Just Arrived

Just Arrived

So you have just arrived! You may be one of the many who have waited for a long time to have your Canadian Visa application approved. Now that you are finally here, and have chosen Brooks, Alberta as your new home, congratulations and welcome!

You have taken the courageous step of leaving behind a life you knew well in your home country, to start a new adventure and way of life in Canada. The process of settling is not always easy and it takes time. Be prepared for some bumps along the way and do what you can to minimize your stress and anxiety. At BCIS, we will help you get started on the right foot! We can help you with so many things.  Here are just a few:

  • Applying for an Alberta Health Card; 
  • Applying for the  Canada Child Tax Benefit (CCTB)
  • Getting you job ready with our Employment Classes
  • Providing you with information on your rights as an employee
  • Advising you on how to register your children in school
  • Offering you volunteer opportunities to help you get to know your new community.

We work in collaboration with other agencies and organizations to provide you up-to-date information that you can use to learn about living in Alberta. 

We organize events and activities of all types so you will be sure to find something of interest.  This will help you to be more familiar with Canada and our way of life. Make sure to check our Events Calendar every month for details.

We hope to meet you and your family soon.  We look forward to the opportunity of helping you