The Settlement Workers In Schools (SWIS) Program provides professional settlement services to immigrants, refugees, other eligible students and families.
The SWIS team is committed to serving families through its school-based settlement services and the program is designed to enable families to fully participate in a culturally-diverse society.
SWIS does not only connect families to schools, communities and other government service providers, but also believes in empowering clients to become self-sufficient in their new home.
Settlement Workers in Schools (SWIS) offer a number of workshops during the school year as well as on-going assistance to families in the following areas:
Provide information and conduct orientation workshops on:
Assistance in filling out the following forms:
Provide referral, service linking and accompaniment to community resources: