October 5, 2019

All Welcome Here Coalition

The All Welcome Here Coalition is a group of non-partisan British Columbia organizations working together to support refugees and advance refugee-friendly public policy. We do this […]
September 19, 2019

Welcoming Immigrants and Refugees to Canada – The Role of Municipalities: Toolkit for Inclusive Municipalities in Canada and Beyond

August 2019 – This toolkit includes an overview of the issues, courses of action and examples of good practices from Canadian municipalities that are members of the […]
August 2, 2019

BVOR Fund 2019

After the success of the 2018 BVOR Fund, the Refugee Hub, the Shapiro Foundation and G. Barrie Landry are relaunching the 2019 BVOR Fund. This fund will […]
January 12, 2019

BCSIS (BC Settlement and Integration Services) Stream A and B Services for Refugee Claimants

The BC Refugee Hub has compiled a list of BCSIS (BC Settlement and Integration Services) Stream A and B services for refugee claimants. BCSIS Stream A and B […]
January 8, 2019

IEC-BC: Onboarding Refugees Toolkit

IEC-BC Onboarding Refugees Toolkit (January 2017) The purpose of this Toolkit is to assist BC employers to more effectively recruit, hire, onboard and retain a diverse […]
January 4, 2019

BC Refugee Hub – FAQ: Refugee Claimants in British Columbia

The BC Refugee Hub has compiled a list of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) for Refugee Claimants in British Columbia. Click here for the online version of […]
May 24, 2018

VAST – Vulnerability Screening Tool

VAST – Vulnerability Screening Tool The Vulnerability Screening Tool has been developed by the Vancouver Association for Survivors of Torture (“VAST”) for use by mental and […]
May 24, 2018

VAST – A Group Therapy Program for Refugees in BC – Therapist Manual

VAST – Landing and Settling: A Group Therapy Program for Refugees in British Columbia – Therapist Manual This manual was produced by VAST, with funding from […]
May 24, 2018

Report: CMAS – Caring for Syrian Refugee Children

CMAS: Caring for Syrian Refugee Children – A program guide for welcoming young children and their families. To help support settlement and integration programs in giving […]
May 22, 2018

Toolkit: Resettlement Assessment Tool: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex Refugees

UNHCR Report (2013) – Resettlement Assessment Tool: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex Refugees
May 20, 2018

RSTP: Resource Kit for Planning for Month 13 for PSRS

Resource Kit for Planning for Month 13 – The Refugee Sponsorship Training Program provides information about planning for the end of sponsorship for PSRs.  
May 20, 2018

Guide to the Private Sponsorship of Refugees Program

Information for Privately Sponsored Refugees The Guide to the Private Sponsorship of Refugees Program is a step-by-step guide for the private sponsorship group to start work […]
May 20, 2018

RSTP Sponsoring Group Handbook

The RSTP Sponsoring Group Handbook emphasizes the “hands-on” work of helping newcomers settle. It covers the following: group formation sponsorship processing cross-cultural communication sponsor/newcomer relations contact with settlement […]
May 20, 2018

CCR – Private Sponsorship of Refugees Toolkit

Private Sponsorship of Refugees Toolkit – Practical web-based resource to provide information about private refugee sponsorship to groups across Canada prepared by the Canadian Council for Refugees. […]
May 20, 2018

Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada (IRB) – Appellant’s Guide and Kit

The IRB’s Appellant’s Guide is for people who are appealing decisions of the Refugee Protection Division (RPD) to the Refugee Appeal Division (RAD) of the Immigration and Refugee […]
May 20, 2018

Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada (IRB) – Claimant’s Kit

The IRB’s Claimant’s Guide is for people who are claiming refugee protection under Canada’s new refugee determination system, which came into effect on December 15, 2012. It […]
May 16, 2018

Welcome Communities ToolKit

Welcome Communities ToolKit – A toolkit for municipal governments in creating welcoming communities for refugees and immigrants. (Excerpt from Report) The civil war crisis in Syria has […]