1151 Bronte Road, Oakville
Ontario, Canada, L6M 3L1
Phone: Dial 311 or
Toll free: 1-866-442-5866
Email Halton Region
HMC Connections (formerly Halton Multicultural Council), the Halton District School Board (HDSB) and the
UN Refugee Agency (external link) all offer opportunities
to assist Syrian refugees.
Several organizations provide opportunities to sponsor Syrian refugees,
including local faith-based organizations, Lifeline Syria (external link), and
Immigration Canada (CIC) (external link).
For additional ways to help, see the list of
International Organizations That
Assist Syrian Refugees (external link) on the Association of Municipalities of Ontario website.
The Government of Canada’s website provides a Guide to the Private Sponsorship of Refugees Program (external link). The guide is intended for private sponsors (i.e., Sponsorship Agreement Holders (SAHs) and their Constituent Groups (CG), Groups of Five (G5) and Community Sponsors (CS)) in Canada who are interested in sponsoring refugees from abroad.
Yes, there is a Welcome Centre located at Gary Allan High School, 215 Ontario Street South in Milton. The Welcome Centre assists newcomer students and their families. Services include registration, academic and language assessment, and resources about the Ontario school system. Settlement services are also available. Donations are also accepted at the Welcome Centre.
Halton Region’s Housing Services provides a range of services including access to
affordable market housing,
subsidized housing, housing with supports, an emergency shelter program, as well
as one-time financial assistance for low-income individuals and families
experiencing difficulty with housing costs.
Yes. Employment Halton provides a free range of programs and services to help
people search for a job or train for a new career.
There are several public health supports available to residents and
newcomers in Halton, including parenting supports,
immunization and help finding a family doctor.
Halton Region provides information on how to apply for childcare subsidy for eligible families.
For problems or questions regarding this site, please email Halton
or dial 311 or 905-825-6000
Toll free 1-866-4HALTON (1-866-442-5866) | TTY: 905-827-9833
Halton Region is composed of
the City of Burlington,
the Town of Halton Hills,
the Town of Milton,
and the Town of Oakville .