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1 Translation Resources Edmonton Viets (EVA), 07 3 St NW T5H 3H8 Action for Healthy Communities 0, St T5H 3C5 The Family Centre, St T5K C5 Newcomers Resources Offers translation and interpretation services to thevietnamese community. to to Provides language interpretation and translation in 54 languages and dialects Multicultural and Seniors Services Canadian Arab Friendship of Ukrainian Canadian Social Services St T5G Y3, 07 3 St NW T5H 3H8 Filipino Society for Growth and Change 030 St. Albert Trail T5M 3K7 Edmonton Viets (EVA) St NW T5H 2X3 South Asian Humanitarian Aid & Resettlement Ave NW T6E 5X8 Edmonton Multicultural Society 602, 7 Winston Churchill Square T5J 2V5 Support Services Offers translation services. Offers translation and interpretation services from Arabic to English and English to Arabic. Offers cultural and linguistic brokering within the context of peri-natal health, early parenting and holistic family support, as well as translation of material in 23 languages. Offers translation and interpretation services for newcomers. to Translates documents such as educational certificates and transcripts, birth certificates, employment reference letters, etc. Translates Filipino dialects to English. Assists in the cultural transition of newly arrived immigrants from Vietnam Provides support for children in immigrant families. Addresses the settlement and integration needs of newcomer children and youth through support and assistance in adapting to a new life in Provides support to people in distress and in need and to help new immigrants adapt to their new land and culture regardless of gender, creed, religion or ethnic origin. Offers support to new immigrants with basic settlement needs Publish Multicultural Connections newsletter, which provides information on activities and concerns regarding Multiculturalism issues in Edmonton and Canada; compiles research on multicultural isses, organizes, in collaboration with others, cultural expressions activities.. City of Edmonton Social Atlas Page

2 A Ave NW T5H OM Ave NW T6H OL4 Immigrant Access Fund 45, St T5K C5 Jewish Family Services Edmonton 0, St NW T5N P9 Canadian Arab Friendship of Seniors of Greater Edmonton 5 Sir Winston Churchill Square T5J 2E5 Ukrainian Canadian Social Services St T5G Y3 Indo Canadian 's Ave NW T6E 5X8 (EISA) 07 3 St T5H 3H8 Filipino Society for Growth and Change 030 St. Albert Trail T5M 3K7 Islamic Family & Social Services 85, St NW T6E 6M8 Multicultural & Seniors Services 2nd floor, St NW T5J C4 Islamic Family & Social Services 85, St T6E 6M8 Provides services for newcomers to assist them with settlement and integration issues that affect immigrants in Alberta. Provides services for newcomers to assist them with settlement and integration issues that affect immigrants in Alberta. Islamic Family and Soci Offers support services to individuals, families and groups. Offers support services to ensure Arab immigrant families establish themselves in their new country Offers peri-natal health, early parenting and holistic family support to families who are newcomers to Multicultural Seniors Outreach Program: provides outreach and support to immigrant and refugee seniors to address social isolation due to multiple barriers including language, culture and poverty. Support through education and information on family violence, risk management/safety planning Provides social and cultural support to newly arrived women to Health Resources Family Violence Support Offers settlement services in various community settings. Helps newcomers with issues regarding immigration, employment and settlement. Meets the basic physical and emotionalneeds of the community within an Islamic context. Edmonton Centre for Survivors of Torture and Trauma: offers support to those who have survived torture and trauma. Offers peri-natal health, early parenting and holistic family support to families who are newcomers to Support through education and information on family violence, risk management/safety planning Offers prevention of family violence workshops including spousal abuse, child abuse, senior abuse, dating violence, culture shock and the Cycle of Adjustment. Also offers a support group for women. Provides family violence outreach that is non-judgemental, confidential, culturally and religiously sensitive family violence outreach. City of Edmonton Social Atlas Page 2

3 English As a Second Language Resources floor, St NW T5J C4 Indo Canadian 's 38 Ave Millwoods Rd NW T6K 3L6 Canadian Arab Friendship of Ave NW T6H OL Ave NW T6J 5H7 Cultural Connections Institute - The Learning Exchange 428, Ave NW T5J OB A Ave NW T5H OM Ave NW T6H OL A St NW T5G R Ave NW T5H A4 2nd floor, Ave NW T5C V7 NorQuest College 40 3 St NW T5M C Edmonton Viets (EVA) Multicultural & Seniors Services Grant MacEwan University 5, 0050 MacDonald Drive T5J 2B7 Northern Alberta Institute of Technology St T5G 2R Dickinsfield Amity House St NW T5C 3C8 Vietnamese Canadian Friendship Society 2, Ave T5H OM A St NW T5G R Ave NW T5H A4 Offers part-time English as a Second Language (ESL) classes. Offers English as Second Language classes. Offers English as a Second Language classes. Offers English language training at levels 3 to 5 and Canadian citizenship and human rights education for newcomers to Offers English language training at levels 3 to 5 and Canadian citizenship and human rights education for newcomers to Offers English as a Second Language (ESL) classes to adult students who are temporary or permanent residents of Offers classes and groups where individuals can learn English as an additional language. Offers language and education programs to newcomers and immigrants. Offers classes and groups where individuals can learn English. Offers language and education programs to newcomers and immigrants. Provides an English language course for newcomers to Offers classes in English instruction to those unfamiliar with the language. Offers conversational English classes. Offers English as a Second Language (ESL) courses. Offers English as a Second Language course. Offers English as a Second Language classes. Provides English language courses focusing on listening, speaking and pronunciation. City of Edmonton Social Atlas Page 3

