Helping you make the move
Moving to a new community can feel daunting, but it doesn’t have to be. Battle River has support groups and services available to assist in your move and get you settled once you arrive.
Whether you’re moving from within or outside of Canada, we’ll help direct you to resources to make it a smooth transition.
Welcome to Canada
Visiting, working, studying or planning a permanent move to Canada? These Government of Canada resources will point you in the right direction.
Moving to Alberta
To learn more about immigrating, working or living in the province, get started with these Province of Alberta resources.
Making Battle River your home
Browse our community profiles and local guides to get to know what life’s like in our incredible region.
Find local services such as emergency shelters, counselling, skills development and office/meeting space rentals.
Support for newcomers
Once you’ve arrived in Alberta, the Battle River region has a range of resources to help newcomers settle into the area. This includes translation and interpretation services, citizenship classes and info sessions through various local associations.
Discover available housing options and housing assistance programs in the Battle River region.
Find information and tools for your career search and development, along with a list of employment support programs.
The diverse heritage of our residents strengthens our unique region. We welcome all cultures and have gathered the following resources for newcomers to find English language support services if needed.
- Alberta language assessment and referral
- Alberta Education (school-based ESL* programs)
- Directory of ESL/EAL* Programs and Services in Alberta Urban Centres
*English as a Second/Alternative Language