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Resources For Newcomers

Listed below are some resources for newcomer parents that will help ease their transition into Canadian life and the community.  In addition to the links below, we also have multilingual publications and videos available for students and parents to view and download.

If you require any information, please contact a Settlement Worker in Schools for further assistance.

In response to the COVID-19, resource lists have been compiled by the VSB Settlement Workers (SWIS) Team as a reference for people to access needed support.

1.  Financial Aid

2.  Health Care

3.  Mental Health

4.  Food

5.  Housing

6.  Education

7.  Transportation

8.  Small Business

9.  Children and Youth

10.  Seniors

11.  Victims

12.  Special Needs and Disabilities

13.  Technical Resources

14.  Other General Guides

15.  Volunteer Opportunities

Government of Canada

Immigration and Citizenship

BC Newcomers' Guide to Resources and Services

Super Natural British Columbia Canada

City of Vancouver





Legal Services

Community and Recreation


Daily Life

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