Resources for Families New to Halton
Resources and partnerships to help you make a smooth transition into Halton:
Halton Multicultural Council has partnered with Halton District School Board to develop the Youth Settlement Program for newcomer families funded by Citizenship and Immigration Canada. Youth Settlement Workers help newcomer families interact with schools to maximize parental involvement, and student success; provide interpretation and translation services and connect families with useful community services that help students and their parents transition into the community and schools.
To book a meeting with a Youth Settlement Worker contact:
Coordinator, Youth Settlement Program Coordinator
Tel: 905-842-2486 ext. 235
Email to: email@example.com
Settlement Org gives newcomers information and resources to settle in Ontario, Canada. It provides accurate, reliable and timely content; links to sites with reliable information; and referrals to local services. Settlement.Org hosts an electronic community where newcomers get information, news, can ask questions and share experiences, and access a database of community organizations.
Halton Newcomer Strategy "is an advocacy team that engages the community to help eliminate barriers for newcomers to Halton. " The organization is funded by the Government of Canada through the Ministry of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada, and works towards ensuring that Halton Region is an inclusive and supportive community in which newcomers can thrive.
They offer a variety of services and resource for newcomers throughout Burlington, Oakville, Milton and Halton Hills.
Important information about education in Ontario available in many languages: