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MWONL is a culturally diverse, provincial-based non-profit organization that was formed in 1982. Our uniqueness is based on its gender specific mandate. The organization delivers programs and services to immigrant and newcomer women and their families in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador.

We take into consideration their social, economic and cultural equality and allow them to fully participate. Our organization focuses on the unique concerns and needs of newcomer, immigrant and refugee women and their families, and recognizes and responds accordingly.


We developed innovative programs, while establishing and maintaining meaningful partnerships with various organizations.

MWONL offers programs and services to assist and support women with diverse background in the areas of social integration, economic independence, leadership quality development, violence prevention and awareness, teaching basic English language training, employment readiness, individual counselling, health and wellness. All participants have access to transportation, childcare and translation support during group activities.

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