December 10, 2018

AMSSA – E-Learning Module: Refugee Mental Health

AMSSA invites you to register for the new BCSIS E-learning workshop on Refugee Mental Health, which is now available on the AMSSA Learning Management System site. […]
December 7, 2018

SOS: Free English Lessons for Refugee Claimants

Are you a refugee claimant looking to learn and practice English? Join Settlement Orientation Services (SOS) every Saturday from 1:00pm-3:00pm to improve your English language skills. The […]
December 5, 2018

Event: Getting Through It (Surrey)

VAST and Options Community Services are hosting a “Getting Through It” session on December 14th from 11am to 12:30pm at the Surrey City Centre Library (Room […]
December 4, 2018

EVENT:  Residential Tenancy Workshops

Residential Tenancy Workshops provided by the Residential Tenancy Branch in partnership with MAP BC WHEN: Thursday, December 6, from 10 am – 12pm WHERE: Journey Home Society – 7175 […]
December 3, 2018

TRAINING WEBINAR – What are refugee claimants eligible for during the claim process?

On November 1st, 2018, the BC Refugee Hub delivered an online webinar training session covering what refugee claimants are eligible for during the claim process. This […]
November 30, 2018

Event – Surrey LIP: 2018 Surrey Refugee Youth Forum

Are you between 13 and 25 years old? Do you live in Surrey? Did you arrive to Canada as a refugee? Join us for a day […]
November 29, 2018

Event: Museum Without a Home (Vancouver)

From a mug to a painting, ordinary objects tell a story about refugees who have been forced to flee their home and country. The award-winning exhibition, […]
November 20, 2018

Event: “Getting Through It” by VAST and Options Community Services

VAST and Options Community Services are hosting a “Getting Through It” session in Surrey at the Surrey City Centre Library. This session is a stress management […]
November 14, 2018

Event: Resettlement and Resilience (Victoria, BC)

Resettlement and Resilience: An evening with Mohammed Alsaleh and Sari Alesh Victoria Coalition for Survivors of Torture (VCST) and Disaster Aid Canada are proud to present […]
November 4, 2018

Webinar: AMSSA / PIRS – Community Based Training for Working with Immigrants and Refugees

AMSSA and PIRS are presenting a new webinar titled: Community Based Training for Working with Immigrants and Refugees – A Trauma-Informed Approach Brief Description: This webinar […]
October 25, 2018

Infosheet – Refugee Claim Process (BC Context)

Refugee Claim Process (BC Context) Updated – September 2018: This one-pager covers the timeline of activities for refugee claimants from the time they enter Canada to the time they receive a […]
October 24, 2018

BC Refugee Hub Bulletin – Refugee Claimants in BC (July – September 2018)

BC Refugee Hub Bulletin – Refugee Claimant in BC (July – September 2018) – The BC Refugee Hub has compiled statistics for refugee claimant arrivals in British […]
October 18, 2018

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 […]
October 18, 2018

Event – UBC: The Unique Lived Experiences of Refugees in Metro Vancouver – Public Forum

The Unique Lived Experiences of Refugees in Metro Vancouver, a Public Forum Join us for a free, public forum that will highlight the contributions and unique […]
October 17, 2018

Video: IRB – An Introduction to Canada’s Refugee Determination System

IRB has released the video below – An Introduction to Canada’s Refugee Determination System. The purpose of this video is to help inform new claimants, counsels and other […]
October 17, 2018

Event – SFU: Running on Empty – Canada and the Indochinese Refugees

In this speaker event, former Canadian immigration officials will recount their personal experiences in overseas refugee camps and the lessons learned that informed later refugee movements […]
October 17, 2018

MOSAIC – English Conversation Circle for Refugee Claimants (Free)

  MOSAIC will be hosting FREE English Conversation Circle for Refugee Claimants starting on Tuesday October 16th and continuing every Tuesday and Thursday from 6:30-8:30 pm […]
October 16, 2018

VAST – Refugee Claimant Support Group “Getting Through It”

VAST is running weekly support groups for Refugee Claimants every Wednesday from 10am to 12noon. The weekly groups will be held at the Welcome Centre (2610 […]
October 16, 2018

CCR Virtual Meeting: Implementation of the CBSA’s Alternatives to Detention Program

CCR members are invited to participate in a virtual meeting on Friday 26 October on detention. This meeting will be an opportunity to hear about the […]
October 16, 2018

AMSSA – Webinar: Navigating the Settlement Needs of Refugee Claimants

AMSSA has released a video of their webinar from February 2018, titled “Navigating the Settlement Needs of Refugee Claimants” Speakers from this webinar include: Erin C. […]