ISS of BC Immigrant Services Society of BC

Immigrant Services Society of BC (ISSofBC) was incorporated in 1972 as the first immigrant-serving agency in the province. Since that time, ISSofBC has grown to be the largest, multicultural, immigrant-serving agency in western Canada. The society provides a variety of services to Lower Mainland immigrant and refugee communities, and works with over 23,000 clients per year. ISSofBC has a volunteer Board of Directors, a paid staff of over 200 and over 600 active volunteers.

ISSC BC’s main mission is to help new immigrants build a future in Canada by:

  • Delivering educational, settlement and employment services
  • Developing partnerships with local communities
  • Promoting an integrated and equitable community

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