United Way School’s Out Umoja Program
This program celebrates the diverse cultural background while introducing Canadian culture through interaction with Canadian born mentors.Tutoring, Communication and Social Skills, and recreation. Learn More.
Monday | 3:15pm – 4:45pm
Thursday | 3:15pm – 4:45pm
Saturday | 10:00am – 2:00pm
Adult Literacy and Life Skills
The literacy students take part in workshops focused on topics related to life skills. New arrivals to Canada and individuals who have been in Canada for years and want to take the first step in learning how to speak, read and write English are welcome. Learn More.
Tuesday | 10:00am – 12:00pm
Wednesday | 10:00am – 12:00pm
Friday | 10:00am – 12:00pm
First Steps Hand in Hand
Umoja has a parenting program meant for Refugee Families and their children. This early childhood drop-in program, is free and welcome individuals from every ethnicity. Learn More.
Tuesday | 9:30 am -1:00pm
Wednesday | 3:30pm – 6:30pm
Success by Six Program
Umoja outreach worker assists immigrant and refugee families in accessing community resources and providing opportunity for support and discussion around integration topics and parenting in Canada during the early years (0 – 6). Learn More.
Wednesday | 10:00 am – 12:30 pm (During the school year)
Youth are supported through outreach support for increased community connection, additionally a digital media program is offered bi-weekly to provide opportunity for increasing digital skills and meeting new friends! Snacks and bus tickets provided. Learn More.
Monday | 6:00pm – 8:00pm at City Centre Library, Room 402
Digital Connect Program
Umoja Digital Connect Program with PICS is an exciting FREE 12-week program that supports the visible minority newcomer women with IT experience, to help build the foundations for employment success in a rewarding career. Learn More.
Next cohort start dates:
- Cohort 1- Oct 2 2019
- Cohort 2- Jan 20 2020
- Cohort 3- Apr 27 2020
- Cohort 4- Aug 3 2020
- Cohort 5- Nov 9 2020