Programs & Services
If you’re a newcomer to Canada, we can help. ISSofBC provides free immigrant services including settlement support, employment programs, English classes, and more.All Programs & Services
May 25, 2020
“COVID-19 is a game-changer,” said ISSofBC Settlement Services Director Chris Friesen, surveying the service landscape and the impact that ISSofBC’s...
May 4, 2020
In this unprecedented time of COVID-19 it is more apparent than ever how necessary digital literacy is for newcomers to...
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.Explore All Stories
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.
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.
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.About Us
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