Links for Greener Learning

Contact Details
Office Phone 905-401-2614 or 905-397-5630
Website www.linksforgreenerlearning.org
Primary Contact Yaneth Londono, Executive Director; Email: contact@linksforgreenerlearning.org
Alternate Contact Patrice Russell, Program Manager; Email: prussell@linksforgreenerlearning.org
Site Details
Areas Served Fort Erie ; Niagara Falls ; St Catharines ; Welland
Located In Community St Catharines
Address & Map
43 Church St
St Catharines, ON L2R 7E1
 
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Intersection Ontario St and Welland Ave
Service and Access Details
Description (Service) Geared towards linking education institutions, their newcomers and domestic students, with experiential learning opportunities 
 
Services include: 
 
Train the Trainer 
* targeted towards newcomers who already have an environmental career or post-secondary students who are interested in starting an environmental career  
* training on the basics of environmental knowledge and required skills 
 
Environmental Awareness and Education for Newcomers 
* series of workshops designed to help newcomers develop awareness and skills in the area of waste management, water and energy conservation 
 
Newcomers Green Moms 
* program for moms interested in learning more about how to lead an eco-friendly lifestyle, save on costs, and keeping the environment healthy 
 
Growing Diversity Garden 
* raises awareness amongst newcomers about food, how to grow organic food 
* provides an opportunity to continue cooking traditional recipes 
* gardens provide opportunity for recreation, exercise, education and the opportunity to meet people and practice English
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm
Eligibility New immigrants * convention refugees * domestic and international students and member from the Niagara Community
Application Call for information
Languages English ; Arabic ; Chinese (Mandarin) ; Spanish
Fees None
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 2011
Funding Provincial - Ontario Trillium Foundation ; Fundraising ; NPI Niagara Region, United Way St. Catharines, Niagara Community Foundation and United Way, Fort Erie and Niagara Falls.
Meetings Annual Board of Directors Meeting
Service Categories Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ College/University Students ~ Environmental Issues ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Immigrants/Refugees ~ Environmental Issues
Events Earth Day