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Looking For Arabic Language Volunteer Interpreters

Looking For Arabic Language Volunteer Interpreters

The Regina Open Door Society (RODS) is looking for volunteer Arabic interpreters for recent Syrian refugees and immigrants to Regina.     If you enjoy helping others and would like to extend that help to recent Arabic speaking refugees and immigrants in Regina, please contact us for...


Remembrance Day - RODS is Closed!

Remembrance Day - RODS is Closed!

Regina Open Door Society will be closed for Remembrance Day on Wednesday, November 11th, 2015.     Regular business hours will commence on Thursday, November 12th, 2015. No classes/session/workshops will be held on this...


Confidential Consultation with Regina Police Service

Confidential Consultation with Regina Police Service

Posted in SOPA - Settlement Online Pre-Arrival

Regina Police Service in collaboration with Regina Police Services, will have a representative here at RODS, every Wednesday from 1:30-3:30, for individual confidential consultation with clients.     Police Representative Will Address: Information on What is Legal and What is Illegal...


Winter Fun Activities - Youth Program

Winter Fun Activities - Youth Program

A FREE Program for newcomer youth ages 13 to 24! The Regina Open Door Society – Youth Program assists newcomer youth in becoming familiar with their community and establish stronger and supportive social networks. The aim of the Youth Program is to help newcomer youth become thriving members...


NEWS: I think that the figure 25,000 is hopeful: How many refugees can Sask. handle?

REGINA – Liberal leader Justin Trudeau will officially become Canada’s Prime Minister next week, but the clock is already ticking on his pledge to bring 25,000 Syrian refugees to the country by the end of the year. One of those potential locations for settlement is Regina, which is no stranger...


Client Festive Season Celebration

Client Festive Season Celebration

          Regina Open Door Society will be hosting the Annual Client Festive Season Celebration!  Please join us for an evening of musical entertainment, snacks and friendship.  Special guest appearance!     Friday, November 27th,2 0156:30 To 9:00 PmRegina Performing Arts Centre1077...


Cultural Sensitivity Presentation

Cultural Sensitivity Presentation

The Regina Open Door Society Community Connection Program would like to invite Community Partners/Community Members interested in learning more about cultural awareness and the services available to newcomers through the Regina Open Door Society, to attend a free workshop here at RODS on...


RODS was presented with a Sparky Award!

RODS was presented with a Sparky Award!

RODS is pleased to announce our organization was presented with a Sparky Award from the Regina Fire Department in appreciation and recognition for its contribution to develop three fire safety videos for newcomers. Other recipients of this award included Newcomer Welcome Centre (Regional...


Hope for Refugees

Hope for Refugees

You are invited to an information event on the Syrian Refugee situation and the Private Sponsorship Program .   October 6, 2015 7:00 pmParliament Community Church4011 Pasqua StreetRegina, Saskatchewan  Please direct all media request to MCC Saskatchewan  For more information,...


Hany's Story - A Refugee Story

Hany's Story - A Refugee Story

CBC highlighted a documentary (“Hany’s Story”) that was filmed around the story of a young Syrian refugee who recently resettled with his family in Regina.  A portion of this film was taken in the refugee camp, and more of the footage was filmed in June in Regina. It involved some of...


Newcomer Community Health Fair

Newcomer Community Health Fair

Regina Open Door Society will be hosting a Community Health Fair on September 23, 2015 from 10:00 am- 2:00 pm, in collaboration with several Community Health Service providers. It will be a four hour event where newcomer can explore and visit booths of health service providers available in...


NEW to Employment Services!

NEW to Employment Services!

Advanced Language Training (ALT) CLB 7 & 8 The Advanced Language Training (ALT) program is a part-time program with the goal of assisting Newcomers to develop the English language skills needed to meet their individual employment challenges, help them attain knowledge of the Saskatchewan...


SINP & LMS Information Sessions

SINP & LMS Information Sessions

Newcomer Welcome Centre presents SINP & LMS Information Sessions August 12th, 2015       SINP Employer Information Session  10:00 am LMS Employer Session/Job Grant 11:00 am SINP Client Information Session 1:00 pm   For more information or to register, please contact: Phone:...


Citizenship 101 - Register NOW! New Class Starts August 1st!

Citizenship 101 - Register NOW! New Class Starts August 1st!

Citizenship 101 is a ten week program that aims at improving knowledge and awareness of Canadian Citizenship for newcomers to Canada.   Next class starts August 1st, 2015 Every Saturday from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm Register Now!   For more information or to register, please contact:...