Newcomer Services

New Friends and Neighbourhood Groups

Program Description

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

Program Details

  • Weekly group sessions
  • English conversation practice
  • Personal story-telling
  • Community resources information
  • Networking opportunities
  • Field trips and guest speakers

Eligible Clients

The program is available to all immigrant women including those who are Canadian citizens.

Additional Program Information

The program provides weekly two-hour workshops from September to June in the following locations:

  • Beddington
  • Bowness
  • Chinatown
  • Downtown
  • Edgemont
  • Fish Creek
  • Marda Loop
  • Manchester
  • Ogden
  • Penbrooke
  • Saddletowne
  • Shawnessy
  • Thornhill
  • Varsity
  • Village Square
  • Westbrook

Childcare is available (restrictions may apply).

First language support is available.

For more information, please email

Funded by:

Calgary United Way logo