CARI St-Laurent (Centre d'accueil et de référence sociale et économique pour immigrants)
Location : Saint-Laurent
Allocated amount : $234,600
First year of funding : 1994
Facilitate the personal, social and employment integration of immigrants and intervene at all stages of their settlement while adapting services to their needs and to the realities of Quebec society.
Welcoming, information and referral, continuing education (crafts, sewing and computer workshops, information sessions on Quebec society, lectures on various topics), French-language courses, job readiness development, intercultural pairing, affordable housing search, collective international kitchens, summer camps, respite centre, women’s committee, family and cultural outings, enhancement of the parental role.