Newcomers

Newcomers

Newcomers

EISA Settlement Practitioner

A settlement practitioner from Edmonton Immigrant Services Association is at the library several days a week to help newcomers.

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Immigrant support services FAQ

  • They are usually at our library two days a week: Monday from 12:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • The settlement practitioner can help newcomers with things like:

    • Finding a place to live
    • Obtaining an Alberta Health Card, Social Insurance Number, drivers' license, and Canada child tax benefit
    • Setting up bank accounts
    • Assessing work skills, accreditation, and licensing
    • Helping students adjust to a new school

     

  • You can email Grazyna from EISA (Edmonton Immigrant Services Association) at gpakos@shawbiz.ca or phone 780-410-8603.

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Immigrant support services

Immigrant support services

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