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Support for Arabic Speaking Youth

Support for Arabic Speaking Youth

Kids Help Phone would like to express their sympathies to those affected by the recent tragic event in Lebanon. Understanding that some newcomers living in Canada might be emotionally affected by this tragedy, they would like to remind pepole that support for young people is available 24/7...


New Program for Parents of Preschool Children - HIPPY Program - Starting this Fall

New Program for Parents of Preschool Children - HIPPY Program - Starting this Fall

Posted in Community Programs / Children / Families

The HIPPY program (Home Instruction for Parents Of Preschool Youngsters) is a new program, offered at the Regina Immigrant Women Centre.  This program provides a free preschool program to newcomer families (Permanent Residents and Refugees), especially those living in social isolation and...


New Paid Employment - Skills Training Program

New Paid Employment - Skills Training Program

Posted in Community Programs

Regina Open Door Society is announcing a new employment program - called the YESS Program.  Participants of the YESS Program are paid for eight weeks of classroom training and six weeks of on-site work placement. The work placements will be arranged with local employers.  To be eligible...


Online Children's Festival - starting Aug. 3rd

Online Children's Festival - starting Aug. 3rd

Posted in Community Programs

The 2020 Nutrien Virtual Children's Festival of Saskatchewan will run the entire month of August.  The festival has many multi-cultural components including; African, Latin American, Indigenous and Francophone activities.  This Children's Festival is usually held in Saskatoon, but since it...


Webinar: How Privately Sponsored Refugees Can Prepare for Their Visa Office Interview

Webinar: How Privately Sponsored Refugees Can Prepare for Their Visa Office Interview

The interview stage for Privately Sponsored Refugees is an important part of the Private Sponsorship of Refugees application process. In this webinar, sponsors will learn how to coach refugees as they prepare for their interview. Participants will be led through a step-by step...


Free Cultural Awareness Training - Wednesday, July 29th

Free Cultural Awareness Training - Wednesday, July 29th

Regina Open Door Society is inviting community members to attend free Cultural Awareness Training this Wednesday, July 29th.  This interactive training will be provided via Zoom and will cover:  Immigration statistics and definitions Newcomer experience Working with newcomers How to...


IWS/LARC Services in Regina

IWS/LARC Services in Regina

The International Women of Saskatoon (IWS) is responsible for the Language Assessment and Referral Centre (LARC) Regina, which is now the central intake hub for newcomers in Regina!  IWS/LARC Regina is now the place to go in Regina, for intake, needs & asset assessments, triage to case...


Newcomer Welcome Centre Services

Newcomer Welcome Centre Services

Posted in Community Programs

The Newcomer Welcome Centre (NWC) is a one-stop, collaborative service center that welcomes immigrants and refugees to Regina.  The NWC offers a neutral place providing information and referrals and is an important place to visit during your first two weeks in Canada!  The NWC provides access...


Free Furnace Maintenance for Homeowners - Apply Now!

Free Furnace Maintenance for Homeowners - Apply Now!

The SaskEnergy Tune-Up Assistance Program (TAP) is offering low-income homeowners a FREE Home Heating Tune-Up service and carbon monoxide alarm.  Applications are now being accepted from low-income homeowners (with a combined annual income of less than $68,000). *Note that renters and...


Webinar Explaining the Giving Habits and Attitudes of Newcomers and Second-Generation Canadians

Webinar Explaining the Giving Habits and Attitudes of Newcomers and Second-Generation Canadians

In the wake of COVID-19, charities, foundations and nonprofit organizations have been re-analyzing their existing and potential donor bases, and developing innovative engagement practices.   What many are missing, however, is that Canadian society is changing dramatically. Imagine...