Since 1989, VDICSS has delivered services and programs for newcomers, immigrants and refugees in British Columbia as a not for profit agency.

Our Services

We offer many services for newcomers, immigrants, refugees, and naturalised citizens, helping with settlement and integration into Vernon. 


Get help with settling and integrating into your community.


Improve your English skills in our Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada (LINC) class.


WorkBC counsellors will provide individual labour market, employment information and job search techniques.

Recent News

News from community based sources


The Vernon Morning Star

News, Sports, Business, Entertainment, Life, Community, Weather, Obituaries

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The City of Vernon

Vernon is a busy place, but not all for business. Check it out for yourself.

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The Westcoast Reader

A newspaper for adults who are improving their English reading skills.

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Our Happy Clients

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Vernon and District Immigrant services society. Is a great organization for the newcomers to Canada in Vernon. They help people in different kinds of things if you are new to Canada in Vernon I recommend you to come. I can say you can get almost any kinds of information and help.

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