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Italian Resources

The following lists all the external resources available in Italian that can be found as For More Information links throughout this website. These resources cover a variety of topics and the accompanying descriptions will help you determine which are the ones you need. If information on what you seek is not listed here, it may be available in another language on the page(s) covering that topic.

To find pages or Community Directory records on the website that reference Italian in the text, use the Search Tool on the right of the page. The community directory lists government agencies, educational institutions and non-profit organizations that serve the Kingston area. Many provide services in languages other than English.

 

After You Arrive — Services to Help You Settle
Ontario Immigration guide to finding services in your community, looking for jobs and training, improving language skills, and getting other kinds of help. Includes a checklist to follow while settling in Ontario. Available in Arabic, Chinese, Farsi, French, Filipino (Tagalog), Greek, Hindi, Italian, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Russian, Spanish, Tamil and Urdu.

Emergency Management Ontario
Information about emergency management and community safety in Ontario. Features news and emergency alerts and includes a step-by-step toolkit on how to be prepared — including suggestions for people with disabilities and special needs, children, seniors, and pets. Basic “Be prepared” information is also in Arabic, Bengali, Farsi, Finnish, German, Greek, Gujarati, Hindi, Italian, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Russian, Chinese, Somali, Spanish, Tagalog, Tamil, Ukrainian, Urdu, and Vietnamese. Accessible on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. Emergency Red Alerts can be received by email or SMS text messaging.

Health & Safety at Work -- Prevention Starts Here
The Health & Safety at Work - Prevention Starts Here poster. Offers an overview of worker and employer health & safety rights and responsibilities. Poster is available in multiple languages for download and printing, including Chinese (Traditional), French, Russian, Somali, and Spanish.

Health Care Connect
Register in person or online with Health Care Connect, an Ontario government program that helps Ontario residents find a family doctor. Includes an introductory video on the service. Downloadable multilingual fact sheets on Health Care Connect are available in Amharic, Arabic, Cambodian, Chinese (Simplified and traditional), Farsi, German, Greek, Hindi, Hungarian, Italian, Korean, Ojicree, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Russian, Serbian, Somali, Spanish, Swahili, Tagalog, Tamil, Ukrainian, Urdu and Vietnamese.

Healthy Smiles Ontario
Ontario dental program for children 17 and under who do not have access to any form of dental coverage to maintain the health of their teeth. Information on who is eligible, what services are covered, how to apply, and Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ). Information sheets are also available in Amharic, Arabic, Chinese (simplified), Farsi, Italian, Oji-cree, Portuguese, Punjabi, Russian, Somali, Spanish, Tagalog, Tamil, Urdu, and Vietnamese.

Immunization — Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-term Care
Ontario government site with information on immunization and the various vaccination programs available for infants, children, and adults and a list of publically funded vaccines provided by the province. The information includes videos and a section on Myths and Facts about vaccines and immunization, which is also available as a downloadable PDF in multiple languages: English, French, Arabic, Chinese, Farsi, German, Italian, Korean, Oji-Cree, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Russian, Somali, Spanish, Tagalog, Tamil, and Urdu.

Learn English or French
Information on improving language skills before and after you arrive in Canada, where to study, and language training for school and work. A downloadable guide is available in Arabic, Chinese, Farsi, Filipino (Tagalog), Greek, Hindi, Italian, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Russian, Spanish, Tamil and Urdu. There is also a “Find a Language Class” online search tool.

Learn English or French — Improving your Language Skills
Includes information on improving language skills before and after arrival in Canada, where to study, and language training for school and work. Available in Arabic, Chinese, Farsi, Filipino (Tagalog), Greek, Hindi, Italian, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Russian, Spanish, Tamil and Urdu.

Multi-language brochures (Canadian Mental Health Association)
A list of multi-language brochures on a number of mental health disorders, including depression, manic depression, anxiety, stress, and schizophrenia. Brochures are available in Amharic, Arabic, Chinese, Croatian, English, French, Hindi, Greek, Italian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Somali, Spanish, Serbian, Tamil, Urdu and Vietnamese.

My First Days: A Guide to Your First Two Weeks in Ontario
Information about arriving in Ontario, housing health, employment, education, legal services, and consumer information. Includes a Welcome to Canada checklist and a chapter entitled Next Steps. Available in Arabic, Chinese, Croatian, Farsi, French, Greek, Gujarati, Hindi, Italian, Korean, Pilipino (Tagalog), Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Somali, Spanish, Tamil, Ukrainian, Urdu, and Vietnamese.

Second Language Courses
A description of available FSL programs second language courses including French, English, Spanish, and Italian. Information on language classes is available in English, though much of this site is available in French only. The organization also has a Facebook page and can be followed on Twitter (both in French only).

Smith Falls Immigration Portal
A newcomer’s web portal with information about the Town of Smith Falls. Available in English only; alternate languages are provided through Google translate. Includes a selection of community videos and multilingual fact sheets available in Arabic, Chinese, Farsi, Greek, Hindi, Italian, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Russian, Spanish, Tagalog, Tamil, Urdu.

Welcome to Ontario, A Guide to Programs and Services for Newcomers to Ontario
Information about living, studying, working, starting your own business, volunteering, and where to find help. Available in Arabic, Chinese, French, Greek, Hindi, Italian, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Russian, Spanish, Tamil, Ukrainian and Urdu.

Working in Ontario — Work in Your Profession
Ontario government website with information on how to work in your profession. Includes information on Bridging programs, educational requirements, certification and accreditation. Includes a link to a PDF document in 15 languages: Arabic, Chinese, Farsi, Filipino (Tagalog), Greek, Hindi, Italian, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Russian, Spanish, Tamil, and Urdu.

Your Legal Rights
A large resource of general legal information for Ontarians, compiled from hundreds of organizations across Ontario. While the site itself is only available in English, materials are available in multiple languages, including French. Managed by Community Legal Education Ontario.

Your Rights Under the Employment Standards Act
An information sheet provides a summary of your rights as a foreign national employed in Ontario under the Employment Standards Act. Available in Chinese, French, Greek, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Russian, Spanish, Tamil and Vietnamese.

 

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