A volunteer shows a newcomer how to use a computer in the Welcome Centre

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.

Celebrate Pride month in Durham with a rainbow flag

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.

Town of Whitby's EDAC celebrates Canada Day with a Citizenship Ceremony

Immigration Partnership

The Local Diversity and Immigration Partnership Council (LDIPC) works with community stakeholders to create welcoming communities across Durham Region. Stay informed by subscribing to The Citizen or our news updates. If you are a not-for-profit interested in new grants, you can also sign up to receive the Funding Opportunities Update.