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Newcomer Peer Support Group
Wednesday, February 1 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pmFree
Garnel and Sukhi, who have both experieinced being a newcomer to Canada, will be facilitating conversation at each support group, and providing any extra resources to those who ask for them. Between Garnel and Sukhi, they can communicate in Urdu, Hindi, Punjabi, and Afrikaans! If you have moved to Canada in the last 5 years, this group is great for you to meet other newcomers and learn about resources in Canada!
Discussions will include feasible tips on:
How to apply for:
- Drivers license
- Ohip (Medical insurance),
- SIN number,
- Bank accounts,
- Community Centres and what they offer for children
- Coupons and loyalty points – where to and best options
- How to register with a Family doctor
This group will be in person unless there is inclement weather, in which case it will be switched to virtual. Lindsey will send out an email with a zoom link the day of the group if there is inclement weather.