Community Support Services

Community Support Services Program

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Program Description

The Community Support Services Program (CSSP) provides information and referral services for temporary residents authorized by Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada to legally work in Canada (except for Refugee Claimants) in order to address a variety of issues pertaining to the workplace, living in Canada, Immigration and Permanent Residence.

Am I eligible?

All temporary residents legally authorized to work in Canada can access our services.

Where is the service provided?

All services can be accessed at the Immigrant Services office at 703 2nd Ave South, Lethbridge.  Some program activities (presentations, information sessions etc.) may take place at other facilities/partner organizations.

How much will it cost?

Assistance offered is free-of-charge and any information collected is protected under Canadian privacy laws.
The CSSP is funded in full by the Government of Alberta

How do I access this program?

Call Graydon Burbank 403-320-1589 to make an appointment with the CSSP Practitioner to access services.

Who do I contact for more info?

Contact Community Support Services Program at 403-320-1589 and ask to speak to a Community Support Services Program practitioner.

Program Outcomes

Clients of the Community Support Services Program have access to workshops and one-on-one sessions that provide up to date information required for workers to become more self sufficient, including:
When required, clients will also be referred to the appropriate outside organizations and experts for help to address more complex situations


Latest News

NEWS RELEASE: ATB presents: Drive In For Mental Health with Gord Bamford

July 6, 2020

Bamford and his crew will be at Lethbridge Exhibition Park on Saturday, July 11, 2020 for two shows at 6:00 pm and 9:00 pm. Tickets are $65 for a vehicle of four people, with all proceeds going to Lethbridge Family Services and Woods Homes to support mental health initiatives and LFS online counselling.


Bamford concert in Lethbridge to raise money for mental health

June 29, 2020

The concerts are in support of various mental health charities in Alberta. For Lethbridge, the funds raised target Wood’s Homes and Lethbridge Family Services.


𝘛𝘩𝘦 𝘋𝘳𝘪𝘷𝘦-𝘐𝘯 𝘍𝘰𝘳 𝘔𝘦𝘯𝘵𝘢𝘭 𝘏𝘦𝘢𝘭𝘵𝘩 𝘊𝘰𝘯𝘤𝘦𝘳𝘵 𝘚𝘦𝘳𝘪𝘦𝘴

June 25, 2020

🎫🎶 𝗧𝗶𝗰𝗸𝗲𝘁𝘀 𝗴𝗼 𝗼𝗻 𝘀𝗮𝗹𝗲 𝗧𝗛𝗜𝗦 𝗙𝗥𝗜𝗗𝗔𝗬 🎫🎶
Gord Bamford brings "𝘛𝘩𝘦 𝘋𝘳𝘪𝘷𝘦-𝘐𝘯 𝘍𝘰𝘳 𝘔𝘦𝘯𝘵𝘢𝘭 𝘏𝘦𝘢𝘭𝘵𝘩 𝘊𝘰𝘯𝘤𝘦𝘳𝘵 𝘚𝘦𝘳𝘪𝘦𝘴" presented by ATB Financial to Exhibition Park Lethbridge on July 11th! 


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