Newcomers

Helpful Community Services

 

York Region Immigration Portal

www.yorkwelcome.ca

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

 

Catholic Community Services of York Region (CCSYR)

www.ccsyr.org

CCSYR provides services for immigrants and refugees.

 

The Welcome Centre Immigrant Services

www.welcomecentre.ca

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

 

Service Canada

www.servicecanada.gc.ca

The closest Service Canada location is in Newmarket.

 

Canadian Newcomer Magazine and Newsletter

www.cnmag.ca

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

 

Settlement Road Map

www.settlementroadmap.ca

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

 

211Ontario

www.211ontario.ca

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

 

COSTI

www.costi.org

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

 

YORK REGION DISTRICT SCHOOL BOARD

www.yrdsb.ca/Programs/summer/Pages/default.aspx

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

 

InMyLanguage.org          

http://english.inmylanguage.org/

Provides multilingual information for newcomers to Ontario, Canada.

 

Welcome to Canada      

http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/pdf/pub/welcome.pdf 

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. 

 

FindServicesNearMe      

http://settlement.org/findhelp/ontario/

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.

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