Resources for Newcomer Families

ELCC & Community Development continues to collect resources for families that are new to the country and need help finding support and child care. We have compiled a list of resources below.




Centre for Newcomers:

(CFN) has been a key resource for immigrants and refugees of all nationalities in Calgary. A social profit organization, CFN views the integration of newcomers as a two-way process of experience, influence and impact between newcomers and the communities that welcome them.


Calgary Catholic Immigration Society: Main help desk: 403-262-2006


Calgary Womens Immigrant Association:


Immigrant Services Calgary:


Alberta Association of Immigrant Serving Agencies:




Feel free to check out the following supports that your family may be eligible for:


Ukrainian Help Line:

The Alberta government has launched the Ukraine Help Line to provide assistance to Ukrainian evacuees settling in our province. If you have any inquiries about the services and supports offered by the province to Ukrainian newcomers, please get in touch with the Ukraine Help Line:

  • The Help Line offers support in English, Ukrainian, and Russian languages.
  • Operating hours are from 8:15 am to 4:30 pm, Monday to Friday, except for statutory holidays.

Call toll-free at 1-888-701-1101 (within Alberta)

Emergency Financial Supports: 


Child Care Supports For Ukrainian Evacuees:


Ukrainians in Alberta:


Information guide:


Additional Important Resources and Links

The ALIS website is a government of Alberta resource that covers everything from finding accommodations and work, setting up a bank account, to obtaining a health care card. There are also answers to questions about childcare, education, transportation, the legal system, recreation and more. Welcome to Alberta also has important phone numbers and websites to available resources.