Government Programs and Services for Newcomers

You're here - now what? Gather some practical information from these websites and services:

  • Information Oakville: Not sure who can help? Call Information Oakville first! Find answers to questions about health and social services, childcare, counseling and support, and financial assistance, among others.

  • Halton Community Services Directory: Produced by Information Oakville, this directory helps you find everything you need to know to live in Oakville. Local information for the region of Halton and the Municipalities of Burlington, Halton Hills, Milton is also included.

  • Halton newcomers portal: Information for newcomers to the communities of Oakville, Burlington, Milton and Halton Hills. This website "will assist you in finding a place to live, finding a job and provide you with the information you will need to make Halton your home."

  • 211 Halton: For free community information and referral in Halton for such things as child care, housing, family counseling, financial assistance, and services for newcomers, dial 211 or visit the website.

  • 311 Halton: For non-emergency information about government services in Halton, dial 311 or visit the website.

  • Finding newcomer services in your area: Find community and government services for your area, through Citizenship and Immigration Canada.

  • - Helps newcomers to Ontario with information about immigration and citizenship, housing, health, employment, education, community and recreation, and legal services. Funded by Citizenship & Immigration Canada and the Government of Ontario.

  • A website of the Government of Ontario to guide newcomers.

  • Welcome to Canada: What you should know - This guide gives you an idea of what it's like to live in Canada. It describes your rights and responsibilities as a permanent Canadian resident and as a Canadian citizen. The Welcome to Canada guidebook will also tell you whom to contact if you need help or more information.
  • Branch Info

    Sunday - Closed
    Monday - Closed
    Tuesday 11:30AM - 7PM
    Wednnesday 11:30AM - 7PM
    Thursday 11:30AM - 7PM
    Friday 9:30AM - 5PM
    Saturday 9:30AM - 5PM
    Phone (905) 815-2042
    Fax (905) 815-2024

    120 Navy Street
    Oakville ON L6J 2Z4


    Information Oakville

    Information about programs and services in the local communities of Oakville and Halton. A small collection of brochures and pamphlets is available (at Central Branch).

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