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:

 

Richmond

 

February 3 to March 10, 2017

Fridays 12:15 to 2:45 pm

Thompson Community Centre

5151 Granville Avenue, Richmond

 

Vancouver

 

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

AND

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:

 

Richmond

 

Phone: 604-276-4300

Online: www.richmond.ca/register

In-Person: At any Richmond Community Centre

*Quote course code #1839688

 

Vancouver

 

For workshops at South Granville Seniors Centre – contact Maria-Jose Torrejon at 604-732-0812 or email mtorrejon@southgranvilleseniors.ca

 

For workshops at Cedar Cottage Neighbourhood House – contact Joanna Li at 604-874-4231 or email jli@cedarcottage.org

 

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.