Counselling for Newcomers
Moving to a new country and acclimatizing to an unfamiliar culture and community can be incredibly challenging. Learning a new language, making sense of government services, and finding employment are just a few of the stumbling blocks that newcomers may face.
The Counselling Group helps ease the transition by offering newcomers extensive social support, counselling, advocacy and referral services that help them adjust to their new home. In addition to being culturally-responsive and providing services in multiple languages, we also have a multi-disciplinary team that includes social workers, psychotherapists, settlement workers and play therapists.
Maximizing the potential of newcomer children and youth is important to us. Among the many services we provide are play therapy, skill development programming, and school-based support. We are also able to offer counselling and therapy for those who may be dealing with past trauma or mental distress.
We want all of our city’s newcomers to be informed and empowered to make the most of their new life in a new home. This means ensuring that they feel welcomed, supported and emboldened to thrive.
Services available in: Arabic, English, French, Creole, Farsi/Dari and Spanish.
Want more information? You can either call us at 613-722-2225 x352 or click the button below to email an intake worker.