Below you will find resources and local initiatives focused on helping immigrants and newcomers to London-Middlesex, Elgin and Oxford.

1. The London Middlesex Immigrant Employment Council (LMIEC) launched in 2008 as a business-led organization with the purpose to connect local employers to Canadian newcomers and, in turn, strengthen our local economy. www.LMIEC.ca 

2. LMIEC Job Match Network: The London Middlesex Immigrant Employment Council (LMIEC) Job Match Network provides an integrated job matching service for internationally trained immigrants (ITIs) and employers in the Greater London Area. http://www.lmiec.ca/tools-and-resources/recruitment-and-hiring/job-match-network

3. LMIEC Mentorship for Immigrant Employment: LMIEC Mentorship for Immigrant Employment programs brings together internationally trained individuals with local mentors in their field to gain a better understanding of the regional job market; establish valuable networking contacts; and learn more about sector-specific language and professional practice in Canada. http://www.lmiec.ca/mentorship-programs

4. Access Centre for Regulated Employment: The Access Centre for Regulated Employment provides information and application assistance to internationally trained individuals seeking licensure or related employment in Ontario's regulated professions. www.accesscentre.ca

5. Internationally Trained Worker Loan Program: The Internationally Trained Worker Loan Program provides ITWs (residing in southwestern Ontario) access to the funds necessary to achieve foreign credential recognition and employment outcomes commensurate with their international education, skills and experience. http://www.accesscentre.ca/loan_program

6. WIL Employment Connections: WIL offers a full range of employment programs and services that are specifically tailored to meet the needs of immigrants and newcomers to Canada. We specialize in providing the help you need to prepare for work in Canada and teach you how to effectively job search. http://www.WIL.ca

7. London Cross Cultural Learner Centre (CCLC): CCLC is a community organization that exists to provide settlement services and support to newcomers and to promote intercultural awareness and understanding. For more information call 519.4321133 or go to www.lcclc.org

8. Community Employment Services - Newcomer Services: Community Employment Services offers services and support to help new immigrants settle in Canada. Services include, information and orientation; help with the immigration and Canadian documentation; help with solving settlement problems and much more! For more information contact Karen Oldroyd at (519)539-8161 ext. 233, or email her at koldroyd@ceswoodstock.org

9. The St. Thomas-Elgin Local Immigration Partnership (STELIP) is a community project to facilitate the development and implementation of sustainable solutions for the successful integration of newcomers to St. Thomas and to the County of Elgin. http://stelip.ca/

10. Oxford Local Immigration Partnership. Here you will find information about everything you need to know when thinking about and planning a move to any of the safe, friendly communities in Oxford. http://www.welcometooxford.ca/