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Regina Catholic School Division
Newcomer Welcome Centre

Services for Families with School-Aged Children


The Newcomer Welcome Centre is a place where newcomers (immigrants, temporary residents and refugees) can access information, assessments and other supports to help them make a more successful transition to life in Regina. The Centre provides information and referral services to newcomers arriving in Regina directly or indirectly from their home country and to those who have been in Canada for a period of time. The NWC is a partnership of RODS, RCS, Regina Public Schools (RPS), the Conseil des écoles fransaskoises (CEF), and Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC).


Services for families with school-aged children

• Information about settlement: housing, employment, education, youth programs, health, transportation, social supports, budget and finance

• School orientation, settlement needs assessment, and referrals to a wide range of service agencies in the community of Regina for newcomer parents and families

• NWC teacher-assessors provide English language assessment for newcomer students (PreK-12)

• NWC staff and Settlement Information Advisors provide support to newcomers for up to 8 years