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Get Involved: Opportunity to Serve on IRSA Board of Directors
Aug 18 2023
We are looking for expressions of interest
Immigrant & Refugee Services Association PEI is seeking expressions of interest from people who would like to serve on the Board of Directors.
An Urgent Appeal to Islanders: Host a Family from Ukraine
Feb 01 2023
More Ukrainians expected to arrive in PEI
We are appealing to Island residents to consider becoming hosts for Ukrainians fleeing the war in their country. With winter in full swing and much of the heating and water supply infrastructure no longer functional in Ukraine, many who thought they could stay in their country with the ongoing war are now forced to flee.
Islanders offering support to Ukrainian refugees
Mar 16 2022
Online signup form available now
IRSA has received numerous inquiries from people across the province looking to offer support to Ukrainians who may ultimately arrive in PEI as a direct result of the ongoing situation in Ukraine. We could not be more encouraged by the offers that we have been receiving from the public and are touched to see the outpouring of support.
IRSA - Statement Regarding Ukraine
Mar 02 2022
We are ready to assist
Immigration, Refugees & Citizenship Canada (IRCC) announced new supports and services in response to the crisis in Ukraine - IRSA stands ready to help any Ukrainian citizens relocating to PEI.

Things to Do

IRSA's Christmas Social 2023
Thursday, December 7, 2023 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
The Holiday season is upon us, and at IRSA, we're gearing up for a spectacular Christmas Social that promises to spread joy, laughter, and festive cheer! We want you, our valued clients, friends, and community partners, to participate in this merry celebration.
Celebrate the Season with Culture Summerside & IRSA PEI
Saturday, December 09, 2023 3:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Get ready to immerse yourself in the festive spirit at the 'Celebrate the Season' event!
PR Pathways Info Session - Canada School
Wednesday, December 13, 2023 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Newcomers are encouraged to attend this free information session about Permanent Residency Pathways with Jean-Marc from the PEI Office of Immigration.

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