Our Vision
Skeena Diversity believes in the strength and creativity of a diverse, inclusive racism-free community.
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  • Skeena Diversity Centre is located in downtown Terrace - 4617 Lazelle Ave.

Skeena Diversity Centre Hours
Mon - Fri: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
4617 Lazelle Ave, Terrace
Tel: 250-635-6530

settlement servicesWelcome
  • Skeena Diversity Society provides a variety of programs and services for immigrants. Let us assist you/your family with any questions, needs or community connections to help improve your life in Terrace and Canada:
    • Find employment resources and connect to the
      right opportunities
    • Navigate the school system and education programs
    • Understand available health services
    • Engage with the community through clubs, events
      and cultural or sporting activities
    • Find churches and other faith-based organizations
    • Learn about local shopping options and savings
    • Explore housing options
      and much more
  • Get involved in your community and practice your English:
    • Gain local experience by volunteering
    • Connect with our network of people from all around
      the world

  • Contact us today to schedule get started.
  • Eligible clients under IRCC contract are:
    • Permanent Residents of Canada who have not become Canadian citizens;
    • Protected persons as defined in Section 95 of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (IRPA);
    • Convention refugees and protected persons overseas who have been selected for resettlement in Canada by Citizenship and immigration Canada;
    • Live-in Caregivers

    Eligible clients under BC contract are:

    • Temporary Foreign Workers
    • Provincial Nominees awaiting letter of approval for permanent residency from the federal government
    • Naturalized Citizens (born outside of Canada, became Canadian citizens)

    Please do not hesitate to speak to us if you are not sure if you are an eligible client. We do not turn anyone away.

Funding for these programs is generously provided by the Government of Canada - Immigration, Refugee, Citizenship Canada (IRCC)and the Province of British Columbia (BC)  to deliver settlement services in Terrace and area.


Migrant Workers - Temporary Foreign Workers Program

Skeena Diversity provides services and resources to foreign workers and employers in Terrace and area. We provide:
  • Workshops and information on workplace rights & responsibilities, employment standards
  • Employment resources and connections
  • Assistance on your immigration pathways to permanent residency

as well as

  • Language training
  • Community Connections
  • Advocacy
  • Information on school system and education programs, health services
  • Referrals to community services
  • Resource guide of art, sport and community clubs
  • Find churches and other faith-based organizations
  • Gain local experience by volunteering
  • Connect with our network of people from all around the world
  • Share your ideas and get support for creating local projects

Share your experiences:

Are you a FOREIGN WORKER in Terrace and area? We would like to hear from you! We have two surveys in place. Help us better serve you. 

Need help? Stop by or send us a message!

Do you employ or would like to employ a FOREIGN WORKER? We want to hear from you. Please fill the form below. Help us better serve you.

Need help? Stop by or send us a message!

training and workshops

Skeena Diversity Society provides training and educational workshops and resources in order to help eliminate racism:

Respecting Diversity in the Workplace
During this workshop, participants will learn about the broad definition of diversity and explore the diversity of language and non-verbal communication. They will examine their own views and discuss current protocols and procedures when dealing with incidents. This workshop can be tailored to your own workplace and suit your schedule.
Recommended time: introductory level - 3 hours; follow up: 3 hours within 3-6 months.
Anti-Racism Bullying Handbook

This Handbook offers information and tools about racism and how to respond to it in your workplace. It provides information about Restorative Justice and offers other tools such as dialogue and consultation.

Funding for this project was provided by the Settlement and Multiculturalism Branch, Ministry of Attorney General and Minister Responsible for Multiculturalism.

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