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Contact Information
Office Phone 506-454-8292
Fax 506-450-9033
E-Mail mcaf@mcaf.nb.ca
Website www.mcaf.nb.ca
Primary Contact Haruka Kudo, Media & Events Coordinator, Multicultural Association of Fredericton Inc.; Phone: 506 454 8292; Fax: 506-450-9033; Email: mcaf@mcaf.nb.ca
Volunteer Coordinator Ella Sentse, Community Connections, Multicultural Association of Fredericton Inc.; Phone: 506 454 8292; Fax: 506-450-9033; Email: community@mcaf.nb.ca
Primary Executive Lisa Bamford De Gante, Executive Director, Multicultural Association of Fredericton Inc.; Phone: 506 454 8292; Fax: 506-450-9033; Email: bamford@mcaf.nb.ca
Description & Services
Description of service(s) The Multicultural Association of Fredericton Inc. (MCAF), founded in 1974, plays a vital role in establishing communication and fostering understanding within the community at large, settled immigrants and newcomers. MCAF accomplishes this by offering programs and services that meet the following goals: 
• to encourage and promote the concept of diversity and inclusion; 
• to provide newcomers to Canada with settlement services, language instruction,  
employment services and network building within the community; 
• to create an inclusive and welcoming community. 
 
MCAF Newcomer Programs deliver a range of services to facilitate the integration and full participation of newcomers in our community including: 
• English Second Language Classes, 
• Settlement Services, 
• Settlement Worker in Schools (SWIS), 
• Programme de liaison francophone,  
• Newcomer Computer Learning Centre, 
• Community Connections, 
• ESL for Temporary Foreign Workers and Their Spouses, 
• NB Employment Language Training, 
• Business English for Newcomers, 
• Employment Services for newcomers. 
 
The MCAF Children and Youth Programming facilitates participation, integration and leadership through the following programs: 
• Rainbow of Cultures Summer Camp for children age 6-12, 
• Newcomer Homework Clubs, 
• Newcomer Youth Group, 
• Boys’ and Girls’ Group, 
• Newcomer Children and Youth Music Lessons, 
• Newcomer Youth Participation in Sports (NYPS),  
• Youth Speak Up Video WelcoME/Bien Venu. 
• African Dance Group, Photography and Art Classes 
 
In our community, the MCAF organizes and delivers a variety of training, events and programs to celebrate diversity and to promote a welcoming and inclusive community including: 
• Creating Inclusive Workplaces Training, 
• Partnership with local organizations to enhance inclusive service delivery, 
• Cultural Expressions Festival, 
• Diversity & Inclusion in Schools project  
 
The work of the MCAF is enriched and supported by our many volunteers and community partners.
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm
Dates Program is Offered Closed over Christmas and New Year's Holidays.
Areas Served Fredericton - Greater Fredericton area
Eligibility Ages: 6 year(s) - 99 year(s)
Application Call for application details
Languages English ; French ; American Sign Language (ASL) ; Bengali ; German ; Hebrew ; Hindi ; Japanese ; Korean ; Mandarin ; Punjabi ; Russian ; Serbo-Croatian ; Somali ; Spanish ; Ukrainian ; Urdu ; Interpretive Services ; MCAF staff speak the following languages:  
Arabic, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Dzongkha, Hebrew, Hindi, Japanese, Kinyarwanda, Kirundi, Kono, Korean, Kreol, Lingala, Luo, Maya Achi, Maya Quiche, Nepali, Pathwa Mendi, Pegeon, Persian/Farsi, Sharshap, Spanish, Swahili, Tami, Wollof
Fees None
Location information
Located In Community Fredericton
Address & Map
28 Saunders St
Fredericton, NB E3B 1N1
 
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Accessibility Fully Accessible ; ***Note that accessibility is self-reported. Please contact the organization before arrival***
Other Details
Service Level (50) Non Profit
Print Material www.mcaf.nb.ca
Designated Day/Week/Month/ Events Cultural Expressions Festival - to celebrate Multiculturalism Day in June 
Canada Day celebration - July 1st
Subjects
Service Categories English as a Second Language ; Immigrant/Newcomer Accompaniment Programs ; Immigrant/Refugee Employment Programs ; Immigrant/Refugee Support Groups ; Immigrant/Refugee Support Groups ~ Youth

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