Serving Southwestern Ontario

Helping Newcomers to Build A Life

Each year our region receives hundreds of immigrants from nations all over the world. Our mission is to help them assimilate into Canadian culture and enrich all of our lives as we strive to be a multicultural society. Your donation can make a pronounced difference in a newly arrived family’s lives.

Helping Refugees

Canada has a proud tradition of helping refugees that are fleeing violence, disaster and religious or political persecution. The lives of refugees are hugely disrupted, and we do everything we can to help make the transition to our region as smooth as possible.

You can help the process by donationg towards refugee resettelment

Multicultural Association of Perth Huron

Settlement and support services for immigrants, refugees, women, youth, and seniors. We provide orientation about Canadian culture and other topics such as Education, Employment, Health Care and etc. We also Help immigrants with documents and processes, referrals and resources to access available services, Language improvement program and much more.

We're currently helping newcomers in Bruce, Grey, Huron, Middlesex Oxford, Perth, and Wellington counties.  

A Message From Our Founder

Newcomers to Huron and Perth Counties enrich their communities by teaching us about the world we live in, and reminding us that even though we may be different, we are all the same.” – Dr. Gezahgn Wordofa, founder and President, the Multicultural Association of Perth-Huron Helping newcomers feel at home is what the Multicultural Association of Perth-Huron is all about. Immigrants to Canada, newcomers from other provinces, and isolated foreign and Canadian migrants will all find a warm welcome, information, and support at the Multicultural Association office in Stratford, Ontario. Founded in 2011 Sep 20 by Dr. Gezahgn Wordofa, the Multicultural Association of Perth-Huron (MAPH) assists newcomers in Southwestern Ontario to adjust to life in their new communities by providing services throughout the region.

Thank you so much.
-Dr. Gezahgn Wordofa
Geza Wordofa Founder of the Multicultural Association of Perth Huron

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Our mission is to help newcomers and refugees find the services they need to successfully integrate in Canada.

MAPH In The News

March 6, 2024

Resilience the message at MAPH International Women’s Day event

Saif Mustaf couldn’t think of a more deserving person than his mom to speak at the Multicultural Association of Perth-Huron’s International Women’s Day event.

From The Beacon Herald

February 2, 2024

Ukrainians can stay in Perth County, Multicultural association, government say

The organization responsible for helping newcomers settle in the region is reaching out to Ukrainians worried they will soon have to return to the war-ravaged country.

From The Beacon Herald

January 19, 2024

Multicultural association making life easier for vulnerable residents this winter

Roman Kotvyrskyi, left, Hira Dhariwal, right, and MAPH president Geza Wordofa shovel a path in front of the Falstaff Centre, where the MAPH office is located. Cory Smith/Beacon Herald

From The Beacon Herald

December 21, 2023

Multicultural association launches holiday program to feed Stratford homeless

The local multicultural association is partnering with two Stratford restaurants to cook and deliver hot meals to those in need this Saturday.

From The Beacon Herald