(SWIS) Programs provide settlement support for new immigrants, refugees, and other eligible clients to help you adjust to your new surroundings.​

​We will help you build connections with Richmond schools, provide you the guidance and support you need to independently access services and resources in Richmond such as:

​One-to-one and family orientations and information workshops:

School System​​
ELL Support
Canadian Citizenship
Housing and Accommodation
Health Services
Financial Services
Legal Services

Referrals to community resources:

Language Training
Adult Continuing Education
Daycare and Youth Services
Parks and Recreation​

Other services:

Settlement Counselling
Support Groups​​​​

Settlement Workers in Schools collage

Settlement support is currently provided in the following languages: Arabic, Cantonese, French, Hindi, Mandarin, Punjabi, Spanish, and Tagalog.


Gilmore Elementary School
8380 Elsmore Rd, Richmond, BC V7C 2A1
Phone: 604-668-6268
E-mail: swis@sd38.bc.ca

*We are also located on 1st Floor Reception Desk- 7811 Granville Ave (Richmond School Board)*