English Training

English language training provides language instruction to adult immigrants so that they acquire the necessary language skills to integrate into Canadian society.

NCP has been offering free English language instruction to the newcomer community for over 26 years. Our team of language instructors is committed to maintaining NCP’s reputation as a caring and highly effective organization. As a result, almost 1,500 newcomers attend our English classes yearly.


  • The program is open to all adult immigrants
  • 18 years of age and over
  • Landed immigrants or convention refugee status
  • Assessment interview is required to confirm your current language proficiency

Our full-time LINC classes run Monday to Friday. These classes include:

  • English Language (levels 1–8)
  • Online Evening Classes (levels 0 to 6)
  • Academic and Business English
  • Early Childhood Education Assistant (level 6/7/8)

Employment – Paid Employment Assistance

The Permanent Placement Program (PPP) is a one-on-one customized service for clients who are looking for paid opportunities in their professional field. This program provides clients with tailored information based on their industry and experience, as well as resume review, interview preparation, cultural integration and individualized ongoing support. Due to the diverse needs of each client PPP modifies the approach depending on the client’s needs.

Who can participate?

  • PR card holders or Convention Refugees
  • Legally able to work in Canada
  • CLB 7 and above
  • Preferably with some work experience in their field in Canada

What are the benefits for participants?

  • Clients gain access to ongoing one-on-one support
  • Clients are provided with resume and interview practice as needed
  • Gain access to hidden opportunities that are not advertised
  • Access new employers through the PPP network
  • Find relevant paid employment

For more information: 
Phone: 905-306-0577 ext.360


Employment – Labour Market Access

The Labour Market Access (LMA) program provides newcomers with assistance in obtaining Canadian work experience that matches their professional skill and education. We strive for the successful workplace integration of newcomers.

LMA Services Include:

  • 10-week co-op placement
  • 8-week employment training program
  • Childminding during in-class participation. Limited spaces available.
  • Job search skills training
  • Workplace orientation
  • Labour market information

Employment – Select for Success

Select for Success (SFS) Project, connects employers with a pool of talented newcomer candidates with the right type of skills to satisfy high-demand occupations. SFS pro­vides a range of services to employers to as­sist them with sourcing skilled workers, both inland and overseas, (through Express Entry) to meet their unique labour market needs. The project is funded by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) and is being delivered in the Region of Peel through The Newcomer Centre of Peel, in Windsor through The New Canadi­ans’ Centre of Excellence Inc. and in Thunder Bay Region by the Thunder Bay Multicultural Association.

Benefits to Employers:

  • Develop a workforce that will provide your business with a competitive advantage that supports your business needs
  • Fill your vacancies with job-ready individuals with the right skills
  • Add individuals to your workforce who are well educated, skilled and motivated to prove themselves
  • Build a productive workforce exhibiting a strong work ethic

Specific Services Offered:

  • Employer resources centered on hiring, training and retaining newcomers
  • Connecting, matching and recruiting skilled newcomers to your workplace
  • Education and awareness centered on cultural competency and communication
  • Building diversity strategies to address workplace challenges
  • Settlement services support for newcomer employees
  • Express Entry talent sourcing and understanding the system
  • Training and program development focused on managing a culturally diverse workforce

Take advantage of this service by contacting us today! 
Phone: 905-306-0577 ext. 307


Employment – Rural Employment Initiative

The Rural Employment Initiative (REI) is a project at Newcomer Center of Peel funded by IRCC. 

REI supports Ontario’s communities with their regional newcomer attraction and retention strategies by sharing resources, organizing employment bus tours and virtual programs, hosting community spotlights, hiring events, and job fairs. 

REI helps internationally-trained newcomers explore opportunities beyond the GTA so that they can contribute to the economic development of rural Ontario. 

Who can participate?

  •  Internationally trained newcomers who are willing to relocate to a smaller community in Ontario
  • Permanent Residents, Convention Refugees, and CUAET

Benefits to skilled professionals?

  • Discover Ontario: explore options beyond the GTA
  • Understand Ontario’s labour market 
  • Gain knowledge of life in Canada
  • Learn what it means to be part of a smaller Canadian community
  • Receive information and learn about resources available in Ontario’s communities 
  • Work with REI Job Developer; attend hiring events and employment tours, participate in job search support workshops, and more. 

Take advantage of this service by contacting us today

Phone: 905-306-0577 ext. 350


Start a Business

The Global Business Centre (GBC), is an integral part of the Labour Market Access program. GBC clients come from many different backgrounds; each having their unique needs and plans. Our Business Advisors provide counsel and training on the establishment of new businesses in Canada in the areas of legislation, economy, taxation, resource management, marketing and business communication, networking and any other business related topic. We have a team of 3 Business Advisors who assist each client independently. Clients, together with the Global Business Centre team, have established a large and active network to encourage business relations and growth across many sectors.


Counselling – Counselling Services

NCP’s settlement services are open to all Canadian citizens, landed immigrants, live-in caregivers, convention refugees, and refugee claimants. Our Settlement Counsellors, provide advice and referrals with regards to obtaining services to assist in settling in Canada. Confidentiality is of utmost importance, creating a safe environment and trusting relationships with staff members. When meeting our Settlement Counsellors, you can be sure that you will receive professional and courteous service every time.

Refugee Resettlement Services

Newcomer Centre of Peel is a Sponsorship Agreement Holder. 

A Sponsorship Agreement Holder (SAH) is an organization that has signed a Sponsorship Agreement with the Government of Canada, as represented by the Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC). This agreement allows the SAH to resettle refugees through the Private Sponsorship of Refugees (PSR) program.

If you are interested in becoming a private co-sponsor, or if you would like to donate to the program, please email Zohreh Sedaghat at

Assistance is available under the following categories:

  • Civic Rights, Responsibilities and Canadian Values
  • Canadian Law and Justice
  • Continuing Education
  • Finances and taxation processes in Canada
  • Mental Health
  • Trauma support counseling
  • Parenting
  • Nutrition, health and physical wellness
  • Community participation and volunteerism


  • Translation, interpretation and document certification
  • Community service referrals and bridging programs
  • One-on-one and group sessions/workshops

Our services are offered in:
English, French, Arabic, Belarussian, Farsi, Hebrew, Hindi, Mandarin, Polish, Punjabi, Russian, Spanish, Tamil, Ukrainian & Urdu.

All of our services are offered in a professional, comprehensive and confidential manner.


Counselling – Counselling in Schools

Through partnerships with the Peel District School Board and the Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board, NCP provides settlement services to 41 schools in Mississauga to help newcomer families successfully settle and integrate into the Canadian educational system. 

The services include:

  • Information about the educational system
  • Parent and youth specific workshops
  • Information on settlement needs (housing, healthcare, job search and more)

The services are delivered in English, Arabic, Cantonese, Dari, Hindi, Korean, Mandarin, Portuguese, Spanish, Tagalog, Tamil, Urdu and Vietnamese.


Counselling – Parenting Program

Through it’s funding from the United Way of Greater Toronto, this parenting program primarily aims to empower parents with information and tools, to raise stronger children, thus creating a stronger community. The program also targets children, youth and seniors who are also fundamental pillars of healthy communities.
The services include:

  •  Workshops,  presentations and activities that promote family wellness and best parenting practices
  • Sessions are held on NCP premises, in libraries and in both elementary and high schools 
  • Topics range from parenting in Canada, toilet learning, communicating with teenagers, healthy eating, fire safety, the importance of sleep, to dealing with stress and fostering the love of learning and lots more


Community Connections – Adults

Community Connections assists adult newcomers with engaging in their community and becoming active Canadian citizens. Activities are designed to enhance English communication and encourage social and professional interactions within Canadian society. NCP facilitates consistent and innovative programs in which all members of the community can come together to learn about each other and the opportunities available to them. Ultimately, newcomers can engage in local events and play an essential role in forming a diverse and welcoming community.