TR Leger Immigrant Services

TR Leger Immigrant Services

Settlement Program (formerly Immigrant Settlement and Adaptation Program)

Orientation and Adaptation Services
  • needs assessment and Information and referral to community and social services
  • support with finding housing, child care, registering children in school and health care
  • help filling out government forms including housing and immigration sponsorship forms
  • community support through volunteer befriending, conversation circles to practice English or French
  • help with connecting to language classes
  • workshops to reduce stress of adjusting to Canadian culture

Translation and Interpretation Services
  • volunteer interpreters when requested by social services/Cornwall Police/Cornwall Hospital

Citizenship Preparation
  • courses, tests and activities to help newcomers prepare for the citizenship test

Language Training Services
  • English as a Second Language/French as a Second Language
  • English or French for Life and Work in Canada
  • conversation and pronunciation classes

Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada
  • provides basic language skills in English [or French]
  • childminding offered
  • part-time classes

Employment Counselling and Preparation

Job search centre
  • walk-in job search centre
  • access to computers, Internet, fax, photocopier, telephone
  • staff assistance available
  • resource materials
  • job boards
  • labour market information

Other Settlement Services

Settlement Workers in Schools
  • assists newcomer students and their families with settling into schools and the community
  • outreach program based in elementary and secondary schools from mid-August to end of June

Library Settlement Partnership
  • workshops, one-to-one counselling, settlement referrals
  • English Conversation Club

Community Connections Mentorship Program (formerly HOST Program)
  • group activities for newly arrived immigrants and refugees of all ages to help orient them to their new community and establish social and professional networks
  • trained and experienced volunteer mentors assist, with focus on citizenship and civic engagement or skills and career development

Group Information Sessions and Immigrant Women's Network
  • Assists newcomers in understanding Canadian society, transportation, adaptation processes and more, in an informal group environment

  • Will come to other organizations to provide services and information (cultural groups, English as a Second Language ESL classes and more)

Satellite location in Brockville
Open to newcomers and immigrants to Canada * Community Connections Mentorship Program -- newcomers 19 years and older
Application Process
Call or drop in * immigration papers or permanent resident card required
Toll Free
Web Site
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English, French
Rene Bourget, Comptroller of Literacy & Language Services
Phone: 613-933-9626
Superintendent of Schools
Susan Rutters
Phone: 613-330-5585
Documents Required
As per the application process
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Community Navigation of Eastern Ontario / Navigation communautaire de l’Est ontarien
Last Updated On
May 14, 2023
600 McConnell Ave, Rm 205
Cornwall, ON, K6H 4M1
Cross street: McConnell Ave and Second St E
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Hours of Operation
9:00 am to 3:30 pm
9:00 am to 3:30 pm
9:00 am to 3:30 pm
9:00 am to 3:30 pm
9:00 am to 3:30 pm

Mon-Fri 9 am-3:30 pm
Service Area(s)
  • Cornwall
  • Prescott and Russell United Counties
  • Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry United Counties