Newcomer services

Settling in a new country can be an exciting, but challenging experience. Our free services are here to help you transition smoothly into everyday life in Canada. On this page you can find resources that can help you look for a job, housing, health care, improve your language skills and access other services.

  If you’re outside of Canada, you might be eligible to access services before arriving. Learn more about pre-arrival services.

Settlement professionals in your area can help you with daily life and adjusting to your community.

Other services for you

Look for a job

  • Find resume and cover letter tips
  • Private and government job banks
  • Volunteer opportunities

Get health care and take care of your mental health

Improve your English or French

Find out how to assess your language skills and sign up for a class.

Benefits, credits, and taxes for newcomers

Find out how to file your first tax return and apply for benefits and credits.

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