What is NISW?

Our Elmwood Neighbourhood Immigrant Settlement Worker (NISW) provides support and information to immigrant newcomers to Canada that live in our Elmwood community. NISW services are confidential. Our settlement worker provides support by connecting newcomers with information, programs, and services in the community. They also conduct one-on-one visits, helping with employment, and providing integration skill workshops.

This program assists and advises on

  • Language classes
  • Employment programs
  • Support for relationships & Intimate partner violence prevention
  • Mental wellness
  • Housing agencies
  • Health services
  • Government services
  • Education centers and schools
  • Parent programs
  • Workplace health & safety
  • Volunteer opportunities
  • Citizenship classes
  • Trauma care

Program contact

Neighbourhood Immigrant Settlement Worker: (204) 982-1720 ext. 205

For more information, please see our brochure: NISW Brochure 2014.