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Guelph Wellington is a vibrant and diverse geographic area in southwestern Ontario.

Guelph Wellington has a low cost of living, beautiful surroundings, is one of the safest communities in Canada and enjoys a low unemployment rate. There is easy access to major centres, such as Toronto and London, including to regional and international airports and railway service.

There are many programs and services available to new Immigrants in Guelph and Wellington County. To find an organization or group working on topics you are interested in, search the Community Information Database.

Two Settlement Agencies in the area can help you and your family settle in Guelph Wellington. Remember that learning to speak English is an important step towards settling into your new community.

Some of the important things you will have to do when you arrive, are to find a place to live, get your Social Insurance Number, your Permanent Residency Card and to make sure you register for government Health Insurance.

There are many fun, free activities for families in Guelph and Wellington County. The EarlyON Centers are places where parents and caregivers can participate in programs and activities, get information and answers to their questions, all for free! The Public Libraries in Guelph and Wellington also have free programs and activities for children and families. In the Summer the splash pads and wading pools are great places to cool off and meet other families. There are three museums which provide fun for the whole family. In Guelph, you can visit the Civic Museum and McCrae House, and in Wellington County you can check out the Wellington County Museum and Archives.

To learn more about living in Guelph, check out the New Residents Guide