People Getting Started 2014

  1. Introduction to People Getting Started in Niagara

    Each new child, graduate, and immigrant in Niagara is an important part of our community. Our ability to help with support and resources for these individuals to get started on a stable course will have a significant impact on the future vitality of our region. The presence of child care...
  2. Starting Out as a Child in Niagara

    The Early Development Instrument (EDI) is a short, teacher-completed assessment that measures children’s development in five key domains: Physical health and well-being Social knowledge and competence Emotional health/maturity Language and cognitive development General knowledge and communication skills EDI scores for each of the five domains are based on four percentiles...
  3. Starting out as an immigrant, refugee or international student in Niagara

    The Niagara Community Information Database lists 18 service providers in Niagara working in ‘Settlement Services’, including newcomers’ centres; immigrant services and citizenship supports; multi-cultural organizations; community legal supports; and healthcare services. These agencies help to support immigrants (including refugees) who enter Canada through one of the 3 international bridge border...