Your first week in Canada
It’s important to prepare documents needed to find housing, work and school to help you settle in Canada.
1) Social Insurance Number
2) Alberta health care card
3) Alberta ID or Driver License
4) Alberta Digital ID
We offer a list of resources for housing options, including, homestay and rental listings. It is important to learn about tenancy laws and checking resources that provide information on the rights of renters and landlords before renting a place.
Community Settlement Services
We offer settlement services and referrals to community agencies and organizations to help you settle in Calgary. Our Children & Families’ Services Division facilitate the integration of families and children into the community,
School & Training
We deliver programs that provide highly motivated adults with practical and meaningful English language instruction. We also provide referrals within CCIS or to other institutions for further training.
Employment and Career Counselling
Our experienced team of Employment Counsellors will provide you with services and referrals to help you reach your employment goals. In one-on-one sessions, counsellors will work with you through the job search process, employment coaching and career guidance.
We support newcomers through periods of important transitions to Canada.