The Peel Immigration Web Portal is Peel Region’s one-stop for settlement information — what you need to know before you arrive, to live, learn and work here.
Need to locate
Find a variety of priority newcomer services near you by using the Community Services Map. Select the services your require, whether language, employment, counselling, healthcare or others.
Need newcomer data?
The Newcomer Profile Tool provides useful information and data to those looking to find out more about the Region of Peel, Brampton, Caledon, Mississauga and the people that call the region home. It provides frequently used data from the 2016 Census in a more user-friendly format than spreadsheets. The tool was created by the Peel Data Centre.
PNSG publishes reports on community consultations and research that identify newcomer settlement priorities, issues and trends and help decision-makers make evidence-based decisions that influence community efforts to integrate newcomers:
2023 Newcomer Mental Health and Wellness Report
The report focuses on the role that settlement sector can play in supporting mental health of newcomers. The report synthesizes stakeholder insights, including short-term counsellors from Peel’s settlement sector, and identifies key issues related to settlement service delivery and the mental health needs of clients. It highlights innovations and opportunities for greater connection among various service providers.
2019 Report on Peel Newcomers
The report paints a broad picture of newcomer settlement in Peel, compiling current census data, longitudinal immigration database, informal settlement study data and results from a 2018 PNSG survey of settlement service providers, describing Peel newcomer settlement priorities. The report suggests how these findings should influence local settlement and integration efforts for greater efficacy and impact.
Peel Newcomer Strategy Group (PNSG) is a local immigration partnership that helps coordinate services and supports for newcomers in strategic ways. The goal is to make a collective impact or improvement for newcomers in Peel region. We are guided by a Central Planning Table (CPT), which serves as a strategic advisory body, that outlined five original priorities in 2020 has evolved to include:
1. Mental health
3. Digital Equity & Inclusion
4. Amplifying the voice of newcomers
5. Regional Accountability Models for Settlement