Somali Canadian
Cultural Society of Edmonton

The Somali Canadian Cultural Society of Edmonton (SCCSE) is a leading non-profit organization and was established as a non-profit organization in 1991.

The Somali Canadian Cultural Society of Edmonton (SCCSE), incorporated in March 2001, is governed by a Board of Directors elected annually by the community members at the annual general meeting. It is run by the Board of Directors, professional people who work in various industries and fields. They give their valuable time back to the community in order to uplift the community and make the new Somali Canadians good citizens that contribute to our collective well being.

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    Our Programs

    Youth Leadership Program

    Gashan Leadership Academy

    Founded in 2001, the Gashan Youth Leadership Program was developed by the Somali Canadian Cultural Society of Edmonton to complement the regular school academic curriculum to help our youth develop life skills which will prepare them for a successful and rewarding future.

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    Homework Club Program

    Homework Club Program

    Somali-Canadian Cultural Society runs an important Homework Help offered to boys and girls in grades 3 to 12 who require academic support and would benefit from one-on-one homework mentoring with a caring youth volunteer.

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    Seniors Program

    Seniors Program

    The SCCSE provides senior community members services aimed at improving the quality of their life so that they can feel a sense of belonging and admiration.

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    Settlement Program

    Settlement Program

    Somali Canadian Cultural Society of Edmonton provides various direct settlement services to newcomers, helping them integrate, acclimate and adapt to life in Canada.

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    Women’s Program

    Women’s Program

    Changing together is to help Somali Canadian women and their families overcome personal and systemic barriers that keep them from participating fully in Canadian Society. We operate a safe place for Somali Canadian women/girls to share, support and learn from each other as they adjust to their new lives.

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    DONATIONS TO THE SOMALI CANADIAN CULTURAL SOCIETY OF EDMONTON
    All donations will directly benefit the Somali Canadian Cultural Society of Edmonton in their efforts to integrate and strengthen the Somali Canadian community in Edmonton and neighboring regions of Alberta.

    DONATIONS TO GASHAN YOUTH LEADERSHIP ACADEMY
    All donations will directly benefit the Gashan Youth Leadership Academy in their efforts to empower the Somali Canadian youth in Edmonton and neighboring regions of Alberta.
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