Newcomer & Immigrant Services

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Community Connections - Youth & Adult

Community Connections activities are geared to those holding permanent resident status in Canada. Programs offer opportunities to build skills to assist newcomers in adjusting to life in Canada. Programming includes conversations circles, leadership development, family events, and cultural activities for youth and adults.

Library Settlement Partnership (LSP)

Settlement Workers provide information and referrals to newcomers on a one-to-one basis, as well as group sessions on issues pertaining to settlement and integration into the community. This program connects newcomers and immigrants to community programs and services, and is run in partnership with the London Public Library.

Settlement Counselling

Settlement Counsellors provide newcomers with individualized support, advocacy, information, and referrals on settlement and integration related issues. Settlement workers provide one-to-one needs assessment to help clients with immediate settlement needs such as; housing, health care, education, employment, legal matters, immigration issues, etc.

Settlement Workers in Schools (SWIS)

Settlement Workers operate in both elementary and secondary schools within Northeast London. They facilitate the integration of newcomer students and families into the education system and community. This program is in partnership with the Thames Valley District School Board & the London District Catholic School Board.


For information on LUSO's Settlement Programs, please contact Irena Sompaseuth, Director of Settlement Services via email: settlement [at] (settlement[at]lusocentre[dot]org) OR via telephone: 519-452-1466 (office), 226-235-8351 (cell).

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