Our Mission Statement

Shuswap Settlement Services Society was incorporated as a non-profit society in November, 2008. Our services are FREE to immigrants and New Canadians. Our purpose, as set out in our constitution, are:

  1. To assist in the settlement of New Canadians in the Shuswap Region of British Columbia;

  2. To assist in the adaptation of New Canadians to the Canadian social culture;

  3. To promote and encourage New Canadians to participate and contribute to their community and the Canadian society-at-large;

  4. To foster tolerance and understanding between ethnic communities;

  5. To assist New Canadians in adapting to the Canadian workplace;

  6. To facilitate the educational endeavors of New Canadian families;

  7. To work in cooperation with other agencies to support the successful settlement and adaptation of new immigrants and refugees to British Columbia;

  8. To foster a community culture that is welcoming and inclusive.

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