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

BC’s New Lobbying Law: Are You Compliance Ready? | An AMSSA Members Only Webinar

Date: Thursday, May 28, 2020
Time: 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM PT

Please register by Wednesday, May 27 at 4:00 PM PT

Ongoing Community Events / Programs

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

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Mental Health First Aid

December 4, 2019 - December 5, 2019

Surrey Mental Health First Aid December 4-5

What is Mental Health First Aid? This workshop teaches participants how to help someone who is showing signs of a mental health problem or is experiencing a mental health crisis. The 2-day, 12-hour certified basic training course is a program of the Mental Health Commission of Canada and covers the following topics:
• Signs and symptoms of mental health problems and crisis situations
• A basic model to provide mental health first aid
• Information about how to help in a crisis and how to help prevent a crisis
• Encouraging a person to identify options for help

Training will be held on December 4-5 from 9-4 at the Ramada 19225 Hwy 10 (56th Ave) in Surrey. Cost is $250 and includes lunch, a manual and a certificate issued from the Mental Health Commission of Canada.

To register or for more information, please call or email:
Lori Veltkamp


December 4, 2019
December 5, 2019

Ongoing Community Events / Programs

Pop Up Childcare Solutions During Covid-19
Starting: June 01, 2020

YWCA Elevate Skills for Immigrant Women
Next Cohort: May 19, 2020

Digital Storytelling
Muslim Food Bank and Community Services
July 6-21, 2020

ASPIRE Toastmaster Club
Muslim Food Bank and Community Services
Tuesdays 7-9 pm

Soccer Training
Muslim Food Bank and Community Services
Saturdays 3-4:30 pm

Food Drive
Muslim Food Bank and Community Services

Senior Support Services
Muslim Food Bank and Community Services

March and April Workshops- ISSofBC Coquitlam