County of Barrhead is committed to providing newcomers with access to the information & supports they need to prosper in Canada. Local, provincial, and federal resources will be used to ease the transition to our community. Local Resources Barrhead & District FCSS Barrhead FCSS acts at the primary coordinator of settlement services in the Barrhead Community Barrhead Community Adult Learning Provides education and workshops on a variety of topics, including English language, technology, employment, and other skill building courses. Provincial Resources Opportunity Alberta Learn how to make Alberta your new home. Find helpful pre-arrival services here. Alberta Advantage Immigration Program Runs the Rural Renewal immigration stream, and nominates individuals for permanent residence in Alberta. Federal Resources Canadian Newcomer Services Central online hub for newcomer support services in Canada; find local services near you! Welcome to Canada What to do before and after you arrive in Canada. Living in Canada Guide Fill out a short questionnaire about your current situation, and get advice on what you need to settle in a community. Permanent Resident Services Information on permanent residency, how to apply, and what's involved.