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 uskis@immigrantservices.ca
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
https://www.canada.ca/en/services/benefits/ei/cerb-application.html
*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.

Employment Insurance
https://www.canada.ca/en/services/benefits/ei/ei-regular-benefit/apply.html 

Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan
https://www.canada.ca/en/department-finance/economic-response-plan.html 

BC-Temporary Rental Supplement (BC-TRS) Program
https://www.bchousing.org/COVID-19 

 

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.  

France Lamontagne 

Executive Director 

 

News & Updates

Updated COVID-19 Resources

Updated Apr.22: Resource links from Canada Government   Web Links: CRA My Account:    

Support For Students

Students will be eligible for $1,250 a month from May through August. Link

SD73 Parent Resource Page

Parents, your world has turned upside down, and you need support. Page Link

B.C. Emergency Benefit for Workers

The B.C. Emergency Benefit for Workers will provide a tax-free, one time $1,000



 


 

 

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