Helpful Community Services


York Region Immigration Portal

This site contains information for newcomers about living, learning and working in York Region.


Catholic Community Services of York Region (CCSYR)

CCSYR provides services for immigrants and refugees.


The Welcome Centre Immigrant Services

This is a one stop service that guides and supports immigrants.


Service Canada

The closest Service Canada location is in Newmarket.


Canadian Newcomer Magazine and Newsletter

This publication has lots of information for new Canadians. Sign up for their newsletter on their website.


Settlement Road Map

A resource to help immigrants settle and integrate across the country.



A directory of services in our community and across the province.



COSTI provides employment services to immigrants and refugees and educational and social services.



YRDSB offer a variety of summer learning programs for elementary and secondary students  

Provides multilingual information for newcomers to Ontario, Canada.


Welcome to Canada 

Find out what to expect in your first few weeks of coming to Canada, how to get help, services available for newcomers, and information on Canadian laws and health care. 



Find community services in a specific area or city in Ontario (i.e. crisis lines, community health centres, housing assistance, settlement services, finding a job, and many more). 



ESL Resources Introduction and Library Tour

Ask us about arranging a date and time.

Children's Storytime

For babies, toddlers & preschoolers

Stories, songs, rhymes and fun! ESL children and families welcome.

Get Your Library Card

Membership is free to all who live, work, attend school or own property in Aurora or any York Region municipality. To become a member, please bring identification with your current address.