Community Resources

Listed below are resources for parents, newcomers to Canada, job seekers and other social assistance and support services for the general public. Topics are organised by area. The service providers’ phone number, website, or both, are listed for convenience.

Parent Link Centre

http://www.aspenfamily.org/what-we-do/families/hand-in-hand/

New Immigrants Support And Service Providers In Calgary

Calgary Catholic Immigration Society (CCIS)

403.262.2006

www.ccisab.ca

Calgary Bridge Foundation For Youth (CBFY)

403.230.7745

www.cbfy.ca

Calgary Immigrant Educational Society (CIES)

403.235.3666

www.immigrant-education.ca

Calgary Immigrant Women’s Association (CIWA)

403.263.4414

www.ciwa-online.com

Centre Accueil Nouveaux Arrivants Francophones (CANAF)

403.532.6334

www.canaf-calgary.ca

Centre For Newcomers (CFN)

403.569.3325

www.centrefornewcomers.ca

Calgary Chinese Community Service Association (CCCSA)

403.265.8446

www.cccsa.ca

Calgary Region Immigrant Employment Council (CRIEC)

587.894.7580

www.criec.ca

Ethno-Cultural Council Of Calgary (ECCC)

403.263.9900

www.ecccalgary.com

Equilibrium International Education Institute (EEI)

403.283.1111

www.equilibrium.ab.ca

Jewish Family Service Calgary (JFSC)

403.287.3510

www.jfsc.org

Immigrant Services Calgary (ISC)

403.265.1120

www.immigrantservicescalgary.ca

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Transportation In Calgary

Subsidized Bus Pass Information

https://www.calgarytransit.com/fares-passes/passes/low-income-monthly-pass

Routes And Maps For Calgary

http://www.calgarytransit.com/schedules-maps

Finding A Bus Route – Instructions

1. www.google.ca

2. Go to “Maps”

3. Enter the beginning address and destination address.

4. Click on the bus icon, and it will show the fastest route through public transportation.

 

Job Search And Employment

ALIS – Learning And Employment Information For Albertans

https://alis.alberta.ca

1-800-661-3753

Employment Training And Career Services Directory

http://www.humanservices.alberta.ca/services-near-you/2433.html

Employment Services – Government Of Alberta

https://www.alberta.ca/employment-services.aspx

Alberta, Canada – Find A Job

1-800-661-3753

http://www.albertacanada.com/opportunity/work/find-a-job.aspx

Career Assistance Network

http://www.rdcan.ca

403-341-7811

Job Search Website – Alberta Job Centre

https://www.albertajobcentre.ca

Job Search Website – Job Bank Canada

https://www.jobbank.gc.ca/home-eng.do?lang=eng

Job Search Website – Monster

www.monster.ca

Job Search Website – Workopolis

www.workopolis.com

Job Fairs, Workshops, And Information Sessions

http://www.humanservices.alberta.ca/services-near-you/2450.html

Schools In NE Calgary

Calgary Board Of Education School Locator Website

http://www.cbe.ab.ca/schools/school-directory/Pages/default.aspx

Calgary Board Of Education Schools By Community And Area

http://www.cbe.ab.ca/about-us/leadership/Pages/schools-by-area.aspx

Recreation And Parks In NE Calgary

City Of Calgary – My Rec Guide

http://www.cocnmp.com/recreation/myRecGuide/

Places Of Worship

List Of Places Of Worship – Calgary Community Network Association

http://calcna.ab.ca/calgary/religion/calgary_worship.html

Calgary Housing

City Of Calgary – Housing, Coordinated Social Support

http://www.calgary.ca/CSPS/ch/Pages/Calgary-Housing.aspx

Local Community Associations

Castleridge

http://fcca.webs.com

Cityscape

http://totallycalgary.ca/cityscape/

Falconridge

http://fcca.webs.com

Martindale

http://totallycalgary.ca/martindale/

Saddle Ridge

http://www.mysrca.ca

Skyview Ranch Community Association

http://www.svrca.ca

Taradale

http://taradaleca.ca

Information For Low-Income Families

EI – Employment Insurance

1-800-206-7218

https://www.canada.ca/en/services/benefits/ei/ei-apply-online.html

AISH – Assured Income For The Severely Handicapped

310-0000

https://www.alberta.ca/aish.aspx

Alberta Child Health Benefit

http://www.humanservices.alberta.ca/financial-support/2076.html

24-Hour Emergency Income Support Contact Centre

1-866-644-5135

http://www.humanservices.alberta.ca/contact-us.html

Alberta Supports Contact Centre

1-877-644-9992

http://www.humanservices.alberta.ca/contact-us.html

Apply For Child Care Subsidy/Submit Child Care Subsidy Forms

1-877-644-9992

http://www.humanservices.alberta.ca/contact-us.html

Bullying Prevention Helpline

1-888-456-2323

http://www.humanservices.alberta.ca/contact-us.html

Child Abuse Hotline

1‑800‑387‑KIDS (5437)

http://www.humanservices.alberta.ca/contact-us.html

Family Violence Info Line

310-1818

http://www.humanservices.alberta.ca/contact-us.html

General Questions And Comments

310-0000

http://www.humanservices.alberta.ca/contact-us.html

Calgary Food Bank

403.253.2055

http://www.calgaryfoodbank.com

United Way

403-231-6265

http://www.calgaryunitedway.org

Information And Referral Network For Low-Income Services For Calgarians

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