Immigrant Welcome Centre

From housing and education to employment services, ICA’s Settlement Services team can help newcomers navigate and connect with important resources and support.

Learn English (LINC)

Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada (LINC) provides English language training from beginner to advanced levels for adult newcomers to Canada. LINC is funded by the Government of Canada and is FREE for eligible students.

Employment Services

Whether you are a newcomer to Canada or an immigrant who has been here for many years, our Employment Services team can assist with job search and skills training programs to help you find work in the Canadian job market.

Local Immigration Partnership (GVLIP)

Greater Victoria Local Immigration Partnership (GVLIP) focuses on making sure policies impacting governance, education, health care and housing in our community are a top priority.

Private Sponsorship of Refugees

ICA's Private Sponsorship of Refugees program works with local sponsorship groups to support individuals and families coming to Canada through approved UNHCR and IRCC refugee programs.

Ways To Give

Your tax-deductible donation helps ICA welcome, support and provide much-needed services for immigrants as they settle into the local community. There are many ways to give a gift to ICA that has a direct, positive impact on the lives of newcomers. Donate or volunteer today!

Career Paths for Skilled Immigrants

Program that bridges newcomer professionals to a meaningful career that aligns with your pre-arrival experience and training.

Tools for Equity

We are proud to support residents of the Capital Region to learn practical anti-racism skills. ICA's Bystander Intervention Training will provide participants with tools and skills to interrupt and address incidents of racism and support racial justice in the region.

Community Partnership Network (CPN)

The Community Partnership Network (CPN) is a group of more than 300 local agencies, businesses, and institutions committed to building diverse, equitable, and inclusive communities in Greater Victoria.

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Settlement Workshops & Training

At ICA we offer a variety of workshops, skills training and social opportunities to help you build a strong sense of community, learn new skills and improve your English as you settle into your new home in Greater Victoria.

Youth & Family Services

ICA provides immigrant programs for youth between the ages of 7-28. In addition, during the year, we host many different types of youth events, social gatherings and summer camps in and around the community to help build cultural connections.

Employment Workshops

Our Employment Workshops offer a variety of opportunities to expand your understanding and success in the Canadian job market. Our goal is to help you find employment and career success.