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Settlement Services

The Immigrant Settlement & Integration Program offers settlement services for eligible immigrants, refugees and their families to help them settle into their community and integrate into Canadian society.

We provide settlement services through individual appointments and group information workshops & webinars to provide you and your family with comprehensive and current information in many key settlement topics including:

  • Housing and Accommodation
  • Transportation Systems in BC
  • Health Care and Health Promotion Services in BC
  • Language Training and Skills Development
  • Education (Child, Adult and Post-Secondary)
  • Canadian & BC Law & Justice
  • Money and Personal Finances
  • Immigration and Citizenship
  • Employment in BC and Foreign Credential Recognition in Canada
  • Volunteering and Making New Friends in the Community
  • And much more!

Select below to read more about how to access our settlement services.

Our friendly and professional settlement staff offer free one-to-one appointments to eligible immigrants, refugees and their families. We give orientation and information about living in Canada. Our settlement staff can provide you with in-depth information in many topics (outlined above).

We provide in-person, phone-in, and online appointments to suit your needs. Read more to find out about how to make an appointment.

In-person & Phone-in Appointments

We offer many FREE workshops and webinars to eligible immigrants, refugees and their families. Workshops provide in-depth information on a wide range of topics (outlined above).
We provide in-person workshops and short programs.

Short Programs

Some Immigrant Settlement & Integration Program regions also provide short programs, a series of workshops with themes including:

  • Life Skills for Newcomers
  • Citizenship Preparation
  • Family Support
  • Money and Personal Finances
  • Employment
  • Foreign Credential Recognition
  • Health Promotion

Each Immigrant Settlement & Integration Program location offers different programs. Contact your local office to find out which programs are available.


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