Dear Clients and Partners,
During this difficult time Kamloops Immigrant Services is here for you! While the office is closed to limit the potential spread of COVID-19 our staff are available remotely via phone and email, and we can set-up video calls with you if you prefer.
Phone us: 778-470-6101 – voice mail messages WILL be monitored and responded to.
Email us: firstname.lastname@example.org
For a list of staff email addresses and phone extensions, please see our About → Staff page.
We invite you to like our facebook page kcris.kis and check www.immigrantservices.ca as we post updates regularly.
For important financial aid and subsidies updates:
Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) application
*Answer the question in the “How to apply” section and you will be directed to the Canada Emergency Response Benefit through Service Canada and/or the Employment Insurance program.
Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan
BC-Temporary Rental Supplement (BC-TRS) Program
For important health updates and tips:
for all of Canada: https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/diseases/coronavirus-disease-covid-19.html
for British-Columbia, including COVID-19 Self-Assessment: http://covid-19.bccdc.ca/
for the City of Kamloops: https://www.kamloops.ca/safety-bylaws/emergency-programs/covid-19
Our team remains active, monitoring the situation and responding rapidly as conditions evolve.
Thank you for your continued support.
News & Updates
Updated Apr.22: Resource links from Canada Government Web Links: CRA My Account:
Students will be eligible for $1,250 a month from May through August. Link
Parents, your world has turned upside down, and you need support. Page Link
The B.C. Emergency Benefit for Workers will provide a tax-free, one time $1,000
KIS Programs & Services
New to Canada, new to Kamloops? We are here to give you information, help you get documents, find work or training and meet new people. Kamloops Immigrant Services has programs and services to help you. Learn more.
Check out our events and classes going on every week.
Learn new skills, get key information, meet new people. A glimpse: citizenship clinics, hiking club, computer labs, networking for a job, family yoga, etc…..Check out our events page for more info.
Moving to a new country is a challenging transition. Kamloops Immigrant Services multicultural and multilingual staff and volunteers ensure that all newcomers and their families are assisted and provided opportunities to make strong community connections. Your generous donation to Kamloops-Cariboo Regional Immigrant Society supports a wide range of programs. Find out more.