1. Resources & Publications

    Bridging Barriers to Newcomer Mental Health in Niagara: Webinar (Event Recording)

    This is an event recording of the April 24, 2019 webinar with presenters Ali Ahmed and Jillien Hone from the Niagara Folk Arts Multicultural Centre. This event was hosted by Niagara Connects in partnership with Niagara Folk Arts Multicultural Centre. Sixty-five (65) participants joined this event from twenty-one (21) different...
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    Niagara Folk Arts Multicultural Centre: Annual Report 2013-2014

    Niagara Folk Arts Multicultural Centre is a community based non-profit charitable organization whose team of professional staff and volunteers provide vital settlement services to newcomers as they strive to create a rewarding new life in Canada. This annual report details the NFAMC services, programs and financial report from the 2013-2014...
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    Fort Erie Multi-Cultural Centre / Peace Bridge Report: January to December 2012

    The Fort Erie Multicultural Centre (FEMC) helps newcomers to Fort Erie through programs such as Community Connections, computer training, youth programs, language learning, job search skills, and more. The FEMC also operates the Peace Bridge Newcomers’ Centre near the Peace Bridge crossing between Fort Erie, Ontario and Buffalo, New York. This...
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    Refugee Mental Health Toolkit

    Refugee Mental Health Toolkit, is a part of the E-learning tools and Community of Practice for Refugee Mental Health project funded by Citizenship and Immigration Canada. The toolkit is planned to be a repository of resources compiled to support service providers to appropriately respond to the mental health needs of...
  5. Partners & Projects

    YMCA of Niagara

    The YMCA is committed to nurturing the potential of children, youth and families, promoting healthy living and fostering social responsibility within the community. In Niagara, the YMCA has a positive impact on the health of over 92,000 people of all backgrounds, ability and stages of life across the region. Operating...
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    Shaping the Future: Leadership in Ontario’s Non-Profit Labour Force

    This report is an in-depth analysis of the five key themes that emerged from experiences and challenges faced by over 800 executive directors and senior leaders across Ontario’s non-profit sector. The findings are intended to provide today’s non-profit leaders–as well as the sector’s future leadership-with the knowledge and insights that...
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    Leading Together: Indigenous Youth in Community Partnership

    Four teens from the Tsleil-Waututh Nation let us into their classrooms and homes. The stories in this collection talk about reciprocity and philanthropy; they challenge us to re-imagine how we educate, reach and empower indigenous youth. Published By: The J.W. McConnell Family Foundation in partnership with Journalists for Human Rights...
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    INCommunities (formerly Information Niagara) is a multi-service agency operating three main programs: Information and Referral, Volunteer Connections and Interpreters Niagara/Hamilton. It is accredited by the Alliance of Information and Referral Systems (AIRS). The Information and Referral Program – 211, helps people find solutions to problems by providing information or by referring...
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    Niagara Children’s Charter of Rights

    Niagara is one of the first regions in Canada to institute a Charter of Rights for children and teens. The Niagara Children’s Charter of Rights is unique in thatthe children of Niagara directly contributed to its development. It is based on the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, adopted by 191 countries in 1989. Since...

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