Support for immigrants, migrants, and refugees
Apply for a PR Card or Canadian Citizenship
Facilitates the pre-settlement and integration of all new immigrants arriving in Canada through the Vancouver International Airport
Provides information and referrals to immigrants and refugees appearing in court as the accused, victims, witnesses, or parties involved in a civil suit
Get help with provincial government services through Service BC, and federal government
services through Service Canada
Covers certain pre-departure medical services for refugees coming to Canada. This coverage includes assistive devices, medical supplies, and equipment, such as mobility aids, orthopedic and prosthetic equipment, and hearing aids.
Provides free immigrant services including settlement support, housing, employment programs, English classes, and more
Compares education earned outside of Canada to the general education ladder in Canada; the reports offer a general comparability of the years and levels of study.
Addresses issues affecting immigrants and refugees in the course of their settlement into Canadian society. Employment, language, counselling, children and family, and more.
Features stories shared by newcomers and long-time residents, and highlights resources on a wide range of topics, from getting around the city to obtaining information about key services to finding volunteer opportunities
Support newcomer women in breaking through language barriers, accessing information, meeting material needs, and overcoming social isolation
Help people find and maintain employment. Services are available to all unemployed or precariously employed BC citizens legally eligible to work in the province
Provides support, information, and system navigation to LGBTQ refugees and refugee claimants seeking refugee status in Canada
Provides support services and resources for newcomers
Offers various programs for newcomers, including language clubs, employment training, Canadian citizen preparation, fitness groups, and more
Frequently Asked Questions
Where do I get help for a PR card issue?
The office of the Member of Parliament for your area can provide support around this issue. You can find your MP here.
What resources are there to help my prepare for my citizenship test?