Welcome Centre Immigrant Services is a place for newcomers to Durham Region. You can ask questions, get information, access services and join programs.

Find a Welcome Centre

Ajax Welcome Centre

458 Fairall Street, Unit 5, Ajax ON L1S 1R6

Pickering Welcome Centre

1400 Bayly Street, Unit 5, Pickering ON L1W 3R2

Settlement services

These services include help with:

  • Filling out forms.
  • Finding housing.
  • Common questions.
  • Applying for your health card
  • Applying for a social insurance number.
  • Getting settled in Durham.

English language classes

You can find information on learning English as a Second Language. This includes having your language level assessed as well as help with reading, writing and speaking English.

Employment support

Find programs to help you with your resume and cover letter. Get help finding a job. Learn about mentorship opportunities. See what resources are available to you.

Accreditation information

See what your credentials and training mean here. Get settled as an internationally trained professional.

All settlement programs are provided by community agencies.

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