About the Program
Our life skills workers provide orientation and support for government-assisted refugee families during their first year in Canada.
Life skills workers and youth workers are trained staff from over 20 different ethnic communities. If you're a government-assisted refugee, Life Skills Support will help gradually build your confidence and independence, while lessening the stress of settlement by connecting you with someone from the same country or area of the world who speaks the same language.
Through this program, you will receive:
- Help in navigating new systems and daily life
- Orientation and practical support in areas of daily life, including personal and child safety, apartment and city living, life in Canada, shopping, getting to know the neighbourhood, public transportation, health and hospital orientation, and accessing community resources
- Enhanced, personalized orientation if you have high settlement and health needs