How can I find an association or group from my community?

Joining a local community group is a good way to feel more comfortable in Canada. You can also meet people with shared backgrounds, traditions and languages.

To find an association or group, you can:

Community groups often have interesting activities for you to join, such as choirs, bands, dance groups and book clubs.

You can also volunteer in your local or cultural community.

Volunteering can be a good way to gain Canadian experience and references.

Many community agencies can help you get more information about ethnocultural organizations and other community groups. To find help in your area, go to Services Near Me and search for "settlement services" in your area.

For More Information

  • Cultural Heritage Groups - This listing shows many of the culturally-specific community groups in Ontario. From
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