Newcomer Settlement Services

Get Settled in Lethbridge

Our Newcomer Settlement Services program is to assist newcomers with daily life and adjusting to living in Lethbridge. We provide individual and group services in over 40 languages.

Our friendly and experienced settlement practitioners can help with:

Who is Eligible

Services are available to Permanent Residents of Canada, landed immigrants, convention refugees, Minister’s Permit holders, or refugee claimants approved by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada.
While this service is mainly for newcomers, other eligible immigrants who need help in adapting to Canadian society and integrating into the community may also qualify, regardless of how long they have been in Canada. 


To access our Newcomer Settlement Services, you must download and complete a New Client Application and email it to to book an appointment. 


How do I find a doctor?
Volunteer opportunities for newcomers

Contact: Julia Entz 
Phone: 403-320-1589 
Service Location: 1107 – 2 Ave. A  North, Lethbridge, AB 
Office Hours:
8:30 AM—4:30PM
Monday—Friday, Closed Statutory holidays
After hours appointments available upon request
Appointments available in person and on-line depending on COVID restrictions 
Cost: There is no fee for this service


Latest News

Angel Tree Christmas Campaign Official Launches with Avonlea Homes

The 31st annual Angel Tree Christmas Campaign officially launched on Tuesday, November 14, 2023 with our new Presenting sponsor, Avonlea Homes.


First Class of RISE Program Participants Graduate and Achieve Success

Elevating employment outcomes for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities is what our new RISE program, a 10-month skills-centered employment program, aims to do. Our first group of participants graduated on Friday, October 27!


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Located on the traditional lands of the Blackfoot Confederacy, Lethbridge Family Services is committed to honouring the land from a place of knowing. We honour the Niitsítapi as both the traditional and current Land Keepers of this area, and we welcome all First Nations, Métis, and Inuit people who call Blackfoot territory their home. Lethbridge is part of Treaty 7 Territory and is home to the Métis Nation of Alberta, Region III.

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