February 21, 2019

UBC – Survey for Government Assisted Refugees (GARs)

Are you a former government-assisted refugee (GAR)? Did you arrive in Canada between January 2007 and December 2016? If so, UBC would like to hear about your […]
January 28, 2019

MOSAIC: English Conversation Circle for Refugee Claimants

MOSAIC is hosting FREE English Conversation Circle for Refugee Claimants every Tuesday from 6pm – 8pm starting January 15th until March 19th. Quick Details: –          Every […]
January 28, 2019

OPTIONS Community Services: Employment Connections Cafe for Refugee Claimants

Employment Connections Cafe for Refugee Claimants Options Community Services is hosting regular sessions every Tuesday and Thursday for 3 weeks starting on February 5th, 2019 from […]
January 28, 2019

OPTIONS Community Services: Income Assistance Rights and Responsibilities

Options Community Services is hosting a workshop for refugee claimants: Income Assistance Rights and Responsibilities. Wednesday, January 30th, 2019 10am to 12pm 305-100362 King George Blvd, Surrey, […]
January 28, 2019

BC Refugee Hub – Refugee Claimant Bulletin // 2018 Roll Up

Refugee Claimant Bulletin // October – December 2018 and 2018 Roll Up The BC Refugee Hub has compiled statistics for refugee claimant arrivals in British Columbia […]
January 23, 2019

BIPT Community Forum: Local Community Services for the LGBTQIA2S+ Refugee and Immigrant Population in Burnaby

Burnaby Intercultural Planning Table (BIPT) is hosting a community forum on Local Community Services for the LGBTQIA2S+ Refugee and Immigrant Population in Burnaby. This is a forum […]
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 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 […]
December 20, 2018

CCR: Automatic work permit applications for refugee claimants

The Canadian Council for Refugees (CCR) has just released the following information on work permits for refugee claimants: Refugee claimants can now apply for a work […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 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

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. […]