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IMSS adheres to the following Official Language requirements:
•IMSS Eligible Clients services are available in English & French through other organizations.
•IMSS activities, projects, and programs to forge ties between Canada’s two official language communities.
•IMSS annually consults with francophone minority communities about settlement and resettlement programming as determined appropriate by the IRCC.
Please choose one of the options below that best describes you to determine which services we can offer to you. If you aren't sure which services are available to you please contact us.
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LANGUAGE INSTRUCTION FOR NEWCOMERS TO CANADA (LINC) As a newcomer to Canada, learning English is one of the most important things you can do to make it feel like home. LINC programs are offered for FREE from beginner to advanced levels. Before you can enroll in a LINC program, you must complete a language assessment….Continue reading LANGUAGE TRAINING SERVICES
The Employment Program provides immigrants, live-in caregivers and refugee newcomers with information about BC’s job market, guidance and support on employment issues and connection to the broader community. The Employment Practitioner works collaboratively with business owners and employers to gain strong support for the benefit of IMSS clients. Having a realistic career plan and…Continue reading Employment Related Services
Connect clients and their families to: public institutions, social and geographic environments through local community events and visits. Make connections with long-term residents and Canadians through: needs-driven matching, mentoring, networking in small groups or workshops in local community settings
women program This program allows IMSS to provide women the support that they needed to polish their skills and gain financial independence. IMSS has been doing its best to support immigrant women in settling down an adapting to Canada to integrate them with the community for more than 12 years. These goals were achieved with…Continue reading Women/Seniors Programs
IMSS hosted a multitude of different diversity building and multicultural events for youth. Some events were based on informal cultural sharing, a key component to true multiculturalism such as: participating at the National Aboriginal Day Celebration, organizing immigrant’s family picnic at the lake and park, youth group bowling, hiking, soap making and movie nights. This…Continue reading Youth Leadership
On-site child-minding: Our multicultural child-minding centre program strives to foster the development of the child socially, physically, intellectually, creatively and emotionally with a multi-cultural awareness. Child-minding services are offered for free to children of parents in the Language Training Program (LINC), Life Skills and Educational Programs & Workshops, Summer English Conversation classes and Women’s Program….Continue reading Child Minding
IMSS provides referrals for translation/interpretation services. Contact Us
IMSS offers basic computer training to eligible clients, please contact us for details.
IMSS provides transportation subsidy assistance to eligible clients to attend the services. For more information Contact Us
Information and orientation to settle in the community and prepare for entry into the Canadian Labour Market as well as to prepare clients to become active citizens. Learn More
Formal needs assessment and appropriate referrals to other community services that will allow clients to pursue a defined plan for integration. When multiple and intersecting needs are identified, the needs assessment process will result in the development of settlement plan in order to guide clients toward next steps along their settlement pathway.
Settlement Workers in Schools (SWIS) Program The Immigrant & Multicultural Services Society (IMSS) of Prince George initiated the Settlement Workers in schools Program (SWIS) in April 2016. IMSS is proud to have a partnership with the School District (57) by providing settlement services. Settlement Workers in Schools Program (SWIS) provides direct and immediate professional assistance…Continue reading Settlement Workers in Schools (SWIS) Program
Assist eligible clients to pursue pathways to Permanent Residency through BC Provincial Nominee Program. Assistance to navigate immigration and work permit applications. Formal needs assessment and appropriate referrals to other community services. Provide community connection opportunities through various community events & visits. FUNDED BY:
Information and orientation to settle in the community and to prepare for entry into the Canadian labour market as well as to prepare clients to become responsible citizens. Services to enhance clients’ knowledge of the Canadian labour market to increase their employability. Free workshops on workplace rights and responsibilities, work safety and workplace culture….Continue reading Labour Market Services