Settlement services

WCI offers settlement counselling through Catholic Social Services (CSS) and Indo-Canadian women’s Association (ICWA). 
  • Helps newcomers to have better knowledge and confidence about the basic s of everyday living in Canada                    
  • Clients are supported in facing their settlement challenges and can cope with the integration process
  • Helps immigrants enjoy a smooth transitional phase.  

Catholic Social Service 

Since 1961, Catholic Social Services has responded to the diverse needs of children,  adults, and families throughout Edmonton, central and north east Alberta.  A multi-function social service Agency,      Catholic Social Service :
  • Offers services to all faith
  • Offers more than 100 programs
  • Is internationally accredited for its quality of service provision

    Services Include
  • Orientation to living and working in Canada
  • Assistance to access health, educational social and community services
  • Information about and referral to community programs and services
  • Sponsorship information
  • Interpretation and Translation
  • Supportive Counselling and guidance
  • Specialized services for government assisted refugees
  • Youth program

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Indo Canadian Women’s Association  
  • The Indo Canadian Women s Association is a non-for profit organization committed to full participation of immigrant and visible minority women and men in economic, social and political life in Canada
  • Advocacy of Women’s Issues
  • Empowerment of Women
  • Orientation sessions and one-on-counselling
  • Referral To community Resources
  • ESL functional literacy classes
  • Free seniors Drop-in programs and outreach
  • Seniors literacy Classes
  • Women’s  programs and Outreach Services
To learn more about ICWA’s programs please visit

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