The Regional Municipality Of York


Newcomer Services

Moving to a new country or region can be an exciting but stressful process. York Region is developing a Newcomers’ Guide that will provide useful information to help you and your family settle in York Region quickly and easily. In it, you will learn more about:

  • Arriving - Finding programs and resources to help you settle
  • Moving Around - Using public transportation
  • Living - Finding a place to stay and to live
  • Staying Healthy - Accessing health care
  • Learning - Registering your child in school or finding language classes
  • Working - Finding a job and working in York Region
  • Staying Safe - Getting to know York Region’s emergency services
  • Having Fun - Enjoying the many things to see and do in York Region
  • Municipal Government - Learning more about York Region’s local government

Welcome Centres

In York Region, there are five accessible service centres known as Welcome Centres that help immigrants settle and integrate into Canada. They provide a wide range of onsite services like family counselling, legal resources, health information and supports for youth, women and seniors

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