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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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Doors open at ISSofBC Welcome Centre – Surrey

ISSofBC is now providing essential settlement and career services for immigrants and refugees in Surrey - a community the organization has served for many years.

CULTURAL EDGE training for employers on November 30

Employers still have time to register for Cultural Edge’s November 30 class! This unique cultural competency training helps employers gain...

ISSofBC welcomes increased diversity of refugees

Over 270 refugees from Syria, Eritrea, Iran, Myanmar and Iraq arrived at ISSofBC Welcome Centre July to late September with...

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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 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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