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Service Description

Offers a number of youth outreach programs that help youth and their family connect with their school and their community.

Settlement Workers in Schools
A school-based outreach program that connects newcomer families to services and resources in schools and the community. 

  • Provides orientation workshops to newcomers (OWN)
  • Ensures timely referral to appropriate community services
  • Provides information to clients about school and community transportation services
  • Arranges meetings with family and with schools, and conducts follow-ups
  • Promotes family involvement in the student’s school life
  • Connects with students on an on-going basis and more.

Language Explorer’s Club
A weekly program for school-aged newcomers who would like an additional chance to practice and strengthen their English skills.

  • Includes classroom time with various themes, games, activities, excursions, and outdoor activities.
  • Helps newcomer students feel at home in their new city, feel confident with their emerging English skills, and meet others from around the world.

Recreational and Cultural Programs
Offers a number of recreational and cultural programs throughout the year.

  • During the summer, offers programs that include day camps, mini vegetable gardens, wellness programs, art and culture, and educational field trips.



Newcomer students in prekindergarten to grade 12 and their families.

Application Process

Referral from schools and the Gateway. Walk-ins at the Welcome Centre.

Documents Required

Signed registration and consent forms.



Fax: 306-778-6226

Business Line: 306-778-6234

Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday
8:30 am - 5:00 pm

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Coverage Area

Areas within the southwest that are under the Holy Trinity Catholic School Division and Chinook School Division, and some communities under the Sun West School Division.

Languages Offered

French, Mandarin, Spanish, Tagalog, English, Telugu, Taiwanese, Russian, Romanian, Nigerian, Moldovan, Malayalam, Korean

Southwest Newcomer Welcome Centre


237 Central Avenue North
Swift Current SK  S9H 0L3

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The Southwest Newcomer Welcome Centre's physical office is located in the heart of downtown Swift Current.

Mailing Address

237 Central Avenue North
Swift Current SK  S9H 0L3

Location Info

Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday
8:30 am - 5:00 pm


We do not have a designated parking space, but we have a ramp inside our building and washrooms are wheelchair accessible.

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