Contact Information
Office Phone 519-432-1133
Fax 519-660-6168
Primary Contact Mahin Ghasemiyani, Community Connections and SWIS Manager; Phone: 519-432-1133 ext 269; Email:
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Volunteer-based program which provides support for newcomers to Canada * assists youth and adult clients with adjusting to life in Canada * helps to establish professional and social networks

One-on-one and facilitated group activities * match program that connects newcomers with Canadian volunteers to learn Canadian values and traditions, learn about community resources and practice speaking English * conversation circles to practice English and make social connections

Youth Program - supports newcomer youth to adapt, integrate and overcome barriers associated with transition to a new country * provides volunteer opportunities, physical activities, social events, educational workshops and clubs

Ongoing recruitment and training of volunteers
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm
Closed every third Fri afternoon of each month
Areas Served London
Boundaries London and area
Eligibility Intercultural Education, Interpretation and Translation services are open to the public * settlement services are for immigrants and new Canadians
Application Call, email, or drop in
Languages English ; Many other languages
Fees set fees for translation, interpretation, and intercultural education (diversity training)
Agency Information
Established 1968
Primary Executive Valerian Marochko, Executive Director; Email:
Funding Federal - Citizenship and Immigration Canada ; Private ; Provincial - Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration
Site Information
Site Location London (Central)
Located In Community London
Address & Map
505 Dundas St E
London, ON N6B 1W4
Intersection Adelaide St N and Dundas St
Physical Access Fully Accessible

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