We are one shovel closer today to building ISSofBC’s New Welcome House with the start of construction at 10th Avenue and Victoria in East Vancouver. Work will continue right through until the completion date of spring 2016.
About the Author: Chris Friesen has been the ISSofBC Director of Settlement Services for over twenty years. He is currently leading the multi-year initiative to design and build a Metro Vancouver Regional Service Centre for Refugees. In spring 2016, this 58,000sf facility will become the first of its kind in the world, bringing together a variety of community and government services and organizations to meet the immediate needs of refugees and immigrants settling in BC. Learn more about the new Welcome House.