The South Asian Centre of Windsor is a registered charity organization established in 1986 to promote, preserve and enhance the cultural values and identity of South Asians living in the region while at the same time integrate into the Canadian way of life.
South Asian Community in Windsor
The South Asian community in Windsor is a diverse group with origins from the Indian subcontinent comprising Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and the diasphora. The members are actively involved in community building with a common goal of promoting cultural awareness, pride in heritage, caring for the vulnerbale and serving as a unified voice to advocate and promote integration and well-being of all.
South Asians are the 2nd largest racilaized group in Windsor. As per Statistics Canada 2022 data, 16,135 South Asians reside in Windsor.
|Statistics Canada. 2022. (table). Census Profile. 2021 Census of Population. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-316-X2021001. Ottawa. Released November 30, 2022.|
The South Asian Centre of Windsor exists to provide, information, support and referral services to members of the South Asian Community and to foster harmonious co-existence with all segments of Canadian society.
What We Do
- Support individuals and families of South Asian descent as they adapt and integrate in Canada.
- Showcase the rich cultural heritage of South Asia by organizing events in the community and supporting the Centre’s initiatives.
- Conduct community outreach, research on emerging needs and develop South Asian resources that will be helpful to all.
- Be a bridge with the broader community through information and education initiatives.
- Advocate and empower communities to break barriers and build a caring community in Windsor.