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Building Together – Settlement & Integration Program

Settlement Services

Agency / Organization:
Immigrant Services Society of BC (ISSofBC)

Program Description:
The program provides the following settlement services for various ethnic communities in the Tri-Cities, such as Chinese, Eastern European, Korean, Bhutanese, and Middle Eastern:
• Orientation – orient immigrants and refugees to their new environment; provide support to access various community and government services
• Assisted access to services – provide referral services to various community and government services and programs; help with completing government forms and applications; language and /or cultural interpretation
• Counselling – personalized support to address family and personal adjustment issues; help with navigating services systems
• Service linking and outreach – conduct outreach and information sessions to clients and community service providers
• Service bridging – provide information to other community service providers on the needs of immigrant clients

Language:
The program provides services in various languages, including Farsi, Dari, Pashto, Russian, Korean, Nepali, Mandarin and Cantonese.

Client Profile / Eligibility Criteria:
• New immigrants and Refugee Claimants
• New Citizens
• Clients with temporary status (some conditions apply)

Registration Information:
Contact the staff team

Start Dates / Duration:
Ongoing

Program Fee:
Free

Contact Information:
Contact : Firouzeh Peyvandi, Manager
Phone: 778-284-7026 ext. 1561 or 778-383-1438
Email: firouzeh.peyvandi@issbc.org
Website: issbc.org 

Program Location:
240A – 3020 Lincoln Avenue
Coquitlam, BC V3B 6B4

#200 – 504 Cottonwood Avenue
Coquitlam, BC V3J 2R5

Contact Name: Firouzeh Peyvandi, Manager
Contact Number: 778-284-7026 ext. 1561 or 778-383-1438
Website: issbc.org