What we do

  • welcome you in a safe and social setting
  • provide opportunities to meet and have fun with other senior newcomers
  • help you feel part of your local community
  • provide you with information on government benefits, health topics and Canadian systems


The Seniors Group can help you make new friends, join in community events and learn about Canada.

You can join if you are:
  • 55 years old and up
  • Permanent resident
  • Protected Person as defined in S. 95 of IRPA
  • Individuals who have been selected to become permanent residents, and who have been informed, by a letter from IRCC
  • Live-in Caregiver or Temporary Foreign Worker
  • Provincial nominees who are still awaiting a letter of approval for permanent residency from IRCC
  • Naturalized Canadian citizen
  • Priority given to newcomers who have been in Canada five (5) years or less.
Locations Available


  • talk with other seniors on topics that are important to you and your family
  • listen to guest speakers who provide interesting information
  • attend field trips in your local community
  • receive referrals to community resources and services

For more information

Call: 604-395-8000
Email: seniors.burnaby@issbc.org