Settlement Program

The purpose of the Settlement Program is to provide the necessary information and community services to newcomers, such as convention refugees, landed immigrants, single mothers and fathers, citizens, seniors, homeless, youth as well as people with disabilities, in order to successfully integrate them into the Canadian society.  All our services are free of charge.

Our Settlement Counsellors assist clients with:

  • Social assistance
  • Information regarding community and government services
  • Translation of documents
  • Completion of different government applications such as:
    • Child Tax Benefits
    • Ontario Health Card
    • Social Insurance Number
    • Citizenship
    • Permanent Residence
    • Canada Pension Plan – Old Age Security Program
    • Housing

Referrals to:

  • Government Programs
  • Community services
  • Employment centres
  • Schools and ESL, ELP (English Language Program (previously LINC)
  • Legal services
  • Shelters