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Starting a new life in another country can be very hard, especially when you’re unfamiliar with the culture, language and laws. If you’re new to Canada, ISSofBC can help.

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ISSofBC is Top Settlement Agency in Canada

ISSofBC has been named the Top Settlement Agency in Canada in 2018 by RBC (Royal Bank) and the Canadian Immigrant...

Cycling connects newcomers to community

14 newcomer participants with an interest in building confidence, learning about their community and making friends through weekly bike rides...

Coquitlam celebrates Canada Day with help of 60 ISSofBC volunteers

ISSofBC’s Coquitlam offices proudly participated in the City of Coquitlam’s annual Canada Day Celebration at Town Centre Park July 1....

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People working together made the difference

Hassan Edlbi arrived in Canada from Syria in February 2017. Without family and friends and with limited English, he felt alone and isolated in his new environs. When he connected with ISSofBC’s settlement services, little did he know that in less than a year, he would feel completely different.

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ISSofBC Welcome Centre

Immigrants and refugees now have help from a regional services hub in Vancouver — a one-stop support centre for essential services:

  • Housing

  • Health Care

  • Trauma Support & Treatment

  • Child & Youth Programming

  • Classrooms

  • Multilingual Support Staff

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About Us

Through our dedicated staff, volunteers and community partners, we provide a variety of support services for immigrants and refugees to help them get settled, find careers and learn all they need to know about starting their new lives in Canada.

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