Getting Settled

Assistance for newcomers to both our Town and country is available through a variety of services available through provincial, federal and municipal governments, as well as community organizations.  In Newfoundland and Labrador, there are two organizations that are specifically designed to helping newcomers.

The Office of Immigration and Multiculturalism (OIM)

Immigration and Multiculturalism is responsible for the Provincial Government’s strategies, policies, programs, services and initiatives related to the attraction, recruitment and retention of immigrants to the province.

The office is responsible for five primary areas:

  • Raising awareness within the province of the benefits of immigration;
  • Promoting the province as a desirable destination for prospective immigrants;
  • Administering the Newfoundland and Labrador Provincial Nominee Program (NLPNP) and the Atlantic Immigration Pilot Program (AIPP);
  • Improving retention through enhanced settlement and integration services; and
  • Promoting multiculturalism throughout the province.

Contact Info:
Office of Immigration and Multiculturalism
Department of Advanced Education, Skills and Labour
Confederation Building
P.O. Box 8700
St. John’s, NL A1B 4J6
Telephone: 1-709-729-7140
Fax: 1-709-729-7381
Email: [email protected]
Office number: 1-709-729-6607
Email: [email protected]

The Association for New Canadians (ANC)

The Association for New Canadians is a non-profit, community based organization dedicated to the provision of settlement and integration services for immigrants and refugees. The Association for New Canadians has provided settlement assistance as well as programs and services to support all aspects of newcomer integration. Some of the services offered by the ANC include ESL language training and career related services to assist newcomers integrating to the province.

Contact Info:
P.O. Box 2031; Station C
144 Military Road
St. John’s, NL A1C 5R6
Phone: 722-9680
Fax: 754-4407
Email: [email protected]