Helping newcomers to the country adjust to life in Canada helps the whole community thrive. Our programs offer opportunities to interact meaningfully with others, learn language skills, and connect with resources.
Designed for Newcomers
English as a Second Language Program
Newcomers will find a friendly place to improve their English language skills for everyday tasks, from shopping to paying bills.
Newcomer Youth Wellness Program
We partner with schools to help youth cope with the changes around them and connect with others in positive ways.
Additional Programs & Supports
Recreational Opportunities for Children (ROC)
We are proud to be a partner in providing opportunities for children to explore their interests, connect and learn life-skills like swimming.
Member Access Program
We offer assistance to anyone whose current financial situation limits their ability to participate in membership.
Other Newcomer Resources
Winnipeg English Language Assessment and Referral Centre (WELARC)
WELARC administers the Canadian Language Benchmark Placement Test (CLBPT), which helps place adults in the correct English language program.
400-275 Portage Avenue
The Entry Program
The Entry Program provides an introduction to life, language and services available in Manitoba. It is a four-week program that helps new immigrants adapt to life in Canada and be successful.
400-259 Portage Avenue
The Immigrant Centre
The Immigrant Centre of Winnipeg is an immigrant-serving agency that provides services and programs that support and facilitate the integration of immigrants in Winnipeg.
100 Adelaide Street