What’s New

May 24, 2018

Webinar: AMSSA – Trauma Informed Practice – Supporting Clients Who Have Experienced Complex Trauma

Trauma Informed Practice: Supporting Clients Who  Have Experienced Complex Trauma Individuals who have experienced traumatic events may have challenges in various life domains. Complex trauma can […]
May 24, 2018

Psychology Today: 5 Myths About Refugees

Psychology Today: 5 Myths About Refugees – To respond effectively to the mental health needs of refugees, it’s helpful to first dispel several myths and let […]
May 24, 2018

Migration Matters Info-sheet: Newcomer Housing – Barriers, Needs and Experiences

AMSSA Migration Matter InfoSheet Issues #31 – Newcomer Housing: Barriers, needs and experiences  
May 24, 2018

Tenant Resource & Advisory Committee

Tenant Resource & Advisory Committee: Provides information/referral, advice/summary service and full representation to tenants and advocates across British Columbia in the area of residential tenancy law. […]
May 24, 2018

CMHC Housing for Newcomers

CMHC Housing for Newcomers – Go-to resource to better help you settle in Canada.  
May 24, 2018

Government of Canada: Renting a home in Canada

Renting a home in Canada – IRCC provides information about how to find a home in Canada.
May 24, 2018

Ready to Rent Guide

Ready to Rent Guide: R2R provides education that builds the skills, knowledge and confidence of participants while respecting them as adult learners through engaged and participatory […]
May 24, 2018

Info-sheet: Tenant building rules

Tenant building rules – The Refugee Readiness Hub provides a English/Arabic info graphic for new tenants to learn about tenant rules.
May 24, 2018

ICA: Housing Syrian Refugees

Housing Syrian Refugees: This video showcases a public housing testimony of positive experiences of housing Syrian refugees in Greater Victoria. This video is a collaboration between […]
May 24, 2018

Airbnb Welcome

Airbnb Welcome: Airbnb’s newest initiative to support refugees in Canada. A new platform that will allow relief organizations and nonprofits to seamlessly connect refugees, evacuees and other […]
May 24, 2018

SFU Refugee and Newcomer Programs

SFU Refugee Programs: Simon Fraser University recently established a Refugee Working Group to develop, coordinate and implement the University’s refugee-related engagement and support. The Refugee Working […]
May 24, 2018

World Education Services (WES) Refugee Pathways

World Education Services (WES) Refugee Pathways: Information about assessment of credentials and qualifications for refugees.  
May 24, 2018

CCR Youth Network

CCR Youth Network: The youth division of the Canadian Council for Refugees, the Youth Network, gives refugee and newcomer youth and youth allies a voice to […]
May 24, 2018

Report: Syrian Refugee Youth Consultation

(2016) Syrian Refugee Youth Consultation – Close to 60 Syrian refugee youth got together to share experiences of their first 8 months in Canada and make recommendations […]
May 24, 2018

Migration Matters Info-sheet: AMSSA – Newcomer Youth Challenges and Strengths

AMSSA Migration Matter Info-Sheet #35: Newcomer Youth Challenges & Strengths
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 24, 2018

Teaching Refugees with Limited Formal Schooling

Teaching Refugees with Limited Formal Schooling – Focusing on early care and learning in settings that serve immigrant and refugee children and their families. Provides a […]
May 24, 2018

Report: Promising Practices of Early Childhood Education for Immigrant and Refugee Children in British Columbia

Promising Practices of Early Childhood Education for Immigrant and Refugee Children in British Columbia This document  and related links provide an excellent starting point that will […]
May 24, 2018

Report: CMAS – Caring for Syrian Refugee Children

CMAS: Caring for Syrian Refugee Children – A program guide for welcoming young children and their families. To help support settlement and integration programs in giving […]
May 24, 2018

BC Newcomer Camp

BC Newcomer Camp: A free summer camp that provides recently arrived refugee children with the tools they need to thrive in their new home. The BC Newcomer […]