Welcome To PICS!

Progressive Intercultural Community Services (PICS) Society is a registered non-profit society and has been serving the community since 1987. PICS provides a broad spectrum of programs and services which includes Employment Programs, Settlement Services, Language Services, Social Programs and Housing Services. Our services assist new immigrants, seniors, farm workers, women and youth.

PICS has several offices in Surrey and Vancouver. PICS is constantly looking for ways to increase services and bring them to convenient locations for the benefit of our clients. Currently BC Commissionaires also offers finger printing service and criminal record checks from our Head Office in Surrey.

 

We are very pleased to share with you a message from the Prime Minister of Canada, Justin P.J. Trudeau in regards to 30th Anniversary of PICS.

PICS Diversity Village

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Designed to meet the Social, Cultural and Dietary needs of members of the multicultural community, PICS Diversity Village (PICS seniors Long Term Care Home) will be located in Surrey. PICS’ proposed PICS Diversity Village will be a 140 bed facility fully equipped to care for the elderly who need personalized attention in a setting which is familiar to them.

PICS is actively fundraising to ensure that our seniors battling aging issues have a cultural sensitive home where they can spend the last phase of their lives in a warm, comfortable environment, a home where they once again start to believe that age is simply a number. Learn more…

Help us build Diversity Village!
To donate call 604.596.7722 or click below to donate online




Latest From The Blog

PICS Seniors Housing organize Akhand Path

Management and Residents of PICS Assisted Living organized their annual Akhand Path (continuous recitation of the Sikh Holy Book, Sri Guru Granth Sahib) from August 4 to August 6, 2017.

Creating culturally sensitive care homes

CBC Radio One visited our Guru Nanak Niwas Assisted Living facility in Surrey to see how culturally sensitive care homes matter today. By now you've [...]

PICS Spring Garden Gala, a Resounding Success

PICS annual fundraising event, The Spring Garden Gala to raise funds for PICS Diversity Village, a complex care home to be built in Cloverdale was a resounding success with the Society raising upwards of $150,000 at the event.

Satbir Singh Cheema is the New CEO of PICS

Director of Employment programs and Planning, Satbir Singh Cheema has been selected as the new Chief Executive Officer of PICS Mr. Cheema was selected through an open competition process spearheaded by a recruiting firm hired by PICS.

Volunteer Opportunities

“PICS was an awesome place for me to volunteer.”

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“I was given the opportunity to get involved in a variety of tasks and I am fortunate for these wonderful experiences. From one-on-one work with clients to assisting with reports, I was able to gain valuable knowledge around the agency. These experiences have helped me develop professionally and will benefit me in my future career in the social service field. There are not enough words for me to express my gratitude to the employees at PICS Vancouver; they welcomed me into the agency with no hesitation.” – A. Atwal (PICS Vancouver Settlement Office)
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We are CARF Canada accredited

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CARF International is an independent, nonprofit accreditor of health and human services providers in the areas of Aging Services, Behavioral Health, Child and Youth Services, Durable Medical Equipment, Employment and Community Services, Medical Rehabilitation, Opioid Treatment Programs, and Vision Rehabilitation Services.

Programs and services that are CARF accredited have demonstrated their conformance to internationally recognized standards for service delivery. They have demonstrated their commitment to continuous quality improvement and a consumer-driven focus.

PICS is committed to delivering high quality services to all clients and is equally committed to maintaining a high level of quality standards for business practice. This commitment is demonstrated through CARF accreditation which PICS received in 2014.