Resettlement Assistance Program for Refugees

Program Description

The Resettlement Assistance Program provides settlement services to Citizenship and Immigration Canada referred Government Assisted Refugees (GAR’s) during the first 4-6 weeks after their arrival in Lethbridge.  Services include:

Am I eligible?

This program is offered to Government Assisted Refugees who are originally destined to Lethbridge by Citizenship and Immigration Canada.  
Also eligible for this program are:

Where is the service provided?

All services can be accessed at at our office located at 1107 2 Ave A North, Lethbridge. Some program activities may take place at other facilities/partner organizations. 

Based on the needs of the individual client, Settlement Practitioners may also provide support in the community and at the clients’ home through the Enhanced Life Skills (ELS) program.

How much will it cost?

All government assisted refugees are welcome to access this free service funded by Citizenship and Immigration Canada.

How do I access this program?

Generally, refugees are referred by Citizenship and Immigration Canada.
However most government assisted refugees are eligible for this program (see eligibility above). Refugees referred by other settlement agencies, friends or family can contact LFS –Immigrant Services to find out if they are eligible.

Who do I contact for more info?

Call 403-320-1589 or visit our office at 1107 2nd Avenue A North.


Latest News

REGISTER TODAY - The Mindful Self

September 25, 2020

Open to all adults.
This 4-week personal growth group will focus on how to foster a reconnection to your own insight and resources. You will learn tools that can help you develop greater self-awareness and self-compassion.
To register or for more information call 403-327-5724.


Food Truck Fundraiser

September 18, 2020

Food truck fundraiser in support of Lethbridge Family Services will include the following food trucks: Kona Ice, Churros Anyone, and That Hawaiian Burger Truck.


Sign Up Now - Men's Healing Journey

September 11, 2020

Our "Men’s Healing Journey" is a 12-week online counselling group for male survivors of abuse and trauma.

Call us at 403-327-5724 to register or for more information.


Working with Our Community