Once you have arrived in Montreal, navigating the city and creating a plan to get sorted can be overwhelming. We offer one-on-one orientation to help create a guide specific to your needs. Once we are able to establish your priorities, we can then direct you to services we provide, or organizations within the Montreal community. Book a meeting with our orientation counsellors to explore and discuss your options!
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AlloCanada is an online platform that centralizes services that newcomers often need to access throughout their settlement and integration journeys. It contains resources found in seven of Canada’s major cities.
Tarjimly is a free app that helps refugees and aid workers communicate by connecting them with a volunteer translator in just 60 seconds. Refugees or aid workers message the app, select their language, and the app pairs them with a suitable match.
Financial literacy is the foundation of your relationship with money, and it is a lifelong journey of learning. This document helps to ensure that newcomers are well equipped to organize their finances and budgets and figure out the credit and saving systems in Canada. Newcomers will also have access to a self-assessment tool.
A social network comprising the newcomer and refugee population, service providers, as well as volunteers and interested members of the community, united to build strong ties of kinship and communal assistance, event planning, opportunity sharing, services provided and much more.
Computers play a key role in developing new personal, social and professional skills which encourages people to resume studies or seek permanent employment. OPEQ's mission is to give or sell powerful computer systems at minimal cost to public schools and libraries as well as other non-profit organizations.