“Inland Refugee Society is a charity dedicated to providing refugee claimants with essential services in British Columbia”
The Inland Refugee Society of BC (IRS-BC) is a non-profit, non-governmental agency dedicated to assisting families and individuals seeking refuge in Metro Vancouver, BC.
When refugee claimants arrive, Inland Refugee Society is often their first point of contact. While their claim is being processed, we ensure that their immediate needs are taken care by providing refugee claimants with housing assistance, ESL and life skills classes, a weekly food bank, and other services.
IRS-BC which has been operating since 1984 is one of the oldest refugee serving agencies in BC, and is committed to helping newcomers while respecting their human rights and dignity.