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School Settlement Program

School Settlement program is a resource that provide to newcomer students and their families information and tools for a successful integration into the school and community including orientation, assessment, advocacy and referral:

 Organize and facilitate group sessions for newcomer families and school staff in order to address social issues and topics affecting newcomer lives.
 Liaise with appropriate community agencies in order to link newcomers to services relevant to their needs.
 Facilitate the access of newcomer families to school activities, committees, councils and associations.
 Participate in school reception and orientation processes for newcomer students and their families.
 Act as a liaison between school staff and newcomer students.
 Develop and maintain positive working relations with school staff.
 Attend staff meetings, trainings and community meetings.
 Participate in partnerships that respond to the needs of newcomers.

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