Welcome to Canada.
As you arrive and settle in Niagara, start your journey with us.
We offer a variety of newcomer and immigrant settlement programs & services helping you build for you and your family, a new life in Canada.
We celebrate and promote cultural, social and economic inclusion and well-being of all immigrants and newcomers.
We are a gateway to equitable, respectful and welcoming communities for immigrants and newcomers in Niagara.
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We offer a variety of unique programs and services that will help you build your new life in Canada.
As a newcomer to Canada, you may have questions about job searching and what you can do to find the job of your choice. The Job Search Workshop Program is available on-line and in-person; our team of specialists understand the job search needs of people new to Canada. We succeed when you succeed!Learn More
English as a Second Language Classes
Our centre offers full time Language Instruction for Newcomers (LINC) and English as a Second Language (ESL) instruction for adults of varying levels of language ability. Our LINC/ESL program facilitates students’ social, cultural and occupational integration into Canadian life.Learn More
Our Bridging Barriers to Newcomer Mental Health program provides mental health support to newcomers in Niagara who are experiencing language and other social barriers to accessing mainstream mental health services.Learn More
The Settlement Department assists newcomers to meet their immediate and longer-term settlement needs, including information and orientation to the community, referrals to community and social services, solution-focussed counselling and assistance with settlement plans.Learn More
As a non-profit that celebrates and promotes the cultural, social, and economic inclusion and well-being of all immigrants and newcomers, our organization relies on the generosity of individuals like you.
We truly appreciate your support of our newcomer settlement services work in Niagara.
Faces of the Folk Arts
Stories of separation, a new country, sadness, hope, triumph, dreams and success. Read the stories of newcomers to Niagara as told by the newcomers themselves as they start their new life in Canada.