Information & Referral Centre
Friendly, multilingual staff provide accurate, up-to-date information and referral to various programs and services in the community to meet clients’ specific needs. NIC is a walk-in centre offering comprehensive information including but not limited to employment, licensing, credential evaluation, language training, housing, health services, legal issues, government programs, citizenship and immigration, and various social, community and recreational services.
Off-site and in-house Information Sessions and presentations on settlement. These sessions provide an opportunity to learn, share and discuss your career development and settlement progress.
Registration is required by phone, e-mail or in person.
- Starting Your Life in Canada
- Immigration & Sponsorship
- Continuing Education
- Canadian Citizenship
- Know Your Rights at Work
- Financial Literacy
- Canadian Tax System
- Identity Theft
- Banking for Newcomers in Canada
Commissioner of Oaths Services
Commissioner of Oaths Services are available by appointment at all NIC locations to take affidavits, declarations, oaths, attest/certify true copies of original documents.
NIC is reaching out to the community even further by providing its services from community partners’ locations.
- Brampton & Mississauga Libraries
- Places of Worship
- Community Centres
We provide access to:
- Printed resources
nic@tcet is a unique service, responding to national & international queries assisting in the orientation and preparedness for immigrants to Canada. All responses to inquiries are sent in 2 business days.
In partnership with settlement agencies, NIC provides direct settlement services to eligible clients in need of additional settlement support. Clients can meet with settlement workers at each NIC location to receive assistance with the following:
- Form-filling assistance for government documents and benefits including applications for: OHIP, SIN, CCTB, GST/HST Credit, driver's licence.
- Help with renewing a permanent resident card, preparing for a citizenship test and applying for Canadian citizenship
For more information and to book an appointment…
Care for Newcomer Children (CNC)
CNC is available, free of cost at selected locations. Our CNC program ensures the care for your children (6 months of age or over) while you access our on-site services.