London Cross Cultural Learner Centre - Community Connections

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Record #: LON6132 Last Modified: 28 May 2015 Last Full Update: 22 May 2015
Contact Information
Office Phone519-432-1133
Description and Service Details
Description (Service)Volunteer-based program which provides support for newcomers to Canada * assists 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
HoursMon-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm
Areas ServedLondon
BoundariesLondon and area
EligibilityIntercultural Education, Interpretation and Translation services are open to the public * settlement services are for immigrants and new Canadians
ApplicationCall, email, or drop in
LanguagesEnglish ; French ; Many other languages
Feesset fees for translation, interpretation, and intercultural education (diversity training)
Agency Information
Primary ExecutiveValerian Marochko, Executive Director; Phone: 519-432-1133 ext. 235; Email:
Alternate ExecutiveMahin Ghasemiyani, Community Connections and SWIS Manager; Phone: Tel: 519-432-1133 ext. 269; Email:
FundingFederal - Citizenship and Immigration Canada ; Private ; Provincial - Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration
Site Information
Site LocationLondon (Central)
Located In CommunityLondon
Address & Map
505 Dundas St E
London, ON N6B 1W4
IntersectionAdelaide St N and Dundas St
AccessibilityFully Accessible
Service CategoriesAdult Mentoring Programs ~ Immigrants/Refugees ; Career Exploration ~ Immigrants/Refugees ; Newcomer Settlement Services