Local Services

Organizations that can meet your needs.

Food Banks


Get to know the schools your child can attend.

Medical Care

Discover a range of local healthcare providers

If you do not have health insurance or are waiting for your coverage to begin, you can find primary health care and treatment services at Community Health Centres and uninsured clinics throughout Durham region.

Durham Public Health also provides a number of services like flu and COVID-19 vaccines to all community members.

You can also get free medical advice from Telehealth Ontario. Call any time toll-free at 1-866-797-0000. To reach them by toll-free TTY, dial 1-877-797-0007.

Ukrainian Community Groups

Connect with local people and share experiences.

If you’d like to have your community group featured here, please email us

Clothing and Household Goods

Ways to get free new and gently used essentials.

Legal Aid

We have a team of legal professionals to support you

Canadian Legal Support for Ukrainians

Отримайте безкоштовну консультацію з канадським юристом
Телефонуйте за номером 1-877-873-7875
12:00 – 17:00 EST
з понеділка по п’ятницю
Допомога доступна українською, англійською та французькою мовами

Durham Community Legal Clinic provides free Legal Services for low income residents of Durham Region


Immigration and Visas

Get government information about visas

Federal Government 

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada

Dedicated Service Channel for Ukraine immigration enquiries:

  • Call 613-321-4243, collect calls accepted.
  • Use the IRCC crisis web form and add the keyword “Ukraine2022” 

Submitting Visa Applications for Ukrainians to come to Canada:

Visa applications can be submitted online from anywhere in the world. Biometrics can be given at any visa application centre (VAC) outside of Ukraine. VACs are open in Moldova, Romania, Austria and Poland, and there is an extensive VAC network across Europe. More information about the Canada-Ukraine authorization for emergency travel is also available.

Mariia Pitolai  - Immigration Consultant

English - Ukrainian - Polish - Russian

Pet Care

If you are a Ukrainian newcomer and need assistance from someone who speaks Ukrainian, we are here to help

Talk to someone who can help

If you are a Ukrainian newcomer and need assistance from someone who speaks Ukrainian, we are here to help