Multicultural Women’s Organization of NL (MWONL)  

Address: Box #9, Nuport Building, 44 Torbay Road, St. John’s, NL A1A 2G4 

Tel: (709) 726-0321
Fax: (709) 726-0322
Facebook: @MWONL.WOW


The Multicultural Women’s Organization of Newfoundland and Labrador (MWONL) serves immigrant, newcomer, and visible minority women through a wide variety of supportive and culturally appropriate programs and services that facilitate connection, belonging and participation in the community. 


A dynamic women-led organization that empowers and supports women from diverse backgrounds. 


  • Women-Centred: A diverse group of women supporting each other. 
  • Empowerment: Strengthening women’s voices and choices. 
  • Equity: Enabling opportunities that elevate women. 
  • Cultural Safety: A respectful space for women free of racism and other forms of discrimination. 

Target Population:

Newcomers, Immigrant women and their families, seniors, International students and others who will benefit from our programs. 

Highlights of Programs/Services Offered:

MWONL provides professional, gender-based, culturally competent, comprehensive services to meet the diverse needs of immigrant women and their families. Programs and services are easily accessible and are offered by skilled and dedicated staff supported by committed board members and volunteers. Programs and services include: 

  • Violence Prevention 
  • Information and Awareness Sessions 
  • Social Empowerment Programs 
  • Health and Wellness Programs 
  • Seniors’ Programs 
  • Children and Youth Programs 
  • Social Programs (Art, Craft, Cooking, Movie and more) 
  • Community Partnership 
  • Career Development and Employment Support 
  • Trans-Cultural Competency & Awareness (TCAA) Training 
  • Leadership and Skills Development 
  • Professional Social Work Counseling and Support 
  • Volunteer Development Programs 
  • Resource Directory (a listing of interpreters)