The cover from the new Revelstoke Guide for Newcomers.

The cover from the new Revelstoke Guide for Newcomers.

New Welcome to Revelstoke Guide, website launched

City of Revelstoke Social Development Coordinator Jill Zacharias on June 7 announced a new website (www.welcometorevelstoke.org) and the Welcome to Revelstoke Guide designed to help those who have just arrived in Revelstoke get settled in.

City of Revelstoke Social Development Coordinator Jill Zacharias on June 7 announced a new website (www.welcometorevelstoke.org) and the Welcome to Revelstoke Guide designed to help those who have just arrived in Revelstoke get settled in.

The web page and guidebook provide listings of community services and amenities. It provides information about Revelstoke and contacts for resources such as medical services, government organizations, churches, police, fire, victims services, utilities, housing, communications, parks, libraries, recreation and many more.

The resources welcome newcomers in English, French, Korean and Chinese.

Here’s the June 7 general information release:

We are are pleased to launch 2 new resources for newcomers to our community!

At www.welcometorevelstoke.org new residents will find:

Recent Immigrants – A comprehensive list of local, regional, provincial, national and online services specific to new immigrants,

-Community Resources – Links to local services and directories,

Assets Map – A map showing the location of key community resources and,

Welcome to Revelstoke Guide (English version enclosed for your convenience)

The Welcome to Revelstoke Guide is published in 4 languages – English, French, Korean, and simple Chinese. The guide is intended to provide an overview of information that will help new arrivals to our community settle and meet their needs. Colorful photos and anecdotes highlight our unique local culture and the surrounding beauty.

This project was completed through a partnership between Okanagan College Revelstoke Centre and Revelstoke Community Social Development, and funded by the Welcoming & Inclusive Communities and Workplaces program.