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Helpful Resources

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Free Legal Services

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


Job Opportunities


LMIA jobs database with a great app and search options


Job Bank

Search for Canadian jobs posted on the federal Government website

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 line: 403-234-SAFE (7233) or toll-free 1-866-606-7233

The YWCA Sheriff King Home
24-hour crisis line: 403-266-0707

Awo Taan Healing Lodge Society
Telephone: 403-531-1970 ext. 200

Wheatland Shelter, Strathmore (accepts men)
24-hour crisis line: 403-934-6634 or toll-free 1-877-934-6634

Kerby Rotary House (55+ shelter)
24-hour crisis line: 403-705-3250

Discovery House (Second stage shelter & counseling)
Telephone: 403-670-0467

Ruth's House

+1 587 352 9422

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


Other Helpful Organizations

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).

Association of Alberta Sexual Assault Services

Calgary Community Against Sexual Abuse

Calgary Counselling Centre

Calgary Dream Centre

Calgary Institute of Counselling

Canadian Mental Health Association Calgary

Calgary Police Victim Resources

Connect Family and Sexual Abuse Network

Distress Centre Calgary

Sonshine Community Services

The Mustard Seed

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