Settlement services for Newcomer, Immigrant & Refugee Women & Their Families!
LEAD (YIT/TOG) Programs for Children & Youth
Our programs for Children & Youth are designed to provide newcomer children and youth with a safe and fun space to meet new friends, learn about their new community, and develop leadership skills.
C0-Ed Adult Programs (for Women & Men)
ActiveGray: Beyond 55
ActiveGray: Beyond 55 is a social and recreation program for newcomer seniors designed to help minimize the incidents of social isolation and lack of access to community resources.
Fit4Life is a co-ed fitness and recreation program for newcomer women and men.
Computer Literacy & Job Skills Training Program (CLP)
The Computer & Job Skills Training Program is a 14-week training course that would provide both the theory and practical skills for the use of computers for personal and employment purposes.
Employment Training Program (ETP)
The Employment Training Program (ETP) is a free, full-time work-readiness program that provides the necessary skills for employment.
English Language Development & Testing
Our Drop-in EAL/ESL classes, run by our volunteers, provides ongoing language supports to all newcomers regardless of immigration status.
Language Assessment & Referral Centre (LARC) Saskatchewan
Our Language Assessment and Referral Centre (LARC) Saskatchewan program offers language testing and referrals to federally funded LINC programs. We offer our LARC Saskatchewan program in Saskatoon, Regina and Prince Albert.
Canadian English Language Benchmark Assessment for Nurses (CELBAN)
The Canadian English Language Benchmark Assessment for Nurses (CELBAN) is a partnership project between IWS and Touchstone Institute. Our Saskatoon office is a test site for CELBAN testing in Saskatchewan.
The Just4Women Program is a women’s only program, designed to provide gender-sensitive support services to women who are vulnerable to the risks of isolation, domestic violence and lack of access to support networks for socio-economic participation. The program provides a forum for learning, friendship and broader community connections.
Weekly sessions offered throughout the week, including: Fitness4Women, Expressive Arts, Cooking & Baking, Women’s Club, Information & Communication Sessions
Mentorship program offered to newcomer women. Mentorships can be for social support or for career guidance.
Pay it Forward
Group volunteer sessions to build leadership skills and learn more about community work in Saskatoon.
Settlement Advisor Program
The Settlement Advisor Program uses case management strategies including needs assessment, personalized action planning, referral protocols and group learning/information sessions to assist clients.