Through information and referrals, assessments and action plans, immigrants and their families are helped to understand and successfully navigate BC’s social and economic systems.
Our funding comes from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada and Province of BC.
Mary St Location
9214 Mary Street
Monday to Friday
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Programs run September to June
Community Connections are made to local amenities, including library, health, education, recreation, and cultural facilities.
Conversation Circles and Field Trips provide opportunities to make connections in the community.
Orientation sessions are provided on topics such as housing, health care, education, banking, recreation, and leisure activities.
Workshops may include Financial Literacy, Citizenship, Computer Skills and Driving Test preparation.
Interpretations and translations can be arranged through client families and friends, or from a pool registered CCS Volunteers when natural supports are not available.
Private individuals and commnity institutions are welcome to contact CCS for needed interpretation and translation services.
Services are available on a fee basis and can be arranged in a timely fashion with adequate notice.
One-to-One Support with: Resumes, Cover Letters, Interviews, Job search
Referrals and Accompaniment to Work BC, Career Paths for Skilled Immigrants, Job Training.
Education and support with Employment Standards, WorkSafeBC, Work Permits and other employment related issues.
If you would like to volunteer in our programs as a classroom assistant, activity facilitator or a community volunteer, please contact 604.393.3251 ext. 236