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Helping Newcomers

Click on the links below to visit the sites of some organizations that can help you to help newcomers.

Intercultural Network Canada is dedicated to "helping you reach your intercultural world". They offer tools, strategies, opportunities and tips at their website. 

A 4-page pamphlet filled with tips and principles on building meaningful relationships across cultures called "How to be a friend to an immigrant" (PDF) is available here.

Settlement Services: serving immigrants in Southern Ontario
Settlement.org provides lots of information and practical advice to those who are settling in Ontario.

ESL Activity Kits: prepared for all levels, by Community Legal Education Ontario for teaching newcomers their legal rights and responsibilities.

Newcomers and Mental Health

At the SOCEM Gathering in October 2011, Stephen Cheng talked about life stresses among immigrants. 

An interesting article by Marion Chang and Stephen Cheng

Links to many government sites