Group Name: CultureLink – Seniors Services
Description: CultureLink is a settlement organization that is both old and new. We have over 25 years’ experience in developing and delivering settlement services to meet the needs of diverse communities. Passionate about providing innovative services to newcomers, we adapt to changes and create new programs that best respond to and address our clients’ specific needs. Our team of 50 staff members, speaking more than 30 languages, is dedicated, knowledgeable, and multicultural.
Our services connect cultures to build welcoming communities. We assist newcomers looking for employment, help families navigate the school system, and provide newcomer youth with the skills necessary for bright and successful futures. We support refugees and bring together new and established Canadians. In everything we do, we are committed to embracing differences and linking the new with the old.
The Newcomer Seniors Centre (NSC) provides services and activities to all newcomer seniors with a special focus on Chinese, Polish, and Spanish speaking seniors. The activities are for all immigrant seniors, primarily driven by seniors. The seniors and NSC staff organize educational workshops and social events for the immigrant seniors to mingle and learn more about their communities and their rights in Canada. We are constantly exploring different ways to engage immigrant seniors and facilitate their integration and contribution to Canadian society. Services include:
- General information and referrals
- Educational workshops related to ageing such as health and safety, financial issues, etc.
- Internet literacy classes
- Fitness program
- Cultural outings and field trips
- Arts and crafts
- Global Roots Gardening
- Variety of social events
Where: 2340 Dundas St. West, Suite 301 | Toronto, ON M6P 4A9
When: Please call for program times and locations.
Contact: 416-588-6288 | firstname.lastname@example.org | www.culturelink.ca