Intercultural Matching

It’s about adventure and exploring yourself!


You live in Montreal recently and you want to get closer to people living in your new neighborhood? Would you like to get closer to people who have recently arrived and create an exciting duo?

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What is intercultural matching?

Intercultural matching is the meeting and establishment of an interpersonal link between a newcomer and a member of the host society or a newcomer family and a member of the host society.*

*Source TCRI, Table de concertation des organismes au service des personnes réfugiées et immigrantes.

Type of matching proposed: between two individuals or between two families.

Intercultural matching does not involve any financial contribution.

Any level of French accepted.

Read the testimonies of Lochin and Péguy (Summer 2022 cohort) and the testimonies of twinned participants (Winter 2022 cohort).

Why join the adventure?

  • Break the social isolation
  • Bringing cultures together
  • Promote Quebec and Quebec culture
  • Encourage inclusion and living together
  • Build an equal and reciprocal relationship of trust

You have just arrived in Montreal?

Alone or with your family


You will:

  • Discover your new living place
  • Practice the French language

You are a long-time Quebec resident?

Alone or with your family


You will:

  • Support inclusion in your community
  • Help someone with the practice of French

As a duo, you will :

  • Exchange and learn
  • Meet people
  • Get out of your daily routine
  • Discover your culture
  • Open yourself to another culture
  • Share cultural activities

How does it work?

1 / Fill out the online form.

2/ The mobilization agent will contact you to schedule a 30-minute meeting with you in order to determine your profile (your needs, interests, etc.) and to ensure the most optimal match for you!

3/ You will participate in a launch day with other program participants. Twins meet twins!

4/For 6 months, you will meet your twin or twin family. You will be free to organize the activities that interest you, approximately twice a month. A group activity will also be proposed each month!

5/Get support from our team along the adventure.


Frédérique Mayer
Mobilization agent
(438) 379-8092

Registration is open from April 24 to June 25 to participate in the July-December 2023 cohort.