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.

Success Story

Click here to see Sasha and Liza’s settlement story!


Dopomoha: Resettlement Information for Incoming Displaced Persons from Ukraine (in Ukrainian and English)

Operation Ukraine Safe Haven

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)

NOC and Express Entry Info-Session

G1 Ontario Driver’s Handbook in Ukrainian

Local Driving School – Peterborough (Riaz) – AAA Driver Training –  you can send a text message (705-931-8869) or email

Find your Medical Centre based on where you are or moving to in Canada
Local Medical Centre: One Stop Immigration in Ajax

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 is provided by Pro Bono Ontario (hotline) and Canadian Bar Association

Mental Health Support

Kids Help Phone (in Ukrainian)


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.

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


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

UCPK – Ukrainian Community of Peterborough and the Kawarthas

Click to see all the dates for the Ukrainian Social Gatherings of 2023

“Ukrainians of Peterborough & Friends” Facebook Group

United for Ukraine Kawartha Lakes