Skills Connect for Immigrants Program

Agency: Immigrant Services Society of BC (ISSofBC)

Program Description:

The Skills Connect for Immigrants program is an individualized employment bridging program that helps skilled immigrants connect to jobs in BC that build on their pre-arrival skills, training, knowledge, and experience. This is achieved through providing services and supports to:

  • effectively assess recent immigrants’ skills, qualifications and experiences
  • provide career counselling and planning
  • skill upgrading and other enhancements, including workplace language support to meet BC labour standards
  • offer workplace practice opportunities, such as mentoring, that will help immigrants secure and sustain employment

Registration Information

Call contact

Start Dates / Duration

Ongoing; individual client services are delivered for a period of up to one year

Program Fee: Free

Contact Information

Contact: Program Assistant (ext. 2123)

Phone: (604) 684-2561, ext. 2123


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Royal City Centre, 610 Sixth St.
New Westminster, V3L 5V1