Red & White Christmas Party

Join Eastman Immigrant Services and other newcomer families this holiday season for a Red & White Christmas Party on Saturday, December 9, 2023, 5:00-8:30pm at the Pat Porter Active Living Centre, 10 Chrysler Gate, in Steinbach.

Please come dressed in red and white clothing.

Join us for a Santa parade, magic show, music, dancing and food! Each family please bring a dish to share with the group.

Register before November 28, 2023 via email to or call 431-366-0389.  

Registration is mandatory before picking up tickets at the EIS office. Thank you!


Newcomer Assistance Sessions (Interlake)

New to Canada and the Interlake region? Eastman Immigrant Services are here to help!

Visit us during a session in Ashern, Arborg, or Gimli.

We will be there to answer your questions or help you fill out necessary paperwork.

Please call ahead to schedule your appointment at 431-303-9548

English Classes Registration

Our English courses are free for Canadian citizens and people in Canada on a study permit, work visa, CUEAT, or as a refugee or permanent resident.


Available Courses

Ready for Work – Nov 9-Dec 22 – Steinbach
CLB 1/2 – Thurs/Fri, 6:30 – 8:30 pm


Pronunciation for CLB 4-8 – Steinbach
Wednesdays, 10:30 am – 12:00 pm


English for Work – Steinbach
CLB 8 – Mon/Wed, 7:00 – 9:00 pm
CLB 6/7 – Tues/Thurs, 6:30 – 8:30 pm
CLB 4/5 – Tues/Thurs, 6:30 – 8:30 pm


English for Work – Niverville
CLB 5/6 – Mon/Thurs, 6:30 – 8:30 pm


Driver Knowledge Test Prep ESL – Steinbach
CLB 5+ – Tuesday, 7:00 – 9:00 pm


To register or if you have questions, please email

HIPPY Program

Click here to register for the 2023-24 program

The Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters (HIPPY) program is a school readiness program offered to newcomer families with children ages 3, 4 and 5.  Trained HIPPY Home Visitors come to your house to show you how to create a learning environment for your preschoolers and help you, the parent, prepare your child for success in the Canadian school system.

HIPPY is a 30-week program that provides books, educational materials and fun activities for mom or dad to do with their child. The curriculum is designed just for them. Parents can attend group meetings to meet other HIPPY parents, discuss their progress, learn about Canadian culture and HAVE FUN!

For questions or more info, please contact Joelle at 431.441.2289 or