New Canadians Centre

Site: Peterborough Branch

Service: Resettlement Assistance Program

Description (Service) Welcomes newly arrived government-assisted refugees and helps them meet immediate and essential needs.  
Services include:
  • meet newcomers at the airport and accompany them to local community 
  • provide temporary accommodations 
  • needs assessment, including emergency needs 
  • life skills support including orientation in clients' language on variety of topics, such as federal and provincial programs and services, health care issues, managing money, education system, family life, employment 
  • referrals to community services and other settlement programs 
  • assistance with searching for, viewing, selecting and moving into permanent accommodations
Service Details
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm, Wed open by appointment only
Areas Served Haliburton County ; Kawartha Lakes ; Northumberland County ; Peterborough (County of)
Eligibility Government assisted refugees
Application Call for information
Languages English ; French ; Arabic ; Hungarian ; Mandarin ; Russian ; Spanish ; Interpretive Services ; Services are provided with translation/interpretation as available
Fees None
Address and Location
Located In Community Peterborough
Address & Map
221 Romaine St, 4th Flr
Peterborough, ON K9J 2C3
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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-743-0882
Fax 705-743-6219
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Primary Contact Marisa Kaczmarczyk, Director of Client Services; Phone: ext 224; Email:
Alternate Contact Sabina Thiessen, Admin Support Worker; Email:

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