Canadian Citizenship

Canadian Citizenship

If you are a francophone Canadian citizen or you were born in Canada of francophone immigrants and you have decided to reside in Edmonton, the SENAF  can help you in the process of establishment and integration by accompanying you as you look for:

WE CAN HELP YOU:

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to receive information about Edmonton’s Francophone community;

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to find housing ( apartment or house);

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 to accompany you and, if necessary, to explain the terms of the lease before you sign it;

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to see to the installation of basic services (power, cable, telephone, internet, heating…);

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 to request subsidized housing;

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  to find a family doctor or, if necessary a lawyer;

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to find a nursery for your young children and, if you are eligible, to have access to grants;

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to help you receive, for your housing, furniture which is either modestly priced or free;

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 to guide you in the evaluation of your level of English and to help you join the program of English courses for newcomers (LINC);

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 to find the appropriate agencies to help in your search for work;

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 to make a request for social assistance if you are eligible;

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to find a school for your children and to have them join the homework helping club;

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 to help you either to change or to acquire a driver’s license;

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 to help in evaluating your qualifications or to find translators for your official documents;

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 to find an appropriate place of worship (church, mosque, or other) according to your religion;

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 to help in filling out various forms, and orientation in administrative procedures (sponsorship, work permit,…);

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 to help in becoming part of the Francophone community and participating in its various activities;

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 to meet the members of your community;

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to complete your tax statements if you are one of those eligible;

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 to participate in information workshops for a better understanding of the Canadian way of life;

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 to refer you to an employment agency.