The Halton District School Board welcomes new families to Canada and the Halton region! The Welcome Centre supports New/Returning families to the Halton Region.
Services offered include:
- Settlement Support
The following links to resources may assist parent/guardians who are new to Canada or whose first language is not English.
Resources and partnerships to help you make a smooth transition into Halton
To book a meeting with a HDSB Youth Settlement Specialist, please contact:
Halton Multicultural Council has partnered with Halton District School Board to develop the Youth Settlement Program for newcomer families funded by Citizenship and Immigration Canada. Youth Settlement Specialists help newcomer families interact with schools to maximize parental involvement, and student success; provide interpretation and translation services and connect families with useful community services that help students and their parents transition into the community and schools.
Important information about education in Ontario available in many languages
The Welcome Centre is partially funded by IRCC (Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada)