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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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NewTrack breaks down data silos; improves client service

Staff now benefit from a streamlined data flow across all ISSofBC programs with the ability to view every client’s journey through services they receive.

ISSofBC Maple Ridge on the move

We are now temporarily located at 300-22420 Dewdney Trunk Road in Maple Ridge. Clients will have access to our diverse...

Donor leads Syrian refugee to bright future

Coming from darkness and into light is how Anas Schichmouse describes his life after fleeing Syria and being welcomed to Canada though ISSofBC’s Refugee Sponsorship Program.

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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.


ISSofBC Welcome Centre is a one-stop support centre offering essential newcomer services including temporary housing and multilingual wellness support.
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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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Most services during COVID-19 continue by phone or online.
In-person services are available by appointment only.

ISSofBC's Plan to welcome you back safely and COVID-19 resources from trusted sources.