Newcomer Integration and Settlement

Newcomers are an important part of our community. Supporting newcomers as they settle in Canada is a core activity at Scadding Court. At the same time we work to create a community that is welcoming, responsive to and benefits from what

Offering settlement services and supports
Programs that support newcomer integration, for example our Newcomer Youth Program and School Readiness Program
Special projects designed with newcomers in mind, such as community economic development through the Market 707 and health screening clinics
An elementary school awards program to recognize children who have helped newcomers adapt to being in school in Canada
Hiring staff from newcomer communities
Working with other agencies to better serve newcomers in through active participation in the West Downtown Local Immigration Partnership
Being active on issues and systems that affect newcomers, for example through the Toronto Newcomer Initiative project and the Community Education and Access to Police Complaints project