Settlement Information Orientation

Edmonton Newcomer Centre

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Description
Provides newcomers with information needed to make informed settlement decisions.

Service provides:

  • help understanding life in Canada including laws, rights, and the democratic system
  • the tools to support individuals to take charge of their own settlement and integration journeys and effectively navigate Canadian systems

Includes:

  • assistance with accessing health care, housing, income support, food resources, and transportation
  • assistance completing government forms and advocacy to access government programs and offices
  • immigration related information and referrals
  • a Commissioner of Oaths service

Key Provider: settlement practitioner
Eligibility
Yes, Service targeted to newcomers who are:
  • permanent residents
  • Convention refugees
  • live-in caregivers
  • or protected persons as defined in Section 95 of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act
Application Process
Service Access: By Appointment, To access service:
  • contact to make an appointment

Referral Process: No


Waiting Period: No,
Telephone
780-462-6924
Web Site
https://emcn.ab.ca/program/settlement-information-orientation
Email
rtremblay@emcn.ab.ca
Languages
Amharic; Arabic; English; French; Hindi; Punjabi; Somali; Spanish; Tagalog; Tigrignia; Urdu - Also Thai. Services in various languages by staff or interpretation.
Fees
Fee: No


Fee Reduction: No


Membership Fee: No


Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes -
Other disabled access: No -
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Agency Information
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Last Verified On
November 2, 2023
Address
7629 38 Avenue NW
Edmonton, AB, T6K 3Y7
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Hours of Operation
Mon
08:30 AM to 04:30 PM
Tue
08:30 AM to 04:30 PM
Wed
08:30 AM to 04:30 PM
Thu
08:30 AM to 04:30 PM
Fri
08:30 AM to 04:30 PM