Settlement services for newcomers
Services that assist immigrants, refugees and other eligible clients with immediate needs for settling in Canada or with ongoing integration into Canadian society, including immigration and sponsorship.
Employment programs for newcomers
Services that assist immigrants, refugees and other eligible clients with employment, including job search, credential assessment, services for foreign-trained professionals and access to professional associations. Includes volunteer programs.
Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada (LINC), language assessment and other English as a Second Language training programs.
Health programs for newcomers
Health services with a specific focus on newcomers. Includes Community Health Centres and how to find medical professionals.
Interpretation and translation services
Organizations that provide translation of written documents or oral interpretation services.
Housing services for newcomers
Housing services with a specific focus on newcomers. Includes Housing Help Centres and links to emergency and short-term housing.
Legal services, including advice and representation in the areas of employment, human rights, health and housing. Also includes clinics specializing in immigration and refugee law.
Befriending programs for newcomers
Services that provide social support for newcomers. Includes local ethnocultural associations.
Services for specific groups
Services with a specific focus on newcomer children, youth, women and seniors. Includes programs for refugee claimants.
211Toronto.ca lists many more general services that maybe useful to newcomers:
Abuse including sexual assault
Child, youth and family services
Consumer protection and complaints
Emergency and crisis services
Employment, education and training
General community services