Settlement and Integration

We work with individuals and families as they adjust to life in Canada by offering settlement and integration services to help them understand, navigate and access the social and economic systems of British Columbia. Our multilingual and professional staff assists with the following:

    • Needs assessment and orientation to the community
    • Completion of government forms and applications
    • Interpretation in 11 languages
    • Simplified information on immigration pathways including sponsorships, work permits, BC PNP and Express Entry
    • Assistance with making appointments
    • Simplified information on Canadian School Systems
    • Referral to community agencies and resources

All of SOICS’ services are free for eligible immigrants. For more information on becoming a SOICS client, please visit Getting Started at SOICS. To make an appointment, please call or visit one of our offices.