Alberta

Alberta Services

General Services
UCC Alberta Provincial Council
#8, 8103 – 127 Avenue
Edmonton, AB T5C 1R9
Phone: 780-414-1624
www.uccab.ca
All services offered in Ukrainian. Helps immigrants from Ukraine with their needs.
Services include:

  • Housing advice
  • Education information – list of Ukrainian Bilingual schools
  • Transportation information

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Immigrant Services Calgary
910-7th Avenue South West, Room 1401
Calgary, AB T2P 3N8
Phone: 403-262-2656
www.calgaryimmigrantaid.ca
Services offered in Ukrainian. Helps immigrants and their families settle into life in Calgary.
Services include:

  • Housing advice
  • English language classes
  • Employment assistance – youth & adult
  • Education information – registering children for school
  • Community orientation – schools, churches, businesses, driver’s license, banks
  • Health care – finding a doctor, referral to health clinics

Lethbridge Family Services – Immigrant Services
701 2nd Avenue South
Lethbridge, AB T1J 0C4
Phone: 403-320-1589
www.lethbridge-family-services.com/
Services offered in Ukrainian. Providesinformation about the local community and life in Alberta.
Services include:

  • English language classes
  • Community orientation – schools, churches, businesses, driver’s license, banks

Bredin Institute
9707-110 Street
Edmonton, AB T5K 2L9
Phone: 780-425-3730
www.bredin.ab.ca
Assists new immigrants to Canada.
Services include:

  • Housing advice
  • English language classes
  • Employment assistance

Centre for Newcomers
#200, 3517 – 17 Avenue SE
Calgary, AB T2A 0R5
Phone: 403-569-0409
www.centrefornewcomers.ca
Immigrants can meet other new immigrants here.
Services include:

  • English language classes
  • Employment assistance

Alberta Association of Immigrant Serving Agencies
3rd Floor, 120 – 17 Avenue SW
Calgary, AB T2S 2T2
Phone: 403-290-5758
www.aaisa.ca
Members help immigrants and the agencies that serve them.
Services include:

  • Community orientation – schools, churches, businesses, driver’s license, banks

Global Friendship Immigration Center
2nd Floor, 120 – 1st Avenue East
Brooks, AB T1R 1C5
Phone: 403-362-6115
www.gfic.ca
This centre helps new immigrants settle in Canada.
Services include:

  • Housing advice
  • Employment assistance
  • Community orientation – schools, churches, businesses, driver’s license, banks
  • Transportation information

Calgary Catholic Immigration Society
3rd Floor, 120 – 17 Avenue SW
Calgary, AB T2S 2T2
Phone: 403-262-2006
www.ccis-calgary.ab.ca
An organization which provides settlement services to immigrants.
Services include:

  • Employment assistance

ASSIST Community Services Centre
9653 – 105A Avenue
Edmonton, AB T5H 0M3
Phone: 780-429-3111
www.telusplanet.net/public/eccsc/english/newcomers.htm
Provides information and resources to help new immigrants.
Services include:

  • Employment assistance
  • Community orientation – schools, churches, businesses, driver’s license, banks
  • Newcomers’ Club – different activities to help immigrants learn about Canada and make new friends

The Newcomers Club of Edmonton
E-mail:webmaster@edmontonnewcomersclub.com
www.edmontonnewcomersclub.com/
The Newcomers Club of Edmonton is a social club for woman and their families who have been in Edmonton for less than 2 years.
Services include:

  • Moms n’ Tots group
Language Assistance:
LARCC – Language Assessment
10709-105th Street
Edmonton, AB T5H 2X3
Phone: 780-424-3545
http://www.catholicsocialservices.ab.ca/CSSFindServicesbyCategory/ImmigrationandSettlement.aspx?id=446
Services include:

  • Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada Assessment Program
  • Language and Vocational Assessment Program

LINC Assessment Centre
202-5000 Gaetz Avenue
Red Deer, AB T4N 6C2
Phone: 403-346-8818
Services include:

  • Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada Assessment Test 

Immigrant Language and Vocational Assessment-Referral Centre
1401, 910 – 7th Avenue SW
Calgary, AB T2P 3N8
Phone: 403-262-2656
Services include:

  • Language and Vocational Assessment Program.
Employment Help
Bow Valley College
Directions for Immigrants in Trades and Professional Careers
260, 700 – 4 Avenue SW
Calgary, AB T2P 3J4
Phone: 403-297-2555
www.bowvalleycollege.ca/directions.htm
Supports internationally trained immigrants.
Services include:

  • English language classes
  • Employment assistance – mock interviews, career coaching, degree recognition
  • Resource centre – computers, internet access, printer, fax machine, scanner and photocopier

Calgary Immigrant Women’s Association
#300, 750 – 11th Street SW
Calgary, AB T2P 3N7
Phone: 403-263-4414
www.ciwa-online.com
The only agency in Calgary offering programs and services for immigrant women only.
Services include:

  • Housing advice
  • English language classes
  • Employment assistance

Bredin Institute – Centre for Learning
Foreign Trained Professionals Service Program
500, 9707 – 107A Avenue
Edmonton, AB T5H 2L9
Phone: 780-425 – 3730
www.bredin.ab.ca/ImmigrantServices/
A work search program that helps immigrants find employment.
Services include:

  • Employment assistance – degree recognition

Personal Support and Development Network
400, 10050 – 112 Street
Edmonton, AB T5J 2J1
Phone: 780-496-9220
www.psdn.ca
Provides training and employment programs to immigrants that are having problems finding a job.
Services include:

  • Employment assistance – on-the-job work experience
  • Computer classes
Sin Help
To receive a Social Insurance Number.
http://www.servicecanada.gc.ca/eng/gateways/where_you_live/regions/offices/ab.shtml
Education for Children:
List of all Ukrainian Bilingual schools in Alberta.
http://www.uccab.ca/education/BilingualProgram.asp
Healthcare Help
Click on “Health Care Forms” to apply for Alberta Health Care.

http://www.health.gov.ab.ca

To receive Alberta Health Care Insurance.
http://www.health.alberta.ca/health-care-insurance-plan.html

Drivers License:
To receive an Alberta Driver’s License.
www.liveworkalberta.com/get-an-alberta-drivers-license/
Helpful Websites:
Alberta Information for Immigrants:
http://www.aaisa.ca/documents/welcometoalberta.pdf

Edmonton Newcomers Guide:
http://www.gov.edmonton.ab.ca/for_residents/CityGov/edmontonnewcomersguideenglish.pdf

List of Alberta’s Settlement Services Agencies:
http://employment.alberta.ca/Immigration/154.html

General information about community, health, social, and government services in Alberta.
www.informalberta.ca