Settlement Services

Centre for Newcomers


Description
Provides assistance to new Canadians adjusting to life in Calgary.

Service offers:

  • financial coaching and literacy
  • orientation to life in Canada
  • information and referral to community services
  • assistance in identifying and reaching your settlement goals
  • welcome events and networking opportunities
  • volunteer opportunities
  • tax clinics for assistance with the current year tax returns
  • Life Skills Training for Immigrant Women - Communication and Problem Solving Skills - free training for immigrant women

Workshop series to enhance life skills: overcome isolation, cope and overcome challenges to create positive change in life.


Affiliation: Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism, Canada, and Alberta Employment and Immigration.
Key Provider: Settlement and Community Development Workers who come from a culturally diverse background.
Eligibility
Yes, Service targeted to:
  • live-in caregivers and provincial nominees with work permit
  • landed immigrants and refugees who have been in Canada longer that 3 years and require assistance in settlement
Application Process
Service Access: By Appointment, To access service:
  • book an appointment by calling (403)-569-3325
  • specify preferred language for service when calling
  • if no appointment, people who have booked appointments are seen first

Referral Process: No


Waiting Period: No,
Telephone
403-569-3325
Fax
403-248-5041
Web Site
http://www.centrefornewcomers.ca/settlement
Email
info@centrefornewcomers.ca
Languages
Albanian; Arabic; Bulgarian; Cantonese; Croatian; Dari; Dinka; Farsi; Gujarati; Macedonian; Mandarin; Nuer; Punjabi; Russian; Serbian; Spanish; Tagalog; Urdu; Vietnamese
Fees
Fee: No


Fee Reduction: No


Membership Fee: Yes,

Annual membership cost of $20.




Accessibility
Wheelchair access: No -
Other disabled access: No -
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Agency Information
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Last Verified On
February 7, 2024
Address
565 36 Street NE
Calgary, AB, T2A 6K3
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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
Sat
10:00 AM to 01:00 PM

Saturday offers free computer classes for registered participants only.