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New Canadians Centre

The New Canadians Centre Peterborough (NCC) supports immigrants, refugees and other newcomers in the Peterborough, Kawartha Lakes and Northumberland regions. Their mandate is to:

  • Support immigrants and refugees, and to ease the process of adjusting to a new life in Canada;
  • Provide staff and facilities for settlement services required by new Canadians;
  • Act as an advocate and resource partner for new Canadians;
  • Continually review and adjust our services to address the needs of both new Canadians and the community and to provide training to board members, staff, volunteers, community groups and employers;
  • Promote acceptance of new Canadians through education and awareness projects;
  • Increase the active participation of new Canadians in determining the direction of the agency;
  • Raise funds in order to broaden and improve the quality of community services to new Canadians;
  • Provide English as Second Language courses.

Fleming College

International students attending Fleming College can take advantage of their International Arrival Service to get settled in Kawartha Lakes.

Fleming College supports international students by offering:

  • student advising
  • free tutoring
  • cultural trips and events
  • health care insurance

Support Services

There are many services available to help you transition to life in Kawartha Lakes. View a directory of support services.

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