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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...

Charitable foundation makes positive impact on newcomer services

Over 20 family members representing the Edith Lando Charitable Foundation connected with staff and clients impacted by the foundation’s generosity...

Summer picnic celebrates dedication of Coquitlam volunteers

ISSofBC honoured over 120 active Coquitlam volunteers during a summer picnic July 25 at Lafarge Lake Park. Attendees were offered...

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Despair turns into hope and optimism

Urania was emotionally and financially broken when she connected with the Skills and Support for Job Success program, but joining the program proved to be a turning point in 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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