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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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New Langley office improves client access to service

Newcomers in Langley can now expect more convenient access to service with ISSofBC Langley’s move to its new location last...

ISSofBC to begin appointment-only services July 27

ISSofBC is reopening limited in-person services on an appointment-only basis in most ISSofBC offices and locations soon. Settlement services –...

Indigenous peoples greet newcomers in video

ISSofBC today formally launched Welcome to our Homelands video in celebration of National Indigenous Day. This engaging seven-minute video, accompanied...

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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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ISSofBC reopens in-person Settlement Services by appointment starting July 27.
Other services continue by phone or online.


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