At CCPL we offer free immigrant/newcomer settlement services to anyone who needs it. Some things we offer are:
This program is funded by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) alongside BC Settlement and Integration Services (BCSIS), Ministry of Municipal Affairs.
If you need a translator or interpreter to help you understand or complete IRCC or BCSIS applications, instruction guides, or other government forms, here are some available options:
Check the Society of Translators and Interpreters of British Columbia to see if there is a registered translator/ interpreter in your language.
Mosaic: Interpretation and Translation Services is a Vancouver-based non-profit agency that offers services in 70+ languages.
For informal interpreting (restrictions apply), our volunteer base may be able to assist you.
Financial assistance to partially or completely cover translator/interpreter fees may be available.