4 floor, Ave T5C V7 Project Adult Literacy Society 4, St T5K C5 Seniors of Greater Edmonton 5 Sir Winston Churchill Square T5J 2E5 CANDORA Society of Edmonton 3A 8 Ave NW T5W 4X West Edmonton Christian Assembly 6 99 St T5T 6N2 University of Alberta, Faculty of Extension 0230 Jasper Ave T5J 4P6 NorQuest College 40 3 St NW T5M C 2 Floor, St NW T5J C Ave NW T5H OL4 Bredin Centre for Learning 9th floor, 0045 St T5K 2M5 Employment Supports Offers English as a Second Language tutoring. Offers English as Another Language classes to low income immigrant and refugee seniors. Offers part-time program to build English language skills. Offers an English Second Language class in the daytime and evening. Offers classes in English as a Second Language. Provides an English language course for newcomers to Provides basic and advanced computer training for immigrant women. Provides services for newcomers such as pre-employment assistance, resume revision and training, job search and placement. Provides assistance for newcomers to Canada looking for employment. Provides business coaching and workshops STEP Newcomer Settlement Program: offers workshops on taxes, budgeting, Alberta Human Rights and Immigrant Entrepreneurial Programs, job search, resume/cover letter and interview preparation workshops Bredin Centre for Learning 9th floor, 0045 St T5K 2M St NW T5H V Ave NW T5B OT Ave NW T5B OT6, 07 3 St NW T5H 3H8 Centre for Skilled & Internationally Trained Professionals: provides help to internationally trained professionals and trandespeople to re-enter their profession in Canada Community Connectors: promotes volunteerism for newcomers to gain the skills and experience to gain employment Provides training and on the job work experience in the health care industry for Offers a combination of workshops, exposure courses and employment placement. Engineers' & Technologists' Integration Program: provides 0 month grant - funded bridging program for engineers and technologists leading to career and professional certification. to Translates documents such as educational certificates and transcripts, birth certificates, emplymnt reference letters, etc. City of Edmonton Social Atlas Page 4

5 Ave NW T5B OT A Ave NW T5H OM3 Offers a bridging accounting program for immigrants. Provides services for newcomers such as pre-employment assistance, resume revision and training, job search and placement Citizen & New Arrival Information Centre Main Floor, Sir Winston Churchill Square NW T5J 2R7 Centre d'accueil et d'etablissement du Nord de l'alberta 08, 8627 Marie Anne Gaboury St NW T6C 3N St NW T5H 2X A Ave Nw T5H OM3 South Asian Humanitarian Aid and Resettlement Ave NW T6E 5X8 2nd floor, St NW T5J IC Ave NW T6H OL4 Indo Canadian 's Rm 360, 38 Ave Millwoods Road NW T6K 3L6 Canadian Arab Friendship of 8, Ave NW T5E 6A9 (EISA) Ave NW T6H OL3 (EISA) Ave NW T6J 5H7 Cultural Connections Institute - The Learning Exchange 428, Ave NW T5J OB3 Edmonton Viets (EVA) Education Resources Provides referrals and information about Edmonton to citizens and new arrivals to Edmonton to help them get settled as effectively as possible. Facilitates communication and establishes meaningful connections between newly immigrated families, their communities and the school system in Alberta. Provides support for newcomer students. Offers a camp for newcomer youth to enhance their skills in computer science and English. Provides first-language literacy and/or English language level assessment using the Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLB) tools. Offers field trips, activities and workshops for immigrants to get to know about our city and the services provided in Edmonton. Citizenship Supports Provides a club for newcomers to Canada to socialize and learn about their new home. Offers Canadian Citizenship classes to women Offers a Canadian Citizenship Test preparation class for permanent residents who have applied for citizenship Provides a class to help newcomers prepare for the Canadian citizenship exam Assists Canadian Arabs in integrating into Canadian society, while promoting awareness between Arabs and non-arabs English as Another Language classes and instruction on citizenship and human rights in Canada English as Another Language classes and instruction on citizenship and human rights in Canada Encourages the exchange of language and cultural knowledge that promotes personal growth Assists newcomers with settling and integrating into Canadian society Assists in the cultural transition of newly arrived immigrants from Vietnam City of Edmonton Social Atlas Page 5

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