We are pioneering a universally welcoming refugee and newcomer support centre, providing resources to all backgrounds through emotional, educative and practical assistance. We facilitate stable integration in a culturally sensitve, familiar atmosphere.
We believe in the empowerment and self-fulfillment of all individuals, navigating the pathway from their first arrival in to Canada with assistance from our staff and volunteers in a caring and safe environment.
The Welcome Centre is a non-profit organization started by the Muslim Community Foundation of Calgary. We welcome refugees and newcomers from all cultures, providing services and programs to help facilitate stable resettlement and integration while respecting all those we serve.
Our Mission: To welcome and provide resettlement services to newcomers and refugees for a successful integration into the new community.
Our Vision: To help newcomers successfully transition into their new community.
We believe in:
- Dignity and respect for all faiths, cultures and backgrounds
- The value of building relationships with persons who come from different cultural backgrounds
- The value of building relationships with persons who share a cultural background
- Ethical practices
- The empowerment and self fulfillment of all individuals, navigating the pathway from first arrival in Canada with assistance from our staff and volunteers in a caring environment