At MNS we recognize how difficult adjusting to a new country can be – so we’re here to help. We offer several free services for newcomers, in many languages including Hindi, Punjabi, Urdu, Tamil, Spanish, Italian and more.
Our Settlement team offers free:
- Support Services
- Assistance filling out government documents including applications for Canadian landed status and citizenship, pension forms, child tax deductions, Canadian passports, social insurance numbers, Ontario health insurance cards and more.
- Assistance with translation and interpretation of documents
- Assistance in preparing documents for supportive housing accommodations
- Counselling, Information and Employment Services
- General information and advice on Canadian culture, schools and social life
- Citizenship information and educational workshops on various topics of interest to newcomers
- A Free, walk-in legal clinic through our partnership with Mississauga Community Legal Services (available only at our Malton location)
- Employment counselling, including free job search workshops
- Help preparing resumes and cover letters
- Referrals for mentoring for newcomer professionals
- Formal endorsement / attesting of settlement-related documents
Our settlement services are available in Malton at 3540 Morning Star Drive
MNS Multicultural Newcomer Services at 3975 Cottrelle Blvd, units 8-10, in North-East Brampton.
We also offer: –
Syrian/ Arabic Settlement Services – Contact Seham Hassan. Call 905-677-6270
Punjabi Youth Program, which includes one-on-one settlement services, conversation circles. Call 905-677-6270
- Citizenship and Immigration Canada
- Learn more about immigrating to Canada
- Download application forms and guides
- Apply for citizenship and more
- Service Canada – Social Insurance Numbers
- To work in Canada and/ or receive benefits and services from government programs you need a Social Insurance Number (SIN) Card.
- Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care
- Residents of Ontario must have a health card to show that they are entitled to health care services paid for through the Ontario Health Insurance Plan.
- What you need to know about your Ontario Health Card
- Settlment.Org For Newcomers to Ontario
- A comprehensive website providing resources and information to help newcomers settle in Ontario, Canada.