Workshops & Information Sessions

New to Canada? Looking for Work? Planning your Career?  

Sing up for our cost-free workshops/information sessions and learn about resumes, interviews, writing a cover letter, networking, job search strategies as you look for work and plan your life in Canada. 

Job Search Support and Career Counselling will provide you with the information and skills to guide you in your job search and help you reach your employment goal. 

Settlement Services counsellors will help you keep informed and connected to community services as you settle and become independent. We provide one-on-one counselling, capacity-building workshops, referrals to community resources, and assistance in identifying and reaching your settlement goals. 

The Centre for Newcomers offers services in English as well as over 40 other languages.
Call 403.569.3325 or visit the Centre to book an appointment with a Practitioner in your first language. 


Centre for Newcomers
1010, 999 - 36 St. NE

We offer offsite support at the Saddletowne Library
 at Genesis Centre on 7555 Falconridge Blvd. NE

Settlement Services
Fridays 12:00 – 4:00 pm   
Saturdays 12:00 – 4:00 pm 






Information includes:
  • Brief history of the Centre for Newcomers
  • Volunteerism in Canada
  • Volunteer roles at the Centre
  • How to look for volunteer positions in Calgary
Join any session. No registration required. Please bring a copy of your resume.
Please continue to check our website for upcoming schedule.
For more information, please contact Elaine Mew at 403.539.5854 or
    Community Volunteer Income Tax Program CVITP

Preparation for CVITP 2019 is aunderway and  CFN will be holding 2 Volunteer Intake sessions for anyone interested in joining the volunteer roster for CVITP 2019. 
There are 3 volunteer opportunities available with CVITP:
1. Admin support – general admin support for the program during the tax clinics
2. Bookings – determine whether clients are eligible for this program and, if so, make an appointment
3. Tax filer – files income tax returns for clients eligible for this service


Saturdays, 9:00 am - 12:00 noon
Would you like to learn and practice computer skills? We offer free computer literacy classes at the 
Centre for Newcomers. Content includes an introduction to computers, keyboarding, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
These classes are open to all - refugees, newcomers and citizens of Canada. 
To attend, please register with Elaine Mew at 403.539.5854 or
Build Your Credit History & Get Out of Debt
Mondays 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Wednesdays 1:00 - 4:00 pm
Thursdays 1:00 - 4:00 pm
Fridays 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Saturdays 9:00 - 12:00 pm

Get the support you need and learn how you can reduce your debt and grow your savings.
  • Reduce or eliminate debt
  • Grow your savings
  • Improve your credit score
  • Achieve financial goals (car, vacation, home, etc.)
For more information about this FREE service or to book an appointment, please call 403.569.3325.