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The Association for New Canadians is a non-profit, community-based organization dedicated to the provision of settlement and integration services for immigrants and refugees. For over 35 years, the Association has delivered programs and services designed to support all aspects of newcomer integration, ranging from settlement information and orientation, to language learning, skills development and employment.

Relying on an experienced and dedicated team of employees, supported by more than 100 volunteers, the Association offers the following programs and services:

  • Resettlement Assistance Program
  • Settlement, Orientation and Integration Services
  • Language Training and Assessment Services
  • Distance ESL Programs
  • Volunteer Connections Program
  • Settlement Workers in the Schools Program
  • AXIS Career Services
  • Targeted Programming for Children, Youth, Women and Men
  • Diversity Training/Public Education Projects
  • Support Services (Childminding, Daycare, Transportation, Interpretation)
  • Capacity Building Projects

MISSION
The mission of the Association for New Canadians is to settle and integrate newcomers, and to empower them with the skills, knowledge and information necessary to become independent, contributing members of the community and country.

VISION
The Province of Newfoundland and Labrador is a welcoming community where newcomers can easily integrate into the social and economic fabric, where their contributions are recognized by the greater population and where they feel comfortable settling for an extended period.

VALUES
As an organization, we value inclusiveness, respect for others, dignity, integrity, empowerment, independence, and equality. We hold ourselves accountable to our clients, funders, and employees by honouring our commitments, striving for the highest quality of service and fostering community awareness on the benefits of immigration, multiculturalism and cultural diversity.

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