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Service Description

Provides funding for newcomers to cover the partial cost of the six hours in class and six hours in car commercial driver education program. 

Program is open to Permanent Residents and Temporary Residents (certain conditions apply) in Saskatchewan, in the area serviced by Southeast Newcomer Services, who are required to complete a driver education program to obtain a Saskatchewan driver’s license.


-Must be at least 18 years old
-Must hold a valid Class 7 learner’s licence (cannot be suspended, expired or owe SGI money)
-Must be a first time driver (cannot hold a driver’s licence in any other province/country)
-Must be a Saskatchewan resident residing in the area serviced by Southeast Newcomer Services
-Must be a Permanent Resident who has resided in Canada for no more than 5 years or must be a Temporary Foreign Worker on a valid work permit who has been nominated under SINP Program or submitted an application for permanent residence under one of the federal immigration programs; or who are Live-In-Caregivers on a valid work permit.
-Be able to communicate in English.

Application Process

Must meet with the Settlement Advisor at Southeast Newcomer Services for a needs assessment and to develop a settlement plan.

Documents Required

- Application form, signed and dated
- Copy of your Saskatchewan Learner’s License
- Copy of Permanent Resident card or
- Copy of the Confirmation of Permanent Residence/ Record of Landing or
- Copy of Work Permit and SINP Nomination Letter
- Copy of your most recent CLB test or assessment (if available)



Weyburn location: 306-842-9081

Weyburn fax: 306-842-0205

Fax: 306-637-3826

Estevan location

Business Line: 306-637-4920

Estevan location

Hours of Operation

Office hours:
Monday - Friday 9:00 am - 12:00 pm (noon), 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Closed statutory holidays.

Service Website




Coverage Area

Southeast Saskatchewan - 150 km radius around Estevan

Languages Offered


Weyburn & Area Supportive Employment Services


203 1st Street
Weyburn SK  S4H 0T4

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Location Info

Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday
9:00 am - 12:00 pm, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Closed statutory holidays.

• Appointments may be available outside regular business hours.
• Arrangements can be done to meet the client in other locations.


Wheelchair access - front or side or back doors; Wheelchair access - washrooms (at least one)

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