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Basic Financial Literacy Workshops for Permanent Residents

October 23, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This workshop will help newcomers in Greater Vancouver to increase their knowledge, skills and confidence in money management and take a more active, empowered role in the economic health of their families.

Sessions include:

Part 1: Budgeting

  • think about money
  • Set money goals
  • use a budget
  • sample monthly budget

Part 2: Banks and Credit Unions

  • types of accounts
  • interest and service fees
  • opening an account
  • managing your account

When: October 23  and 26, 2017 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Where: ISSofBC Welcome Centre, 201-2610 Victoria Drive, Vancouver, BC V5N 4L2

For more information please contact Dawran Mukamil at 604-684-7498 Ext 1672 or dawran.mukamil@issbc.org, and view the poster by clicking here.

Details

Date:
October 23, 2017
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Organizer

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

Venue

Welcome Centre – ISSofBC
2610 Victoria Drive
Vancouver , BC Canada
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Ongoing Community Events / Programs

June 2018 Workshops
ISSofBC

Literacy and Essential Skills Training Program
ISSofBC
For IT professionals seeking career advancement in Canada
Read the brochure by clicking here
10-week course from June – August, 2018

Free Multicultural Peer Support Group – For Immigrant and Refugee Women
ISSofBC

Immigrant Women’s Employment Readiness Connections Program (IWERC)
MOSAIC

ASPIRE Case Management Workshops
Muslim Food Bank Community Services
Free Training Sessions for Ages 18+

Workshop 1: Trauma
Workshop 2: Case Management Training
Workshop 3:  Conflict and Resources

SOS Health and Settlement Orientation Group
Settlement Orientation Services

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