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Settlement Services

There are lots of resources to help you get settled in Durham Region. To find the support you need, look at our map of settlement services. You can also visit one of the Durham Welcome Centres.

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Celebrate LGBTQ+ Pride

June is Pride month in Durham and most of the GTA. The LGBTQ+ community comes together at Pride events throughout the region to celebrate diversity and inclusion. Canada is a safe and welcoming place for people of the LGBTQ+ community. This community includes lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning, Two Spirit, intersex community members and others. The Region of Durham proudly embraces the diversity and contributions of the LGBTQ+ community and its allies. Learn more about the LGBTQ+ community in Durham.

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Recruitment for members of the Newcomer Advisory Table

On behalf of the Local Diversity and Immigration Partnership Council (LDIPC), The Regional Municipality of Durham, Social Services Department is seeking Durham residents who can provide first-hand experience and insight as a newcomer, to form the Newcomer Advisory Table (NAT).

The NAT will help to inform the strategic direction of the LDIPC and will support the work of the LDIPC and its various action groups.

For more information, please see the full Call for Submissions.