June 15, 2022

Arrival Advisor App for Newcomers

Arrival Advisor is a free mobile app that helps refugees and immigrants in British Columbia find information and services to plan their settlement journey. Designed alongside […]
June 13, 2022

Surrey LIP – World Refugee Day Event

Enjoy a varied program of speakers, music, dance, refreshments and fabulous door prizes! Bring the family! Monday June 20, 4pm – 6pm Surrey Central Library Room […]
January 28, 2022

MOSAIC SCOPE Project – Call for Applications

MOSAIC has recently been approved for additional funding to expand on the SCENE program that concluded some time ago. The name has been changed to SCOPE […]
December 15, 2021

YWCA Afghan Women’s Employment (AWE)

Are you an Afghan refugee woman? Do you want to start a career in Canada? YWCA Afghan Women’s Employment (AWE) can help you gain skills and […]
September 26, 2021

BC-Specific Community Resources for Afghan Newcomers

The BC Refugee Hub, in partnership with BC4Afghans, have compiled a list of BC-specific community resources for Afghan newcomers. The resources listed in this document include: […]
June 29, 2021

(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 […]
June 15, 2021

BC Newcomer Camp – Summer Camp Applications Now Open

BC NEWCOMER CAMP – Summer Camp 2021 – Applications now open! About the Summer Camp: The British Columbia Newcomer Camp Association (BC Newcomer Camp) is a Canadian […]
March 11, 2021

BC Refugee Hub – Refugee Claimant Bulletin // Oct – Dec 2020 & Annual Rollup

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 […]
January 13, 2021

SFU Admissions: Supporting Students with Refugee Backgrounds

Are you or someone you know with a refugee background interested in pursuing higher education at Simon Fraser University? SFU is offering two virtual presentations, intended to […]
January 12, 2021

SFU: After-school programs for Surrey children and youth!

SFU’s registration is now open for several of their FREE online after-school programs! These FREE and virtual after-school programs help Surrey children and youth develop important […]
November 16, 2020

Refugee Claimant Bulletin // April – June 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 […]
November 15, 2020

SFU Research Study on Refugee Women

Are you interested in participating in a study to better understand the challenges young adult women from refugee backgrounds face in trying to pursue their educational […]
October 20, 2020

BC Newcomer Camp: New Free Music Program for Refugee Children

In partnership with the Chapman and Innovation Grant through the UBC Centre for Community Engaged Learning, The BC Newcomer Camp‘s “Newcomers to Notes” is an in-person […]
September 29, 2020

Douglas College: LINC Engage Program

LINC Engage: LEARN + CREATE. Gain confidence and develop skills through projects while learning English at the same time!  Exciting FREE program for immigrant and refugee youth […]
August 17, 2020

ISSofBC – Reviving Hope and Home Program

Reviving Hope and Home – RHH is a flexible, individualized program for Government Assisted Refugee mothers to help them build connections and settle in Canada.  Government Assisted […]
August 13, 2020

DIVERSEcity: Online Child & Youth Empowerment Camp

DIVERSEcity empowering therapeutic camp is all about making kids strong. The online summer camp is available to those ages 6–18. August 17–20, 2020 Between 10 am […]
August 1, 2020

PICS & IKEA Kits for South Van Clients

PICS and IKEA have teamed up to provide care and assistance to those in need during this pandemic. Access the poster for more information and who […]
July 31, 2020

Purpose Society Summer Food Hamper Program

The Lower Mainland Purpose Society provides social, health and education programs for the lower mainland community. The agency is a community-based multi-service organization that delivers a […]
July 18, 2020

DIVERSEcity: H.E.A.L. for Work Program for Women

Empowering survivors of violence and trauma getting into the labour market Gain new skills and work experience to build the life you want in Canada with […]
June 24, 2020

Report – ISSofBC: Needs Assessment – RAP Arrivals January 2019 to March 2020

Needs Assessment – RAP (Arrivals January 2019 to March 2020)   ISSofBC Resettlement Assistance Program (RAP) staff surveyed 949 Government Assisted Refugees (GARs) arriving in the […]