Popular Resources

NEW! Newcomer Parent Resource Series: Available in 14 Languages

Refugee parents come to Canada with unique settlement needs, and language barriers that make it challenging to get information to support their parenting, children’s development, and the health and safety of their family here in Canada. We’ve developed a series of 14 parent resources to help - and they’re available in the 14 languages most commonly spoken by refugee families here in Canada!

The Resilience Guide: Program Strategies for Responding to Trauma in Refugee Children

Many of the things we already do in early childhood programs not only support healthy child development, but also strengthen the capacity for resilience and recovery in young children who have experienced trauma. The Resilience Guide provides information and resources to help you understand the impact of the refugee experience at different ages, developmental effects of trauma and resettlement, and key strategies to strengthen families’ capacity for resilience. It also includes practical tip sheets designed to easily print out and share with your team!

All About Care for Newcomer Children (CNC) – Multilingual Parent Resource

This new and improved version of one of our most popular resources, is now available in over 40 languages and is ready for use in all provinces.

A Parent’s Guide to Gradual Separation – Available in over 40 languages

When parents register their child for Care for Newcomer Children (CNC), many CNC programs that practice gradual separation have been challenged to explain their gradual separation/entry process to parents - especially when there isn’t a shared language. We’ve developed a multilingual resource for parents that will help!

Care for Newcomer Children Requirements (CNCR)


“New In Canada” Parenting Support Series – Brochures

There are many challenges facing parents in keeping their children safe. Multilingual New In Canada Parenting Support Brochures are now available online and ready for printing! Read More

Supporting the Settlement of Young Immigrant Children and their Families by Julie Dotsch

Written by child care and diversity expert Julie Dotsch, with strategies and ideas from caregivers working in the field of newcomer child care, "Supporting the Settlement of Young Immigrant Children & their Families" builds on caregivers’ professionalism, knowledge and experience to provide a greater understanding of the new immigrant and refugee experience from a child’s and family’s perspective.

Caring for Syrian Refugee Children: A Program Guide for Welcoming Young Children and Their Families

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Caring for Syrian Refugee Children will provide you with the knowledge and tools you need to better understand and respond to the unique experiences and needs of Syrian refugee children.

Settlement Needs of Newcomer Children: Research Synthesis Report

This report describes the six core settlement needs of newcomer children and provides ideas on how to support them. The settlement needs identified in the report were selected through a review of the literature from around the world on early childhood education and newcomer children. Read more...

CNC Forms and Templates

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