Our Settlement Services Department offers support in more than 70 different languages.
If you are a newcomer, a refugee or a landed immigrant, we can help you adjust and integrate into your new life in Calgary.
We’ll help you get information about finding a place to live, getting a job, learning new skills, applying for benefits, accessing community services and understanding your rights and responsibilities.
We provide information on the following topics: housing, education, the Calgary school systems, employment, health care, documents, citizenship and immigration, accreditation and general help in adjusting to your life in Canada.
We can help by providing the following services in your first language or in simple English:
Through orientation workshops, we provide information about life in Canada and about what settlement services are available in Calgary. You can learn more about topics such as community resources, employment, immigration, health and legal issues.
Find out about free community resources. Get information on day-to-day issues such as employment, housing, school registration, childcare, banking, getting your drivers license and finding a family doctor.
We can connect you to community services that you may need, like employment agencies, government offices, schools, daycares, health clinics, libraries, or legal aid.
Our counsellors can guide, assist and support your adjustment to Canadian life.
Our counsellors speak Arabic, Farsi/Persian, Hindi, Punjabi, Urdu, Mandarin, Cantonese, Korean, Vietnamese, Malay, Amharic, Tigrigna, Swahili, Dinka, French, Spanish, Polish, Russian, and Ukrainian .
Our services are free and confidential. Call us at 403-265-1120 to book an appointment. Walk-ins are accepted, but appointments are preferred.
Settlement / Language Bank Centre
Phone: (403) 265-1120
Fax: (403) 266-2486