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 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 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, […]
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

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

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 […]
September 6, 2018

Report: MAPBC – Refugee Claimant Housing Forum Report and Action Plan

MAP (The Multi-Agency Partnership), comprised of 40+ representatives of government and non government refugee claimant-serving agencies, has released a new report: Refugee Claimant Housing Forum Report […]
September 4, 2018

PeaceTalks: Media & Refugee Narratives

The news media plays an essential role in how we perceive refugees and asylum-seekers, which raises the question of what is their responsibility when reporting their […]
August 28, 2018

BC Refugee Hub – Refugee Claimant Bulletin (April – June 2018)

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 […]
July 1, 2018

The Multi-Agency Partnership (MAP)

The Multi-Agency Partnership (MAP) is comprised of representatives of refugee claimant serving agencies working to: identify the shifting needs of refugee claimants; coordinate efforts; share knowledge; […]
May 20, 2018

Journey Home Community Association – Refugee Claimant Sponsorship Program

Journey Home Community Association has an innovative Refugee Claimant Sponsorship Program. The Refugee Claimant Sponsorship Program trains and equips churches and sponsorship groups to extend a welcoming hand […]
May 16, 2018

Provincial Training: Mental Health & Primary Healthcare for Refugees

The 2-Day Refugee Readiness Training meeting took place in the Spring of 2016 and was hosted by ISSofBC and funded by The Province of British Columbia. […]