We offer free in-depth one-on-one settlement services to immigrants and refugees, and others who may need extra support. One-on-one support ranges from emotional and social support, accompaniment and home visits, interpretation and translation advocacy, needs assessment and developing a tailored personal plan.
Come learn about Canadian society, connect to community resources and government programs.
Get free support on how to navigate various systems, living and parenting in Canada, connect with new friends and community, discover interesting classes and workshops, and much more.
One-on-one service is offered in English, Farsi/Dari, Cantonese/Mandarin, and Spanish
We offer free help with navigation of government systems, including applications and forms such as: BC Housing, Child Tax Benefit, Childcare Subsidy, Canadian Passport Renewal, Income Assistance, Unemployment Insurance (EI), Rental Assistance, Visas, PR-Renewal, Citizenship Application, School Enrolment, Healthcare (MSP, Pharmacare), Old Age Supplement (OAS), Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS), BC Transit passes, and so much more!
Settlement Programs & Services
We offer free workshops on various settlement topics of interest, and free English conversation classes.
Contacts for Settlement Services & Programs
Cynthia Mejia, Settlement Assistant: (Spanish and English speaking) firstname.lastname@example.org or 604.254.5401
Angel Kam: (Cantonese, Mandarin and English speaking) email@example.com or 604.254.5401 ext 249
Christine Khoo: (Cantonese, Mandarin and English speaking) firstname.lastname@example.org or 604.254.5401 ext 236
Monica Tinajero Macarty: (Spanish and English speaking) email@example.com or 604.254.5401 ext 209
Maria Cervino: (Spanish and English speaking) firstname.lastname@example.org or 604.254.5401 ext 208
Maryam Torabizadeh: (Farsi and English speaking) email@example.com or 604.254.5401 ext 275
Rima Noureddine: (Arabic, French and English speaking) firstname.lastname@example.org or 604.254.5401 ext 276