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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

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:

Program Fee:

Contact Information:
Contact : Firouzeh Peyvandi, Manager
Phone: 778-284-7026 ext. 1561 or 778-383-1438

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