Immigrant Serving Organizations – Edmonton Region

The following is a list of immigrant serving organizations for the Edmonton Region. These organizations can help you access support services, education programs, interpretive services, employment programs and more. Any inquiries regarding programs and services offered by these organizations, please contact them directly.

Accès Emploi

Funded by Alberta Employment and Immigration and the Government of Canada, Accès Emploi provides many services and programs free of charge to assist our clients to develop useful tools and the necessary skills to find and maintain satisfying employment.

Alberta Association of Immigrant Settlement Agencies

AAISA is an association by and through which the members can work towards addressing the needs of immigrants, the agencies that serve them, and the larger community which welcomes them.

ASSIST Community Services Centre

ASSIST is a non-profit, charitable organization that offers an Integrated Services Program, Adult English Courses, Children, Youth, Family and Senior Services.

Bredin Centre for Learning

Bredin’s employment and training programs are funded by Alberta Employment, Immigration and Industry, Service Canada, and Citizenship Immigration Canada. Bredin Institute offers employment assistance programs to youth, adults and newcomers to Canada.

BGS Enterprises Inc.

Provides Assessment and case management services to Albertans who are seeking grant funding to attend schools that have not signed an Accountability Framework Agreement (AFA) with AEII to provide their own Assessment and Case Management Services.

Catholic Social Services

A social service agency that serves people of all faiths and cultures throughout central and northeast Alberta. The agency has grown to deliver more than 100 programs.

Changing Together: A Centre for Immigrant Women

A nonprofit, charitable organization that operates a place for immigrant women to meet and work together in solving their problems and help immigrant women participate fully in Canadian life. It also assists immigrant women acquire employment skills and work experience through the volunteer program.

Centre for Race and Culture

CRC has worked throughout northern Alberta to foster social harmony and cultural inclusion. The Centre for Race and Culture’s (CRC) highly educated, experienced and innovative team has decades of expertise helping organizations see the intrinsic value of living and working in a diverse environment.

Edmonton Community Adult Learning Association

ECALA One of 83 Community Adult Learning Councils funded in the Province of Alberta by the department of Advanced Education. ECALA is governed by a Volunteer Board of Directors and is accountable for its actions to its membership and Alberta Advanced Education.

Edmonton Immigrant Services Association

A not for profit organization that provides services to new immigrants, refugees and first generation Canadians.

Edmonton Mennonite Centre for Newcomers

A community agency that seeks to assist immigrants and refugees, coming to the Edmonton area to achieve full participation in the community, contributing their experiences and skills to strengthen and enrich the lives of all Canadians.

Islamic Family and Social Services Association

Is a non-profit registered charity dedicated to providing services in response to the social needs of the Edmonton community within an Islamic context.

Multicultural Health Brokers Co-op Ltd

The co-operative emerged out of a public health initiative to enhance maternal and infant health within immigrant and refugee communities. The co-operative has supported immigrant and refugee families isolated because of cultural and linguistic barriers.

Welcome Centre for Immigrants

WCI provides settlement and employment services to immigrants in south Edmonton. Programs include citizenship classes, computer classes, employment readiness, employment services, educational counseling, and youth services. Is an umbrella organization in collaboration with Catholic Social Services, Edmonton Mennonite Centre for Newcomers, and Indo-Canadian Women’s Association.

Windmill Microlending

Provides affordable loans of up to $15,000 to internationally trained immigrant professionals and skilled workers so they may obtain the Canadian licensing or training that will allow them to gain employment in their field.

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