How We Help

Start
Your Business

Are you interested in starting your own business in Ontario, but don’t know where to start? We can help you understand the Canadian laws of having a business and learn how to navigate your new life in Ontario, with these programs and services:

  • training and coaching you in how to start and run your own business
  • helping you improve your English to learn and understand entrepreneurial English terms
  • providing support with your living and emotional needs as you learn how to live in a new city and country
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Start
Your Business

Start
Your Business

  • Starting a business
  • Language Skills
  • Services for Newcomers
  • Emotional Support

Starting a Business

  • 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.

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.

Services for Newcomers

Individual Settlement Counselling

A variety of services to immigrants and refugees looking to settle in Canada; providing support in English, Arabic, Spanish, Mandarin, Russian, Dari/Pashto, and Ukrainian.
Contact us for more information.

Settlement Workshops

Workshops on settlement-related topics about Information & Orientation, Community Connections, and Employment. Specific topics include immigration, housing, access to community and government programs and benefits, health care, education, employment, life in Ontario, and more.
Contact us for more information.

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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