links

General & Settlement:

 

Service Canada
(OHIP cards, learner’s licence, Social Insurance card,
Employment Insurance)
www.servicecanada.gc.ca

Information about before and after you arrive in Ontario.
www.ontarioimmigration.ca

 

Information for newcomers
(finding a job, sponsorship, ESL, Housing, health, etc.)www.settlement.org

 

Ministry of Children and Youth Serviceswww.children.gov.on.ca


Programs and Services for Newcomers:

Newcomer Information Centres ( NICs)
www.settlement.org/findhelp

Immigrant- Serving Agencies
www.ontarioimmigration.ca
www.settlement.org

General Services
www.211Ontario.ca
or Call 211 (available in various communities)


Getting Started in Ontario
:

Public Transit
http://www.mto.gov.on.ca/english/traveller/transit.shtml

Drivers Licencewww.mto.gov.on.caor call 1-800-387-3445

Service Canada
www.servicecanada.caor call 1-800-267-8097

Ontario Health Insurance Plan (OHIP)
www.health.gov.on.cawww.ontario.caor call 1-800-664-8988

Doctors search
www.cpso.on.ca/docsearch/ or call 1-800-268-7096 ext 626

Telehealth Ontario - call 1-800-797-0000

Toronto Public Health
www.toronto.ca/health/

Medical Clinics in Toronto and Ontario
www.directory.torontodirect.info

Documents required for SIN
www.servicecanada.gc.ca/eng/sc/sin


Education and Children:

General Information
www.edu.gov.on.ca

School Boards
www.edu.gov.on.ca/eng/sbinfo

Childcare and Early Years
www.gwchildcare.caor call 1-866-821-7770

Ministry of Children and Youth Services
www.children.gov.on.ca

Toronto District School Board
www.tdsb.on.ca

Toronto Public Library & Community Centres
www.torontopubliclibrary.ca

Post Secondary Education
www.tcu.gov.on.cawww.edu.gov.on.ca/eng/tcu/

Financial Support  for Post-Secondary Education
www.osap.gov.on.ca


Parks, Forestry & Recreation:

Toronto Parks, Forestry & Recreationwww.toronto.ca

 


Business and Working in Ontario:

Planning to work in Canada
www.credentials.gc.ca

Labour market information
www.labourmarketinformation.ca

Employment Ontario
www.edu.gov.on.ca/eng/tcu/employmentontario

Jobs in Toronto
www.jobboardtoronto.com

Service Canada
www.jobbank.gc.ca

Foreign education credentials
www.wes.orgwww.ontarioimmigration.ca/english/academic.aspwww.settlement.org(click on 'education' then 'evaluate my credentials')

Regulated Professions
www.ontarioimmigration.ca

Getting work Experience
www.careerbridge.cawww.ontarioimmigration.caor call 416-977-3343

Starting a business - 1-800-567-2345

Workers' Action Centre
(Confidential and free support for workers to know their rights)www.workersactioncentre.org