SSWIS is an outreach program designed to help newcomer students and their families settle in Saskatoon. SSWIS connects newly arrived families with services and resources in the school and community to promote settlement and foster student achievement.
The SSWIS program is a partnership of the Saskatoon Open Door Society, Saskatoon Public schools, Greater Saskatoon Catholic Schools, Le Conseil de ecoles Fransaskoises and Prairie Spirit School Division.
SSWIS Workers can help with:
- School registration
- Information about and orientation to the Canadian school system
- Cross-cultural counselling
- Referrals to community resources
- Connecting youth to affordable programming
- Interpretation services
- Facilitating the connection between schools and parents
If you would like to register your child for the SSWIS program, please fill in the information below, print the consent form to fill out, and we will contact you if we require further information.