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School District No. 43 (Coquitlam)
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Welcome to Canada and to School District No. 43 (Coquitlam).

SD43 is pleased to welcome all new families to our communities and schools.

We have a long and successful history of serving refugees. We are well practiced and have expertise and services in place.

Learn more about our programs using the links below.


S.W.I.S. - government-funded and school-based settlement service for newcomer families to meet their immediate and ongoing settlement needs.

Adults (18+)

 Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada (LINC) - provides basic and intermediate level English language instruction and settlement information to adults new to Canada. 

Integrate Tri-Cities - assists newcomer young adults, between the ages of 17 and 25, in finding training and work placements to gain sustainable employment.

Students (5-18)

Immigrant Youth in Schools - supporting immigrant and refugee students in Gr. 9 to 12.
EAL - assists students in the school system to become proficient in English.
Students 16 years of age may take classes at Coquitlam Continuing Education in addition to their regular schooling.

Pre-Kindergarten (0-5)

StrongStart - free, drop-in early learning program for children aged 0-5 accompanied by a parent or caregiver.
Ready, Set, Learn! - welcomes 3 year-olds and their families to the school system.

School District No. 43 (Coquitlam)

550 Poirier St, Coquitlam BC
V3J 6A7
604-939-9201 604-939-7828