MOSAIC offerS a wide variety of activities that are carefully designed to meet seniors’ interests and to strengthen and stimulate the emotional, intellectual and physical health of older adult immigrants and refugees. Activities include Yoga Classes, English Language Conversation Groups, Computer Training, Home Visitations, Wii Games, Volunteer Opportunities and Field Trips. This program provides language support in a variety of languages.
- Seniors Club provides workshops, field trips, group activities (chess club, Taichi, computer classes), English conversation circles and one-on-one settlement support.
- Senior Programs are also part of the Burnaby Better At Home Consortium, which provides light housekeeping and transportation for medical appointments to Burnaby seniors (65+) living independently. This is a fee-for-service on sliding scale.
- Empowerment Through Calligraphy offers calligraphy drop-in classes.
- My Community Home Visitation trains volunteers in providing more personalized language support via home visits to seniors
Client Profile / Eligibility Criteria
Immigrant, naturalized citizens and refugee seniors over 55 years old
For Burnaby North, call 604 292 3907; for Burnaby South, call 604 438 8214
Start Dates / Duration
Program Fee: FREE
Contact Information: Eliza Chan, Jennifer Ng and Yumi Onozawa
Contact: Daisy Au
Phone: (604) 292-3907 (Burnaby North); (604) 438-8214 (Burnaby South)
Fax: (604) 636-4743
North Burnaby Location
Brentwood Resource Community Centre
2055 Rosser Ave,
Burnaby, BC, V5C 5Y1
Phone: 604 292 3907
South Burnaby Location
MOSAIC Burnaby Centre for Immigrants
Burnaby, BC, V5J 1H2
Phone: 604 438 8214