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COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 Update

NIEFS continues to follow all recommendations from the Public Health Officer and all levels of government as we do our part to limit the spread of COVID-19.  In line with Phase 3 of the BC Restart Plan we are slowly and safely resuming in-person services in our Resource Area; 1-1 Employment Counselling; and workshops at a reduced capacity to ensure physical distancing measures remain.


In addition, service delivery is still available through virtual means and our toll-free telephone line at: 



Any requests you have with regards to working with us in-person and/or virutally will be handled in the same manner they always are. We will provide updates as the situation evolves, and if you have any questions, please reach out to us via email or telephone. 

We appreciate your understanding and patience as we work through these challenging times.


In accordance with WorkSafe BC and Public Health Orders,

NIEFS has created the required Communicable Disease Plan

Communicable Disease Plan - updated July 2021



We realize things are moving very quickly and it is hard to keep up to date.  We have complied information & resource pages for Clients and our Employer & Business community which you can access below.

COVID-19 - Information & Resources - Clients

COVID-19 - Information & Resources - Employers & Business Community



Please direct all Media Enquires to the following:

Media Enquiries

Government Communications & Public Engagement

Contact: 250-387-6490
PO Box 9933 Stn Prov Govt
Victoria, BC V8W 9R2
Ministry News
B.C. Government Media Contacts