Supports Newcomers to achieve successful settlement and integration

Welcome Centre for Immigrants (WCI) offer free services in many languages to newcomers to Canada. Childcare is provided.

WCI is a partnership model of service-delivery between

Catholic Social Services

Edmonton Mennonite Centre

Indo-Canadian Wome`s

Settlement Services

Help newcomers understand and access resources available to them in Canada

Initial settlement needs:

– Housing

– Healtcare

– Child tax benefits

-Schooling issues for your children

-Language classes referral

Ongoing settlement needs:

– Income support or EI

– Sponsorship support

– Other settlement related issues

Services you can access:

– Workshops

– Individual counseling

– Settlement plans

– Referals Programs

Employment Services

Support the settlement of newcomers in finding employment in the Canadian workplace

Important skills to learn:

– Job Search

– Resume Preparation

– Interview Skills

Referrals to access:

– Volunteer and Networking opportunities

– Credential Assessment and upgrading


– Workshops

– Individual counseling

– Jod Fairs / Job Club / Referrals

Other Services/Programs

Help newcomers enrich their settlement experience

Child and Youth:

– Social and emotional support

– Academic group support for youth

– Daycare subsidy support

– Human rights and citizenship to immigrant youth

– Summer Program


– Immigrant – Women`s Integration Network


– Women`s and men`s outreach groups

– ESL for senior

Educational Opportunities

– Funtional literacy

– Community ESL

– Citisenship Classes 


– Confidential one-on-one support for issues you find stressful