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Immigrant and Refugee Programs and Services

British Columbia has many programs and services to help individuals and families settle in their new homes. Search for programs and services in your community here.

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Note:

Services in this Inventory are listed according to the location of the specific program. Most programs and services also welcome clients from other communities. If you don’t find the services you are looking for within your community, we encourage you to search for services in other communities from the drop-down list.

Vancouver

Refugee Services

Immigrant Employment Council of BC (IEC-BC)


BC JobConnect
Phone: (604) 629-5364
Email: bcjobconnect@iecbc.ca

MentorConnect
Contact: Dennis Chang
Phone: (604) 629-5364
Email: mentorconnect@iecbc.ca


Immigrant Services Society of BC (ISSofBC)


First Language Settlement Support
2610 Victoria Dr, Vancouver V5N 4L2
Phone: (604) 684-2561
&
207 – 744 West Hastings Street Vancouver V6C 2X1
Phone: (604) 255-1881
Email: settlement@issbc.org

Immigrant Women’s Peer Support Group
2610 Victoria Dr, Vancouver V5N 4L2
Phone: (604) 684-2561
Email: settlement@issbc.org

My Circle
2610 Victoria Dr, Vancouver V5N 4L2
Phone: (604) 684-2561
Email: mycircle@issbc.org

TechStart
622 – 333 Terminal Avenue, Vancouver V6A 2L7
Email: techstart@issbc.org


Jewish Family Services


Refugee Reception & Placement

201 – 475 East Broadway, Vancouver V5T 1W9
Contact: Olga Bromberg
Phone: (604) 257 – 5151
Email: obromberg@jfsvancouver.ca


Kiwassa Neighbourhood House


Moving Ahead Program
 

2425 Oxford Street, Vancouver V5K 1M7
Phone: (604) 254-5401 ext. 208
Email: mariac@kiwassa.ca


MOSAIC


Syrian Refugee Employment Support Services

5575 Boundary Road, Vancouver V5R 2P9
Contact: Etab Saad
Phone: (604) 254-9626
Email: esaad@mosaicbc.org


Pacific Immigrant Resources Society


Early Years Refugee Program

1874 Kingsway, Vancouver V5N 2S7
Contact: Ana Machado
Phone: (604) 298-5888
Email: amachado@pirs.bc.ca

Refugee StrongStart Program
Collingwood Community School
3417 Euclid Avenue, Vancouver V5R 6H2
&
Moberly Elementary School
1000 – 59 Avenue East, Vancouver V5X 1Y7
Contact: Ana Machado
Phone: (604) 298-5888
Email: amachado@pirs.bc.ca


S.U.C.C.E.S.S.


ACT Program (Specialized Program for Highly Vulnerable Newcomers)

27 West Pender Street, Vancouver V6B 2T2
Phone: (604) 408-7274 ext. 2155
Email: actprogram@success.bc.ca


Settlement Orientation Services (SOS)


Settlement Services

207 – 744 West Hastings Street, Vancouver V6C 1A5
Phone: (604) 255-1881