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Settlement / Relocation Services

Waterloo is a thriving, diverse and exciting city that has been shaped by people from all corners of the world.

There are several resources across the region to help newcomers settle in and enjoy all Waterloo has to offer.

Settlement services for immigrants

Kitchener-Waterloo Multicultural Centre 

YMCA of Cambridge & Kitchener-Waterloo

Language assessment

YMCA of Cambridge & Kitchener-Waterloo

Language instruction employment

Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada (LINC Program) 

English Language Instruction (ESL) 


Northern Lights Canada Kitchener Employment Services Centre 

YMCA of Cambridge & Kitchener-Waterloo Employment Services

Kitchener-Waterloo Multicultural Centre 

Focus for Ethnic Women 

Conestoga Career Centre

Region of Waterloo Employment & Income Support


You will need utility services if you have just moved into a new home or apartment in the City of Waterloo or are opening a business. This list of utility companies is a good place to start.

GasUnion Gas
HydroWaterloo North Hydro
Internet, cable and telephone



Water and wastewaterCity of Waterloo



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