There are a number of services and resources you can access in the community for free. Services offered include but not limited to: English language training, employment support, legal assistance, interpretation and translataion, counselling, and youth and children programs.
MOSAIC is a registered charity serving immigrant, newcomer, and refugee communities in Greater Vancouver. It is one of the largest settlement organizations in Canada. Services are delivered from 26 sites and include:
- Settlement assistance
- English language training
- Employment programs
- Interpretation & translation
- Counselling services
- Community outreach for families and individuals, including children, youth and seniors
S.U.C.C.E.S.S. is a non-partisan and non-profit charitable organization serving immigrant, newcomer, and refugee communities in BC. It has 20 locations in BC and internationally, offering a wide range of programs and services:
Arrival Advisor is a mobile app with multilingual information and services that can be your go-to guide to getting settled in your new community. You can download on Google Play or Apple App Store for free to explore topics and services for newcomers about:
- Settling in
- Health Care
- Money & Banking
- Legal system and Immigration
- Help for individuals and families
Respect at Work Legal Clinic is offered by Migrant Workers Centre (MWC) is holding free legal clinics to provide legal information and advice to newcomers to Canada who have faced or are facing sexual harassment in the workplace. In addition to the legal clinics, MWC also has a new hotline that is open Tuesday to Saturday. Any newcomer who has faced or is facing workplace sexual harassment can call this hotline for information and advice, or to make a virtual appointment.