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    • Is a non-profit organization. Funded by the government Founded in 1984.
    • Our Mission
      • Changing Together helps immigrant women and their families overcome personal and systemic barriers that keep them from participating fully in Canadian society .
    • Engage . We offer English as Second Language classes and other services
    • Volunteer Work Experience Program
      • Offers women opportunities to acquire Canadian employment work experience, mentored by immigrant women who are gainfully employed .
      • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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
    • 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.
    • Changing Together: A Centre for Immigrant Women Is the only organization in Edmonton that focuses exclusively on the needs off all immigrant women.