Get in the know about the New Welcome House in 4 minutes. Hear from our senior management, New Welcome House architect, City of Vancouver Mayor, donors and residents about how this first of it’s kind facility is breaking new ground in providing one-stop services and support for refugees and immigrants. Enjoy!
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.