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The New Canadians Centre Peterborough (NCC) is a non-profit charitable organization dedicated to supporting immigrants, refugees and other newcomers in the Peterborough and Northumberland regions. We are governed by a volunteer Board of Directors.

Our mission:

We strive to empower immigrants and refugees to become full and equal members of Canadian society, and to provide community leadership to ensure cultural integration in a welcoming community.

Our values:

Respect, Diversity, Partnerships, Dedication

Our goals:

  • To ease and promote the adjustment of immigrants and refugees to Canadian Culture
  • To provide trained staff and appropriate facilities
  • To advocate on behalf of new Canadians and to provide information and referrals
  • To continually review and adjust our services to address the needs of new Canadians
  • To increase the active participation of new Canadians in determining the direction of the agency
  • To promote cross-cultural understanding and acceptance through education and awareness projects
  • To promote fundraising projects to improve quality of community services for new Canadians