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Co-operative Housing

September 17, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

ISSofBC in Collaboration with St. Mary’s Migrant Ministry presents “Co-operative Housing”.

Date & Time: September 17, 2017, 1pm-3pm

Location: Seminar Room, School Gym, St. Mary’s Parish
5239 Joyce Street, Vancouver, BC V5R 4G8

Join in a free interactive discussion about:
• What is a Housing Co-op? How does it differ from other housing options?
• What are the advantages of Co-op Housing?
• Who is eligible to apply?
• How does one apply – forms, documents, processing time, etc.?

Speaker: Fiona Jackson, Member Engagement and Communications Director Co-operative Housing Federation of BC

To register or to get more information, please contact:
Lenn Castro at stmarysmigrant@gmail.com
Resochita Arma at resochita.arma@issbc.org or 604-684-7498 ext. 1666

Details

Date:
September 17, 2017
Time:
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Organizer

ISSofBC
Phone:
(604) 684-2561
Website:
www.issbc.org

Venue

St. Mary’s Parish
5239 Joyce Street
Vancouver, BC V5R 4G8 Canada
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Phone:
604-684-7498


Ongoing Community Events / Programs

YMCA Immigrant Services – Free Programs for Immigrants
YMCA
Fall 2017 – 2018

Career and Job Search Tour
Vancouver Public Library
December 14, 2017 – March 28, 2018 (Wednesdays) 

Small Business Tour
Vancouver Public Library
December 30, 2017 – March 24, 2018 (Last Saturday of the month) 

January 2018 Workshops
ISSofBC

Aspire Training
Muslim Food Bank Community Services
3 Free Training Sessions for Age 19+
Themes include: A Journey of Survival, Case Management, & Managing Conflict and Resources
January 12, 13 & 15, 2018

Citizenship and Civic Engagement Course
DIVERSEcity Community Resources Society
When: Every Wednesday from January 24 – March 28, 2018 OR
Every Friday from January 26 – March 30, 2018

Citizenship and Civic Engagement Course
DIVERSEcity Community 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)
ISSofBC

Income Assistance Outreach Tuesday
ISSofBC
(First 3 Tuesdays every month)

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 

Refugee Training and Employment Program – BC Alliance for Manufacturing
MOSAIC

Fast-track to IT (FIT)-Youth Program
MOSAIC

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
Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House
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

Community Adult Literacy Program – Free English Class for Job Seekers
Progressive Intercultural Community Services Society (PICS)

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

Community Adult Literacy Program
Progressive Intercultural Community Services Society (PICS)

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

English Conversation Club
YMCA