Families

Free Family photos, for those in need - Saturday, Dec. 7th

Free Family photos, for those in need - Saturday, Dec. 7th

Posted in Community Programs / Youth / Children / Families

Going to a store or hiring a photographer to take pictures of your family can cost a lot of money. HELP Portrait Regina provides free family portraits (photos) to those who would not typically be able to afford it.  Volunteer photographers, hairstylists and makeup artists will share their...


Interactive Map of Francophone Immigration Services in Saskatchewan

Interactive Map of Francophone Immigration Services in Saskatchewan

The RIF-SK has developed the the French Language Services Pathway in Saskatchewan, which presents the range of French-language services available throughout the province. It is primarily intended for Francophone newcomers who settle or live in Saskatchewan. Simple and dynamic, it links to...


Interactive Map of Newcomer Services in Regina

Interactive Map of Newcomer Services in Regina

The RRLIP collaborated with local service agencies and other supports, to create an Interactive Service Map for newcomers.  This map highlights the services of newcomer serving agencies including:  Assessment and Referral Agencies Language Instruction Service Providers Settlement...


Free Nutrition Advice - Available in over 200 languages

Free Nutrition Advice - Available in over 200 languages

Posted in Community Programs / Youth / Children / Families

Eat Well Saskatchewan is a free, confidential nutrition service that offers direct access to a Registered Dietitian. All residents of Saskatchewan can call  1-833-966-5541 or email document.write( 'eat' +'well@' +'usask' +'.ca' +'' ); to ask questions about...


Free Financial Literacy Resources - To Help Learn and Teach About Managing Your Money

Free Financial Literacy Resources - To Help Learn and Teach About Managing Your Money

Posted in Community Programs / Youth / Children / Families

Money is necessary to live – but often hard to manage!  For people coming from a different country, the Canadian money system may be very confusing. The Saskatchewan Financial Literacy Network has tools to help people learn about money in Canada https://sfln.ca/  Many people do not manage...


The YWCA is Looking for Input on Their New Centre for Women and Families

The YWCA is Looking for Input on Their New Centre for Women and Families

Posted in Community Programs / Youth / Children / Families

The YWCA & Ward 3 councillor Andrew Stevens are hosting a question and answer session about the YWCA’s proposed Centre for Women & Families. This is an opportunity to provide input into the things that are important to you and your family.  Date: Tuesday, Nov. 19th Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm...


Saskatchewan Multicultural Week is Nov. 16 - 24

Saskatchewan Multicultural Week is Nov. 16 - 24

Posted in Community Programs / Youth / Children / Families

The purpose of Saskatchewan Multicultural Week is to celebrate the cultural diversity and contributions to multiculturalism in Saskatchewan.  As part of the celebration, the Multicultural Council of Saskatchewan (MCoS) is running a campaign throughout the month of November.  This year's theme...


Interested in Saving for Your Children's Education? Information Session Nov. 7th

Interested in Saving for Your Children's Education? Information Session Nov. 7th

Posted in Community Programs / Youth / Children / Families

Conexus Credit Union will be at the Regina Food Bank to provide an information session about free government programs that help you save for your child's education.  There is no cost to participate in this government program and you do not need to put any of your own money into the...


Newcomer News - Issue #10

Newcomer News - Issue #10

The Fall 2019 RRLIP Newcomer News is now available! Newcomer News is issued quarterly and highlights local programs, initiatives and resources relevant to newcomers in Regina. It is geared to all English learner levels and can be translated into many languages, by clicking on the Google...


New Initiatives to Protect Vulnerable Newcomers in Situations of Family Violence

New Initiatives to Protect Vulnerable Newcomers in Situations of Family Violence

Posted in Immigration News / Youth / Children / Families

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) recently introduced the following new initiatives to support vulnerable newcomers in Canada:  1.  An expedited Temporary Residence Permit (TRP), for out-of-status foreign nationals who are currently in Canada and seeking permanent residence...