A website dedicated to information and resources

for Refugee Claimants and those who assist them

In 2006, the Vancouver Refugee Service Alliance (VRSA) was formed

to provide a continuum of service for refugee claimants

A website dedicated to information and resources

for Refugee Claimants and those who assist them.

In 2006, the Vancouver Refugee Service Alliance (VRSA) was formed

to provide a continuum of service for refugee claimants

In 2006 these agencies formed VRSA” Vancouver Refugee Services Alliance, to provide a continuum of service for refugee claimants.”

 

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S.O.S. Settlement Orientation Services
tel: 604 255 1881
Assistance with all aspects of the refugee claim process as well as general settlement services for refugee claimants: orientation and guidance through the claim; form filling and interpretation; referrals; assistance to access the health system; adjustment counselling.

Contact VRSA

Inland Refugee Society
615 - 525 Seymour St.
Vancouver V6B 3H7
tel: 778 328 8888
Basic needs for newly arrived claimants: weekly foodbank; assistance with transportation; photos for immigration application; free clothing and ESL classes
MCC Refugee Office
660 East 51st Avenue
Vancouver, BC
tel: 604 325 5524
Assistance for those in the post claim process: application for permanent residence for those who are accepted. Orientation or H&C application for those who are rejected
I.S.S. of B.C
530 Drake Street
Vancouver, BC
tel: 604 684 7498
The Drake Street office of ISS can offer basic refugee orientation to claimants who speak Arabic or Russian. They also provide employment counselling

Contact VRSA