New Canadian Friendship Centre

Childcare Program

Childcare is provided for preschool children when parents are attending morning classes. We offer a safe and fun learning environment by providing age-appropriate activities including Bible stories, songs, activities and games.

When: Every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Cafe Drop In

We’d love to have you and your friends stop by the Café to visit and share stories and friendship with other newcomers to Canada and with our volunteers.

When: Every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

NCFC ESL Classes

When: Every Tuesday, Thursday, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

ESL Conversation Class

Monday: 10 – 11:30 AM (in person) Monday: 7 – 8:30 PM (online) All levels accepted

When: Every Monday


$15 registration fee (from September to June). All supplies provided.

When: Every Monday, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Baking and Cooking Classes

*CURRENTLY PAUSED DUE TO COVID* Make friends and enjoy community while learning traditional Canadian style baking, like cookies, muffins and cakes. Yum! You will have an opportunity to learn from volunteers (and teach fellow students!) how to make traditional recipes from around the world. You will learn to substitute healthier ingredients in recipes, as well as Canadian tips to shop for value and nutrition.

When: Every Monday, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Creative Circle

Bring your creative projects (knitting, crochet, embroidery or cross-stick) and work and learn together with other newcomers, while practicing English conversation and making friends

When: Every Monday, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Artist Collective

We give women new to Canada opportunities to learn skills in sewing and needlework. We then provide experience and mentorship to market their quality handcrafted items to people who might buy them! This program is offered to participants of our Sewing & Knitting and Crochet classes who demonstrate commitment, creativity and attention to quality.

When: Every Monday, 12:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Drop-in Computer Support

Bring your laptop or other device, and receive personalized support with:  using programs like MS Word or Excel, Zoom, searching online, communicating, helping your device work well

When: Second Thursday, Fourth Thursday of the month, 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM