October 20, 2020

BC Newcomer Camp: New Free Music Program for Refugee Children

In partnership with the Chapman and Innovation Grant through the UBC Centre for Community Engaged Learning, The BC Newcomer Camp‘s “Newcomers to Notes” is an in-person […]
September 26, 2020

BNH: The Newcomer Learning Club! (Online)

Are you a newcomer elementary student? Has your learning been interrupted by COVID-19? Then come join a safe space to learn, experiment and grow! The Newcomer […]
August 17, 2020

ISSofBC – Reviving Hope and Home Program

Reviving Hope and Home – RHH is a flexible, individualized program for Government Assisted Refugee mothers to help them build connections and settle in Canada.  Government Assisted […]
August 13, 2020

DIVERSEcity: Online Child & Youth Empowerment Camp

DIVERSEcity empowering therapeutic camp is all about making kids strong. The online summer camp is available to those ages 6–18. August 17–20, 2020 Between 10 am […]
June 23, 2020

Event – Burnaby Family Life: Webinar on Affordable Child Care Benefit

Burnaby Family Life is hosting a FREE webinar on affordable child care benefit Thursday, June 25 at 3 pm.   What is it? Weekly talks with […]
June 7, 2020

Refugee613/Réfugié613: Covid-19 Resource Database

Refugee 613 is an agile and innovative communications hub that informs, connects and inspires people to welcome refugees and build strong communities. The COVID-19 Community Information Exchange is intended […]
May 21, 2020

Government of Canada: COVID-19 financial assistance for newcomers, temporary residents and refugees

The Government of Canada has created this resource page on COVID-19 financial assistance for newcomers, temporary residents and refugees. Canada is helping people who face financial […]
March 9, 2020

Toolkit – Education International: Promoting integration of migrants and refugees in and through education

(Released 2018) The past years have seen large numbers of refugees moving to Europe. This, and the rise of populist movements in Europe and North America, […]
December 12, 2019

SHARE – New Beginnings Refugee Program

SHARE Family & Community Services: New Beginnings – Newcomer and Refugee Support for Children, Youth and their families New Beginnings community programs provides support for refugee […]
December 5, 2019

PIRS – Refugee StrongStart Program

PIRS – Refugee StrongStart Program This program brings parents and children together and focuses on the following domains of developmental parenting: Affection: warmth, physical closeness, and […]
December 3, 2019

DIVERSEcity – First Steps Early Years Refugee Program

The First Steps Early Years Refugee Settlement Program has been designed to serve both newly arrived refugee children ages birth to five and their caregivers. The […]
November 7, 2019

Colouring book aims to help refugees learn about Surrey

A team of four SFU students have created a “Welcome to Surrey” colouring book for the many refugee families who settle in this city. The idea […]
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

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 […]
May 21, 2018

Report: The Resilience Guide – Program Strategies for Responding to Trauma in Refugee Children

CMAS: The Resilience Guide – Program Strategies for Responding to Trauma in Refugee Children Many of the things we already do in early childhood programs—like providing safe, predictable […]
May 21, 2018

Report: Province of BC – Students from Refugee Backgrounds – A guide for teachers and schools

December 2015 – Province of BC: Students from Refugee Backgrounds – An indepth guide for schools and teachers from the BC Ministry of Education Purpose of this Guide This Guide […]