Housing, Transportation and Family Services
Services like housing, transportation, childcare, and schools are essential for the settlement of newly-arrived immigrants, particularly families. While there are on-going community-wide challenges to address on these issues, there are also opportunities to better connect newcomers to these vital services.
Goal 1: Newcomer families with young children find the support and services they need.
Goal 2: Newcomer youth feel welcome in the school system and receive the support they need to excel.
Goal 3: Newcomers to Kingston find a friendly, understandable and effective transit system.
Goal 4: Newcomers, particularly families, are able to meet their short- and long-term housing needs.