Welcome Centre for Newcomer Families

New to Canada 

Please choose one of the following links:

  • New to Canada
    For students and families new to Canada or Ontario. Start here to find out how to register for school, and how to receive services from a Settlement Worker.
  • International Education
    For international/VISA students wishing to enroll in a school with the District School Board of Niagara for short stay culture programs, or academic programs.
  • English as a Second Language (ESL) Program
    Information about our English Second Language Program for students learning English.
  • Settlement Services
    Information about Settlement Services.
  • Help for Parents
    Helpful links for parents new to Canada, Ontario, or the District School Board of Niagara.
  • Frequently Asked Questions
    Answers to our most frequently asked questions.