خدمات الإسکان و الاستقرار / 安居服務 / 정착관련 서비스 / Servicios de Asentamiento

We understand that settling in a new place and making it home for you and your family is a challenging and long process. No matter where you are from or how long it has been since you arrived in Canada, we welcome all newcomers to access support services and community involvement opportunities here at Frog Hollow. Our programs are designed to help you successfully navigate the stages towards citizenship and further on, for your longterm wellbeing and participation in society.

Settlement Services

One-on-one services

Who| Permanent residents and new immigrants

Time| Monday to Friday from 9:30am to 4:30pm

Location| Frog Hollow Neighbourhood House

2131 Renfrew Street (at 5th avenue)

Contact| Diane Chan at dianec@froghollow.bc.ca
                 (Cantonese & Mandarin)

Liliane Li at liliane@froghollow.bc.ca
                 (Cantonese & Mandarin)

Maysa Zahran at maysa@froghollow.bc.ca
                 (Arabic)

Maria Helena at marias@froghollow.bc.ca
                 (Spanish)

 

One-on-one service includes one-to-one settlement plan, information & orientation, permanent resident card renewal, citizenship applications, career planning, BC housing applications, rental assistance, benefits applications (income assistance, tax credits, OAS, child care subsidy, CCB, school enrollments, etc.), medical applications (MSP, MSP premium assistance, PharmaCare), free English lesson referral, and so much more!

One-on-one service is available in English, Cantonese, Mandarin, Arabic, and Spanish.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Saturday Connection Program: Nobody’s Perfect Parenting Program

Who| Parents, grandparents, and caregivers

Date| Saturdays, October 14, 28, November 4, 18, 25

Time| 12:30pm to 3:00pm

Location| Frog Hollow Neighbourhood House

2131 Renfrew Street (at 5th avenue)

Contact| Eva at eva@froghollow.bc.ca

“Nobody’s perfect” for parents with children under age 6. This program will help you to better understand children’s needs, positive parenting, and stress reduction strategies.

Workshop in Cantonese, light lunch and childcare provided.

Click here for more information

Community Connections: Pathway to Leadership

Who| Newcomer, immigrant and permanent residence women

Date| Tuesdays, October 17, 24, 31, November 7, 14, 21, 28, December 5, 12, January 16, 23, 30, February 6, 13, 20, 27, March 6

Time| 9:15am to 12:00pm

Location| Frog Hollow Neighbourhood House

2131 Renfrew Street (at 5th avenue)

Contact| Eva at eva@froghollow.bc.ca

 

A free 16-week empowerment program for women with permanent resident status!

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Arabic speaking support program

Who| Permanent residents and new immigrants

Date| Mondays, September 18, 25, October 2, 16, 23, 30, November 6, 13, 20, 27, December 4, 11

Time| 10:00am to 12:00pm

Location| Frog Hollow Neighbourhood House

2131 Renfrew Street (at 5th avenue)

Contact| Maysa Zahran at maysa@froghollow.bc.ca

 

Come and join other newcomers in learning English Conversation in a comfortable, easy, and simple way.

Free childcare for ages: 1-5 years old

One-to-one service in Arabic can be scheduled with Maysa after the program or by appointment

Click here for more information

 

 

 

 

Spanish speaking support program

 Who| Permanent residents and new immigrants

Date| Monday to Friday

Time| By appointment

Location| Frog Hollow Neighbourhood House

2131 Renfrew Street (at 5th avenue)

Contact| Maria Helena at marias@froghollow.bc.ca

 

One-on-one service in Spanish. Services include one-to-one settlement plan, information & orientation, permanent resident card renewal, citizenship applications, career planning, BC housing applications, rental assistance, benefits application, medical applications, free English lesson referral, and so much more!

 

Staff Contacts

中文服務請找 Interim Settlement Program Coordinator
Liliane at 604.506.2131 / liliane@froghollow.bc.ca

For English, Community Connections Coordinator
Eva at 604.251.1225 / eva@froghollow.bc.ca

Youth Connections Coordinator
Spiros at 604.251.1225 / spiros@froghollow.bc.ca

 

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