Immigrant Welcome Centre

 

Free Professional Services for Immigrants & Newcomers

Free Professional Services

 

A place for international newcomers, to answer all your questions.

Read the summary of our services below. 

Please book an appointment.

Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) Letter
· Services for all International Newcomers both English Speaking & Non-English Speaking
· All Services Available in many Languages
· Processing Immigration Forms and Documents
· Employment Services
· Citizenship Classes
· Housing Information
· Health & Health Care Information
· Access to Education Needs for your Family, including: English Skills (ELSA), Upgrading/Training
· Child Care and Family Concerns
· Citizenship, Immigration & Refugee Protection Support
· Interpretation & Translation*
· Counselling Services
· Income Tax Preparation
· Access to Legal Advocate and Canadian Law
· Human Rights
English Speaking Newcomers & Immigrants
· Specialized Services for English Speaking Immigrants & Newcomers
· All Services Available in many Languages
· Processing Immigration Forms and Documents
· Employment Services
· Citizenship Classes
· Housing Information
· Health & Health Care Information
· Access to Education Needs for your Family, including English Skills (ELSA), Upgrading/Training
· Child Care and Family Concerns
· Citizenship, Immigration & Refugee Protection Support
· Interpretation & Translation*
· Counselling Services
· Income Tax Preparation
· Access to Legal Advocate and Canadian Law
· Human Rights
Landed Immigrants
· Specialized Services for English Speaking Immigrants & Newcomers
· All Services Available in many Languages
· Processing Immigration Forms and Documents
· Employment Services
· Citizenship Classes
· Housing Information
· Health & Health Care Information
· Access to Education Needs for your Family, including English Skills (ELSA), Upgrading/Training
· Child Care and Family Concerns
· Citizenship, Immigration & Refugee Protection Support
· Interpretation & Translation*
· Counselling Services
· Income Tax Preparation
· Access to Legal Advocate and Canadian Law
· Human Rights
Live-In Caregivers
· Specialized Services for English Speaking Immigrants & Newcomers
· All Services Available in many Languages
· Processing Immigration Forms and Documents
· Employment Services
· Citizenship Classes
· Housing Information
· Health & Health Care Information
· Access to Education Needs for your Family, including English Skills (ELSA), Upgrading/Training
· Child Care and Family Concerns
· Citizenship, Immigration & Refugee Protection Support
· Interpretation & Translation*
· Counselling Services
· Income Tax Preparation
· Access to Legal Advocate and Canadian Law
· Human Rights
Naturalized Citizens / New Canadians
· Specialized Services for English Speaking Immigrants & Newcomers
· All Services Available in many Languages
· Processing Immigration Forms and Documents
· Employment Services
· Citizenship Classes
· Housing Information
· Health & Health Care Information
· Access to Education Needs for your Family, including English Skills (ELSA), Upgrading/Training
· Child Care and Family Concerns
· Citizenship, Immigration & Refugee Protection Support
· Interpretation & Translation*
· Counselling Services
· Income Tax Preparation
· Access to Legal Advocate and Canadian Law
· Human Rights
Permanent Residents
· Specialized Services for English Speaking Immigrants & Newcomers
· All Services Available in many Languages
· Processing Immigration Forms and Documents
· Employment Services
· Citizenship Classes
· Housing Information
· Health & Health Care Information
· Access to Education Needs for your Family, including English Skills (ELSA), Upgrading/Training
· Child Care and Family Concerns
· Citizenship, Immigration & Refugee Protection Support
· Interpretation & Translation*
· Counselling Services
· Income Tax Preparation
· Access to Legal Advocate and Canadian Law
· Human Rights
Provincial Nominee Program (PNP)
· Specialized Services for English Speaking Immigrants & Newcomers
· All Services Available in many Languages
· Processing Immigration Forms and Documents
· Employment Services
· Citizenship Classes
· Housing Information
· Health & Health Care Information
· Access to Education Needs for your Family, including English Skills (ELSA), Upgrading/Training
· Child Care and Family Concerns
· Citizenship, Immigration & Refugee Protection Support
· Interpretation & Translation*
· Counselling Services
· Income Tax Preparation
· Access to Legal Advocate and Canadian Law · Human Rights
Refugees (Section 95 IRPA)
· Specialized Services for English Speaking Immigrants/Newcomers
· All Services Available in many Languages
· Processing Immigration Forms and Documents
· Employment Services
· Citizenship Classes
· Housing Information
· Health & Health Care Information
· Access to Education Needs for your Family, including English Skills (ELSA), Upgrading/Training
· Child Care and Family Concerns
· Citizenship, Immigration & Refugee Protection Support
· Interpretation & Translation*
· Counselling Services
· Income Tax Preparation
· Access to Legal Advocate and Canadian Law
· Human Rights
Temporary Foreign Workers (TFW)
· Specialized Services for English Speaking Immigrants & Newcomers
· All Services Available in many Languages
· Processing Immigration Forms and Documents
· Employment Services
· Citizenship Classes
· Housing Information
· Health & Health Care Information
· Access to Education Needs for your Family, including English Skills (ELSA), Upgrading/Training
· Child Care and Family Concerns
· Citizenship, Immigration & Refugee Protection Support
· Interpretation & Translation*
· Counselling Services
· Income Tax Preparation
· Access to Legal Advocate and Canadian Law
· Human Rights
Employment Services
What is the Safe Harbour Program? It’s a FREE workshop tailored to your organization’s needs. Designed for businesses and organizations, this training teaches staff customer service skill to respect all diversity and to effectively, confidently and safely respond to discrimination. Safe Harbour »
Language Services
Looking for a job and don't know where to start? We have a range of friendly, personalized services designed for the unique needs of newcomers to Canada. Employment Readiness Services include:
1. Job search Techniques
2. Cover Letters & Resumes
3. One to one Career Advice
4. Foreign Credential Recognition
5. Work Ready Workshops
6. Access to computers, fax machines and telephones
7. Practical workshops
All for FREE Book an appointment with our Employment Services. »
Citizenship Test Preparation
Accurate, effective Interpretation Services provided by accredited professional interpreters in person or by phone/videoconferencing in 50 languages.

Our Settlement Practitioners are fluent in English, viêt nam, 中文, Français and Español.
Services are offered in additional languages through interpreters.

* Interpretation Services are free to most clients. To have documents professionally translated, there may be charges.

 

SERVICE DISCLAIMER

Multicultural and Immigrant Services Association of North Vancouver Island (“MISA”)

MISA Settlement Practitioners and MISA staff (“We”) are not agents of Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (“IRCC”) or any other governmental agencies of any and all levels of government. We do not represent IRCC or any other governmental agencies of any and all levels of government. We are an independent, not-for-profit, non-governmental organization and our purpose is to help newcomers settle in the North Island by providing information, services and programs.

We do not provide legal advice of any kind whatsoever. If you require legal advice, you must seek your own private counsel to advise you.

While we endeavor to provide accurate and up-to-date information and other services to our clients,  all information, services and forms are provided without any warranty of any kind, express or implied, including as to their completeness, accuracy and legal effect or to the success or outcome of the client’s case.

We, and MISA’s officers, employees, and/or agents shall have no responsibility for any errors, including, but not limited to any inaccuracies of omissions or commissions. We, and MISA’s officers, employees and/or agents shall not be liable for any loss however caused.

 

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