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Give the 
Gift of Home

Everyone in Ontario has the opportunity to support the arrival of newcomers to their community. The Newcomer Donation Network is a centralized tool connecting public donors and community agencies with offers of assistance.

Donating Learn more about donating

Are you a business?  Learn more about corporate donations

How does this process work?

Connecting a newcomer with a donated space in 4 simple steps:

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Newcomers arrive in Ontario with a need for safe and secure accommodations

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Donors use this platform to offer extra space to newcomers in Ontario

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Community-based agencies connect with donors to learn more about their homes

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Agencies place Newcomers in these safe and healthy extra spaces


Welcome to Ontario

When you first arrive in Canada, there is a lot to do, but there is also a lot of help available. The Newcomer Donation Network is a project that will connect public donors and community agencies with offers of assistance.

Learn more about assistance  

Need help? Chat with 211 now

Donation marketplace for community-based service agencies

The Newcomer Donation Network provides offers of housing assistance in one simple place to make it easy to place newcomers in secure housing.  

Get access to the marketplace

Safe, Trusted Resources

Used by organizations across Ontario