Newcomer Services

New Friends and Neighbourhood Groups

Program Description

The program offers a safe and supportive environment for immigrant women to form meaningful relationships, practice and improve their English conversation skills, learn about resources available to them, and share experiences with other immigrant women.

Program Details

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

Eligible Clients

This program is available to any immigrant or refugee woman (Visitor, Permanent Resident, Citizen, and Refugee.)

Additional Program Information

The program provides weekly two-hour workshops from September to June in various locations and online (Zoom) sessions weekly, Monday to Friday. 

Program Schedule:

  • Thursday, June 16, 2022- In person sessions end
  •  Saturday, September 10, 2022- Volunteer training for Fall resumption
  •  Monday, September 12, 2022- In person session resume
  •  Monday, Dec 19– Friday, Dec 30, 2022 – Christmas break
  •  Monday, Jan 2– Friday, June 30, 2023 –  In person/online session in progress

 

Childcare is available (restrictions may apply)

First language support is available.

For more information, please email newfriends@ciwa-online.com

Funded by:

Calgary United Way logo