After you get to Canada, you’ll need to find a temporary place to stay until you can rent or buy a home. One option is to stay at a hotel or hostel.
Learn more about hotels and hostels at Newcomers Canada.

You can also contact an immigrant-serving organization in the city or town where you plan to settle. Ask if there is temporary housing for newcomers and how much it costs.

We help refugees find temporary housing as part of the Resettlement Assistance Program.

The Toronto Shelter Network is made of Toronto’s shelter providers. They support emergency shelters across Toronto to more effectively meet the needs of people experiencing homelessness.

Shelters are open Monday to Sunday, 24 hours unless otherwise noted. The preferred way to access shelter is to call 311 or…
Central Intake 416-338-4766 or Toll free 1-877-338-3398.
During the winter, the City finds Out of the Cold programs which are operated by volunteers and coordinated through Dixon Hall.

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If you’re new to Canada and looking for a safe and affordable home, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) can help.

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) offers information in many languages on renting and buying apartments and houses. They can also help you plan for and manage a mortgage.

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Essays Writing Competition 2022

Aims and Objective

The primary objective of the Association is to foster the economic, social and cultural development of the people of Nigeria as a whole and the society we live in and to act as a medium of rendering financial and moral support to the individual members.Read More


The Purpose of this Constitution is to create a constitutional framework that binds Members of the Nigerian Canadian Association in Community Development (hereinafter referred to as the “Nigerian Canadian Association” or “NCA”)Read More

Social Development

To harness the collective efforts and goodwill of Nigerian in Canada, through exchange of ideas, and explore the available resources including employment opportunities in the society for the benefit of the Association and its members.Read More

Economic Development

To promote and engage in enterprises of a charitable nature, including the acquisition of properties, promotion of businesses and similar activities for the benefit of our members, in accordance with the laws of Canada.Read More