About Us

Breaking barriers. Serving you with our hearts and souls

we have been offering our clients settlement and counselling services with a deep understanding of their cultural and linguistic needs.

Since 1980, Catholic Community Services of York Region (CCSYR) has been providing programs and services to residents of the York Region in 40+ languages. We offer settlement services to help newcomers and refugees adjust to the Canadian way of life and family services like counselling to help residents cope with personal challenges.

CCSYR is accredited by Canadian Centre for Accreditation (CCA).
The organization is a member agency of the Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants (OCASI) and also a member of Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Toronto (a ShareLife-funded organization), Family Services of Ontario (FSO), and Ontario Non-profit Network.

It is a partner in the Settlement Education Partnership in York Region (SEPYR), the Library Settlement Partnerships (LSP), and the Welcome Centre Immigrant Services.

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Yes, you can use our services via telephone and video conferencing. You can also visit us in person for face-to-face interaction.

No, our services are for all individuals and their families, regardless of their religion, country of origin or immigration status. Contact us today to explore our services and understand how we can support you.

We offer services in 40+ languages including:

  • English
  • Arabic
  • Chinese Simplified
  • Chinese Traditional
  • Farsi
  • French
  • Korean
  • Russian
  • Tagalog
  • Turkish
  • Urdu

Our counselling and settlement services are available across nine municipalities in the York region. You can also reach us through your homeschool and public libraries within the York region. Or simply dial us today or visit any of our locations closest to you to use the support and resources available.