New Friends and Neighbourhood Groups
The program offers a safe and supportive environment for immigrant women to practice and improve their English conversation skills, form meaningful relationships, learn about resources available to them, and share experiences with other immigrant women.
- FREE weekly group meetings
- English conversation practice
- Information about community resources, and life in Canada
- Networking opportunities
- Guest speakers and field trips
This program is available to any immigrant or refugee woman (Visitor, Permanent Resident, Citizen, Work Permit holders and Refugee)
Additional Program Information
- Groups are offered both in person, and online via Zoom.
- Participants can join more than one group.
- Groups are drop-in, participants do not need to register in advance. (Registration is done at the meeting)
- Online groups are offered year-round. In-person groups are offered from September to June (there are no in-person groups in July and August).
Note: Group meetings will be cancelled on statutory holidays
|In person group locations|
|Day||Venue||Time||Address||Start Date||End Date|
|Mondays||Judith Umbach Library||1–3pm||6617 Centre St N, Calgary||11-Sep-23||11-Dec-23|
|Mondays||Seton Library||1-3pm||4995 Market St SE, Calgary||11-Sep-23||11-Dec-23|
|Tuesdays||Sunalta Community Association||10am-12pm||1627 10 Ave SW, Calgary||12-Sep-23||12-Dec-23|
|Tuesdays||Shawnessy Library||1-3pm||333 Shawville Blvd SE, Calgary||12-Sep-23||12-Dec-23|
|Tuesdays||Agape Language Centre||1-3pm||16 Bermuda Dr. NW, Calgary||12-Sep-23||12-Dec-23|
|Wednesdays||CIWA Office (2nd floor)||5-7pm||138 4 Ave SE, Calgary
(Room 202 – 2nd floor)
|Wednesdays||Saddletowne Library (in the Genesis Centre)||1-3pm||7555 Falconridge Blvd NE, Calgary||13-Sep-23||13-Dec-23|
|Thursdays||Calgary Downtown Central Library||10am-12pm||800 3 St SE, Calgary||14-Sep-23||14-Dec-23|
|Thursdays||Crowfoot Library||1-3pm||8665 Nose Hill Dr NW, Calgary||14-Sep-23||14-Dec-23|
|Online Zoom groups|
|Mondays||Online – Zoom||5-7pm||Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org||Ongoing|
|Wednesdays||Online – Zoom||10am-12pm||Please contact email@example.com||Ongoing|
|Thursdays||Online – Zoom||1-3pm||Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org||Ongoing|
|Friday||Online – Zoom||1-3pm||Please contact email@example.com||Ongoing|
For more information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org