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UPDATE!: Welcoming Syrian People to Lethbridge Steering Committee

December 2, 2015

Date:  December 2nd, 2015
To: Media Outlets and Partners
From: Melody Garner, Lethbridge Family Services

Welcoming Syrian People to Lethbridge Steering Committee
Lethbridge – The Steering Committee to Welcome Syrian People to Lethbridge is a broad-based community initiative to prepare for the successful settlement of refugee families and individuals from Syria. The Steering Committee includes a broad range of local public sectors including immigration services, education, health, municipal services, social services, community agencies, private refugee sponsors, emergency services, and law enforcement.
Following is the latest information that the Steering Committee has received. Please note that this information may be subject to change.
The Steering Committee is working in conjunction with Lethbridge Family Services -Immigrant Services on this initiative. Anyone wishing to offer support by volunteering, providing affordable housing or making donations for the Refugee Resettlement Fund is asked to visit for information or contact the Immigrant Services team at (403) 320-1589 or email Additional information also available by clicking here.
Further updates will be issued periodically as more information becomes available.
For further information and media inquiries, please contact:
Sarah Amies – Program Director, Immigrant Services                                       
(403) 320-1589
Nickolej Villiger – Coordinator, Education and Outreach, Immigrant Services   
(403) 320-1589

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