Portuguese Benevolent Society

Agency: Portuguese Benevolent Society

Program Description:

The purpose of the Portuguese Benevolent Society is to:

  • support individual organizations, clubs or associations advancing issues affecting Portuguese-Canadians and their descendents in Canada
  • advance, promote and revitalize Portuguese culture, education and heritage in Canada by supporting, presenting and producing high-calibre events
  • promote and communicate Portuguese-Canadians concerns at all levels of government


The Portuguese Centre hosts Portuguese private and corporate language classes.

The centre also provides translation services to companies and individuals.

Client Profile / Eligibility Criteria

Portuguese-Canadians (“Luso-phones”), their descendants and friends

Registration Information

Call contact number

Start Dates / Duration

Ongoing, call contact for the schedule of language classes and events

Membership Fee: Call contact for the Membership Fee

Contact Information

Contact: N/A

Phone: (604) 684-5876

Fax: N/A

Email: centre@lusitania.ca

Website: Visit


Mailing Only:

Portuguese Community Centre of British Columbia

21623 – 1424 Commercial Drive

Vancouver, BC V5L 5G3