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Moving to Surrey

City Centre skyline in 2016

Surrey is a great place for families, to work and to enjoy life. The City is full of parks, local recreation centres and full of arts and heritage.

Surrey has 6 community centres:


Surrey has over 125 free public schools for children under 18. The City is also home to Simon Fraser University and Kwantlen Polytechnic University campuses, as well as many colleges and places for continuing education.


With a growing economy, Surrey is a great to find a job or start a business.

Language Services

Surrey Libraries have books in different languages and places to practice English with other learners. Surrey City Hall also offers free translation if you have questions about living in Surrey.  


​Surrey is building a community where everyone is included. This means making it easy for everyone to get around the city and take part no matter their ability. Learn more about Surrey’s commitment to accessibility.


Find health information at HealthLink BC in English and in other languages. There also walk-in clinics and Surrey Memorial Hospital.

Community Services

Learn about free or low-cost services, such as job centres, housing and mental health resources.

New to Canada

Welcome! Here are some helpful places to learn more about living in British Columbia:

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