CANADIAN WORK EXPERIENCE & CULTURAL IMMERSION FOR IMMIGRANT WOMEN
3 MONTHS FREE
Career development courses begin
January 7, 2019
Twice a Week
Mondays 10:00am - 1:30pm
Wednesdays 12:00pm - 2:30pm
- Office & Computer Training
- Business English Conversation & Writing
- Workshops in Job Search Skills,Vocational & Educational Advice
- Volunteer & Practicum Experience
- Certificate of Completion
Richmond Women’s Resource Centre acknowledges the financial support of the Province of British Columbia, the City of Richmond and Literacy Richmond
Richmond Food Bank
Grocery Help is available on any one of these days :
Bring personal ID for each member of the household and a recently dated letter showing your Richmond address.
Mondays 3:30am - 5:00pm at 3720 Brodway Street
Tuesdays 3:30am - 5:00pm at 1157 Daniels Road
Wednesdays 11:00am - 1:00pm at 5800 Cedarbridge Way
Thursdays, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm and 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm at 5800 Cedarbridge Way
More than just food...
Healthy snacks for children
Play. Learn. Get ready for school! (for preschool-age children)
Community Information Table
Nutritious recipe demonstrations
Moving Ahead Program (MAP/VIPP)
S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Lead Agency in partnership with ISSOngoing
MAP serves immigrants and refugees who have been in Canada for less than 5 years and face multiple barriers to integrate into their communities. Our one-on-one case management service provides settlement information, home visitation, accompaniment to social services, and life skills workshops. Services are offered in the following languages: English, Arabic, Cantonese/Mandarin, Farsi, Burmese, Somali, and Vietnamese.
Location: Richmond Caring Place, #220-7000 Minoru Boulevard
To contact for an assessment: 604-279-7180 (Richmond S.U.C.C.E.S.S.)
MAP服務来了加拿大少於五年，面臨多重障礙的新移民和難民。我們的一對一個案服務包括移民安頂服務，援助客人去適合的社會服務，和生活技能工作坊。提供服務語言：英語、阿拉伯文、粵語 / 普通話、達利語、緬甸語、索馬里文、越南文。
地點: 中僑互助會，列治文辦事處 (加愛中心) ，7000 Minoru Boulevard, Richmond
Skills Connect for Immigrants Program
The Skills Connect for Immigrants Program helps skilled immigrants connect to jobs in BC that build on their pre-arrival skills, training, knowledge and experience. This program provides partial funding for qualifications upgrading and credential evaluation, soft skills training, one-on-one coaching and free workshops. Participants must be permanent residents of Canada and have an intermediate or advanced level of English.
Organization: ISS of BC
Location: #110–5751 Cedarbridge Way
Phone: 604-684-2561 ext. 2123
Organization: Back In Motion
Location: #110 – 6651 Elmbridge Way
Vancouver Coastal Health: Richmond Public Health
Free health services for children - birth to age 5. For information on:
- Breastfeeding, vaccinations, growth and development checks
- Hearing check at birth (within the first 3 months)
- Seeing a dentist by age 1
- Starting to talk by age 2
- Eating family foods by age 1
- A vision check at age 3
Family Services of Greater Vancouver
- Free counselling for women, children and youth who have experienced trauma and sexual abuse
- Community kitchens
- Free ESL & Cooking classes
- Free Parenting groups and workshops
- Free service for immigrant families with young children
- Community based victim service
- Fee for Service Counselling for individuals, couples and families. Subsidized fees available
- Teen Parent Program, in partnership with Richmond Secondary
Location: #250 - 7000 Minoru Boulevard
For more information please call 604-279-7100 or go to their website.
Immigrant Trades Training Initiative
Offered by S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Employment Services. The Immigrant Trades Training Initiative is an Industry Training Authority funded project that assists immigrants in attaining recognized certification in the trades. Get free support and information on apprenticeships, training and certification as well as English language and job search skills, financial support and more.
Phone: 604-231-3344 ext. 107
Location: #300 - 8191 Westminster Hwy
Gateway Academy for the Performing Arts
Gateway Theatre offers classes on acting, voice lessons, music theatre and more!
Location: Gateway Theatre, 6500 Gilbert Road
For more information call 604-247-4975 or check out their website.
Virtual Citizenship Resource Centre
A free online resource to assist newcomers to prepare for Canadian citizenship while understanding Canadian values and responsibilities. This resources includes information on how to become a Canadian citizen, online workshops, self-study sessions, sample quizzes, one-on-one e-guidance, live chat support and more. A service provided by S.U.C.C.E.S.S.