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Getting help settling in Canada


Funded by Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada, the Settlement Program helps newcomers to settle and adjust to life in Canada. Our services are offered in both official languages of Canada, English, and French.


What does the Settlement Program offer?


  • Information and Orientation

  • Needs Assessment and Referrals to Community Resources/Providers

  • Supportive Counseling and Guidance

  • Community Connections 

  • Support Services such as Interpretation and Translation

Do you qualify?


Our services are available to Caregivers, Permanent Residents of Canada, Landed Immigrants, Convention refugees, who experience language or cultural barriers to integration. 



How should you prepare for your first visit with a Settlement Practitioner?


Bring your landing papers, PR card, work permit or any of the document issued by the government for immigration purpose for yourself and your family.



To access our free services, you must go through intake and register as a Grande Prairie Centre for Newcomers client.


We offer walk-in settlement services on the first-come-first-served basis. Appointments are also accepted, please call 780.538.4452  or come in person to book an appointment with a Settlement Practitioner.




Our location:                                              

Grande Prairie Centre

for Newcomers

Suite 520, 10014-99 Street 

Nordic Court Building 

Grande Prairie Alberta 

T8V 3N4


Opening hours:

Monday to Thursday

 8:30 a.m to 12:00 p.m

12:30 to 4:00 p.m



8:30 a.m to 12:00 p.m

1:00 p.m to 4:00 p.m


Our office closes on statutory holidays.








Your First Two Weeks in Canada 

The following video brought to you by Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada will provide you with steps you should take during your first two weeks in Canada

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