My Home – A Newfoundland and Labrador Directory

relocation guide

Whether you are from here, returning after years away, or are new to the province, this directory may answer questions that you may have about Newfoundland and Labrador!

Relocating to a new area can be an exciting time. To help you organize and prepare for your move the Office of Public Engagment has created this handy checklist. It provides some guidance and advice to help moving a little easier.


The Directory

About Newfoundland and Labrador

Find out more about the culture, geography, history and economy of Newfoundland and Labrador:

About Newfoundland and Labrador

If you some time on your hands, explore every nook and cranny of Newfoundland and Labrador to find out how beautiful this province really is!

Newfoundland and Labrador Tourism

Community Information

Check out Community Accounts to find data, information and knowledge on your community, region, and province. For example, find out about a school or a school district in your area.

Check out the Community Infrastructure Mapping System (CIMS) to find things such as health clinics, hospitals or schools.

Finding a Home

Buying

Check out the Canadian Real Estate Association’s website to begin your journey to owning a home in Newfoundland and Labrador.

REALTOR.ca

Home Inspectors

The Atlantic chapter of The Canadian Association of Home and Property Inspectors provides links to registered Newfoundland and Labrador Home Inspectors.

Home & Property Inspectors Listing

Renting

Are you a post-secondary student looking to rent a home?

Check out the Home Share NL program which matches post-secondary students with 50+ homeowners in the St. John's region. Students rent a room from the homeowner and in some cases provide services (cooking, cleaning, snow shovelling, etc.) in exchange for reduced rent.

Home Share NL

Moving Resources

As you prepare to move we are happy to provide you with these handy resources to help you in your moving adventure!

Licensing/Permits/Regulations

Drivers License, Permits and Regulations

Did you know Provincial Government regulations require you to register your vehicle and apply for a new drivers license within ten (10) days of your change of address? To learn more about licensing, permits and other regulations follow the link below:

Service NL

Recreational

Find important information about qualifications and licenses required participate in recreational activities such as angling and hunting.

Information for Recreational Users

Local Services

Community Information

Check out Community Accounts to find information on your new community, regional, and province.

Check out the Community Infrastructure Mapping System (CIMS) to find a comprehensive database of different kinds of community infrastructure.

Provincial Airports

Department of Transportation and Works Provincial Airports Listing

Weather Office

Environment Canada Weather Office/

Radio Stations

Listing of local Radio Stations

Libraries

Department of Education Library listing

Inclusion

Looking for information on accessibility of public places in Newfoundland & Labrador? Check out the Newfoundland and Labrador Independent Living Resource Centre’s Inclusion Web Portal

Health Care

The Department of Health and Community Services provides a number of services throughout Newfoundland and Labrador including acute care facilities and local clinics. For a complete list of services visit:

Health and Community Services - Services in Your Region

Medical Care Plan (MCP)

Don’t forget to change your existing health coverage once you move to Newfoundland and Labrador!

Medical Care Plan (MCP)

HealthLine

The HealthLine connects you to an experienced, registered nurse 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. If you have a health related question or concern call 1-888-709-2929 or visit Newfoundland and Labrador HealthLine for more information.

Hospitals (Health Boards)

The province of Newfoundland and Labrador has four (4) health boards responsible for the day to day operation of hospitals, health care centres and clinics. Check on the links below to learn more about the Regional Health Board in your area.

Physicians

Looking for a doctor? The Newfoundland Medical Board provides a listing of all physicians in Newfoundland and Labrador:

The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Newfoundland and Labrador

Families

Community Youth Network (CYN)

The Community Youth Network (CYN) provides youth with opportunities to strengthen their leadership skills, become involved in the community and promotes an atmosphere of learning.

Community Youth Network (CYN)

Childcare

The Department of Child, Youth and Family Services helps support families in accessing child care and also monitors and licenses child care facilities across the province. For more information on childcare in Newfoundland and Labrador please visit:

Child Care Services

Sports & Activities

To learn more about Sports activities offered in Newfoundland and Labrador visit Sport Newfoundland and Labrador and click on Find a Sport.

Leisure Time

Libraries

Interested in visiting the local library? Click below to find out where to go!

Newfoundland and Labrador Public Libraries

Provincial Parks

Young and old can enjoy a myriad of outdoor activities in Newfoundland and Labrador’s Provincial Parks. The fun awaits you whether you enjoy cross-country skiing, walking or spend a day at the beach with your friends. Leave stress behind as you; unwind in the refreshing natural setting of a provincial park. Check them out at:

Provincial Parks

National Parks in NL

Newfoundland and Labrador is home to three National Parks including one UNESCO World Heritage Site. To learn more about our National Parks visit:

National Parks List - Newfoundland and Labrador

Historical Sites

Newfoundland and Labrador's Provincial Historic Sites are snapshots of our past, providing insight into who we are today. For a complete listing of our Provincial Historic Sites visit:

Provincial Historic Sites

Tourism Newfoundland and Labrador

Become a tourist at home! Check out the Newfoundland and Labrador Tourism page to learn more about what you can do right here at home:

Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada – Official Tourism Website

Recreational

Interested in learning more about qualifications and licenses to participate in recreational activities such as angling, and many more?

Information for Recreational Users

Sports & Activities

To learn more about Sports activities offered in Newfoundland and Labrador visit Sport Newfoundland and Labrador and click on Find a Sport.

Immigration

Thinking of Immigrating to Newfoundland and Labrador? Immigrate to Newfoundland and Labrador is the place to get information on immigrating, living, working and staying in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada:

Immigrate to Newfoundland and Labrador

Have we missed information? Let us know at youth@gov.nl.ca.