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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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The Local Diversity and Immigration Partnership Council (LDIPC) is recruiting!

The LDIPC is heading in a new direction toward advancing diversity and inclusion across Durham Region and we need new members. Members of the LDIPC are drawn from diverse sectors of the community. We are seeking institutional and civic leadership with a capacity to influence process and change. We are currently recruiting for the following sectors: Accessibility; Business; Settlement Services; Community Member at Large; Academia; Employment Skills and Training; Economic Development; Employer; Francophone; Libraries; Health. For more information, please see the full Expression of Interest.