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 (re)settlement, language training diversity and inclusion sector employees.

Community events and workshops which are continuous are listed below the calendar. Click here to view Ongoing Community Events

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LGBTQI Refugees’ settlement: challenges, strategies and recommendations.

April 28 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

LGBTQI Refugees’ settlement: challenges, strategies and recommendations. 

Date: 28 April 2023Time: 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM MST(12:30 PM – 2:00 PM EST) 

Learn about the challenges they face along their journey, strategies to overcome those challenges, and our recommendations. 


 *****************************************************************La Coalition Arc-en-ciel de Refuge vous invite à un webinaire intitulé:L’établissement des réfugiés LGBTQI : défis, stratégies et recommandations.Date: 28 avril 2023Heure: 10:30 h à 12:00 h (HNE)Découvrez les défis auxquels ils sont confrontés tout au long de leur parcours, les stratégies pour surmonter ces défis et nos recommandations.


April 28
10:00 am - 12:30 pm


The Rainbow Coalition 4 Refuge

Ongoing Community Events/Programs

YWCA Afghan Women’s Employment 
YWCA Metro Vancouver
January 2022 – Ongoing Intake

YWCA Single Mothers’ Support Groups
Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House
September 2022 onwards

Douglas College

Youth Employment Support Service (YES²) Program
Progressive Intercultural Community Services

Job Search & Personal Development Workshops For Newcomers With Disabilities
Progressive Intercultural Community Services

Employment Support for Youth Newcomers
Progressive Intercultural Community Services

H.E.A.L Employment Program
DIVERSEcity Community Resources Society

E-Connect for Temporary Foreign Workers in BC

S.A.H.A.R.A Program
DIVERSEcity Community Resources Society

LEADS Program
WorkBC Vancouver Midtown

12 Steps Addiction Recovery
Muslim Food Bank and Community Services
Thursdays- Online

Women Self-Defense
Muslim Food Bank and Community Services
Fridays 9:30 – 11:30 am

Addiction & Mental Health Recovery
Muslim Food Bank and Community Services
Sundays 7:30 pm

ASPIRE Toastmasters Club
Muslim Food Bank and Community Services
Tuesdays 7 pm

Daily Food Distribution
Muslim Food Bank and Community Services
Everyday 5:30 pm

Saturday Youth Leadership Program
Frog Hollow Neighbourhood House
Saturdays 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm