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.

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Upcoming Events

Event Type Events/Programs Event Format Dates
Classes English Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada (LINC)

We offer Free English Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada (LINC). Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLB) LEVELS 1 - 8. Our classes will improve your English language skills to help you find work and settle into life in Canada. You can join our classes on line or in-person in Oakville, Burlington and Milton.

In-person/Online 11/09/2023
to
14/06/2024
Other event Self-Employment Support for Newcomers

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Permanent Residents
  • Convention Refugee
  • Live-in caregiver
  • Ukrainian Temporary Residents and Dependents
In-person/Online 02/01/2024
to
30/04/2024
Classes Free QiGong Exercise for Seniors

Qigong, pronounced “chi gong,” developed in China thousands of years ago, involves using exercises to optimize energy within the body, mind, and spirit, with the goal of improving and maintaining health and well-being.

In-person 02/01/2024
to
29/03/2024

Featured Services

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Employment

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

Occupation-Specific Language Training

Occupation-Specific Language...

FREE Occupation-Specific Language Training (OSLT). Develop strong interviewing, networking, career-building, communication skills. ... 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

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Starting a Business

Gain entrepreneurial knowledge to start your own business in Canada. Learn about resources, services and programs available for you for self-employment. ... read more

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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

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