Immigrant Welcome Centre

Free Professional Services for Immigrants & Newcomers

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The Immigrant Welcome Centre is operated by the Multicultural & Immigrant Services Association of North Vancouver Island (MISA) and is a registered not-for-profit society. As a Member you help to maintain our status as a society and support our work. Members also help to elect the Board of Directors; who’s role is to monitor MISA’s financial and operational management and oversee long term strategic planning for the organization. 




Cost for membership:

$5.00 for youth

$10.00 for an individual

$20.00 for a family

$30.00 for an organization


Click here for the Online Membership form

Click here for the Printable Membership form


To become a member: 

  • Complete the online application and pay your fee by credit card and PayPal.
  • Or use our printable Membership form which can be mailed or dropped off with your fee (cash or cheque) at our Campbell River or Courtenay office.
  • All memberships are valid for one year and must be renewed to maintain current membership status.


As a member:

  • You will receive our monthly Enews to keep you informed about our services, programs and upcoming events.
  • You will receive an invitation to attend MISA’s Annual General Meeting and be eligible to vote. You are not obligated to attend the AGM.
  • You are supporting our mission to assist local communities in attracting and retaining newcomers by providing education and professional services to members of those communities while offering advocacy for vulnerable populations and settlement services, thereby fostering welcoming and inclusive communities.
  • You are supporting our vision for a North Island region that embraces diversity and inclusivity while actively engaging with the vibrant cultures in the region, and where newcomers feel welcome, safe and respected.



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