Partner Organizations

London

The London Cross Cultural Learning Centre (LCCLC) has been operating in London since 1968. During the first 12 years, the CCLC was part of the University of Western Ontario and services focused primarily on providing education and information to the community on global and international development issues. The CCLC was the first Global Education Centre in Canada, funded through the Public Participation Program of Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA).

Ottawa

The Immigrant Women Services Ottawa (IWSO) is a community-based social service agency providing the highest quality of culturally appropriate services to immigrant women and their children. We create opportunities for women as they integrate and settle into a new society, rebuild their lives after violence and achieve their personal goals.Every year, over 2,000 women and their children are helped by IWSO’s dedicated and talented staff who are assisted by volunteers.

Toronto

The Davenport-Perth Neighbourhood and Community Health Centre (DPNCHC) is a respected multi-service agency located in Toronto’s West End. For three decades, they have played an important role in the lives of the residents of the community, assisting them to stay healthy, develop leadership skills, make positive lifestyle choices, build relationships, and work together to improve their living conditions and prospects for the future.

Waterloo

The International Migration Research Centre (IMRC) is a research centre whose mandate is to serve as a focal point for debate, research, policy analysis, and proposal development related to international migration and mobility at the global, national and regional scale. The Centre continually works to establish research relationships and seminars encouraging involvement with all Laurier faculties including Arts, Social Work and SBE. 

The YMCAs of Cambridge & Kitchener Waterloo (CKW YMCA) are charitable organizations that strengthen our communities by providing opportunities for personal growth and active involvement. As a leading charity, the YMCA cares about the health and well-being of everyone in our community. For example, financial assistance is provided to people who have difficulty paying the fees. The YMCA helps people develop healthy, active lifestyles through a wide range of programming that includes licensed child care, immigrant settlement, and an award-winning Outdoor Centre. 

The Aging Well project is funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC)