Information for Ukrainians Coming to Canada

Are you new to Canada? Our team is happy to help you! Please contact us to make an appointment so that we can share resources related to employment, immigration, financial support, school registration, housing, community connections and more.

Immigration

Canada-Ukraine Authorisation for Emergency Travel (CUAET)

Ukrainian CUAET Newcomers’ Ontario Resource Package (in Ukrainian & English)

Pathway to Permanent Residence under the CUAET Program (Recording; slides in English, Ukrainian)

Financial Support

Apply for Transitional Financial Assistance (Government of Canada)

Apply for Emergency Financial Assistance (Province of Ontario; through Ontario Works)

Legal Advice

Free legal advice provided by Pro Bono Ontario (hotline) and Canadian Bar Association

Mental Health Support

Kids Help Phone (in Ukrainian)

Housing

We have developed a partnership with Community Counselling & Resource Centre’s Housing Resource Centre so that you can find a host for a short-term stay: https://www.ccrc-ptbo.com/home-together/ukraine/

The Housing Resource Centre will also send out listings for permanent rental accommodation weekly

Employment

All Ukrainian citizens who have the Canada-Ukraine Authorisation for Emergency Travel (CUAET) can seek support from any Employment Ontario-funded agency. You can also make an appointment with NCC’s Employment Counsellor or visit

Local Community Groups

“Ukrainians of Peterborough & Friends” Facebook Group

Peterborough Stands with Ukraine

United for Ukraine Kawartha Lakes