Pebbles in the Sand

The program helps immigrant women learn to read and write.

 

Program Details

  • English language enhancement
  • one-on-one language support and mentoring
  • family literacy skills
  • parenting information
  • life skills
  • health education
  • community resources information and support
  • field trips
 

Eligible Clients

The program is available to all immigrant women, including Canadian citizens and refugees with less than 7 years of education. An English assessment is required for enrolment.

 

Additional Program Information

  • the program has three intakes a year:

          April – July

          August – November

          November – March 

  • classes are offered part-time:

          - morning             9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

          - afternoon           1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

  • classes are offered in 9 community locations
  • participants receive support with transportation cost to come to classes
  • field trips and group visits to different places in Calgary
  • referrals to other CIWA programs help participants access additional support services

 

Free childcare and first language support is available.

 

For more information please email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

Funded by:

alberta-technology

 

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