Ontario

Ontario Services

General Services
Canadian Ukrainian Immigrant Aid Society
2383 Bloor Street West, 2nd Floor
Toronto, ON M6S 1P6
Phone: 416-767-4595
www.cuias.org
All services offered in Ukrainian. Assists Ukrainian immigrants settle into a new community.
Services include:

  • Housing advice
  • English language classes
  • Employment assistance – resume and cover letter writing, interview preparation, etc
  • Community orientation – schools, churches, businesses, driver’s license, banks
  • Computer access

Immigrant Services-Guelph Wellington
926 Paisley Road
Guelph, ON  N1K 1X5
Phone: 519-836-2222
www.gdmc.org
Helps with the settlement of immigrants in Guelph.
Services include:

  • Housing advice
  • Employment assistance
  • Community orientation – schools, churches, businesses, driver’s license, banks
  • Government application forms – Ontario health insurance, child tax benefits, social insurance number

New Canadians’ Centre – Peterborough
205 Sherbrooke Street, Unit D
Peterborough, ON K9J 2N2
Phone: 705-743-0882
www.nccpeterborough.ca
Helps with the settlement of immigrants in Ontario.
Services include:

  • Housing advice
  • Employment assistance -New Canadian Employment Initiative program that provides you with free workplace training
  • Community orientation – schools, churches, businesses, driver’s license, banks
  • Government application forms – Ontario health insurance, child tax benefits, social insurance number
  • Health care

Centre for Information and Community Services of Ontario
Services offered at 2 locations in York Region
Phone: 905-474-5092
www.cicscanada.com
A centre with immigrant services for all ages.
Services include:

  • Employment assistance – mock interviews, resume clinics
  • Computer access
  • Child care – homework club

Delta Family Resource Centre
2721 Jane St, Unit 14
Toronto, ON M3L 1S3
Phone: 416-747-1172
www.dfrc.ca
An organization that helps immigrants settle in Ontario.
Services include:

  • Housing advice
  • English language classes
  • Employment assistance
  • Community orientation – schools, churches, businesses, driver’s license, banks
  • Youth programs
  • Child care – toy lending library

Cross-Cultural Learners Centre
505 Dundas Street East, 2nd floor
London, ON N6B 1W4
Phone: 519-432-1133
www.lcclc.org
A settlement service agency helping new immigrants in Ontario.
Services include:

  • English language testing
  • Employment assistance
  • Community orientation – schools, churches, businesses, driver’s license, banks

Toronto Newcomer Information Centres 
For a list of all seven Center’s visit:
www.ymcagta/newcomers
Seven YMCA of Greater Toronto Newcomer Information Centres provide settlement resources and referral services for immigrants to the Greater Toronto Area. Libraries and computer labs can be accessed here.

Toronto Language Assessment and Referral Centres
The YMCA Language Assessment and Referral Centre provides immigrants in Canada with English or French language assessment for government-funded programs.
www.ymcagta/language
Please call 416-925-5462 Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. to book an appointment.
For additional questions, please see Frequently Asked Questions.

Language Assistance:
Community Development Council Durham
134 Commercial Avenue
Ajax, ON L1S 2H5
Phone: 905-686-2661
www.durhamLINC.ca
Services include:

  • Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada, free language training across the country for permanent residents

Assessment Centre – Centre for Language Training
263 Queen Street, Unit 14
Brampton, ON L6W 4K6
Phone: 905-595-0722, ext. 4101
www.tcet.com/clba
Services include:

Canadian Language Benchmarks Assessment

English Testing Centre
1410 Ouellette Avenue
Windsor, ON N8X 5B2
Phone: 519-253-2724
Services include:

Canadian Language Benchmarks Assessment

Settlement and Integration Services Organization
360 James Street North
Hamilton, ON L8L 1H5
Phone: 905-521-9917
www.siso-ham.org
Assists immigrants in getting settled into the new neighborhood.
Services include:

  • Skills Advantage Database – links internationally educated and trained individuals with employers and recruiters

Kitchener-Waterloo YMCA Language Assessment Centre
800 King Street West
Kitchener, ON N2G 1B6
Phone: 519-579-9622
www.kwymca.org/Contribute/immigrant/program_language.asp
Helps immigrants to learn English.
Services include:

  • English language classes

Thunder Bay Multicultural Association
17 North Court Street
Thunder Bay, ON P7A 4T4
Phone: 806-345-0551
www.thunderbay.org
A non-profit society, assisting immigrants and their families with their settlement into Canadian society.
Services include:

  • Housing advice
  • Employment assistance
  • Match newcomers with volunteers to assist with adjustment to Canadian society
Employment Help
The Career Foundation
9050 Yonge Street, Suite 318
Richmond Hill, ON L4C 9S6
Phone: 905-707-1555
1 800 477-4217 (toll-free in Ontario)
www.careerfoundation.com
Helps new immigrants find employment.
Services include:

  • A-LINC Centre – assess your English language skills and refer you to LINC Service Providing agency
  • Job Search and Employment Placement Program

Job Start
41 Chauncey Ave
Toronto, ON M8Z 2Z2
Phone: 416-231-2295
www.jobstart-cawl.org
Job Start provides employment services.
Services include:

  • Employment assistance – Career action for newcomers
  • Computer centre

ACCES Employment Services
489 College Street, Suite 100
Toronto, ON, M6G 1A5
Phone: 416-921-1800
www.accestrain.com
Assists immigrants in finding jobs in Canada.
Services include:

  • Employment assistance – walk-in job search, resource services

Working Skills Centre
350 Queens Quay West, Suite 204,
Toronto, ON M5V 3A7
Phone: 416-703-7770
www.workingskillscentre.com
A non-profit organization that supports immigrants through services, training and business activities.
Services include:

  • Employment assistance – job search workshops
Sin Help
To receive a Social Insurance Number.
www.settlement.org/sys/link_redirect.asp?doc_id=1000498
Education for Children:
List of Ukrainian Bilingual Schools & Sadochok’s.
http://www.shkola.org/ucsb/UCSB-Ontario-schools.pdf
Drivers License:
To receive  a Saskatchewan Driver’s License.
http://www.mto.gov.on.ca/english/dandv/driver/drvlicen.shtml
Health Coverage:
http://www.health.gov.on.ca/en/public/programs/ohip/ohipfaq_dt.aspx
Helpful Websites:
An online resource for newcomers in Ontario.
www.211toronto.caInformation about settlement services in Ontario.
www.ontarioimmigration.ca