Mission & Core Values
Although ISSofBC is today one of the largest immigrant-serving agencies in Canada, with a national and international reputation in the field of migrant issues and services for immigrants and refugees, we have not strayed far from our roots.Our Mission
Since 1972, we’ve been providing 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. Through our dedicated staff, volunteers and community partners, we provide settlement, education and employment services for over 20,000 clients every year.Our History
ISSofBC operates with funding from government, community and business organizations, private foundations and clients including:
Our relationships with funders are clearly one of our greatest resources. We are grateful for their continued support.
Patricia Woroch, CEO
Our funders have enabled us to continue building on our many years of service to the community.
Jim Tallman, President, ISSofBC Board
Quality and professionalism are very important to us. ISSofBC and ISS Language & Career College of BC belong to a number of regulatory bodies establishing the highest standards of quality programming, education and business practices for our clients and students.
We are proud to be accredited by:
We are very proud and honoured to have received public recognition over the years for helping newcomers build new lives in Canada.Learn More