IRSA P.E.I. expands services for newcomers in Summerside
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SUMMERSIDE, P.E.I. — The Immigrant and Refugee Companies Affiliation (IRSA) P.E.I. formally opened its expanded places of work in Summerside on Could 12.
Dignitaries together with Senator Brian Francis and Summerside Mayor Dan Kutcher attended the ribbon-cutting ceremony.
Previously often called the P.E.I. Affiliation for Newcomers to Canada, IRSA acknowledged the rising variety of immigrants and refugees in Prince County and determined to reinforce its providers within the space.
“The purchasers who dwell within the space have been thrilled to know that extra providers and packages will probably be obtainable right here going ahead and we sit up for working with all of our neighborhood companions right here in Summerside to welcome extra newcomers to the neighborhood,” mentioned IRSA government director Bernadette Reynolds.
The brand new places of work, situated at 30 Greenwood Drive, will home a full-time settlement employee and an employment specialist devoted to aiding newcomers find employment.
As well as, two youth settlement staff will present assist for households by way of college enrollment, peer teams for younger newcomers, and a weeklong summer time camp in July.
One other full-time place will probably be devoted to working with the Provincial Immigration Partnership program.