Calgary Immigrant Women's Association (CIWA)

COVID-19 UPDATE: Office closed. All workshops, events, and classes cancelled. Most services are still available online via phone or e-mail.

Calgary Immigrant Women’s Association (CIWA) was established in 1982 to meet the needs of immigrant and refugee women and their families. Our mission is to engage and integrate all immigrant women and their families in the community.

All services are free of charge with access to childcare support.

Our services include:

  • Settlement and integration services
  • Literacy programs
  • Language training programs
  • Bridge to work programs
  • Employment support
  • Programs for mothers with babies
  • In-home support
  • Family conflict counselling
  • Parenting programs
  • Youth programs
  • Civic engagement services
  • Crime prevention education
  • Emergency housing
  • Customized programs for seniors
  • Health education programs
  • Computer training programs
  • Volunteer opportunities
  • Legal services
  • Tax clinic
  • Bridging to work for volunteers

CIWA offers services in over 96 locations around Calgary and first language support.

Contact: 14032634414 or reception@ciwa-online.com