Are you new to Canada?

The Settlement Services program works with newcomers and immigrants to help individuals with their settlement needs, learn about the programs and services in Windsor-Essex and meet new people.

Individuals can attend various workshops to learn about living in Canada, develop skills and connect to their community.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Permanent Residents
  • Persons in Canada applying to become permanent residents and who have been informed, through a letter from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada, of the initial approval of the application subject to an admissibility assessment
  • Convention Refugees, and Temporary Residents who have entered Canada as a Live-in caregiver

Services Available at WEST:

  • One-on-one information and support counselling
  • Employment support
  • Initial needs assessment
  • Workshops
  • Referrals to community services
  • Interpretation

For more information or to make an appointment with a Settlement Counsellor, contact WEST at 519-256-6621.

            

This program is funded by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada and the Government of Ontario.