Newcomer Seniors' Social Integration Program

Provided by: PEI Association for Newcomers to Canada - AKA: PEIANC

Service Description

Immigrant seniors and Island seniors who are age 50+ participate together in hands-on workshops and activities to help combat social isolation. Also provides the opportunity for immigrants to learn about PEI culture and share their culture, practice language skills and make lasting social connections. Examples of past activities or topics include:
  • Visual arts
  • Line dancing
  • Cooking
  • Rug hooking
  • Story telling
  • Photography
  • Financial literacy

Information

Eligibility:
Registered PEIANC clients who are age 50 years or older
Fees:
No fees
How to Access:
People who are not registered clients can book an appointment with an Intake Worker to become clients for free * Existing clients can drop in, call or contact through website to make an appointment
Documents Required:
Not applicable
Program Hours:
Varies by activity * Call, visit PEIANC Facebook page or sign up for newsletter to learn about current activities
Language:
English * Interpreters for many other languages can be provided on request
Coverage Area:
Charlottetown * Can be offered in other areas if there is demand

Service Locations & Contact Info