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About Us

Supporting immigrant success in Hamilton for over 30 years

At Immigrants Working Centre (IWC), we work with newcomers to Canada, recognizing them as essential partners in the growth and prosperity of our city and country. For more than 30 years, our team has worked closely with newcomers to engage and support their full social, civic and economic participation in Canada.

As Hamilton Ontario’s only dedicated settlement service organization, we’re proud to deliver a full range of free programs and services both in-person and online in over 16 languages.

Our Mission

To deliver innovative models of integrated employment-focused settlement and language programming to support immigrants’ success in a just and supportive Hamilton.

Our Vision

Immigrants achieve social and economic success as essential partners in Hamilton’s prosperity.

At Immigrants Working Centre, we provide targeted, innovative and demand-driven Settlement, Employment, English language training and Community-connections programming tailored to newcomers needs. To learn more about our individual programs, click the links below!

Our team is made up of dedicated, multilingual and multicultural staff that reflect the diversity of our newcomer clients. Speaking over 16 languages, online and in-person across our four locations in Hamilton. 

Everything is made possible through collaboration and support from our key partners, through the promotional and financial support of individuals and groups in our community and through funding from Federal, Provincial and Municipal governments and foundations.