What’s New

June 14, 2018

World Refugee Day Event – Langley Centennial Museum

​Join us on World Refugee Day to celebrate their strength and resilience and raise awareness on the plight of refugees.​ There will be cultural displays,  multicultural performances […]
June 12, 2018

World Refugee Day – Standing Together (SFU Surrey)

The World Refugee Day – Standing Together event is being presented in partnership by: SFU ISS, SFU International, SFU WUSC LC, Radius, Surrey LIP and more. […]
May 29, 2018

World Refugee Day (Victoria, BC) – Forced to Flee Simulation

  World Refugee Day will be recognized on June 20, 2018, commemorating the strength, courage, and perseverance of millions of refugees globally. Held annually, World Refugee […]
May 29, 2018

Celebrate World Refugee Day at Burnaby Library

Why is World Refugee Day important? Hear the perspectives of a family doctor who served refugees at a Vancouver clinic and wrote a popular book about it, […]
May 25, 2018

World Refugee Day – Vancouver Public Library

World Refugee Day – June 20, 2018 VPL: Central Library Location Address: 350 W. Georgia Street, Vancouver, BC Information Fair Time: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm […]
May 24, 2018

HealthLinkBC – Health Resources Available in Multiple Languages

Translated Resources: HealthLink BC provides our health resources in some of the languages most common to B.C. residents. This section of our website brings together all the […]
May 24, 2018

Caring for Kids New to Canada

Caring for Kids New to Canada Caring for Kids New to Canada helps health professionals provide quality care to immigrant and refugee children, youth and families. […]
May 24, 2018

Provincial Health Services Authority – Spoken Language Interpreting Service

Spoken Language Interpreting Services: The Provincial Language Service provides interpreting services to BC health authorities and private physician offices. Please Note: This service is requested directly by […]
May 24, 2018

List of Reduced Cost Dental Clinics in BC

Reduced Cost Clinics – A list of Dental Clinics in BC. Not for Profit Dental Clinics operating in BC – British Columbia Dental Association list. (Please […]
May 24, 2018

Info-sheet: IFH Dental Coverage

IFH Dental Coverage – Important information for all Dental Care providers. This bulletin is to confirm dental services covered by the Interim Federal Health Program (IFHP). […]
May 24, 2018

Interior Health Authority – Newcomer and Refugee Care

Interior Health Authority – Newcomer and Refugee Care – Comprehensive resource for health providers and sponsors in the interior of BC.  
May 24, 2018

Interior Health Authority – Refugee Sponsor Healthcare FAQ

Interior Health – Refugee Sponsors Healthcare FAQ: This 2-page document provides a Q&A on healthcare coverage fo privately sponsored refugees (PSRs) in British Columbia. Topics covered are: […]
May 24, 2018

Refugee Health Website

Refugee Health – Variety of resources specific to different refugee groups, list of forms, coverage and information.
May 24, 2018

Interim Federal Health Program – General Information / FAQ

Interim Federal Health Program: Summary of coverage (Source: Government of Canada) Description of Overseas Interim Federal Health Program coverage The Interim Federal Health Program (IFHP) covers […]
May 24, 2018

Culturally Connected

Culturally Connected – This resource helps health professionals use a cultural humility framework to establish cultural safety for diverse clients. Use this tool to learn health […]
May 24, 2018

VAST – Vulnerability Screening Tool

VAST – Vulnerability Screening Tool The Vulnerability Screening Tool has been developed by the Vancouver Association for Survivors of Torture (“VAST”) for use by mental and […]
May 24, 2018

VAST – A Group Therapy Program for Refugees in BC – Therapist Manual

VAST – Landing and Settling: A Group Therapy Program for Refugees in British Columbia – Therapist Manual This manual was produced by VAST, with funding from […]
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