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Newcomer Settlement Program

Newcomer Settlement Program

The Newcomer Settlement Program provides information and support to help newcomers develop the skills and knowledge necessary to participate in society individually and as community members.

COVID-19 update: Our location at 1497 Queen St. W. in Parkdale is currently closed to the public. Our in-person events are currently on pause, but we are providing settlement services and support remotely and by phone.

For information and to register, please call:
416-532-7586 ext. 124 – Spanish, basic Portuguese and English-speaking staff
416-532-7586 ext. 416 – Spanish and English-speaking staff
416-532-7586 ext. 404 – Hungarian and English-speaking staff

 

Essential Information

What services do we offer:

The Newcomer Settlement Program provides immigration support, information and referrals, English Conversation Groups and other workshops on topics including:

  • Finding legal aid, childcare, healthcare services and housing programs
  • Assisting with immigration issues
  • Completing government forms
  • Finding schools and training programs
  • Assisting your job search
  • Preparing your resume
  • Connecting with social assistance
  • Learning more about community resources for immigrants and refugees

Who is eligible:

The newcomer programs are open to newcomers to Canada (regardless of immigration status), particularly those who need help getting settled in Toronto.

Where:

We are providing settlement services and support remotely and by phone.

When:

Monday to Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

We also offer a free Monthly Immigration Legal Clinic, where a lawyer provides immigration legal advice remotely and by phone.

Cost:

Free

How to register:

For information and to register, please call:
416-532-7586 ext. 124 – Spanish, basic Portuguese and English-speaking staff
416-532-7586 ext. 416 – Spanish and English-speaking staff
416-532-7586 ext. 404 – Hungarian and English-speaking staff

 

Frequently Asked Questions

Can you help me in a language other than English?
Yes! We have support workers who can assist you in Tibetan, Hindi, Tamil, Urdu, Farsi, Dari, Hungarian, Spanish and basic Portuguese. If you speak a different language, we can arrange for an interpreter.