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LMNH offers a variety of FREE Settlement Programs and services to provide assistance and support to newcomers during their initial settlement in Canada.

Diane Wilmann
Manager, Settlement and Seniors Programs
604.879.7104 ext 303
* Starting June 7th

Wen Ren
Settlement Services Supervisor
604.879.7104 ext 321
wen_ren@lmnhs.bc.ca

Alma Saplala
Filipino Settlement Worker
604.879.7104 ext 309
alma_saplala@lmnhs.bc.ca

Annie Yu
Chinese Settlement Worker
604.879.7104 ext 314
annie_yu@lmnhs.bc.ca

Arely Rodriguez
Latin American Settlement Worker
604.879.7104 ext 413
arely_rodriguez@lmnhs.bc.ca

Kim Dang
Vietnamese Settlement Worker
604.879.7104 ext. 312
kim_dang@lmnhs.bc.ca

Silva Abkarian
Arabic Settlement Worker
604.879.7104 ext. 320
silva_abkarian@lmnhs.bc.ca

Rachel Yang
LINC Operations Coordinator
604.879.7104 ext. 308
rachel_yang@lmnhs.bc.ca

James Huang
Digital Literacy Facilitator
604.879.7104
linc.dl@lmnhs.bc.ca

Programs

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Canadian Systems and Culture

This program will explore varied issues that affect new immigrant families, and which will help them successfully resettle in Canada.

Filipino

Explore New Food
Information Session on Family Child Care Business

When: TBA
When: TBA
Where: LMNH - 3981 Main Street
Contact: Alma

Citizenship Education

This program prepares newcomers for their citizenship exams.

When: TBA
Where: LMNH - 3981 Main Street
Contact: Alma or Arely

Conversation Circles and Life Skills for Syrian Families

Conversation Circles and Life Skills is a program for permanent residents with an Arabic background. Summer topics include: driving, VPL, healthy living and much more.

When: TBA
Where: LMNH - 3981 Main Street
Contact: Silva

Community Kitchen for Middle Eastern Families

Newcomers from Arabic backgrounds learn new recipes and connect with Syrian families. Physical literacy for children provided.

When: TBA
Where: LMNH
Contact: Silva

Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada (LINC)

Free basic English language courses for adult permanent residents.
Level 2 (beginner) to Level 6 (Intermediate)

Morning and afternoon classes are available. You will learn English to help you with living your life in Canada, & making friends. You will learn about health care, job market, Canadian Laws & many things that are important for life in Canada.

Registration required.
Contact: Rachel

** Programs funded in full or in part by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada.**

**Priority will be given to Eligible Newcomers.**

LINC Classes Schedule from September 8 - June 30th, 2022

LINC Level(s)

2/3
3/4
4
4
5
6
5

Days

Monday - Thursday
Monday - Thursday
Monday - Thursday
Monday - Thursday
Monday - Thursday
Monday - Thursday
Monday - Thursday

Childminding

Yes 18 months – 5 years old
Yes 18 months – 5 years old
No
Yes, 18 months – 5 years old
Yes, 18 months – 5 years old
Yes 18 months – 5 years old
No

Time

1:00 AM – 4:00 PM (Library Space)
9:15 AM – 12:15 PM
9:30 AM – 11:00 AM
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM (Multi propose)
9:15 AM – 12:15 PM (Library Space)
9:15 AM – 12:15 PM (Fountain Alliance Church)
1:15 PM – 2:45 PM (Online)

Location

LMNH- 3981 Main Street Vancouver, B.C. V5V 3P3
LMNH- 3981 Main Street Vancouver, B.C. V5V 3P3
1.5 hrs Zoom Class + online homework
LMNH- 3981 Main Street, Vancouver, B.C. V5V 3P3
Bethel Church - 739 East 33rd Avenue Vancouver, BC V5V 3A1
Vancouver Fountain Alliance Church- 101 East 24th Ave , Vancouver B.C. V5V 1Z5
1.5 hrs Zoom class + online homework

Locations

LMNH
3981 Main Street
Vancouver, BC
V5V 3P3

Bethel Church
739 East 33rd Avenue
Vancouver, BC
V5V 3A1

Fountain Alliance Church
101 East 24th Avenue
Vancouver, BC
V5V 1Z5