Newcomers

Organizations that support newcomer to and/or refugees in Canada.

OCASI is a registered charity governed by a volunteer board of directors. Its membership is comprised of more than 230 community-based organizations in the province of Ontario, with about 60% of them in Toronto, who provide settlement and integration services to immigrants and refugees.
Human Rights workshop for newcomer youth.
The Ontario Justice Education Network (OJEN), founded by Ontario’s three Chief Justices in 2002, is a collaborative network of organizations devoted to promoting public understanding, education and dialogue to support a responsive and inclusive justice system.
OBC instructor and urban youth in climbing helmets, giving a thumbs-up in front of the climbing wall.
Outward Bound Canada (OBC) is a not-for-profit, charitable, educational organization that cultivates resilience, leadership, connections and compassion through inspiring and challenging journeys of self-discovery in the natural world. An OBC experience becomes a model for a lifetime of achievement...
The Parent Child Mother Goose Program fosters parent-child bonding, literacy and healthy parenting through a rich oral language experience in an emotionally supportive environment that enhances the skills and confidence of parents and the social and cognitive brain development of babies and...
Park People is an independent charity that builds stronger communities by animating and improving parks, placing them at the heart of life in the city. As Canada’s first citywide park organization, we’re leading a renaissance for our parks, built around a simple principle: when communities get...
PARC is a community where people rebuild their lives.
PARC works with members on issues of poverty and mental health. The simple act of walking through our doors is what makes a person a PARC member. We’ve been at the heart of Parkdale for thirty-five years.
Where you live shouldn’t determine your success in school. But in many cases, it does. Pathways to Education is helping youth in low-income communities graduate from high school and successfully transition into post-secondary education, training, or employment. Pathways addresses systemic...
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People for Education is an independent charitable organization that conducts research, makes policy recommendations, and facilitates an extensive communications strategy to support public dialogue about public education. We are working to build connections between a strong public education system...
We use the outdoors, including wilderness canoe trips, to create a transformative environment in which our youth develop life skills, social competencies, and resiliency, thereby fostering their own personal success. We partner with our youth, supporting them as they carry these skills and...
Sharing sound psychological knowledge to better people’s lives. The Psychology Foundation translates leading psychological research into state-of-the-art programs to promote mental health across the lifespan.

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