Is a non-profit organization. Funded by the government Founded in 1984.
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.
Family Services Unit
Is a critical part of Changing Together, offering outreach in the areas of finance, employment, housing, health matters, and domestic violence.
Is provided at the Centre while immigrant women drop in or participate in any of our programs.
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.
Changing Together: A Centre for Immigrant Women
3 rd Floor, 10010-105 Street
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 1C4
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.