Organizations Assisting Immigrants in Canada

Organizations that help Inmigrants. Todos Tambien.

At Todos También, we understand the challenges Latinos and other newcomers to Canada face. From language barriers to cultural adaptation, the settlement process can be daunting. That’s why we’ve compiled a list of 30 governmental and non-governmental organizations assisting immigrants in Canada that provide services and support to assist you in this new phase of your life in Canada.

List of Organizations Assisting Latinos and other immigrants in Canada:

Here are thirty organizations that assist Latinos and other immigrants in Canada, but remember, there are many more you can find depending on your needs and location.

Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs):

Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs):

Immigrant Services Society of British Columbia (ISSofBC)

  • ISSofBC offers a wide range of settlement, employment, education, training, and support services for immigrants and refugees in British Columbia.
  • ISSofBC website

Catholic Crosscultural Services (CCS)

  • CCS provides settlement, integration, and support services to immigrants and refugees in Ontario, including counselling, employment, and training programs.
  • CCS website


  • MOSAIC is a multicultural organization that offers settlement, employment, education, and community support services for immigrants in British Columbia.
  • MOSAIC website

Costi Immigrant Services

Calgary Catholic Immigration Society (CCIS)


  • CultureLink offers a variety of settlement, employment, education, and community support services for immigrants in Toronto, Ontario.
  • CultureLink website

North York Community House

  • North York Community House provides settlement, employment support, education, and community development services for immigrants in North York, Ontario.
  • North York Community House website

World Skills

  • World Skills offers settlement, employment, training, and business support services for immigrants in Ottawa, Ontario.
  • World Skills website

Centre for Spanish Speaking Peoples (CSSP)

  • CSSP offers legal counselling, emotional support, employment assistance, and community resources for Spanish speakers in Canada.
  • CSSP website

FCJ Refugee Centre

  • FCJ Refugee Centre provides legal counselling, emotional support, and settlement services for refugees and asylum seekers, including Latinos.
  • FCJ Refugee Centre website

Governmental Organizations:

Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) is the government department responsible for immigration and settlement in Canada. It provides information and services for new immigrants, including Latinos.

Settlement.Org is an online resource provided by the government of Ontario that offers information and resources on settlement for new immigrants in the province.

Service Canada offers various government services and programs, including those related to employment and settlement for immigrants across Canada.

Canadian Council for Refugees (CCR) is a national organization that advocates for the rights of refugees and immigrants in Canada and offers community-level resources and support.

Local Immigration Partnerships (LIPs): Local partnerships that bring together different stakeholders to improve the integration of immigrants into local communities, providing specific services and resources.

Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants (OCASI) is a provincial body representing over 200 immigrant service agencies in Ontario. It advocates for immigrants’ rights and needs.

Local Employment Resource Centres: Local resource centers offer employment counselling, job search services, training, and skill development for newcomers.

  • Find them in your area through Job Bank

Welcome Centres for Newcomers: Centers for newcomers that provide information, orientation, and settlement services for immigrants, including support in finding employment and housing.

  • Find one in your area by searching “Welcome Centres for Newcomers + location” on Google.

Local Community Centres: Local community centers offer various services and programs for the community, including recreational activities, cultural events, and support services for immigrants.

  • Find one in your area by searching “Local Community Centres + location” on Google.

Ontario Works is a provincial social assistance program that provides financial support and employment services for low-income individuals and families, including newcomers.

Newcomer Information Centres (NIC) are information centers for newcomers that offer counselling, orientation, and support services for immigrants as they settle in Canada.

Local Public Libraries offer useful resources and services for newcomers, such as books and educational materials, language workshops, and computer and Internet access.

  • Find one in your area by searching “Local Public Libraries + location” on Google.

Local Health Units: Local health units provide healthcare services, disease prevention, and health promotion for the community, including newcomers.

  • Find one in your area by searching “Local Health Units + location” on Google.

Local School Boards offer public education for students of all ages, including newcomers, and can provide resources and support for the settlement process.

  • Find one in your area by searching “Local School Boards + location” on Google.

These organizations that assist Latinos and other immigrants are fundamental pillars for the community of newcomers in Canada. From providing emotional support to assisting with job and housing searches, each plays a vital role in the settlement process.

We also recommend reading our article on Settlement Services for Latinos in Canada: Your Complete Guide, which contains other data about organizations that help immigrants in Canada, regardless of their country of origin.

At Todos También, we are committed to providing you with the information and resources you need to succeed in your new life in Canada. Do not hesitate to contact these organizations.