Do you qualify for the CERB (Canada Emergency Response Benefit)?

If you have lost income because of COVID-19, the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) will provide you with temporary income support.

The CERB will provide you with $500 a week for up to 16 weeks. You can still apply for Employment Insurance. Please click on the button beside to follow the steps. 

The portal will open for applications on Monday, April 6, 2020. You can prepare yourself ahead of time by opening up a CRA account online at: https://www.canada.ca/en/revenue-agency/services/e-services/e-services-individuals/mycra.html

For further assistance, please contact one of our staff members.

URGENT SERVICES

If you were laid off or became unemployed, you must file an Employment Insurance (EI) application:

If you need to apply for a visa extension or are waiting from IRCC a reply to your application or any other visa enquires:

If you applied and are waiting, or were invited to write the citizenship test:

Any other inquires, click below:

WELCOME CENTRE

Whether you are a newcomer to Canada or visiting our City of Steinbach, you will receive a warm hello and find out how our services can match your needs. Our front desk receptionist will gladly help you and book an appointment for you.

Marina Klassen

Front desk Receptionist

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More about the CERB

Below is the table showing the best days to apply for CERB.

The portal for accessing this new benefit will launch on April 6. Applicants will be able to apply for the benefit retroactively to March 15, 2020.

Pending the launch of the portal, individuals who are without work and are eligible for Employment Insurance can continue to apply for Employment Insurance.

Where can I apply for Canada Emergency Response Plan?

SERVICES

Meet the EIS Settlement Workers.
Do you have questions about programs and services, community, benefits, school system?

Settlement workers are able to
meet with you. There is no cost for these services. Call to book
an appointment or drop by.

Volunteers are an important part of a positive settlement and integration experience for newcomers to our community. Contact our volunteer coordinator for more information on how you can get involved. Click on the button above to find out more.

If you wish to update your resume or if you are looking for a job in the region, we can help you achieve your goals. 

Book now for an appointment with our employment facilitator. Click on the button and find out.

 
 

ABOUT US

Gwen Reimer 

Program Director

Eastman Immigrant Services (EIS)

Eastman Immigrant Services is funded by the Government of Canada and has been supporting newcomers and immigrants in Southern Manitoba for 20 years. 

 

Our goal is to connect with and support newcomers/immigrants in the Eastman region as they establish their new life in Canada. 

In addition to working with newcomers EIS is invested in working together with community partners to support welcoming communities in Eastern Manitoba.

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

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OUR COMMUNITIES

Take a closer look and discover what today’s Steinbach has to offer – diversity, recreation, services, arts, shopping, vibrancy… the list goes on. The third largest city in the province, Steinbach is an affordable, growing community for the young to the young at heart. We invite you to discover more, experience more and share the good life that has always made Steinbach “worth the trip”.

 

CONTACT

Inquiries

For any inquiries, please call: (204) 346-6609 or send us a message below.

Head Office

D4-284 Reimer Avenue

Steinbach, Manitoba  R5G 0R5

Canada

info@eastmanis.com

Tel:  (204) 346-6609

Fax: (204) 346-3638

Office hours: Mon-Fri  8:30-5:00
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