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  1. BIPOC Community NavigatorsProvided by: BIPOC - AKA: BIPOC USHR; Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour United for Strength, Home, Relationship
    Provides outreach, advocacy and follow-up services that address the social and emotional needs of BIPOC individuals on PEI. This is provided through: Assessment of needs Support Connecting to resources Advocacy System navigation Identification of system gaps a...
  2. Canada Connects ProgramProvided by: Immigrant and Refugee Services Association Prince Edward Island - AKA: IRSA; IRSAPEI; Formerly PEIANC; Formerly PEI Association for Newcomers to Canada; Immigrant & Refugee Services Association
    Newcomers are paired with an individual who is an established resident in the community so they can spend time together. Volunteers and clients may be single, couples or families. Matches are made based on similar interests, location and other factors. The pro...
  3. Canadian Life Skills ProgramProvided by: Immigrant and Refugee Services Association Prince Edward Island - AKA: IRSA; IRSAPEI; Formerly PEIANC; Formerly PEI Association for Newcomers to Canada; Immigrant & Refugee Services Association
    Provides guidance and support to refugees within their first 12 weeks of arrival. Topics vary depending on the needs of clients but may include hygiene, apartment living, parenting norms in Canada, or public transportation. Workshops are also offered that are ...
  4. Canadian Life Skills ProgramProvided by: Immigrant and Refugee Services Association Prince Edward Island - AKA: IRSA; IRSAPEI; Formerly PEIANC; Formerly PEI Association for Newcomers to Canada; Immigrant & Refugee Services Association
    Provides guidance and support to refugees within their first 12 weeks of arrival. Topics vary depending on the needs of clients but may include hygiene, apartment living, parenting norms in Canada, or public transportation. Workshops are also offered that are ...
  5. Family Counselling ServicesProvided by: Immigrant and Refugee Services Association Prince Edward Island - AKA: IRSA; IRSAPEI; Formerly PEIANC; Formerly PEI Association for Newcomers to Canada; Immigrant & Refugee Services Association
    A counsellor works with families, children, and youth to help newcomers deal with challenges of adapting to life in Canada. The counsellor can help with pre-existing or new concerns and help with problem solving and working towards goals and personal skills.
  6. Fresh Air FridaysProvided by: Immigrant and Refugee Services Association Prince Edward Island - AKA: IRSA; IRSAPEI; Formerly PEIANC; Formerly PEI Association for Newcomers to Canada; Immigrant & Refugee Services Association
    Provides outdoor activities for newcomers who want to explore get to know PEI.
  7. Holiday Host ProgramProvided by: Immigrant and Refugee Services Association Prince Edward Island - AKA: IRSA; IRSAPEI; Formerly PEIANC; Formerly PEI Association for Newcomers to Canada; Immigrant & Refugee Services Association
    Connects newcomers to Canada with well-settled Canadians to enjoy the festive season by sharing a meal, seasonal activity or party invitation together. Typically individuals and their hosts get together either around Thanksgiving, Christmas or New Year's.Note:...
  8. Intake and Referral ServicesProvided by: Immigrant and Refugee Services Association Prince Edward Island - AKA: IRSA; IRSAPEI; Formerly PEIANC; Formerly PEI Association for Newcomers to Canada; Immigrant & Refugee Services Association
    Intake Workers help newcomers by determining eligibility for services, conducting a needs assessment, and developing a settlement plan for each eligible client. Services include: Collecting the personal information needed to provide further services Initial he...
  9. Intake and Referral ServicesProvided by: Immigrant and Refugee Services Association Prince Edward Island - AKA: IRSA; IRSAPEI; Formerly PEIANC; Formerly PEI Association for Newcomers to Canada; Immigrant & Refugee Services Association
    Intake Workers help newcomers by determining eligibility for services, conducting a needs assessment, and developing a settlement plan for each eligible client. Services include: Collecting the personal information needed to provide further services Initial he...
  10. New ImmigrantsProvided by: Government of Canada - Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada - AKA: IRCC; CIC; Citizenship and Immigration Canada
    Provides information on programs and services for new immigrants such as: Getting a permanent resident card Permanent resident travel documents Preparing for life and work in Canada Protection against fraud Travel outside of Canada as a permanent resident Star...