Catholic Social Services

Immigration and Settlement - Cultural Links


Description
COVID-19 UPDATE: All upcoming public events are cancelled or postponed. All non-essential programs and services are being revisited. All administrative offices are closed to the public. Matches volunteers with newly arrived immigrants or refugees.

Service offers:

  • volunteer matching with newly arrived immigrants or refugees in order to link the newcomers to the community and help them feel like they belong

Includes:

  • learning about Canadian norms and customs
  • help improving English language skills
  • information about community resources and how to access services
  • opportunities for volunteers to gain an appreciation for other customs and other cultures
Eligibility
Yes, Service targeted to:
  • immigrants and refugees 
  • who are permanent residents in Canada
Canadian citizens are not eligible.
Application Process
Service Access: By Appointment, To access service:
  • call and speak to the Program Co-ordinator
Referral Process: No

Waiting Period: Yes,

Clients will be added to a waiting list and contacted when a suitable volunteer is found.

Telephone
780-424-3545 (Cultural Links Program Co-ordinator)
Web Site
http://www.cssalberta.ca
Languages
English
Fees
Fee: No
Fee Reduction: No
Membership Fee: No
Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes - Other disabled access: No -
Legal Status
Registered Charity / Foundation, Registered Not-For-Profit
Topic(s)
Last Updated On
June 13, 2019
Address
8212 118 Avenue
Edmonton, AB, T5B 0S3
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Hours of Operation
Mon
09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Tue
09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Wed
09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Thu
09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Fri
09:00 AM - 05:00 PM