Newcomer Settlement


The Newcomer Settlement Program provides newcomer immigrants with information, guidance and support during their settlement process. These services are available to all newcomers, including permanent residents, refugee claimants and immigrants of all ages, and include:

  • Individual settlement assistance and counselling
  • Form-filling, interpretation and translation assistance (Arabic, Tamil, Urdu, Hindi,Spanish,Cantonese,Mandarin)
  • Youth settlement and integration services and programs
  • Activities that promote social connection and community engagement
  • Educational workshops
  • To check out our program schedule, visit here.

Drop In Assistance
Available Monday to Friday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 90 Littles Road and 1321 Neilson Road.

Book an appointment for individual support.
Some services, such as form-filling assistance and translation/interpretation services, require an appointment. Please call 416-281-1376 ext. 25 and book an appointment.

Contact Settlement staff for more information:

Newcomer & Settlement Program Supervisor
Dania Ansari

Phone: 416-281-1376 ext.25

Newcomer & Settlement Coordinator
Cathy Mwanza

Phone: 416-281-1376 ext. 24

Settlement Program Facilitator (Arabic)
Maha Elsabbagh
Phone: 416-281-1376 ext. 42

Information and Outreach Worker (Adults & Families)
Tarannum Khan

Phone: 416-281-1376 ext. 21

Youth Program
Gowsika Jeyanesan
Phone: 416-281-1376 ext.23