Northeastern British Columbia



S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Northern BC Newcomers Integration Services Center (NISC)

Our professional staff provides integrated services to immigrants from diverse cultural backgrounds through our network of community and industry connections. We help immigrants overcome many of the language and cultural barriers that newcomers often encounter. These comprehensive services help immigrants gain the knowledge and the resources necessary to become productive and contributing members of our community.

Services Provided:


Employment Support Services
Provide immigrants with the necessary support and guidance to get connected with oil and gas employers. Provide support services to oil and gas employers to hire, train and retain immigrant employees as well as others seeking work in the Oil and Gas Industry. Deliver orientation workshops to the community about the oil and gas sector.


Settlement Information and Referral Service
Provide individual counseling and telephone inquiries which include information about employment, housing, immigration, medical and health services, education, citizenship, and social benefits etc. Other services include form filling, liaison, and referral services. Through our various connections in Fort St John we can connect you to the community or social service you require.

bullet Services for Immigrants
Provide newcomer orientations, public education workshops, workplace culture workshops, welcoming parties to assist newcomers in understanding community resources, social services and public policies in Canada.

#209, 10142-101 Ave,
Fort St John, BC V1J 2B3
Tel: (250) 785-5323
Fax: (250) 785-5687
Hours: 8:30am -4:30pm Mon-Fri


S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Immigrant Settlement & Integration Program

Eligible newcomers can access 1-1 services, webinars and short courses online and will also learn about in person settlement services in Metro Vancouver.

The site is mobile-friendly and all services can also be accessed from a smartphone. Online Webinars on various settlement topics, Employment Skills Development for SUCCESS course and Clear Communication for the Workplace English language course will be ideal for busy job seekers, workers, people with family responsibilities or those living in remote areas of BC.

Immigrant Employment Council of British Columbia

The Immigrant Employment Council of BC wants to connect more immigrants to employment that reflects their knowledge and experience.

Welcome BC

British Columbia offers a welcoming environment, where virtually all cultural, religious and linguistic communities are represented.

The reason people come here and prosper is the complete package we offer: a diverse cultural mix, access to world markets, a growing economy, stable government, excellent talent, abundant natural resources, personal freedom and unlimited opportunity.

Citizenship & Immigration Canada

Citizenship and Immigration Canada provides detailed information on immigrating to Canada.

In most cases, you must apply at a Canadian visa office outside of Canada. In some cases, you can apply to become a permanent resident after you arrive in Canada. For example, live-in caregivers or persons granted refugee protection can apply from within Canada.

If you want to immigrate to Canada, there are a few different ways to apply. You will need to decide which immigration program will work best for you and your family.

Find out about the requirements and the steps to apply in each category:

There are several categories, or classes of immigrants. The main classes are:

bullet Economic class:  Immigrants in the economic class are selected for their ability to contribute to the Canadian labour market and economic development. This includes:

The economic category also includes special groups, such as:

bullet Family Class:  Immigrants in the family class must be sponsored by close family members who are Canadian citizens or permanent residents.
bullet Refugees:  Canada provides protection to refugees or other persons in need of protection in two ways:

You must meet the requirements of the class under which you are applying.

Entering the Canadian Labour Market

Planning to work in Canada? An essential workbook for newcomers, will guide immigrants intending to enter the Canadian labour market, as well as newcomers. Using a step-by-step approach, it includes information on how to begin the credential assessment process, as well as how to explore alternatives when immediate access to a previous profession is not possible.

Planning to work in Canada? An essential workbook for newcomers will help you gather information about living and working in Canada.

For more information, please visit the Foreign Credentials Referral Office website at