ESL Programs & Services

Upcoming Programs For Newcomers

VolunteersVolunteer Job Fair
In partnership with Community Volunteer Connections
Oct. 2 - 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Race in BCPast & Present
A Conversation About Race In BC
Oct. 6 - Indigenous Peoples
Oct. 27 - Early Immigrants

Library Champions

Library Champions - Group Photo

Permanent residents, volunteer as a Library Champion and discover how you can help new immigrants in your community. Hosted by New to BC.

Next info session
Oct. 12 - 12:30 - 1:30 pm (virtual)
Register for info session
For more info, contact Branka Vlasic

Improve Your English

Open Book

English as an Additional Language Virtual Book Club

Register: Email
Next meeting: Tuesday, September 28, 1:00 pm
Book pick: Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer
Reserve a copy: In-person or by phone at 604-554-7323

English Practice Groups

SHARE Society's English Practice Groups allow participants to increase their English language speaking skills. Learn more »

ESL Book Club Sets

Do you enjoy reading and talking about books? Why not start your own ESL book club?

English Classes

Take English and ESL classes for different levels from Coquitlam Continuing Education. Visit their website or phone 604-936-4261 for more information and to register.

Citizenship Resources

Discover Canada Study Guide

Prepare for the citizenship test using this guide published by the Government of Canada. Read it online or request a copy by mail.

Canoo (formerly Cultural Access Pass)

New Canadian citizens can enjoy free admission to over 1,400 museums, science centres, art galleries, parks and historical sites across Canada. Sign up now.

Other Resources

Arrival Advisory

Newcomers to British Columbia--use this free downloadable app to find information on how to get a job, learn English and use services in your community. Available in your language.

Tri-Cities Local Immigration Partnership (TCLIP)

TCLIP helps develop inclusive communities for newcomers and long-term residents. Find programs, services and community resources through their website.