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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It is with great honour and excitement that the Steinbach Chamber of Commerce announces the expansion of its largest program, Eastman Immigrant Services (EIS), to the Interlake Region.  READ MORE...



Eastman Region Immigration Partnerships (ERIP) is conducting a survey to learn more about our community's needs and where we should focus on improving services to help newcomers integrate fully into our community.

We'd love to hear from you!  CLICK FOR THE SURVEY

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Eastman Immigrant Services is currently hiring for Settlement Workers in Schools (SWIS) job opening (1.0 FTE).  For a full description and details on how to apply, click here.

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Be inspired by our newcomers as EIS celebrates

Manitoba's 150th birthday!


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:


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The CRA needs to ensure that the CERB is paid to and kept only by those individuals who are eligible.  You must repay the CERB if you no longer meet the eligibility requirements for the 4-week period in question.

Need help determining if or how you will need to repay the CERB to CRA?  CLICK HERE

Return or Repay the CERB


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.



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.



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”.




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

Head Office

D4-284 Reimer Avenue

Steinbach, Manitoba  R5G 0R5



Tel:  (204) 346-6609

Fax: (204) 346-3638

Office hours: Mon-Fri  8:30-5:00
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A Steinbach Chamber of Commerce program


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