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)

 

 


Food Fit

Who| Permanent residents and new immigrants

Date| Mondays, January 29, February 5, 19, 26,
March 5, 12, April 9, 23, 30, May 7, 14, 28

Time| 9:30am to 1:00pm

Location| Frog Hollow Neighbourhood House

2131 Renfrew Street (at 5th avenue)

Contact| Eva at eva@froghollow.bc.ca

 

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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Improve your basic cooking skills and learn new recipes!
Join in a 30-minute group walk each week!
Share healthy meals with new friends and work as a team!
Make a 12 week commitment to learn how you can become a healthier you!

Workshop in English and childcare provided.

Click here for more information

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Saturday Connection Program

Who| Parents, grandparents, and caregivers

Date| Saturdays, April 14, 21, 28, May 5, 12, 19

Time| 12:30pm to 3:00pm

Location| Frog Hollow Neighbourhood House

2131 Renfrew Street (at 5th avenue)

Contact| Liliane at liliane@froghollow.bc.ca

Join us for a 6-week program!

Topics include Employment Standard Act, TRAC, Family Law, Emergency preparedness, Seniors benefits and services, and Childcare resources.

Workshop in Chinese, light lunch and childcare provided.

Community Connections: Pathway to Leadership

Who| Newcomer, immigrant and permanent residence women

Date| Tuesdays, April 24, May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 June 5, 12, 19, 26

Time| 9:30am to 11:30am

Location| Frog Hollow Neighbourhood House

2131 Renfrew Street (at 5th avenue)

Contact| Eva at eva@froghollow.bc.ca

 

A free 10-week program that provides great information and empowering workshops for women with permanent resident status!

Child minding, coffee, and healthy snacks provided.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gardeners Hangout at Frog Hollow Neighbourhood House

Who| Everyone

Date| Wednesdays, starting on April 25th

Time| 10am to 12pm

Location| Frog Hollow Neighbourhood House

2131 Renfrew Street (at 5th avenue)

Contact| Eva at eva@froghollow.bc.ca

Come by to plant a seed, water a plant and learn about our garden! Bring your child and visit us at our garden! Herbal tea from the garden will be available.

Arabic speaking support program

Who| Permanent residents and new immigrants

Date| Mondays, January 15, 22, February 2, 5, 19, 26, March 5, 12

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

 

 

 

 

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!

 

Youth Settlement program

Who| Permanent residents/new immigrant youth ages 10-18

Date| Weekdays vary, Saturdays

Time| Weekdays at lunch/after school, Saturdays afternoon

Location| Frog Hollow Neighbourhood House

2131 Renfrew Street (at 5th avenue)

Contact| Spiros Zygouras at spiros@froghollow.bc.ca

The Youth Settlement program offers newcomer youth who are new to Canada a safe place to learn about Canadian culture, their community, and practice their English. The Youth Settlement program runs from Frog Hollow Neighbourhood House, Windermere Secondary School, Vancouver Technical Secondary School and Drive Youth Employment Services on various days.

One to one youth settlement workers available on site.

Arabic speaking youth workers available on site.

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)

 

 


Food Fit

Who| Permanent residents and new immigrants

Date| Mondays, January 29, February 5, 19, 26,
March 5, 12, April 9, 23, 30, May 7, 14, 28

Time| 9:30am to 1:00pm

Location| Frog Hollow Neighbourhood House

2131 Renfrew Street (at 5th avenue)

Contact| Eva at eva@froghollow.bc.ca

 

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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Improve your basic cooking skills and learn new recipes!
Join in a 30-minute group walk each week!
Share healthy meals with new friends and work as a team!
Make a 12 week commitment to learn how you can become a healthier you!

Workshop in English and childcare provided.

Click here for more information

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Saturday Connection Program

Who| Parents, grandparents, and caregivers

Date| Saturdays, April 14, 21, 28, May 5, 12, 19

Time| 12:30pm to 3:00pm

Location| Frog Hollow Neighbourhood House

2131 Renfrew Street (at 5th avenue)

Contact| Liliane at liliane@froghollow.bc.ca

Join us for a 6-week program!

Topics include Employment Standard Act, TRAC, Family Law, Emergency preparedness, Seniors benefits and services, and Childcare resources.

Workshop in Chinese, light lunch and childcare provided.

Community Connections: Pathway to Leadership

Who| Newcomer, immigrant and permanent residence women

Date| Tuesdays, April 24, May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 June 5, 12, 19, 26

Time| 9:30am to 11:30am

Location| Frog Hollow Neighbourhood House

2131 Renfrew Street (at 5th avenue)

Contact| Eva at eva@froghollow.bc.ca

 

Gardeners Hangout at Frog Hollow Neighbourhood House

Who| Everyone

Date| Wednesdays, starting on April 25th

Time| 10am to 12pm

Location| Frog Hollow Neighbourhood House

2131 Renfrew Street (at 5th avenue)

Contact| Eva at eva@froghollow.bc.ca

A free 10-week program that provides great information and empowering workshops for women with permanent resident status!

Child minding, coffee, and healthy snacks provided.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Come by to plant a seed, water a plant and learn about our garden! Bring your child and visit us at our garden! Herbal tea from the garden will be available.

Arabic speaking support program

Who| Permanent residents and new immigrants

Date| Mondays, January 15, 22, February 2, 5, 19, 26, March 5, 12

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

 

 

 

 

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!

 

Youth Settlement program

Who| Permanent residents/new immigrant youth ages 10-18

Date| Weekdays vary, Saturdays

Time| Weekdays at lunch/after school, Saturdays afternoon

Location| Frog Hollow Neighbourhood House

2131 Renfrew Street (at 5th avenue)

Contact| Spiros Zygouras at spiros@froghollow.bc.ca

The Youth Settlement program offers newcomer youth who are new to Canada a safe place to learn about Canadian culture, their community, and practice their English. The Youth Settlement program runs from Frog Hollow Neighbourhood House, Windermere Secondary School, Vancouver Technical Secondary School and Drive Youth Employment Services on various days.

One to one youth settlement workers available on site.

Arabic speaking youth workers available on site.

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 Settlement Coordinator
Spiros at 604.251.1225 / spiros@froghollow.bc.ca

 

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