Central Vancouver Island Multicultural Society

Nanaimo Immigrant Welcome Centre

We are a registered charity providing services to immigrants. We offer English language classes, employment and direct settlement assistance as well as other related services. We are a community-based agency that works with individuals and organizations to ensure that all those in our diverse community have equitable access to its services and opportunities. We are client-driven and committed to being accessible and responsive to, as well as reflective of, our diverse community.


We ensure that immigrants and diverse peoples flourish in this community.

Mission Statement

We are leaders in providing services to our community, with a focus on newcomers. We are committed to promoting the values of equity, diversity, inclusion and respect for all peoples.