Services

Settlement Worker in Schools and Newcomer Services

Meet Jill: 

Settlement Worker in Schools and Newcomer Services.

I have lived in Edson for the past 15 years and have worked in both Family Literacy and The Learning Center at Edson and District Community Learning.  I am looking forward to this exciting new position helping families who have immigrated to Canada feel at home in this vibrant community and in their schools.  I believe that feeling a part of your school community and of your community in general is incredibly valuable for your mental health and general well being and it is my goal to help newcomers feel as comfortable as possible in their new home!

I live with my husband, our two daughters and our family dogs.   In our spare time we can all be found camping, doing outdoor activities or enjoying time at home. 

Phone: 780 723 6247 Call for an appointment.

Email: jill@edsonlearning.ca

Hours: Monday – Thursday 9 AM – 3 PM 

 S.W.I.S. FREE Services:

  • help families and youth, who have immigrated to Canada, to navigate the Alberta school system
  • provide Newcomer books and resources
  • provide information to help families adjust to life in Canada
  • provide information on the education system, school information, teacher meetings, technology, language needs, recreation, community connections, and more.

See our upcoming events:

Parent Peer Group

Connect with other parents to share experiences with the school system in Alberta and discuss information. For parents/caregivers who have immigrated to Canada and have school aged kids. 

Time: Thursday, October 15th  12:00 to 1:00 PM

Provincial Building Room 109

Contact Jill to register at jill@edsonlearning.ca or 780-723-6247

 The group will meet one Tuesday per month. Contact Jill for more information.

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