Citizenship & Multilingual Resources

NewToBC – Find services, programs and resources available to newcomers at, a website offered by BC Libraries to help you succeed in your new community.
BC logo WelcomeBC – Resources on how to immigrate, work, study and live in BC.
Mango Languages – Online language learning that supports English language learning in 19 languages.
Click Law – A guide to authoritative legal resources in BC and Canada. Developed by the Legal Services Society of BC and now maintained by the BC Courthouse Library Society. No library card is required to access this resource online.
mosaic-logo MOSAIC – Connect to language learning resources, employment services or settlement support. In addition, they host the BC CHARMS Refugee Claimant navigation website to assist with making a refugee claim and housing.

In Powell River

Immigrant Services Welcome Centre – settlement support for immigrants, refugees, temporary residents with work permits, and Provincial Nomination Program (PNP) approved applicants. Services & programs include:  ESL tutoring, Conversation Club, information & orientations (e.g. Employee Rights, Citizenship, Resources for Families, Wildlife Safety, Taxes, etc.), crisis support, help with documents, assisted access to other services, employment support & exam preparation, cultural events, bilingual support, Cooking Club, Book Club, and community connection opportunities.

106 – 4871 Joyce Avenue
(two doors west of River City Coffee)


Drop in hours:  Monday – Thursday 9:30 am – 2:00 pm

Please call or email for afternoon or Friday appointments.