Events

AMSSA and its member agencies and stakeholders organize public community events, workshops for newcomers to Canada as well as professional development training, workshops, seminars and conferences for settlement, diversity and inclusion sector employees.

AMSSA Events

Virtual Learning Exchange
February 22, 2017

Ongoing Community Events / Programs

Community events and workshops which continue throughout the year are listed below the calendar.

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BC TEAL Wellness Workshop

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It takes a village… Children’s Health & Resource Fair

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Art and Songs

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Active Start Soccer

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AMSSA E-Symposium: Using Physical and Social Activities as Integration Opportunities

CCR Virtual Meeting – Toolkit on Private Sponsorship of Refugees

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AMSSA Forum: Anti-Racism & Anti-Hate Initiatives – Supporting the Integration of Refugees in Our Communities

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CCR webinar: Solutions for separated families – Excluded family members: understanding the problem, finding solutions

Webinar: Assisting Foreign Workers who Face Risks of Abuse

My Tween and Me

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Tax System in BC

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AMSSA Webinar Series: Virtual Learning Exchange

Social Benefits Workshop

Safeguarding Our Communities, Upholding Our Shared Values: A Community Forum on Immigration and Racial Discrimination

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Vancouver Island Regional Conference

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LearnIT2Teach Face to Face Phase One for LINC Instructors

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Ongoing Community Events / Programs

ESL Cooking
Family Services of Greater Vancouver
January 10 – March 7, 2017 (Tuesdays)

Family Nights at the EYC 
Family Services of Greater Vancouver
January 11 – March 8, 2017 

Active Start Soccer
Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House
February 2 – March 9, 2017 (Thursdays)
Children Aged 2 – 5 years 

Nobody’s Perfect
Kitsilano Neighbourhood House
February 4 – March 11, 2017 (Saturdays)

Multicultural Women Support Program
Kitsilano Neighbourhood House
February 7 – April 4, 2017 (Tuesdays)

My Tween and Me
Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House
February 16 – March 30, 2017 (Thursdays & one Tuesday)

Free Activities for Newcomers
MOSAIC
March 2017

2016 – 2017 Program Dates
Pacific Immigrant Resources Society

Microloans Program
DIVERSEcity Community Resources Society

Finances for Newcomer Women with Children
Family Services of Greater Vancouver

Yarn Circle
Family Services of Greater Vancouver
(Wednesdays)

Moving Ahead (Tri-Cities & Maple Ridge)
Immigrant Services Society of BC (ISSofBC)

After School Club!
Kamloops Immigrant Services

Welcoming Neighbours
Kitsilano Neighbourhood House

Family Support Worker in Your Neighbourhood
All families with children 0-5 years old welcome
Kiwassa Neighbourhood House

Food Security & Sustainable Living – Workshops and Potluck
Little Mountain Neighbourhood House
First Tuesday of every month

Settlement Online Pre-Arrival Program 
MOSAIC
For pre-landed immigrants to find and retain employment

HIPPY Program for Multicultural Parents
MOSAIC

Family Literacy Outreach
Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House

Infant Sing and Grow Drop-In
Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House
With children 0 – 12 months old 

The Little House Family Drop-In
With children 0-5 years old

West Village Family Drop-In
Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House
With children birth to 6 years old

Baby Time Drop-In
Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Support Circle
Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House

Men’s Group
Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House

Vancouver Early Years Refugee Program
Pacific Immigrant Resources Society

Syrian Kids Go!
Progressive Intercultural Community Services Society (PICS)

Foreign Credential Recognition Loan Project
S.U.C.C.E.S.S.

English Conversation Club
YMCA