Swan Valley Settlement and Immigrant Services

The giant swan statue in Swan River, Manitoba.

Giant swan in Swan River  by Jay Dong.  © Used by permission

Skip to:

About Swan Valley:

Picturesque Swan Valley is surrounded by lakes and mountains. It is bordered by the Duck Mountains to the south, Porcupine Mountains to the North, Thunder Hill to the west and Lake Winnipegosis along the east side. This is why the area boasts of many swimming, hiking and camping opportunities, as well as other recreational activities like hunting and fishing. The area’s economy is based mainly on agriculture, forestry products and tourism.

Swan Valley is home to over 12,000 people residing in communities such as Alpine, Baden, Barrows, Bellsite, Benito, Birch River, Briggs Spurr, Bowsman, Camperville, Cowan, Duck Bay, Durban, Kenville, Lenswood, Mafeking, Minitonas, Pine Creek First Nation, Pine River, Pulp River, Renwer, Sapotaweyak Cree Nation, Sclater, Swan River, and Wuskwi Sipihk First Nation. It also has a trading population of approximately 30,000. Aside from scenic views and fertile areas, Swan Valley boasts of friendly, outgoing and accommodating people.

SWAN VALLEY SETTLEMENT & IMMIGRANT SERVICES
Settlement services offered:

  • Information and orientation about life in Canada and Swan River Valley.
  • Help filling out forms for Manitoba health card, SIN, child tax benefits, travel documents.
  • Settlement guide
  • Support Information and assistance concerning immigration issues, Citizenship, Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program, Permanent Resident cards, Family sponsorship and more.
  • Help in finding community services such as schools, doctors, dentists etc.
  • Pre-arrival information and assistance.
  • Language referral
  • Translation and interpretive services
  • Employment and Training referrals
  • Support and advocacy as required
  • Commissioner of Oaths and Notary public Services for Immigration/training documents
  • Liaison and information for the community regarding issues that concern immigrants.

Contact person: Yuliia Haletska, Settlement Services Coordinator
Email: svsettlementservices@hotmail.com; phone: 204 734 9874

Back to top

We'd love to hear from you!

Please login to tell us what you think.

Related Learning Activities

Summer Course

A word cloud relating to summer and community learning.

 In the summer of 2018, English Online will be delivering our Summer Course for the 6th time! Yay! We… Read more »

Tatiana’s Photos

Article thumbnail fallback

#SummerwithEO

Idiom Set: Making a Difference

Volunteers collecting and sorting recyclables.

In this idioms set you’ll find Canadian idioms relating to elections, the environment and volunteering. Click on each lesson for… Read more »

Back to top

CC BY-NC-SAText of this page is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA, unless otherwise marked. Please attribute to English Online Inc. and link back to this page where possible. For images and videos, check the source for licensing information.