Program for Internationally Educated Healthcare Professionals (IEHPs) that will create a pool of trained professionals who can assist and advocate for newcomers to Canada when they access healthcare in Ontario.Learn More
Our Peer-to-Peer Vaccine Education & Outreach program provides information & education sessions to newcomers in Niagara so they have access to culturally and linguistically evidence-based information when it comes to COVID-19 & vaccines.Learn More
Any immigrant to Canada, newcomer or oldcomer is welcome to join the 50+ Group.Learn More
The youth program offers several opportunities for newcomer youth age 13 to 24 to get connected to the community.Learn More
Enhance your knowledge and upgrade your skills in a variety of topics including Workplace Health and Safety, Small Business Basics, Customer Service and more.Learn More
The Settlement Department assists newcomers to meet their immediate and longer-term settlement needs, including information and orientation to the community, referrals to community and social services, solution-focussed counselling and assistance with settlement plans.Learn More
Immigrant professionals who participate in the Mentorship Program will be connected to career mentors in their field through one-on-one and group sessions.Learn More
Our Bridging Barriers to Newcomer Mental Health program provides mental health support to newcomers in Niagara who are experiencing language and other social barriers to accessing mainstream mental health services.Learn More
As a newcomer to Canada, you may have questions about job searching and what you can do to find the job of your choice. Our employment services are available on-line and in-person; our team of specialists understand the job search needs of people new to Canada. We succeed when you succeed!Learn More
Our centre offers full time Language Instruction for Newcomers (LINC) and English as a Second Language (ESL) instruction for adults of varying levels of language ability. Our LINC/ESL program facilitates students’ social, cultural and occupational integration into Canadian life.Learn More
Community Connections brings together newcomers to Canada and established community residents for sharing and learning.Learn More
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.