The BCEES newcomer settlement program helps to facilitate the early and healthy integration of newcomers into Canadian society, by enhancing access to and support services that aid in the transition to self-reliance and financial independence.
Provide Comprehensive and culturally appropriate settlement services that include client needs assessment, orientation, information and referral, interpretation and translation, housing assistance, and employment support.
Identity needs specific to each newcomer in order to determine how best those needs could be met with existing community resources.
Provide newcomers with relevant, culturally, and linguistically appropriate information and services that facilitate settlement.
Provide referrals to community resources.
Organize workshops/group sessions on a variety of settlement issues like health, legal, transportation, education and skills building.