Newcomers & ELL
The Halton District School Board welcomes new families to Canada and the Halton region.
The Welcome Centre supports New/Returning families to the Halton Region. Services offered include; registration, assessment and settlement support.
Contact the HDSB Welcome Centre at 905-335-3665 ext. 3440 or email email@example.com. The HDSB Welcome Centre is located in Gary Allan High School, 215 Ontario St. South, Milton L9T 4N5.
The following links to resources may assist parent/guardians who are new to Canada or whose first language is not English.
New to Halton
Newcomers Guide to Secondary School
This guide provides information about Secondary Schools in Ontario and suggestions that will help you understand the Ontario education system and how to support your children in school
English as a Second Language (ESL) programming is available in elementary and secondary schools across the Halton District School Board. Students have the opportunity to develop age appropriate first-language literacy skills.
Further information can be found here.