This program assist new comers in getting access to basic needs such as health care, schools, banking, insurance, community programming, employment opportunities and housing. We also help with Language Assessments. Using the Canadian Language Benchmarks, we assess your skills in reading, writing, speaking and listening. Trained tutors work one to one with learners of English. One to one tutoring is flexible takes place around your schedule. Your tutor will help you improve your language skills and will be a culture guide and mentor as you adjust to life in Fort Nelson. We offer several free community classes every week. Our classes are based on the L.I.N.C. and ELSA curriculum.
Lorena graduated from Guanajuato University in Mexico, with a Bachelor’s Degree in Resources Administration and Management with a focus on tourism. She came from Mexico to conclude her degree in 2008 at the Mexican Tourism Board. Finding Canada an amazing country to live in, Lorena moved to Fort Nelson in January of 2013 and now she is happy to call it home and loves to give back to the community.