October 4, 2019

MOSAIC – Free Warm Clothing Market for Refugee Claimants

As we transition into colder weather, many refugee claimants have expressed that they do not feel prepared with winter clothing to keep them dry and warm. This […]
August 19, 2019

Workshops for Refugee Claimants in Vancouver

Settlement Orientation Services (SOS) will be providing a series of workshops for Refugee Claimants at the ISSofBC Welcome Centre. When: Every Tuesday from 1pm to 3pm; […]
April 7, 2019

Training Webinar – How to Support Refugees and Refugee Claimants Facing Domestic Violence

On February 11th, 2019, The BC Refugee Hub held a training webinar covering support services for refugees and refugee claimants facing domestic violence. Speaker: Rosa Elena Arteaga – […]
April 2, 2019

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 […]
March 13, 2019

Training Webinar – What are refugee claimants eligible for during the claim process?

On November 1st, 2018, The BC Refugee Hub held a training webinar covering what refugee claimants are eligible for during the claim process. Speaker & Topics: […]
February 23, 2019

ISSofBC & Vancity: Reimagining Financial Services

ISSofBC and Vancity have reimagined what financial services mean by bringing banking to community. Vancity offers bank account starts and financial literacy to refugees and immigrants […]
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 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 […]
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 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. […]
May 24, 2018

Videos: AMSSA – Immigrant and Refugee Children in Settlement Programming

AMSSA – Immigrant and Refugee Children in Settlement Programming This series of AMSSA web videos focus on highlighting the issues and needs of immigrant and refugee […]
May 16, 2018

Welcome Communities ToolKit

Welcome Communities ToolKit – A toolkit for municipal governments in creating welcoming communities for refugees and immigrants. (Excerpt from Report) The civil war crisis in Syria has […]