Networking For An Inclusive Community (NIC)

Janet McAllister

Janet McAllister

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Chair

NIC provides education and informal networking opportunities that frontline workers and organizations need to better support our refugees and immigrants. The stories provided by newcomers add to our understanding of their experiences.


  • It was great learning. I had a couple of moments that had the “light bulb” come on about certain situations I had in the past.

  • In every community, there is work to be done.
    In every nation, there are wounds to heal.
    In every heart, there is the power to do it...

  • The NIC has been instrumental in organizing many educational and networking opportunities for front-line workers including Settlement Workers In...

  • I have benefited from NIC as a student, for my profession and as an active member of my community.