About the Partnership

The Quinte Local Immigration Partnership is comprised of a group of significant stakeholders that come together regularly to develop a coordinated, comprehensive and strategic approach to immigration and integration that fits the needs of the Quinte Region.

The Partnership includes participation from a wide range of stakeholders including community organizations, settlement agency, language training providers, local associations and employers.

The QLIP will be responsible for oversight and guidance in the development of a local settlement strategy and the implementation of an action plan that will lead to the successful settlement and integration of newcomers to the Quinte Region, and support efforts to develop a welcoming community for immigrant newcomers.

The Quinte Local Immigration Partnership QLIP serves the following areas:

Hastings County

Hastings County's 14 Member Municipalities

Prince Edward County

City of Belleville

City of Quinte West

Greater Napanee

Township of Cramahe

Municipality of Brighton

Contact Information


Orlando Ferro

QLIP Administrator

Catherine Fisher Andrews

QLIP Coordinator

Myra Symonenko

Community Engagement Coordinator Ukraine

Mariam Niazi

QUIS Employer Toolkit Coordinator

QUIS Employer Toolkit for Hiring Newcomers (Provincially funded)