Helping newcomers access the services they need

Select from over 60 free services & find service providers of your choice.

Compass to Connect is funded by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC). All services featured in this web application are FREE and open to all eligible IRCC clients.

funded by ircc

Upcoming Events

Event Type Events/Programs Event Format Dates
Workshop BOOST WELLNESS - Mental Health and Wellbeing series in Mississauga and Brampton

This project will provide wrap-around support to newcomer and refugee youth and international students (aged 16-28 years) in Peel Region's South Asian communities to support their mental and emotional health and address settlement challenges they face in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.

In-person/Online 09/12/2022
Conversation circle Ukrainian Newcomer Conversation Circle

Newcomer Conversation Circle is a free one hour per week get together of newcomers to build their social network, make friends, exchange ideas and information, and practice English.

Activities that can help you:

For Permanent Residents and Convention Refugees, CUAET with CLB LEVEL 4/5+

  • Make friends and get to know your community
  • Improve your English
  • Learn more about day-to-day life in Canada
Online 13/12/2022
Registration Language and Skills Training Program / Settlement Services

Language and Skills Training Program / Settlement Services will resume back to normal schedule on January 3rd, 2023 after the holiday closure.


In-person 03/01/2023

Featured Services

Group of professionals standing in line


Attend workshops that will help you find suitable employment & provide you with information about bridging programs, training & mentoring services. ... read more

Medical professionals smiling infront of camera while reviewing notes

Government Financial Aid

Financial services and grants provided by government can help you upgrade your education. Apply to check eligible for financial aid programs. ... read more

Language programs for newcomers to Canada

Language Programs

Looking to get information about programs available to help your communication skills? IRCC funded service providers can help you achieve your goals! ... read more

Mentor helping internationally education professional

Mentoring Program

Internationally trained professionals can get connected with mentors & coaches that will prepare you & assist you with your job search. ... read more

Family Carrying Boxes Into New Home On Moving Day

Settlement Counselling

Ensure you are properly settled into your new life in Canada. Trained professionals are available to meet with you & help with your settlement needs. ... read more

Language training for professionals with co-op ELT program

Education & Training

Get information on the education system in Canada including registration processes & programs offered in universities, colleges & institutes. ... read more

How to use Compass to Connect

Click here to view video