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Finding Shelter in Canada: Discussion Group for Refugee Claimants and Refugees Landed in Canada Nov. 17th and Nov. 20th

Nov. 17th and 20th – Finding Shelter in Canada: A discussion group for Refugee Claimants & Refugees Landed in Canada Guided conversations concerning current housing procedures during the different stages of settlement. A safe, confidential discussion group to share your experience in temporary shelter/housing facilities and finding permanent housing. Information from both discussion groups will […]

Finding Shelter in Canada: Forum on Housing and Homelessness among Refugee Claimants and Refugees Landed in Canada Dec. 10th

Dec. 10th – Finding Shelter in Canada: Forum on Housing and Homelessness among Refugee Claimants and Refugees Landed in Canada As part of a Homelessness Action Week initiative spearheaded by the City of Vancouver, Inland Refugee Society of BC is coordinating an event aimed at better understanding current housing procedures for Refugee Claimants and Refugees […]

New Computer Donations to Improve Refugee Services from Free Geek

Inland Refugee Society of BC has gratefully received a much-needed addition to our team: two new refurbished computers, courtesy of FreeGeek. The new computers will help improve the services we provide for our clients without taking away from what limited resources we have, and will also serve as a useful aid as our clients adapt […]

World Refugee Day 2015

On June 20th, we joined many partner organizations (Settlement Services Society, Rainbow Refugee Society, Citizenship and Immigration, Kinbrace Housing and Support, the Red Cross, Immigrant Services Society of BC and many others) for World Refugee Day and it was a great success! The event was graciously held in the Vancouver Public Library Atrium, and visited […]

Bake sale to support refugee claimants a success!

On May 6th, in collaboration with St.Giles International English school we held our first bake sale. We sold a lot of baked goods and we were humbled by the generous support. The donations raised were used to provide safe housing and food for refugee claimants in Metro Vancouver. Thank you to all of those who […]