New Workshops! Breaking Isolation: Engaging and Empowering Immigrant Seniors in Metro Vancouver

Are you an older adult (age 50+) who is new to Canada and would like to:

  • Meet regularly with other older adults in a safe and supportive environment
  • Learn about community resources
  • Increase awareness around issues of mistreatment of older adults
  • Empower yourself and others


Please join us for Breaking Isolation: Engaging and Empowering Immigrant Seniors in Metro Vancouver.


This is a 6 session program taking place in Richmond and Vancouver.


Choose the location most convenient for you:




February 3 to March 10, 2017

Fridays 12:15 to 2:45 pm

Thompson Community Centre

5151 Granville Avenue, Richmond




February 1 to March 8, 2017

Wednesdays 11 am to 1 pm

South Granville Seniors Centre

1420 West 12th Avenue, Vancouver


February 25 to March 25, 2017

Saturdays 11:30 am to 2 pm


March 30, 2017

Thursday 1 pm to 4 pm

Cedar Cottage Neighbourhood House

4065 Victoria Drive, Vancouver


Participants must attend all 6 sessions. Refreshments will be served.


Please register early, as seats are limited.


For more information or to register for workshops in your preferred location, contact:




Phone: 604-276-4300


In-Person: At any Richmond Community Centre

*Quote course code #1839688




For workshops at South Granville Seniors Centre – contact Maria-Jose Torrejon at 604-732-0812 or email


For workshops at Cedar Cottage Neighbourhood House – contact Joanna Li at 604-874-4231 or email


Special thanks to our community partners: City of Richmond, South Granville Seniors Centre, Cedar Cottage Neighbourhood House, Richmond Multicultural Community Services, MOSAIC, CCM, and OPTIONS Community Services.