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What is the Cultural Integration Academy (CIA)? 

The purpose of the Cultural Integration Academy is to enhance the integration of newcomer youth and families by providing education, outreach and support.

What Will You Learn? 

We provide educational sessions on several key issues that address the root cause of crime such as: 

  • Role of law enforcement
  • Family violence
  • Bullying
  • Local resources 
  • Substance abuse 
  • Education
  • Canadian laws & customs 

By educating newcomers on various systems in Canada, they will be able to make healthier and more informed decisions that will benefit their family and enhance our community.

Who Can Attend? 

The program is open to anyone who is an immigrant residing in Grande Prairie, regardless of immigrant status.

What are the Benefits?   

  • Sessions targeted at helping you and your family's integration 
  • Connect with members of your community
  • Become a recognized partner in crime prevention
  • During sessions, CIA will provide no-cost child care and snacks 

Session Attendance Information 

The education component of this program takes place at City on 99th with a total of 8 sessions. All sessions must be completed in order for the participant to graduate.

How do I register? 

To enrol as a participant or volunteer, please contact us at or phone 780-882-7813

Last updated: 2/27/2017 11:05:25 AM