How We Help

Get Ready
for a Job

Looking for a job can be challenging in a new country, especially when you have other responsibilities like family to think about. Our programs and services can help you overcome life challenges in a new country, including:

  • preparing for a job in the Canadian market
  • providing resources and emotional support to help you meet your family’s needs
  • helping you learn English so you can feel confident in looking for a job and living in a new country
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Get Ready
for a Job

Get Ready
for a Job

  • Job skills
  • Language Skills
  • Emotional Support

Job Skills

Employment Readiness One-on-One Counselling

Individual sessions where clients are able to develop their own Career and Employment Plan, which is tailored to help them achieve short and long-term goals.

Employment Readiness Workshops

Employment support for newcomers who are looking for a job and trying to understand what is needed to succeed in finding employment opportunities in Canada. Offered in English, Arabic, and Spanish.

Essential Skills Training (Online/LMS)

Self-paced courses to develop essential skills, personal growth and career planning, employment preparation, and citizenship test preparation.

Newcomer Support App

Provide virtual tools to better support immigrants and refugees who are settled or settling in Ontario. Developed in partnership with iCent.

She-Covery

Helps transition newcomer women from unemployment or underemployment conditions into job market opportunities. Services are offered in English.
  • EXL
The Entrepreneurial Excellence and Leadership (EXL) program provides the learning, resources, coaching, peer support and guidance to be self-employed and to start your own business, connecting you with community partners.
  • HOPES
The Helping Our Newcomers Prepare for Employment Success (HOPES – Employment) program offers individual counselling, coaching and group support to redefine your employment goals and develop action plan to take the first steps.
  • Workplace Communication in Canada
The Workplace Communication in Canada (WCC) program helps upgrade career skills and improve interpersonal communication in the Canadian workplace.

Language Skills

  • LINC
Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada (LINC) courses provide free English training for newcomers to Canada, along with free CNC (Childminding) services and free TTC tokens for eligible participants.

Care for Newcomer Children (CNC)

Free childminding support service available to LINC participants who have children between the ages of 19 months and 5 years.

Emotional Support

Individual Mental Health Counselling

Emotional support for newcomers struggling with stress or trauma, to promote resilience, strength and wellbeing at an individual and community level.
Contact us for more information.
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"The Mennonite New Life Centre and its BEMC program came in very handy for me at the lowest ebb of my life by providing a lifeline and I am eternally grateful for that,”

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