What’s New

April 15, 2019

ISSofBC GAR Bulletins

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 […]
April 10, 2019

Apply now for ISSofBC Bursaries for Refugee Youth

ISSofBC is encouraging education for refugee youth and newcomers to Canada with nine bursaries of $1,000 each. Newcomers and refugee youth have until June 30, 2019 […]
April 8, 2019

Employment Workshops for Refugee Claimants

MOSAIC will be holding a 4 days series of employment workshops for refugee claimants at Surrey Newcomers’ Centre. Dates: Tuesday April 16, Thursday April 18 time:10am-2pm […]
April 4, 2019

Refugee Rights Day – April 4th

Refugee Rights Day is celebrated each year in Canada on April 4th. It is an opportunity to bring attention to the advances made in the protection of […]
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 29, 2019

Legal Aid Withdrawal Averted

The Attorney-General, the Association of Legal Aid Lawyers and the Legal Services Society announced this morning an agreement to avert the withdrawal of legal aid services […]
March 20, 2019

Employment: Career Paths for Skilled Immigrants Program

CAREER PATHS FOR SKILLED IMMIGRANTS PROGRAM British Columbia has a growing economy and job market—employers and communities are looking for workers in many different areas. Career […]
March 20, 2019

Refugee Claimant Resource Fair – Surrey

Annual Resource Fair for Refugee Claimants on Saturday, April 6, 2019, at 11:30 am at the Guildford Recreation Centre. The event is in partnership between Options […]
March 1, 2019

REGISTER! LGBTQ Refugees and Refugee Claimant Forum

The BC Refugee Hub is hosting a full-day professional development training forum titled: LGBTQ Refugees and Refugee Claimants. Date: Tuesday, March 12, 2019 Time:  9:30 a.m. to […]
February 28, 2019

Register! Webinar – Employment Supports and Services for Refugee Claimants

The BC Refugee Hub would like to invite you to a training webinar covering employment support services for refugee claimants. This webinar topic has been informed by a feedback […]
February 25, 2019

REGISTER! WEBINAR – Primary and Mental Healthcare for Refugee Claimants (Mar 7/19)

The BC Refugee Hub would like to invite you to this webinar covering primary and mental healthcare supports and services for refugee claimants. Webinar: Primary and […]
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 […]
February 23, 2019

Employment Readiness Workshop for Refugee Claimants in Abbotsford

Inasmuch, Abbotsford Community Services and MOSAIC are partnering to deliver Employment Readiness Workshops for Refugee Claimants in the Fraser Valley. Workshops are FREE and will be […]
February 22, 2019

Event: The Perfect Place to Start Over

On the evening of Tuesday, March 19, the Multi-Agency Partnership (MAP) will be holding an event at the University of the Fraser Valley in Abbotsford in […]
February 21, 2019

PIRS – Webinar: “The Other Side of Trauma: Supporting Newcomers through Healing and Resiliency Centered Engagement”

The Other Side of Trauma:  Supporting Newcomers through Healing and Resiliency Centered Engagement This is the second part of a two-part webinar series on community based […]
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 […]
February 13, 2019

BC Refugee Hub Forum – Legal Services and Supports for Refugees and Refugee Claimants

Date: Wednesday, February 27, 2019 Time:  9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Location: Hilton Metrotown – 6083 McKay Ave, Burnaby, BC V5H 2W7 The BC Refugee Hub is […]
February 8, 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 […]
February 6, 2019

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

On February 11th The BC Refugee Hub held a training webinar covering support services for refugees and refugee claimants facing domestic violence. This webinar topic has been informed by […]
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 […]