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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 settlement worker celebrated for decade of outreach with St.Mary’s Parish

ISSofBC and St. Mary’s Parish Vancouver celebrated 10 years of partnership last Sunday at the St. Mary’s School gym. More...

ISSofBC Job Fair features over 100 employment opportunities

Over 200 newcomers on the job search connected with staff from 10 leading Metro Vancouver companies during the Get Hired...

ISSofBC youth clients attend Michelle Obama event “WeforShe”

ISSofBC former refugee youth clients and the Multicultural Youth Circle program (MY Circle) graduates had the opportunity to see former U.S....

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Newcomer lands plum job in just seven days after arriving

Hoping to kickstart her career upon settling in Canada, Betty Lin sent out resumes to many Canadian employers while she was still in China. She netted an interview, but not a job. Once Betty connected with ISSofBC’s In-TAC pre-arrival service, things started moving in an exciting, amazing direction!

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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 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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