Parenting Life Skills for Immigrants

Education courses to help newcomer parents adapt and integrate

Parenting Life Skills for Immigrants

The life skills and education courses aim to enable clients to deal effectively with the demands and challenges of Adaption & Integration. The purpose is to provide clients with knowledge and skills necessary for successful living in a new environment.


  • Discipline
  • School Readiness
  • Healthy Eating
  • Importance of Play
  • School System and Homework
  • Brain Development
  • Anger Management
  • Self Esteem
  • Literacy
  • Communication
  • Behaviour

 People We Help

  • Newcomers parenting children 12 and under

To Access Parenting Life Skills for Immigrants Group

  • Registration is required.
  • Please contact us to register. 
  • Childminding is provided.

“I really liked all the workshops. Looking forward to have more workshops in upcoming year. There are so many new parenting skills and strategies been taught.

Overall all the workshops were really amazing. Thank you all your hard work to make our community better!”


Did You Know?

Archway has provided services for newcomers for almost 50 years. 

Hours of Operation

8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Monday – Friday


Archway Community Services
2420 Montrose Avenue
Abbotsford V2S 3S9

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