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  • 1. Is a non-profit organization. Funded by the government Founded in 1984.
  • 2. Our Mission
    • Changing Together helps immigrant women and their families overcome personal and systemic barriers that keep them from participating fully in Canadian society .
  • 3. Engage . We offer English as Second Language classes and other services
  • 4. Volunteer Work Experience Program
    • Offers women opportunities to acquire Canadian employment work experience, mentored by immigrant women who are gainfully employed.
  • 5. Workshops
    • Changing Together also offers workshops on a variety of topics related to life in Canada, a Seniors Program and translation and referral services.
    • We are actively engaged in research on emerging issues for immigrant women and the greater community, including Human trafficking, Modern Day Foreign Brides, Single Immigrant Mother, and Immigrant women as Volunteers.
  • 6. Encourage.
    • Family Services Unit
    • Is a critical part of Changing Together, offering outreach in the areas of finance, employment, housing, health matters, and domestic violence.
    • Childcare
    • Is provided at the Centre while immigrant women drop in or participate in any of our programs.
  • 7. Empower .
    • Making Changes Program
    • Is an essential service, equipping our clients with pre-employment training, job search support and confidence necessary to enter the job market.
  • 8. We are here for you.
    • Contact Us.
    • Changing Together: A Centre for Immigrant Women
    • 3 rd Floor, 10010-105 Street
    • Edmonton, Alberta T5J 1C4
    • Tel: 780-421-0175
    • E-Mail: [email_address]
    • Website: www.changingtogether.com
  • 9. Did you know?
    • As of 2009, 143,335 immigrants call Edmonton home
    • 52 percent of these immigrants are female.
    • 1 in 10 immigrant women in Canada is a victim of violence.
    • Immigrant and refugee women often stay in abusive relationships because of isolation, few economic resources, a lack of employment or underemployment and language barriers.
  • 10. Changing Together: A Centre for Immigrant Women
    • Is the only organization in Edmonton that focuses exclusively on the needs off all immigrant women.

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