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550 Poirier St, Coquitlam, BC, V3J 6A7| Phone: 604-939-9201| Contact Us
School District No. 43 (Coquitlam)
Learning for a Lifetime
Immigrant Youth in Schools
 
​​​​​The aim of the Immigrant Youth Worker program is to support newcomer students (immigrants and refugees) in grade 9 to 12. This program is currently available at Centennial, Gleneagle, Pinetree & Port Moody Secondary Schools. Services provided are:
  • Offering school orientation and follow-up services to help students adjust to school environment
  • One on one counselling/dealing with students’ emotional, social and academic issues
  • Connecting students to resources in schools (Career Resource, Library, Clubs, and etc.)
  • Helping students secure employment and volunteer opportunities
  • Supporting students with college/university applications
  • Providing home visits if needed

In addition, the Immigrant Youth Worker provides various after school and extra-curriculum programs in schools and in the community to address newcomer students’ different needs including:

  • ​​Field trip to Downtown Vancouver for FlyOver Canada and ice skating
  • Field trip to Mackin House Museum, Coquitlam
  • Field trips to Simon Fraser University and Douglas College
  • Attending information sessions at Douglas College and BCIT

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School District No. 43 (Coquitlam)

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