St. Albert stands with Ukraine and supports the Ukrainian-Canadian community in its time of need. If you are interested in supporting the Ukrainian community or need information to provide to Ukrainians coming into St. Albert, please review the various resources on this page. We will be updating this page regularly as we learn about additional resources.
Provincial and Regional Resources
Government of Alberta - Support for Ukrainians
Support for Ukrainians provides programs and supports available to help Ukrainians who are arriving in Alberta.
Connect with Canadian-Ukrainian Agencies
- Alberta Stands with Ukraine
- Ukrainian Canadian Congress Alberta
- Ukrainian Canadian Congress Edmonton Branch
- Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC)
- The UCC is the voice of Canada’s Ukrainian community. The Congress brings together under one umbrella national, provincial and local Ukrainian Canadian organizations.
Resources Specific to Ukraine Crisis
Local Services in St. Albert for Newcomers and Refugees
St. Albert has a number of resources to assist newcomers and refugees as they settle into our community. Some of these resources include, but are not limited to:
St. Albert Public Library
In partnership with Edmonton Immigrant Services Association, the St. Albert Public Library offers a Settlement Services Program. The library offers Settlement Practitioners, resources to learning English and much more.
Settlement Practitioners can assist with:
Information and Orientation:
- Life in Canada
- Improving English/French
- Employment/Job search
- Money and Finances
- Health/Health Insurance
- Community Connections
- Community/Social Services
- ESL/Language Classes
- Recreation Services
- Immigration Issues
- Citizenship Classes
- Government Programs
- Legal Services
Please call the St. Albert Public Library to enquire: 780-459-1530.
St. Albert Further Education
Newcomer Connection Program
The Newcomer Connection Program through St. Albert Further Education offers newcomers a sense of community and connection. The program assists with community navigation, volunteer interpreter support, referrals to health, education and support services, as well as cultural sharing groups. For further information please contact: 780-460-2236 or firstname.lastname@example.org
STAR Literacy is a non-profit adult literacy program that offers free tutoring to assist adults in improving their reading, writing, numeracy and/or English language skills. They also offer a free Conversation Circle to practice English. Contact STAR Literacy at 780-459-5864.
English Language Courses
All English Language Learners are welcome including temporary residents, temporary foreign workers, and visitors to Canada. Learn more about classes on the English Course web page or call 780-460-2207.
Family and Community Support Services (FCSS)
Community Support Workers
Community Support Workers can assist and provide support to residents, including refugees, to navigate resources and social support services, such as mental health, newcomer services, employment services, transportation, support groups, financial supports, and form completion. This is a free, confidential service for all ages. One Community Support Worker works specifically with youth aged 15-24.
To connect with a Community Support Worker, please call: 780-459-1756.
City of St. Albert Subsidy Programs
St. Albert Food Bank and Community Village
Further Supports & Information
For further information regarding supports for newcomers, please refer to the Welcome to St. Albert For Newcomers to Canada brochure.
Last edited: April 21, 2022