Newcomer Services

Settlement and Integration Services

Settlement and Integration Services provide various forms of support and assistance to help clients meet their needs and requirements for their adaptation into Canada. Our programs provide immigrant women with access to:

  • Information and connection to community resources
  • Volunteer opportunities
  • Legal services
  • Tax services
  • Financial literacy training and information
  • Community engagement groups
“CIWA is an amazing place and has a lot of good services for all immigrants here in Calgary. Thanks for all the help and information you provided to me. It helped me a lot and my experience was excellent.” – Settlement client

Filipino Community Development Program

The program helps members of the Filipino community in Calgary integrate into Canadian society.

Find Me a Home Project

Find Me a Home provides temporary accommodation to multi-barriered immigrant/refugee women who are fleeing abusive situations by providing emergency and temporary accommodation for them and their children in a motel or hotel for a maximum of 3 nights stay until stable housing is established.

Intake, Settlement and Referral Services

The program helps immigrant women access services and resources in the community.

Integration Program

The program helps immigrant women access services and resources in the community.

Legal Clinic

This program provides clients with family and immigration related legal support in collaboration with Calgary Legal Guidance.

New Friends and Neighbourhood Groups

The program helps immigrant women living in different areas around Calgary practice English and build friendships.

Pre-Employment Skills Program

The program equips immigrant women with the tools, skills and knowledge necessary for a successful job search.

Volunteer Program

The program provides opportunities for community members to become CIWA volunteers.