Welcome to CUIAS!

We hope the information and tools you find here will make your transition into Canadian society easier.
CUIAS Immigrant Services is a non-profit community organization, providing settlement assistance to immigrants for over 35 years with the support of the federal and provincial governments and charitable donations from our community.
Our services are provided in English, Ukrainian, Russian, Polish and Romanian languages.
If you require further assistance, do not hesitate to contact us.

Contact Toronto West
2383 Bloor St. W (Second floor)
Toronto, Ontario
M6S 1P6 Canada

Tel: 416-767-4595
Fax: 416-767-2658
cuias@cuias.org
Office Hours:
Mon- Fri: 9am-5pm
Contact North York
540 Finch Ave. W. Unit 131
Toronto, Ontario
M2R 1N7 Canada

Tel: 416-225-0511
Fax: 416-225-5008
cuias@cuias.org
Office Hours:
Mon- Fri: 9:30am-5pm

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Newcomer
Information Section

The links below will provide you with useful information and guide you on the next steps you need to take as a newcomer in Canada.

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Employment Section
These are all common questions newcomers usually have. In this section, you can read about what to expect, resume tips, job search websites, employment resources, as well as about your rights at work.

Employment Page

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Immigration Section
Most of the information about Canada’s Immigration Programs is available on the Citizenship and Immigration Canada website.


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Services and Programs

Settlement Services for Newcomer Immigrants

  • Reception and orientation upon arrival
  • Assistance with immediate needs (housing, schooling for children, banking, health etc.)
  • Applying for various government services (SIN, OHIP, Child Tax Benefit, OW, ODSP, subsidized housing, pensions among others)
  • Restoration of lost/stolen documents
  • Help dealing with Canada Revenue Agency matters (interpretation, writing letters)
  • Employment support (resume assistance, job search, interview preparation)

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Newcomer Information

Settlement.org – provides a lot of useful information geared towards newcomers and starting your new life in Canada.
Before you Arrive (Video)
Welcome to Canada
Get to Know Canada
Living in Canada
Ontario Day to Day
First Days’ Guide – useful information for your first 2 weeks in Ontario. And is available in 20 different languages.
In my Language – This website has settlement information in 11 languages to help you settle in Ontario, including information on health, housing, work, education and legal matters.

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Emploiment

These are all common questions newcomers usually have. In this section, you can read about what to expect, resume tips, job search websites, employment resources, as well as about your rights at work.

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Immigration

Most of the information about Canada’s Immigration Programs is available on the Citizenship and Immigration Canada website.

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