What we do

  • provide drop-in and appointment-based services during and after your refugee claim
  • deliver services in English, Spanish, Farsi, Dari, Arabic, Mandarin and Cantonese
  • provide services based on mutual respect, diversity and inclusion
Eligibility
  • All refugee claimants who need assistance with the claim process or with settlement issues
Locations Available

Activities

Settlement Supports:

  • information and help with the refugee claim process
  • referrals to other community services
  • advocacy and interpretation
  • help with completing forms, including student and work authorizations
  • help with applying for legal aid, welfare, SIN card, Leisure Access Pass
  • counselling to help you deal with culture shock

Heath Supports:

  • orientation to Canadian health services and coverage
  • a personal health plan
  • support program for those with HIV/AIDS
  • outreach service for LGBTQ clients
  • referrals to related services including trauma counslling

Contact us

Email: contact@sosbc.ca
Call: 604-255-1881