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Ethno-cultural Community List

Chatham-Kent is home to many ethno-cultural communities, associations, and groups. These communities are active hosting community events and gatherings, and are happy to welcome new members. Find some listed below with contact information to get involved:

Chatham-Kent Asian Cultural Association

Canadian Belgian Dutch Club

Canadian Burmese Rohingya Association

Caribbean-Canadian Association

Centre Communautaire de Chatham-Kent La Girouette

  • Contact Person: Marthe Dumont
  • Email: cclagirouette@gmail.com
  • Phone: 519.436.1092
  • Address: 150 King St W, Chatham, ON, N7M 1E3

Chatham-Kent Black Historical Society

Chatham-Kent Chinese Association

Chatham-Kent Hispanic Community Group

Chatham-Kent Muslim Association

  • Contact Person: Hassan Elkhodr
  • Email: ck.ma@hotmail.com
  • Phone: 519.351.6941
  • Address: 504 Bloomfield Rd, Chatham, ON, N7M 5J5

Filipino Canadian Community of Chatham-Kent

Kent Sikh Society

Lega Istriana Chatham Southwestern Ontario

  • Contact Person: Angela Rota, President
  • Email: legaistrianachatham@gmail.com
  • Phone: 519.351.3033 or 519.809.0155
  • Address: 519 Sydenham St Dresden ON N0P1M0

Low German Speaking Community 

Polish-Canadian Club

Portuguese-Canadian Social Club

Spirit Romanesc - Romanian Society of CK

St. Nektarios Greek Community of Chatham-Kent

Vietnamese Community of Chatham-Kent

  • Contact Person: Tuan Lai
  • Phone: 519.397.9058
  • Address: 31 Courtyard Block, Chatham, ON, N7L 5S3

If you would like to add a cultural group to the list (or make any changes), please email us the details at LivingCK@chatham-kent.ca.


Chatham-Kent is located on the traditional territory of the Anishinaabe and Lenape peoples. Today, the community shares land with the Lunaapeew of Delaware Nation, borders the Bkejwanong of Walpole Island, and with many other First Nations peoples and Métis peoples. 

Bkejwanong First Nation, Walpole Island First Nation

Lenape (Lunaapeew) People of the Delaware Nation at Moraviantown

  • Phone: 519.692.3936
  • Address: 14760 Schoolhouse Line RR 3, Thamesville, ON, N0P 2K0
  • Website: delawarenation.on.ca