settlement services / 移民安顿服务 / خدمات الإسکان و الاستقرار / servicios de asentamientoWe 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.
Ages | 16-30 years old
Eligibility | Permanent Residents & Convention Refugees
Hours | Tuesday or Wednesday 6.30 pm – 9.30 pm, next cohort starts January 12
Location | Frog Hollow Neighbourhood House, 2131 Renfrew St.
Contact | Paulina@froghollow.bc.ca
YES CHEF is a cooking program for newcomer youth aged 16-30, who wants to learn more about food production. We offer a 10-week in-person program where youth are able to learn and develop new skills. Youth also get help with employment preparation and settlement support, provided both 1:1 and in groups. Our cooking sessions are inspired by cuisines all over the world to give participants a broad introduction to cooking and baking. YES CHEF! collaborates with local food industry professionals to give youth extra inspiration and insight into the food industry, and make connections for potential employment. The goal is to give youth a foundation in food production that they can build on, gaining more skills and experience after completing the program. Participating in YES CHEF! is also a great way to meet new people who share the same passion for food, speak English, and have fun.
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