The Centre for Newcomers is a key not-for-profit resource centre for Calgary’s immigrants and refugees of all nationalities to receive settlement and integration services and information.
Founded in 1988, the Centre provides training programs and collaborative support services to promote full integration, cultural diversity, community participation, and citizenship, for more than 10,000 newcomers each year.
At the Centre for Newcomers, you will find a full suite of cost-free services and programs:
English Language Program (LINC)
Settlement and Integration Services
Career Development and Job Search
Canadian Business Essentials for Accountants 
EthniCity Catering Work Experience
Youth Program
Volunteer Development
Multicultural Peer Mentorship for Professionals 
Our staff offer services in more than 25 languages, including French, Amharic, Arabic, Hindi, Urdu, Mandarin, Cantonese, Punjabi, Spanish, Tagalog, Vietnamese and many others.
The next special events are October 24th with the National Arts Centre and November 9th for Women in Business.
If you know of any newcomers to Canada who could use a little help living in Calgary please tell them about the centre located at 999 36th Street NE.
For more information please visit
Michael Dowling thanked the speaker, Mr. Ayo Kayode, with a certificate from Operation Eyesight International, which documented our donation of assistance in the restoration of eyesight to a recipient suffering from a preventable blindness condition.