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With the objective of ensuring that French-speaking newcomers receive high-quality services in Canada`s second official language, CCIS has partnered with three (3) Francophone organizations in Calgary; Centre d`Accueil des Nouveaux Arrivants Francophones (CANAF), Cite des Rocheuses and Portail De L’immigrant Association (PIA), to facilitate and support francophone newcomers in their settlement process in Calgary and area.

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Discover seamless immigration support services in French at CCIS, ensuring a smooth transition for Francophone individuals navigating the complexities of immigration. Our dedicated team provides comprehensive assistance and resources, facilitating a positive experience as you embark on your journey to a new chapter.

CANAF (Centre d`Accueil des Nouveaux Arrivants Francophones)

Services include the facilitation of integration into the cultural and socio-economic aspects of Canadian society, thereby achieving an easier transition and enhanced sense of inclusion.

La Cité des Rocheuses

Provides a safe, ideal and non-judgmental gathering venue for members of the public, designed to encourage the engagement of its members while creating awareness of the unique arts, culture and programs of Francophone Calgarians.

PIA (Portail De L’immigrant Association)

A multicultural association that aims to offer a range of services and programs for the younger generation, 9 - 15 years old, and to assist in meeting their needs as a Francophone community, in all aspects of diversity and inclusion.

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As the largest immigrant serving agency in western Canada, the team at CCIS has done an incredible job over the last 30+ years supporting immigrants and refugees with their settlement, training, and integration needs. They set the standard for service levels in the immigrant serving sector. No one does it better.

Bill Campbell
Bill Campbell HR Director

CCIS is a place every immigrant should endeavour to go. Very helpful. Always going above and beyond. Truly the best in this field. They treat every case/client uniquely. I'm so glad for all the help I and my friends received. We were able to settle in as quickly as we did because of CCIS. Thank you!

Samuel Obadero Client

This organisation is a backbone to new immigrants always there to help guide and settle in this new society. I highly appreciate their work.

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Sehrish Aziz

Great organization staffed with great people doing important work. We take great pride in our partnership with CCIS, and we're proud to be a part of their housing solutions. Keep up the excellent work!

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