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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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Tri-Cities hosts successful employment week aimed at newcomers

Newcomer Employment Week September 10 to13 connected employers, service providers and job seekers with a diverse line up of events...

ISSofBC employees celebrate staff service awards

Over 250 staff gathered together to recognize employees who have dedicated their careers to helping build a future for newcomers to Canada.

Affordable Child Care Benefit – Province of British Columbia

Changes have been made to the Child Care Subsidy this month. Check out the link below for detailed information on...

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LINC – more than an ESL training program

Weizheng Shen joined the LINC program to improve her English with the long-term goal of finding employment in her pre-arrival profession as a nurse. The last thing she expected was her LINC lessons would one day help save her life!

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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 newcomer 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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