Priority is given to newcomers who have been in Canada five (5) years or less.

  • 55 years old and up
  • Individuals who have been selected to become permanent residents and who have been informed by a letter from IRCC

  • Protected Person as defined in S. 95 of IRPA
  • Live-in Caregiver or Temporary Foreign Worker
  • Permanent Resident (PR)

  • Provincial nominees who are still awaiting a letter of approval for permanent residency from IRCC
  • Naturalized Canadian citizen.

Feel empowered by gaining the skills necessary to use online platforms to participate in online workshops, conversation circles, and field trips.

What we offer

  • Meet other older adults (55+) to make new friends and build a community
  • Learn about your community

  • Participate in meaningful social activities
  • Improve your digital skills (example: how to access programs online)

  • Help reduce social isolation.


Peer support groups

  • Weekly peer support groups offered in English and select first languages.

  • Guest speakers based on interests and needs of the group.

  • Drop-in sessions to allow you and others to ask questions and practice newly acquired technology skills.

  • Training on digital access for mobile phones or tablets.

  • Supporting settlement challenges.

  • Learning more about Canadian culture.

  • Connections to resources in the community.

  • Sharing experiences and discussing common concerns.

Peer group facilitation training

  • Facilitation training for Senior Navigators, as well as orientation to settlement services and seniors’ services in your community.

  • Training on digital access for mobile phones.

  • Graduates of the training go on to facilitate a 10 week peer support group with the assistance of our staff.

  • Gaining valuable volunteer/work experience.
Funding Partners
Skip to content