Settlement Services

What we do

Whistler Immigrant Settlement Services (IRCC funded settlement services delivered by Capilano University and Sea to Sky Community Services) and the Whistler Multicultural Network work in partnership through the Welcome Centre at the Whistler Public Library to deliver settlement services to newcomers.

Settlement services are here to inform and support you with your life in Canada. Below are just a few of the topics that we can help you with. Please contact your local Welcome Centre to learn more about our services and how we can help you.

Support with:

  • Applying for MSP and other Health Insurance in BC
  • Renewing your Permanent Resident Card
  • Registering your children at school
  • Finding English Classes in the Sea to Sky area
  • Driving in Canada

Information about:

  • Living in Whistler and British Columbia
  • Money and Taxes in Canada
  • Assessing your credentials from your home country
  • Social Benefits like E.I., Child Benefit, Childcare Subsidy
  • Public Safety and your rights in Canada

Information Workshops

Attend a workshop about a useful topic that will help you settle into your new life in Whistler or Pemberton. Meet new people, learn something new and have fun! To see a list of upcoming workshops visit our events page.

Whistler Welcome Centre

Make an appointment or visit a Drop-in Centre at the Whistler Welcome Centre at the library:

  • Monday 3 – 6pm
  • Friday 9.30am-12pm

Contact: Whistler Settlement Services
Phone: 604 698 5960
Email: info@welcomewhistler.com

Pemberton Welcome Centre

Make an appointment or visit a Drop-in Center at the Pemberton Public Library: Thursday 1- 3p.m.

Contact: Pemberton Settlement Services
Phone: 604 967 1664
Email: info@welcomepemberton.com