Settlement Workers in Schools (SWIS) primarily provide school-based support to assist immigrant parents and their children integrate into the Canadian school system including interpretation during:
- Parent-Teacher Meetings
- Ready Set Learn Events
- StrongStart Activities
- Welcome to Kindergarten Sessions
- School Registrations
The program also provides simplified information on services available, conduct orientation sessions on various areas of settlement in Canada, assist in filling out forms for services, referrals to extra-curricular activities, accompaniment to community resources, help in the adjustment and transition process, continuing education options, and cultural interpretation to schools.
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.