National Newcomer Services

National Newcomer Services

Welcome newcomers! Whether you are making your home in one of the many cities, towns, or villages in Canada, there are a plethora of national newcomer resources and services available to you to help along your journey of making Canada your home.

Share Lawyers has compiled a list of Canada wide national newcomer resources and services for newcomers.


National Newcomer Services in Canada

Immigrant Access Fund ………. 1-855-423-2262
Immigrant Access Fund Canada supports immigrants, including refugees, who arrive in our country equipped with excellent professional skills and knowledge but face significant barriers to employment. For more information visit the Immigration Access Fund website.

Immigration Canada
Through Immigration Canada you can apply to study, work, immigrate to Canada, apply for citizenship, resident card, or refugee program. For more information visit the Immigration Canada website.

Prepare For Canada
Prepare For Canada is an online resources for what you need to know about Canada, what to know before coming, and when you arrive. With guides about where to choose, information about careers, and national newcomer resources, visit the Prepare For Canada website.

YMCA Canada
YMCAs across the country provide settlement services, newcomer resources, housing services, social activities, and community programs. To find a location and programs new you visit the YMCA Canada website.

Newcomer Services By Province

Alberta

Immigrate to Alberta Information Service ………. 1-877-427-6219 (within Alberta) or (780) 427-6419 (outside Alberta)
International Qualifications Assessment Service (IQAS)
………. (780) 427-2655 (Edmonton)
………. 310-0000, then 427-2655 (toll-free in Alberta)
………. 1-866-692-7057 (Northwest Territories)
………. (Country specific prefix)-1-780-427-2655 (International)
Temporary Foreign Worker Helpline  ………. 1-877-944-9955
Welcome To Alberta – PDF

British Columbia
AMSSA (Affiliation of Multicultural Societies and Service Agencies of BC)………. 1-888-355-5560
DIVERSEcity Community Resources Society ………. (604) 365-7997
Immigrant & Multicultural Services Society of Prince George ………. (250) 562-2900
Immigrant Services Society of BC ………. (604) 684-2561
Kelowna Community Resources ………. (250) 763-8008  x130
MOSAIC (Metro Vancouver) ………. (604) 254-9626  x226
Settlement Orientation Services BC ………. (604) 255-1881
Victoria Immigrant and Refugee Centre Society (VIRCS) ………. (250) 361-9433  x207

Manitoba
Elmwood Community Resource Centre ………. (204) 982-1720 Ext 205
Immigrant Centre Manitoba ………. (204) 943-9158
Indigenous People of Manitoba: A Newcomers Guide
Norwest Co-op Community Health ………. (204) 794-3480 or (204) 938-5962

New Brunswick
Atlantic Human Services Inc. ………. 1-855-383-9033
arrivants au Nord-Ouest Inc.
Edmundston ………. (506) 735-0604
Grand Falls ………. 1-855-533-0604
Association Multiculturelle du Restigouche ………. (506) 789-7747
Centre d’accueil des nouveaux arrivants de la Péninsule acadienne (CAIENA-PA) ………. (506) 727-0185
Centre d’accueil et d’accompagnement francophone des immigrants du Sud-Est du Nouveau-Brunswick (CAFI) ………. (506) 382-7494
Centre de ressources pour nouveaux
Immigration and Settlement in New Brunswick
Miramichi Regional Multicultural Association ………. (506) 773-5272
Multicultural Association of Carleton County ………. (506) 328-4690
Multicultural Association Chaleur Region Inc. ………. (506) 547-7651
Multicultural Association of Charlotte County (CCMA) ………. (506) 755-9295
Multicultural Association of Fredericton Inc. ………. (506) 454-8292
Multicultural Association of the Greater Moncton Area ………. (506) 858-9659
PRUDE (Pride, Race, Unity, Dignity, Education)
Resource Centre (SJMNRC) ………. (506) 642-4242
Saint John Multicultural and Newcomers
YMCA Employment Counselling for Newcomers to Canada Program Fredericton………. (506) 462-3177
YMCA of Greater Saint John ………. (506) 634-4860

Newfoundland and Labrador
Association for New Canadians ………. (709) 722-9680
Newcomers’ Guide To Services and Resources: in Newfoundland and Labrador
Refugee and Immigrant Advisory Council ………. (709) 754-4122
Toll Free Information Line ………. 1-833-222-0921

Northwest Territories
ImmigrateNWT ………. 1-855-440-5450
Le Conseil de développement économique des Territoires du Nord-Ouest (CDÉTNO) ………. (867) 873- 5962 or 1-866-849-9139
Settlement worker in schools ………. (867) 445-3551

Nova Scotia
All Women’s Empowerment and Development Association (AWEDA) ………. (902) 407-2203
Fédération acadienne de la Nouvelle-Écosse (FANE)
Halifax Refugee Clinic ………. (902) 422-6736
Immigrant Services Association of Nova Scotia ………. 1-866-431-6472
Nova Scotia Office of Immigration ………. 1-877-292-9597
Nova Scotia Community Services
YMCA Immigrant Services Greater Halifax/Dartmouth ………. (902) 457-9622
YMCA School Settlement ………. (902) 457-9622 x232
Active Living ………. (902) 457-9622 x259
YREACH ………. (902) 457-9622 x229
After Hours Emergency Contact ……….(902) 456-7223
YMCA Saturday Study Skills ………. (902) 457-9622 x223

Nunavut
Department of Community and Government Services ………. (867) 975-5400

Ontario
Housing Help Association of Ontario ………. (905) 526-8100  
Ontario 211 ………. 2-1-1
Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants (OCASI) ………. (416) 322-4925
Ontario Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration
Ontario Skills Passport
Settlement.Org

Prince Edward Island
Information Sessions for Newcomers
La Coopérative d’intégration francophone de l’Î.-P.-É. ………. (902) 888-1687
PEI Association for Newcomers
The PEI Party Line ………. 1-866-279-1594

Québec
French Course For Non-Francophones
Immigration Quebec
Information Sessions for Newcomers
Learning About Quebec – Your Successful Integration
Voice of English Speaking Quebec ………. (418) 683-2366

Saskatchewan
Newcomer Information Centre Saskatoon ………. (306) 343-8303
Regina Newcomer Welcome Centre ………. (306) 352-5775
Settlement Services Government of Saskatchewan ………. (306) 798-7467
Southwest Newcomer Services ………. (306) 637-4920
The Humbolt Regional Newcomer Centre ………. (306) 682-4277

Yukon
Advanced Education  ……….  (867) 667-5131
L’Association franco-yukonnaise (AFY) ……….  (867) 668-2663
Multicultural Centre of the Yukon ……….  (867) 667-6205

No matter where you are in Canada, there are many national newcomer resources for your or your loved ones who are looking for services and programs for Newcomers.


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