Newcomer Resources & Helpful Links

Explore the carefully curated links below to find the support and guidance you need on your educational journey.

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LEF Newcomer Services

The Learning Enrichment Foundation (LEF) works with newcomers in person or online to understand their unique needs and assets to develop a personalized settlement plan.

YMCA Language Assessment and Referral Services

Interested in improving your English or French language skills? YMCA provides immigrants in Canada with English and French online and in-person language assessments for government-funded programs at no cost.

Achēv Newcomer Services

Achēv offers a wide range of free newcomer services to help immigrants and refugees settle successfully in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) and Ontario.

Skills for Change

Working with newcomers and underserved groups providing holistic solutions that bridge the gap between potential and opportunity for success in Canada.

orientation to ontario

A website to help ease the transition of newcomers by providing access to standardized information about settling in Ontario and connecting newcomers to community services shortly after arrival.