What’s New

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: […]
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 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 […]
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 […]
January 28, 2019

OPTIONS Community Services: Employment Connections Cafe for Refugee Claimants

Employment Connections Cafe for Refugee Claimants Options Community Services is hosting regular sessions every Tuesday and Thursday for 3 weeks starting on February 5th, 2019 from […]
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 28, 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 […]
January 23, 2019

BIPT Community Forum: Local Community Services for the LGBTQIA2S+ Refugee and Immigrant Population in Burnaby

Burnaby Intercultural Planning Table (BIPT) is hosting a community forum on Local Community Services for the LGBTQIA2S+ Refugee and Immigrant Population in Burnaby. This is a forum […]
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 8, 2019

IEC-BC: Onboarding Refugees Toolkit

IEC-BC Onboarding Refugees Toolkit (January 2017) The purpose of this Toolkit is to assist BC employers to more effectively recruit, hire, onboard and retain a diverse […]
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 […]
December 10, 2018

AMSSA – E-Learning Module: Refugee Mental Health

AMSSA invites you to register for the new BCSIS E-learning workshop on Refugee Mental Health, which is now available on the AMSSA Learning Management System site. […]
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 5, 2018

Event: Getting Through It (Surrey)

VAST and Options Community Services are hosting a “Getting Through It” session on December 14th from 11am to 12:30pm at the Surrey City Centre Library (Room […]