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If you’re a newcomer to Canada, we can help. ISSofBC provides free immigrant services including settlement support, employment programs, English classes, and more.

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LINC teacher is ISSofBC’s first 30-year service awardee

LINC teacher Janet Massaro made history when she was honoured last week for chalking up 30 years of service at...

SEATS OPEN for November 14 talk on Immigration

Don’t miss the opportunity to listen to Shachi Kurl, Executive Director of the Angus Reid Institute, tackle the subject “I...

A CLOSER LOOK takes dialogue out of echo chamber

A lively exchange between speaker and audience marked ISSofBC’s inaugural speaker series – A CLOSER LOOK –  September 26 at...

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Single-minded focus and hard work lead to desired job in just one year

English was not the only barrier that Shadi faced when she began her job search. But this mining engineer made full use of the career advice she received at ISSofBC and the services available to her. A year after arriving here, she was working in a comparable capacity at a BC Cleantech company.

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ISSofBC Welcome Centres

Newcomers have streamlined access to care through services provided by ISSofBC and co-located partners in these fully-integrated service facilities.

Vancouver

ISSofBC Welcome Centre is a one-stop support centre offering essential newcomer services including temporary housing and multilingual wellness support.
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Surrey

ISSofBC Welcome Centre-Surrey brings together under one roof, services meeting the immediate needs of newcomer immigrants and refugees in a community it has served for many years.
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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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