Community Resources and Services Available for New Immigrants

The Settlement Resource Centre at Hecate Strait has been set up to provide information and referrals for New Immigrants, and offers computer tutoring and self-access computers with Internet.

Glenn Groulx works as the settlement Coordinator at the Centre, manages the resource materials, and coordinates the Welcoming Communities networking activities and provides assessment, information and referrals for New Immigrants. Glenn also offers individual sessions and group workshops .

There are a variety of  materials  for New Immigrants, including:

  • Discover Canada: The Rights and Responsibilities of Citizenship (handbook and CD)
  • British Columbia Newcomer’s Guide to Resources and Services
  • BC Health Guide
  • Healthy Eating for Seniors
  • Planning to Work in Canada? An Essential Workbook for Newcomers
  • Welcome to Canada: What you should know

Our services for newcomers and immigrants are available free of charge in Prince Rupert thanks to funding from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada and BC Settlement and Integration Services.