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Calgary Legal Guidance

(403) 234-9266

Edmonton Community Legal Centre

(780) 702-1725


Legal Aid Alberta

+1 866-845-3425

Yukon Legal Services Society

+1 (867) 667-5210 Ext 1


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Job Bank

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Immigrant & Refugee Organizations

Below are government and privately funded organizations who provide valuable services to the newcomer community, often for free or at minimal cost.

If you are asked for money for a service from any other office or organization, please check with Fisher Law or one of the organizations below to ensure you are not paying for services that are freely provided elsewhere.

Calgary Immigrant Women’s Association

#200, 138 4 Ave SE

Calgary, AB

T2G 4Z6

Immigrant Services Calgary

#1200, 910 7th Avenue SW

Calgary AB

T2P 3N8


Centre for Newcomers

T & T Pacific Place Mall

1010, 999 - 36 Street NE

Calgary, AB

T2A 7X6

CCIS (Calgary Catholic Immigration Society) 

(services for ALL refugees and immigrants)

5th Floor, 1111 - 11 Avenue SW
Calgary, Alberta T2R 0G5

Calgary Rainbow Road Society

(LGBTQ+ refugee assistance)

131, 101 8 Avenue SW

Calgary, AB T2P 1N1

Settlement Calgary

Refugee Support – Government of Alberta

Calgary Region Immigrant Employment Council

Centre d’Accueil des Noveaux Arrivants Francophones

The Immigrant Educational Society

Domestic Violence Assistance

Calgary Women's Emergency Shelter

  • 24-Hour Family Violence Helpline

    • Call 1 403 234 7233 or toll free +1 866 606 7233

    • Text +1 403 604 6689

Sagesse Domestic Violence Prevention Society

1509 Centre Street S. 

Calgary AB T2G 2E6

+1403 234 7337

  • Peer support groups and mentorship for women who have experienced domestic violence, are at risk of being abused, or women that have been involved in sex work;

  • Capacity building workshops about the experience of domestic violence within 2SLGBTQ+ communities;

  • Education to informal support networks about how to recognize domestic violence, respond (based on the situation), and refer to the appropriate supports; and

  • Serves as the backbone agency for the Calgary Domestic Violence Collective (CDVC).

Ruth's House

108 61 Avenue SW

Calgary AB T2H 0B2

+1 587 352 9422

  • A safe haven for families experiencing domestic violence in the African Community.