New to Canada?
Information and helpful links once you arrive
This page is a resource for immigrants and refugees already in Canada.
Contact JIAS to meet with a settlement worker and learn more about our programs. JIAS helps all newcomers from around the world regardless of faith or country of origin. Email email@example.com or call 416-630-6481.
JIAS helps newcomers build their professional networks in Canada. We offer workshops and provide mentorship and networking opportunities for our clients in their fields of work. Learn more about our JumpStart program. Please call 416-630-6481 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Any new resident with a driver’s licence from another province or country must apply for an Ontario driver’s licence within 60 days. Click here for more details.
JIAS offers English classes to meet everyone’s individual needs: part-time, full-time, and evenings.
We offer classes in CLB levels 1-8 under the Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada (LINC) Program. Clients must go through a recognized language assessment centre and be assessed before they can register.
JIAS is a Sponsorship Agreement Holder with the Government of Canada. Each year, JIAS sponsors a number of families through the Private Sponsorship of Refugees (PSR) Program. In order to sponsor a family, there are certain economic and settlement supports that must first be in place. If you are interested in sponsoring a refugee family through JIAS, contact us at 416-630-6481 or email us at email@example.com.