Newcomers Supports

Calgary Public Library


Description
Provides assistance in identifying newcomer needs and offering programs, services, and resources to support their settlement and integration into Canadian society.

Service offers:

  • a platform for newcomers to meet with settlement workers to discuss settlement needs
  • access to needs assessment and referrals to document translation services, language training programs, education and employment skills training, and job search support
  • community connection programs, including English Conversation Group and New Friends Group for Women

Affiliation: Partnered with Calgary Catholic Immigration Services, Calgary Immigrant Women's Association, and Immigrant Services Calgary.
Eligibility
Yes, Service targeted to: 
  • newcomers to Canada
  • immigrants / refugees
Application Process
Service Access: Walk-in / Drop In Service, To access service:
  • drop in to access services
  • visit website to access digital resources
  • contact for details

Referral Process: No


Waiting Period: No,
Telephone
403-260-2600
Web Site
https://calgarylibrary.ca/settlement-services
Languages
English
Fees
Fee: No


Fee Reduction: No


Membership Fee: No


Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes - Steep access ramp with handrail from parking lot; four designated parking spaces, street parking and convenient drop-off zone. Wheelchair accessible: washrooms, telephone, computer catalogue, study tables.
Other disabled access: Yes - Universal Access PC- keyboards, touchboards, large print, adjustable wheelchair & scooter workstation, screen reader, magnifier, scanner for digitizing text, voice-based word processing, word predicting software and head mouse.
Topic(s)
Last Verified On
October 19, 2023
Address
2623 56 Street NE
Calgary, AB, T1Y 6E7
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Hours of Operation
Mon
11:00 AM to 07:00 PM
Wed
11:00 AM to 07:00 PM

Above hours are program-specific. Visit website for general location hours and holiday closures schedule.