In the media.
In partnership with the New Canadians Health Centre, Edmonton Zone public health staff are helping newly arrived government-sponsored refugees access healthcare support. Building relationships and trust means families know how to ask for help.
Nearly 700 refugees – half from Afghanistan – have received care at the New Canadians Health Centre in Edmonton, Alta. since it opened in late August 2021. The centre is the result of a partnership between academics, local settlement and health-care organizations, and the provincial government. Troy Media | By Gillian Rutherford
“From her first day as a Settlement Counselor at CSS 16 years ago, Astrid found that she was deeply passionate about the organization’s work, “…the first time that I went to Catholic Social Services, I was like, oh, I love this work, and helping people…that’s when I got really interested in just giving back and helping others like me who were coming to Edmonton.”