You can book individual appointments with our SWIS workers for your family to get information and support for understanding and navigating the North and West Vancouver school systems.
Workshops and Programs
Our SWIS workers provide a variety of workshops about the Canadian school system and information specific to North and West Vancouver schools. See our workshops page for upcoming SWIS workshops.
Our Youth team offers a variety of settlement workshops, one-to-one appointments, and drop-in services throughout the year to support immigrant youth as they adjust to life in Canada.
Family - School Communication
SWIS workers can help your family communicate effectively with schools through in-person meetings with school staff, support with written communication, and more.
North Vancouver: Transition to Secondary School
Tuesday, June 20
In this workshop, you will obtain general information about the school system in secondary schools and will learn how to navigate school websites. Presented in Farsi.Read More
Mental Health Services at Foundry North Shore
Thursday, June 1
Please join us online for a session on services and support groups offered at Foundry. Presented in Mandarin.Read More
July 31 - August 4
Expression is an art-based program for newcomer youth to explore their migration experiences through creative projects, make new friends, and more. Presented in English.Read More
North Vancouver School District Education System Q&A Session
Thursday, June 15
Join us for a Q & A session regarding the education system in the North Vancouver School District, including both elementary and secondary programs. Presented in English with support in Cantonese.Read More
Youth Champions is a volunteer program for new immigrant youth in grades 8-12.Read More