May 27, 2020

Refugee Claimant Bulletin // January – March 2020

The BC Refugee Hub has compiled statistics for refugee claimant arrivals in British Columbia in the newest edition of the refugee claimant bulletin. Items featured in […]
May 20, 2020

Options Workshop: Humanitarian and Compassionate H&C Application

Options is offering a free workshop on the H&C Application process: Learn about: what are humanitarian grounds? gathering evidence application process Speaker: Marina L. Sedai, Lawyer […]
May 20, 2020

NSMS: Workplace Culture and Language Training

The North Shore Multicultural Society is offering Workplace Culture and Language Training. Beginner Level:  Would you like to speak English more confidently? Register now for this […]
May 19, 2020

Options: Employment Skill Building Program for Refugee Claimants

In this series of sessions, refugee claimants will learn how to create a resume, workplace and personal development, identify strengths and transferrable skills, conflict resolution, time […]
May 12, 2020

Burnaby Neighbourhood House – Service Update

Agency: Burnaby Neighbourhood House – COVID 19 Services: Note: complete list of updates can be found here. South and North Food Hubs– With funding from the […]
May 4, 2020

Rainbow Refugee – Resources and Support during COVID-19

Group Support Virtual Drop ins –Information and support for LGBTQI refugee claimants & newcomers in BC. Stand-by interpretation in Farsi, Arabic, Spanish & Bahasa Indonesian is usually […]
April 27, 2020

Burnaby Division of Family Practice & MOSAIC: Health Navigator Tool

The Burnaby Division of Family Practice has partnered with MOSAIC, a Lower Mainland settlement organization, on a program that links recent immigrants and refugees who don’t […]
March 4, 2020

Report – Kinbrace: Vancouver READY Tours and Refugee Claimant Hearing Readiness:  Impact and Learnings (An Internal Study)

In 2019, Kinbrace commenced an internal study to analyze data collected since 2008 from the Vancouver READY Tour and to listen to anonymous feedback from former […]
March 2, 2020

(Updated) Free English Conversation Circles – A Comprehensive Listing

English Conversation Circles are a free resource for all refugees and newcomers to take advantage of to practice their English skills, make social connections and learn […]
February 25, 2020

ISSofBC GAR Bulletin – October to December 2019

ISSofBC GAR Bulletins: Learn more about the thousands of Government Assisted Refugees ISSofBC has welcomed in over 45 years of serving newcomers to BC. Statistics on […]
January 30, 2020

MOSAIC – 2-day Job Preparation Workshop for Refugee Claimants

MOSAIC will be offering a 2-day Job Preparation workshop for refugee claimants on Thursday February 6 and Friday February 7 at MOSAIC (The address is 5575 […]
January 22, 2020

MOSAIC – First Aid Training for Refugee Claimants

MOSAIC will be hosting a First Aid training for refugee claimants at the MOSAIC Surrey office from 9:00 am to 5:30 pm on February 15, 2020. […]
December 20, 2019

Training Invite: Evaluating Programs for Refugees Workshops

We are pleased to present a third session of the Evaluating Programs for Refugees workshop taking place in Kelowna on January 21, 2020. This workshop is being offered in collaboration with The […]
December 18, 2019

TriCities LIP – Refugee Success Stories

The Tri-Cities Local Immigration Partnership (LIP) has gathered a series of Refugee Success Stories about folks living in the Tri-Cities area. Diversity brings strength, resilience and […]
December 12, 2019

SHARE – New Beginnings Refugee Program

SHARE Family & Community Services: New Beginnings – Newcomer and Refugee Support for Children, Youth and their families New Beginnings community programs provides support for refugee […]
December 5, 2019

PIRS – Refugee StrongStart Program

PIRS – Refugee StrongStart Program This program brings parents and children together and focuses on the following domains of developmental parenting: Affection: warmth, physical closeness, and […]
December 3, 2019

DIVERSEcity – First Steps Early Years Refugee Program

The First Steps Early Years Refugee Settlement Program has been designed to serve both newly arrived refugee children ages birth to five and their caregivers. The […]
November 22, 2019

EVENT: MOSAIC – Cold Weather Accessory Market for Refugee Claimants

With the cold winter season fast approaching, MOSAIC has taken action to support refugee claimants with umbrellas and accessories. On Sunday, December 8th, MOSAIC will be […]
November 19, 2019

DIVERSEcity – Bundle Up Campaign

DIVERSEcity’s annual Bundle Up Campaign is seeking warm clothes, food hamper items and more for local refugee families: Items wanted: Winter clothing (jackets, hats, gloves, scarves, […]
November 7, 2019

Colouring book aims to help refugees learn about Surrey

A team of four SFU students have created a “Welcome to Surrey” colouring book for the many refugee families who settle in this city. The idea […]