Elisa's Story | Immigrant Services Calgary

Elisa's Story

Elisa’s journey is one of triumph in the face of obstacles. She arrived in Canada with her child in 2019, fleeing an unsafe situation and the growing instability of her home country. Lacking a support network and language skills, Elisa’s adjustment to her new life was difficult to face on her own.

Feeling alone yet determined to find belonging in her new home in Canada, her courage allowed her to reach out to Immigrant Services Calgary, where she found the support and resources she needed to thrive.

Elisa has learned English, joined a caring community, and found employment with the assistance of Immigrant Services Calgary programs. She loves her job as a bus-driver, a role that has positively impacted children with disabilities whom she has been safely transporting.

“Thank you for your help. Your compassion” says Elisa. (name has been changed for confidentiality)

Your continued support helps hardworking frontline heroes like Elisa unleash their economic, social, and civic potential. 

Your contribution is the key to empowering our community. Immigrant Services Calgary appreciates your support as it helps transform lives. Donate today to make a positive difference

Immigrant Services Calgary is a comprehensive settlement agency that provides assistance and first language support to Calgary's immigrant and refugee population since 1977. Our goal is to help immigrants and refugees in their settlement process to overcome difficult challenges of settling successfully in a new country.

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Immigrant Services Calgary is a registered, charitable organization and eligible donations over $25 will receive a tax-deductible receipt by email. Our charities number is 11882 3640 RR0001.


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