• Cowichan Intercultural Society

    • Associations & Organizations
    205 - 394 Duncan Street
    Duncan, BC V9L 3W4
    (250) 748-3112
    Hours:
    9am - 4pm Monday - Friday

    About Us

    The Cowichan Intercultural Society (CIS) is a Canadian registered charitable organization that has been serving the Cowichan Valley Region for 35 years. Currently, CIS has 18 active community service read more
    • About

      The Cowichan Intercultural Society (CIS) is a Canadian registered charitable organization that has been serving the Cowichan Valley Region for 35 years. Currently, CIS has 18 active community service programs, 10 board members, 24 staff members, and over 150 volunteers. CIS is the leading community resource for immigrant settlement services, and for education and awareness in developing welcoming and inclusive communities.

      Our Mission:
      To facilitate mutual respect, trust, support, and education in the culturally diverse Cowichan Region

      Our Values:
      Collaboration – our commitment to work together and with community partners.
      Innovation – our courage to explore and engage in new ideas and approaches.
      Sensitivity – to respect and recognize those who we serve and those who support us.

      Our Vision:
      We will be leaders in building inclusive and welcoming communities, where every person feels valued and has a sense of belonging.

      Our Objectives:
      To provide service and support to new Canadians towards their full integration into the communities of the Cowichan Region
      To promote cultural awareness and appreciation in the Cowichan Region
      To facilitate public awareness and education of common issues across cultures

    • Directions

      Located in the Cowichan Professional Building at the corner of Coronation and Duncan Street in downtown Duncan (Suite 204)