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Welcome to the Programs and Services for Newcomer Children and Families library! 

The resources listed below have been selected because they may be particularly helpful to newcomer children and families.

You can use the buttons along the top and the bottom of this page to navigate between the three Health Libraries and back to the home page.



Toronto Early Childhood and Family Resource System

The Toronto Early Childhood and Family Resource System is a tool to help link families to appropriate community services and programs that promote development, reduce risks, and address developmental concerns.  The Toronto Early Childhood Family and Resource System website can answer questions including:
  • Where can I find specialized intervention services?
  • Where can I find programs for children?
  • Where can I find health and community resources?

Click on the button below to access the Toronto Early Childhood and Family Resource System website:

healthykidstoronto.ca


Settlement.org

Settlement.Org provides newcomers with information and resources to settle in Ontario.  The Settlement.org website can answer questions including:
  • I am pregnant.  Where can I find services?
  • Where can I find information about sexual and reproductive health?
  • I am looking for housing in Ontario.  Where can I find help?
  • Where can I find information about disability services?
  • I want to start working in Ontario.  Where do I get a Social Insurance Number (SIN)?
  • Where can I find more information about the education system in Ontario?
  • How can I get involved in my community?
  • Where can I find legal advice?

Click on the button below to access the Settlement.org website:

Settlement.org


Toronto Public Health

Toronto Public Health offers health promotion, health protection and disease prevention programs and services. The Toronto Public Health website can answer questions including: 

  • I am a newcomer to Canada and having my first baby.  What home services are available?
  • Where can I find pre-natal programs in Toronto?
  • Where can I find information about living a healthy lifestyle?
  • Where can I find an immunization clinic?

Click on the button below to access the Toronto Public Health website:

Toronto Public Health


Access Alliance 

Access Alliance works to improves health outcomes for the most vulnerable immigrants, refugees, and their communities by facilitating access to five service areas: primary care, illness prevention, health promotion, community capacity building and service integration.  The Access Alliance website can answer questions including: 

  • Where can I find settlement services?
  • Where can I find language services?
  • Where can I find community health programs?

Click on the button below to access the Access Alliance website:

Access Alliance


Planned Parenthood 

Planned Parenthood Toronto provides services that promote healthy sexuality and informed decision-making. The Planned Parenthood website can answer questions including:

  • I am pregnant.  Where can I access prenatal care?
  • Where can I find information about sexually transmitted infections and treatment?
  • Where can I find information about contraception?

Click on the button below to access the Planned Parenthood Toronto website:

Planned Parenthood



Community Health Centres

Community Health Centres provide primary care, health promotion, education and illness prevention services using a community development approach.  Click on the button below to access a list of Community Health Centres:

Community Health Centres


Midwifery Services

A midwife provides primary care to low-risk women throughout their pregnancy, labour and birth, and during the first six weeks following the birth.  Click on the button below to access a list of Midwife services:

Midwife Services


Immigrant, Newcomer and Refugee Services

This link provides a list of non-profit or government programs and services that deal with immigration, the refugee and citizenship process and other key program and services.  Click on the button below to access a list of Immigrant, Newcomer and Refugee Services in the Toronto Central area:

Immigrant, Newcomer and Refugee Services


 
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