The settlement services program helps newcomers to settle and integrate into Canadian society. Settlement services are available for newcomers/ permanent residents (PR), Canadian Citizens, international students, work permit holders, live-in caregivers and convention/refugee claimants to Canada (proof of status required).
*Due to COVID, we provide services virtually, by phone and Zoom if necessary
The settlement program is funded by IRCC (Immigration, Refugee and Citizenship Canada) and Ministry of Labour, training & Skills development.
Settlement Program provides information and referral services as follows:
English/French language classes (Full-time, Evenings, Weekend)
Assistance in filling forms for PR card, pensions, health card, child tax benefits, employment insurance and others
Social assistance and Ontario Disability Support Program
Commissioner of oath and attestation of documents
Immigration and preparation of Citizenship test
Housing, health, childcare and senior benefits
Employment, training, and skills development programs
Orientation and information (one-on-one/family group)
Workshops and information sessions
Orientation to Canadian Laws/norms and neighbourhood
The settlement program provides services in the following languages:
PCHS is committed to provide clients with services in a way that respects the dignity and independence of people with disability. We are also committed to giving people with disabilities the same opportunity to access our services and allowing them to benefit from the same services, in a similar way as our other clients.