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Library Settlement Partnerships

Settlement workers can help new Canadians in the Kitchener-Waterloo area with needs such as language training, career and employment, housing, health care, education and more. Whether you are new to Canada or have been in Canada for some time, the settlement workers are here to help. Translation services can also be made available through referral. 

Locations: Central Library, Forest Heights Library, Grand River Stanley Park Library

Languages: Arabic, Dari, English, Farsi, Kurdish and Spanish

Please call ahead to meet with a settlement worker. The contact information for each settlement worker is listed in the schedule below. 

Library Settlement Worker Schedule

The Library Settlement Partnerships (LSP) program is joint partnership between Citizenship & Immigration Canada, the Kitchener-Waterloo Multicultural Centre, and the Kitchener Public Library, providing settlement services to newcomers.

Upcoming Programs

Community Programs for 55+
Are you 55 and over? Learn what Community Connections and Lutherwood can offer you.
Registration required. Click here for more information.

Neighbours, Families, and Friends
A public education campaign to raise awareness of the signs of woman abuse so those close to an at-risk woman or abusive man can help.
Registration required. Click here for more information.
Women's Health Series for Arabic Speakers
Join us for an 8-week series to learn about your health and your family's health, family relationships, family panning, and parenting.
Registration required. Click here for more information.


More Information

To learn more about Library Settlement Partnerships and how they can assist you, contact:

Kristin Johnson-Perlock
Librarian, Kitchener Public Library
Phone: 519.743.0271 x230