External Resources

The following resources provide useful information for service providers, sponsors and refugees.
  • Refugee Readiness Hub – Online resource hub with information about Syria, Syrian refugee arrivals to BC and local settlement programs and services for refugees.
  • #WelcomeRefugees – Information about key figures and destination communities of Syrian refugees in Canada.
  • Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada – Information about coming to Canada as a refugee, sponsoring a refugee and refugee services in Canada.
  • WelcomeBC – Information on services, daily life and working for refugees in BC.
  • NewToBC  – Partnership with libraries and immigrant service providers to develop, deliver and promote services and resources for immigrants and refugees in BC.
  • AMSSA  –Information and resources on different topics related to immigrant and refugee settlement and integration in BC.
  • Refugees in Fraser Health – Health information, resources and links for refugees in the Fraser Valley.
  • Refugee Health Vancouver – Practical resources to support clinicians who provide care to refugees in BC.
  • Provincial Refugee Mental Health Line – Toll-free telephone support line for service providers working with refugees in BC, including mental and primary health professionals, settlement workers, social service providers and private sponsors.
  • Refugee Sponsorship Training Program – Information and resources for private sponsors of refugees to Canada.
  • Sponsorship Agreement Holders – List of Sponsorship Agreement Holders (SAHs) in Canada.