Settlement Support Workers in School (SSWIS): This school based outreach program connects newly arrived families with services and resources in the school and community, supports settlement, and encourages students to achieve in school. The program encourages positive and open communication between family, school and the community. Services include:
Assistance with school registration
Support for families
Connection to local services
Arrangement of Interpreters
The SSWIS program is open to all newcomer youth in selected schools.
Organized in partnership with Citizenship and Immigration Canada, Saskatoon Public Schools, Greater Saskatoon Catholic Schools, Saskatoon French School.