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diversity2The Fort Erie Multicultural Centre is a social, non-profit, charitable organization. It is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors, who are committed to carrying out its mission of assisting newcomers arriving in Fort Erie who wish to settle successfully Canadian society.

Fort Erie has a strong and consistent history of welcoming and integrating newcomers. From its  earliest days, in Upper Canada (now Ontario)Fort Erie was involved  connected to the abolishment of slavery in 1793 in Upper Canada (now Ontario) and the famous Underground Railroad. Situated at the busiest border crossing for refugees in Canada, Fort Erie is both a gateway community and a place newcomers like to call their new home.

The health and safety of our staff, clients and the general public is paramount. To aid in slowing the global spread of COVID-19 the following is immediately in effect:
Fort Erie Multicultural Centre (FEMC) is closed to the public until further notice, with essential and urgent services available remotely by phone or email. Those contacting us will be screened and forwarded to a program staff person for follow-up within 24 hours.
ESL (English as a Second Language) and LINC (Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada) classes are available. Please call St. John’s South Campus 905.991.8951 between 9 am and noon (Monday thru Friday) for information about on-line and in-person language classes.
In the interim, we will provide updates as they become available.
We appreciate your support and understanding as we all work together during this time.
Thank you
On behalf of the Board of Directors, Fort Erie Multicultural Centre