A guide for health professionals working with
immigrant and refugee children and youth

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    She’s counting on you

    Immigrant and refugee kids face a lot of challenges when they arrive in Canada. As a health professional, you're there to help them. And we're here to help you.

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    Because quality care makes kids feel safe

    Caring for children and youth new to Canada involves more than a history and physical. If you want to know more, you've come to the right place.

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    He has a story to tell

    Knowing how and why children and youth came to Canada will help health professionals provide better care. We can help you ask those questions.

About this Site

Caring for Kids New to Canada helps health professionals provide quality care to immigrant and refugee children, youth and families. It was developed by the Canadian Paediatric Society with experts in newcomer health. Learn more about Caring for Kids New to Canada, the people behind the site, and how it was developed.

Getting Started

If you’re new to this site, or to caring for immigrant and refugee children, get started with the essentials for providing health care to children and youth new to Canada. Or consult our sitemap for an overview of this website.

This project is funded by
the Government of Canada.

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Caring for Kids New to Canada is a resource for health professionals. The information here is not a substitute for medical advice, nor does it indicate an exclusive course of treatment or procedure to be followed. Variations, taking into account individual circumstances, may be appropriate.

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