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Make a difference in the life of a newcomer family today! Become a part of Building Resilient and Integrated Communities – BRICs

Volunteers will:

  • Be 18 years of age or over and have lived in Canada for 2 years or more
  • Have an understanding of local systems such as banking, public transit, community centres, libraries, etc.
  • Have knowledge of the local community & resources available for newcomers
  • Have the ability to take initiative and leadership
  • 3-4 months time commitment, 6 to 8 hours a month

For further details, please contact:

In Oakville: Ann Coburn 289-348-1502 Email:

In Mississauga & Brampton: Shaminda Perera 905-238-2622 Ext.222 Email:


Are you a newcomer to Canada? Would you like to connect with a local mentor to learn more about your community and the resources available?


Through the BRICs program you will learn about:

• Banking Services • Public Transit

• Health and Wellness  • Education System

• Community Services • Plan Trips and Activities

Let us know what your interests are and we will support you!

The BRICs program is being offered in Mississauga, Brampton and Oakville. The services offered through BRICs are free of cost.

For further details, please contact:

Daksha Mulla @ 905-459-4776 Ext: 222 Email: or

Sana Sayed @ 905-459-4776 Ext: 233 Email: