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Progressive Intercultural Community Services (PICS) Society

Programs for Newcomers

Intercultural Youth Micro-grants Service Corps (IYMSCorps)

IYMSCORPS IS A FREE PROGRAM that allows youth to gain valuable foundational and transferable skills through designing youth-led and youth-driven community engagement projects. Participants can receive a microgrant of $1000, $2500, $3000 to create their own community engagement projects.

Intercultural Youth Service Corps (IYSCorps)

IYSCORPS IS A FREE 17-WEEK PROGRAM that allows youth living in British Columbia to enhance their skills and gain access to more career opportunities and promote civic engagement. It is a community needs-driven, skills enhancement, and volunteer program that adopts an all-encompassing approach to empower youth throughout BC, offering a diverse array of enriching activities.

Vocational Rehabilitation Services (VRS)

This program provides specific employment-related services designed to help injured workers gain, maintain, and improve skills that allow them to return to the labor market. These services are intended to assist injured workers to return to suitable employment and to obtain the best possible return to work outcomes.

Legal Advocacy Program

The Legal Advocacy Program is a partnership program between Archway Community Services (ACS) and Progressive Intercultural Community Services (PICS) Society and is created to address the unique needs of the seasonal worker communities in the Lower Mainland and Fraser Valley Regions.

WorkBC

This Program provides free comprehensive employment support services in British Columbia for unemployed individuals over 16. Offering resources such as job search assistance, workshops on various employment-related topics, one-on-one counseling, this program is dedicated to helping residents legally able to work in Canada find suitable employment.

Retail, Warehousing, Supply Chain and Logistics - STE

This program is designed to empower eligible participants, especially Recent Immigrants, Refugees, and Visible Minorities with limited Canadian education, working experience and language proficiency.

Foreign Credential Recognition (FCR) Loans Program

FCR Program is funded by Government of Canada that helps Internationally Trained Professionals to get back into their professional field or alternative related career field.

Career Paths

PICS Career Paths for Skilled Immigrants Program provides customized services for up to 24 months for newcomers to BC who have work experience in Corporate / Retail & Wholesale / Hospitality / Insurance, Real Estate & Financial Brokerage sector to obtain a management level of employment in their specialized occupation.

Employment Options for 55+

If you are 55+, Canadian or New to Canada and are unable to find a job, come join the ILTOP 55+ program to find the career that is right for you. This program is funded by the government that consist of 8 weeks group activities and 10 weeks of one-on-one job search assistance and self employment support.

IRCC Settlement & Integration Program

The Settlement Program works with the eligible immigrant population to address the transitional issues faced by them and assists them overcome the barriers arising out of lack of necessary skills and/or limited knowledge about Canada. The program aims at ensuring adequate participation by the immigrants in social, cultural, civic and economic life in Canada.

English for the Workplace

English Conversation Circle Program provides Free English classes for newcomers, citizens, refugee claimants and work permit holders. Participants learn about the Canadian work culture such as resume writing, cover letter, job search, interview skills and work expectations.

Digital Connect

Free Basic computer and employment training for Newcomer Women.

Small Business & Entrepreneurship

We offer culturally sensitive training, which includes relevant information and orientation, as well as one- on-one advice in the process of starting your own business in Canada.

Digital Literacy for People with Disabilities

Funded by the Government of Canada and the Province of British Columbia, this program provides 22 weeks of training, including 16 weeks of occupational skills training, 4 weeks of practicum with local employers, and 2 weeks of follow up / employment support.

Employment & Settlement Support for People with Disabilities

The PICS Settlement Department provides customized and individualized job search-related support for immigrants with disabilities. It aims to assist eligible clients to prepare for, obtain and maintain employment by overcoming barriers and challenges when entering the Canadian labor market.

Intercultural Skills for Success Training Project (ISST)

Discover your potential with PICS Intercultural Skills for Success Training Project, a transformative initiative designed to empower Canadians who are looking for work or higher education

Foreign Credentials Recognition (FCR) for Internationally Educated Health Professionals (IEHP)

The Canadian Federal Government-funded Foreign Credentials Recognition (FCR) for Internationally Educated Health Professionals (IEHP) program is dedicated to facilitating the seamless integration of newcomers into the healthcare sector.

RBC Helping Youth Preparing for Employment (HYPE) Program

The Youth Resource Hub provides employment services via one on one workshops, academic coaching and networking opportunities. Youth between the ages of 13-29 are welcome to drop-in and take advantage of the friendly ambiance, access to computers, WiFi and other amenities.

Intercultural Digital Hospitality Skills Accelerator Training Program

The program provides foundational and functional digital skills to individuals seeking employment opportunities or transitioning to employment in digital hospitality industry. This program is for anyone who is 19 years and plus and open for all categories which means anyone can join and open for PR, Canadian citizen, refugee protected, open work permit or on valid study visa. Classes will be online and course is for 9 weeks which includes employment support.

Financial Literacy

For over 75 years, Vancity has been working to build a clean and fair world where members and communities can thrive. That means addressing systemic barriers to ensure access to financial services and financial literacy for all. In partnership with PICS and equipped with courses and tools developed by our financial experts, PICS is delivering culturally relevant workshops to our communities. We believe the community-based model for learning will create meaningful and safe programs that speak to the unique needs of different groups.

BC Newcomer Services Program (BCNSP)

This Program offers settlement and integration services to eligible clients in the city of Surrey and North Delta to support the social and economic integration of newcomers to the province who are not eligible for federal settlement services and face unique barriers and challenges to integration that necessitate settlement supports.

Connections - Youth Integration Project

“Connections” is an Integration Program for kids and youth from Ukraine who arrived in British Columbia, Canada. In 2022, nearly one-third of Ukrainians were forced to flee their homes due to the Russian invasion of Ukraine and full-scale war.

PICS Income Tax Clininc

Through the Community Volunteer Income Tax Program (CVITP), PICS host free tax clinic where volunteers complete tax returns for people with a modest income and a simple tax situation.

Skills for Success Survey Project

Skills for Success are the foundational skills we use in working, learning, and daily life. They help us adapt to change, learn other new skills, and thrive in daily life. They help us to get a job, progress at our current job or change jobs.

Programs for International Students

Welcome Centre for International Students

PICS Society proposes the development of the Intercultural Hub for International Students which will be a one-stop-shop specifically designed to support international students in starting up or restarting their new life in Canada.

International students

INTERNATIONAL CREDENTIAL RECOGNITION PROGRAM

This program is designed specifically for International Students in Canada who have impressive backgrounds from their home countries but are struggling to connect the dots and find employment in their specialized field.

Foreign Credential Recognition (FCR) Loans Program

FCR Program is funded by Government of Canada that helps Internationally Trained Professionals to get back into their professional field or alternative related career field.

RBC Helping Youth Preparing for Employment (HYPE) Program

The Youth Resource Hub provides employment services via one on one workshops, academic coaching and networking opportunities. Youth between the ages of 13-29 are welcome to drop-in and take advantage of the friendly ambiance, access to computers, WiFi and other amenities.

PICS Intercultural Volunteer Hub (IVH) Program

The PICS IVH Program is your gateway to diverse and enriching volunteering opportunities. We bring together volunteers from various cultural backgrounds to participate in initiatives that promote diversity, innovation, and skill development. Whether you’re seeking to contribute your talents, learn new skills, or connect with like-minded individuals, our program is is designed with you in mind.

Access to Legal Empowerment (ALE)

Access to Legal Empowerment program is about empowering the people of British Columbia by giving them concise and clear access to legal information needed to know about BC’s law system.

BCSIS Settlement & Integration Program

BC Settlement and Integration Services (BCSIS) Program offers settlement and integration services to eligible clients in the city of Surrey and North Delta to support the social and economic integration of newcomers to the province who are not eligible for federal settlement services and face unique barriers and challenges to integration that necessitate settlement supports.

International Student Support Program

This program organizes focused workshops on immigration regulations, financial literacy and banking advisory, employment standards, Canadian laws, and legal rights, followed by open floor discussions, and breakout rooms for opportunities to address specific queries for International students.

PICS Income Tax Clininc

Through the Community Volunteer Income Tax Program (CVITP), PICS host free tax clinic where volunteers complete tax returns for people with a modest income and a simple tax situation.

Skills for Success Survey Project

Skills for Success are the foundational skills we use in working, learning, and daily life. They help us adapt to change, learn other new skills, and thrive in daily life. They help us to get a job, progress at our current job or change jobs.

Foreign Credentials Recognition (FCR) for Internationally Educated Health Professionals (IEHP)

The Canadian Federal Government-funded Foreign Credentials Recognition (FCR) for Internationally Educated Health Professionals (IEHP) program is dedicated to facilitating the seamless integration of newcomers into the healthcare sector.

Programs for Youth & Children

Intercultural Youth Micro-grants Service Corps (IYMSCorps)

IYMSCORPS IS A FREE PROGRAM that allows youth to gain valuable foundational and transferable skills through designing youth-led and youth-driven community engagement projects. Participants can receive a microgrant of $1000, $2500, $3000 to create their own community engagement projects.

Intercultural Youth Service Corps (IYSCorps)

IYSCORPS IS A FREE 17-WEEK PROGRAM that allows youth living in British Columbia to enhance their skills and gain access to more career opportunities and promote civic engagement. It is a community needs-driven, skills enhancement, and volunteer program that adopts an all-encompassing approach to empower youth throughout BC, offering a diverse array of enriching activities.

IRCC Settlement & Integration Program

The Settlement Program works with the eligible immigrant population to address the transitional issues faced by them and assists them overcome the barriers arising out of lack of necessary skills and/or limited knowledge about Canada. The program aims at ensuring adequate participation by the immigrants in social, cultural, civic and economic life in Canada.

English for the Workplace

English Conversation Circle Program provides Free English classes for newcomers, citizens, refugee claimants and work permit holders. Participants learn about the Canadian work culture such as resume writing, cover letter, job search, interview skills and work expectations.

Childcare

The PICS Childcare Cloverdale Centre follows a play-based, child focused, emergent curriculum model. Activities and materials are chosen by the children and teachers to reflect the children’s interests and developmental goals.

Youth Trade Builders

The Youth Trade Builder is a FREE program funded by the Ministry of Post Secondary Education and Future Skills which is intended to increase the labour force participation of young adults aged 16-29, who are generally employment ready.

Youth Career and Business Builders

The Program is designed to support Participants over the weeks by exploring different programs, taking assessments and ultimately choosing a career path in developing and implementing an Occupational Training Plan and successfully completing the training and certification required to attain meaningful, sustainable employment or training.

Fitness and Mentorship Program for Youth (FAME)

FAME will help Surrey youth develop and implement health and fitness action plans to improve their physical and mental health, while at the same time, teaching them the skills to get SMART goals to plan for future success.

Surrey Anti-Gang Family Empowerment (SAFE)

SAFE is an evidence‑based, multi-agency program designed to address and prevent youth gang violence. SAFE programs support children and youth to divert them from pathways to gang involvement.

Progressive Data

English Conversation Circle Program provides Free English classes for newcomers, citizens, refugee claimants and work permit holders. Participants learn about the Canadian work culture such as resume writing, cover letter, job search, interview skills and work expectations.

Employment & Settlement Support for People with Disabilities

The PICS Settlement Department provides customized and individualized job search-related support for immigrants with disabilities. It aims to assist eligible clients to prepare for, obtain and maintain employment by overcoming barriers and challenges when entering the Canadian labor market.

PICS Youth Advisory Council (PYAC)

As a PYAC member, you will actively shape and advise youth programs and initiatives at PICS, providing invaluable perspectives to ensure these programs align with the diverse needs and aspirations of our PICS and youth.

RBC Helping Youth Preparing for Employment (HYPE) Program

The Youth Resource Hub provides employment services via one on one workshops, academic coaching and networking opportunities. Youth between the ages of 13-29 are welcome to drop-in and take advantage of the friendly ambiance, access to computers, WiFi and other amenities.

Intercultural Digital Hospitality Skills Accelerator Training Program

The program provides foundational and functional digital skills to individuals seeking employment opportunities or transitioning to employment in digital hospitality industry. This program is for anyone who is 19 years and plus and open for all categories which means anyone can join and open for PR, Canadian citizen, refugee protected, open work permit or on valid study visa. Classes will be online and course is for 9 weeks which includes employment support.

Financial Literacy

For over 75 years, Vancity has been working to build a clean and fair world where members and communities can thrive. That means addressing systemic barriers to ensure access to financial services and financial literacy for all. In partnership with PICS and equipped with courses and tools developed by our financial experts, PICS is delivering culturally relevant workshops to our communities. We believe the community-based model for learning will create meaningful and safe programs that speak to the unique needs of different groups.

Intercultural Skills for Success Training Project (ISST)

Discover your potential with PICS Intercultural Skills for Success Training Project, a transformative initiative designed to empower Canadians who are looking for work or higher education

PICS Income Tax Clininc

Through the Community Volunteer Income Tax Program (CVITP), PICS host free tax clinic where volunteers complete tax returns for people with a modest income and a simple tax situation.

Skills for Success Survey Project

Skills for Success are the foundational skills we use in working, learning, and daily life. They help us adapt to change, learn other new skills, and thrive in daily life. They help us to get a job, progress at our current job or change jobs.

Programs for Seniors

SISSIP

The Surrey Intercultural Seniors Social Inclusion Partnership (SISSIP) Network Project, is a Collective Impact Initiative designed to address systemic barriers to social inclusion of seniors ( 55+) and to make Surrey a more interculturally inclusive and engaged community.

Seniors on the Go

Seniors on the Go is an initiative under the Surrey Intercultural Seniors Social Inclusion Partnership (SISSIP) Network project. This program is specifically designed to promote social inclusion, interculturalism, and skills development among seniors aged 55 and above residing in Surrey.

Digital Skills for Seniors

The Digital Skills for Seniors program aims to support seniors (55+) to Age Well at Home (AWAH) by providing them with digital literacy skills. These skills will equip seniors to access resources available to them in their communities through digital platforms and will enhance their quality of life by improving their social connections.

Better @ Home

Better at Home is a program designed to help seniors live in their own homes by providing non-medical support services delivered by local non-profit organizations, such as Progressive Intercultural Community Services Society. Better at Home is a province-wide program, managed by United Way of the Lower Mainland through funding received from the Government of British Columbia.

Foreign Credential Recognition (FCR) Loans Program

FCR Program is funded by Government of Canada that helps Internationally Trained Professionals to get back into their professional field or alternative related career field.

Career Paths

PICS Career Paths for Skilled Immigrants Program provides customized services for up to 24 months for newcomers to BC who have work experience in Corporate / Retail & Wholesale / Hospitality / Insurance, Real Estate & Financial Brokerage sector to obtain a management level of employment in their specialized occupation.

Employment Options for 55+

This Program offer free job support to older workers who are 55 years of age or above. Workshops, training, and one-on-one assistance with job searches and self-employment are all included.

English for the Workplace

English Conversation Circle Program provides Free English classes for newcomers, citizens, refugee claimants and work permit holders. Participants learn about the Canadian work culture such as resume writing, cover letter, job search, interview skills and work expectations.

Financial Literacy

For over 75 years, Vancity has been working to build a clean and fair world where members and communities can thrive. That means addressing systemic barriers to ensure access to financial services and financial literacy for all. In partnership with PICS and equipped with courses and tools developed by our financial experts, PICS is delivering culturally relevant workshops to our communities. We believe the community-based model for learning will create meaningful and safe programs that speak to the unique needs of different groups.

Intercultural In-Home Support Pilot Project (IISPP)

Intercultural In-Home Support Pilot Project is an initiative aimed at assisting senior adults in managing everyday activities, tailored to promote their ability to age well at home.

Seniors Care Facility (Assisted Living, Independent Living)

Assisted Living facility provides a special combination of residential housing, personalized supportive services and health care maximizing independence of our residents. This is a unique facility which provides 24 hours care to seniors residing here and staff assist them with all activities including personal care, nursing care, emotional and psychological support and other activities of daily living.

Adult day program

PICS Seniors Adult Day Program is designed for South Asian Seniors who are living at home and being cared for by their loved ones. Our Seniors Adult Day Care Program offers daily structured programs in a community setting with activities and health-related services to elderly meeting their physical, emotional and social needs in a supportive environment.

IRCC Settlement & Integration Program

The Settlement Program works with the eligible immigrant population to address the transitional issues faced by them and assists them overcome the barriers arising out of lack of necessary skills and/or limited knowledge about Canada. The program aims at ensuring adequate participation by the immigrants in social, cultural, civic and economic life in Canada.

Small Business & Entrepreneurship

We offer culturally sensitive training, which includes relevant information and orientation, as well as one- on-one advice in the process of starting your own business in Canada.

Employment & Settlement Support for People with Disabilities

The PICS Settlement Department provides customized and individualized job search-related support for immigrants with disabilities. It aims to assist eligible clients to prepare for, obtain and maintain employment by overcoming barriers and challenges when entering the Canadian labor market.

Intercultural Digital Hospitality Skills Accelerator Training Program

The program provides foundational and functional digital skills to individuals seeking employment opportunities or transitioning to employment in digital hospitality industry. This program is for anyone who is 19 years and plus and open for all categories which means anyone can join and open for PR, Canadian citizen, refugee protected, open work permit or on valid study visa. Classes will be online and course is for 9 weeks which includes employment support.

PICS Family Circle

The PICS Family Circle is a heartwarming initiative aimed at bridging the gap between generations by pairing elderly individuals with families or individuals in the community who are willing to visit and spend quality time with them. We believe in making our seniors' aging journey easier and more joyful by connecting them with caring volunteers like you.

PICS Income Tax Clininc

Through the Community Volunteer Income Tax Program (CVITP), PICS host free tax clinic where volunteers complete tax returns for people with a modest income and a simple tax situation.

Skills for Success Survey Project

Skills for Success are the foundational skills we use in working, learning, and daily life. They help us adapt to change, learn other new skills, and thrive in daily life. They help us to get a job, progress at our current job or change jobs.

Intercultural Skills for Success Training Project (ISST)

Discover your potential with PICS Intercultural Skills for Success Training Project, a transformative initiative designed to empower Canadians who are looking for work or higher education

Foreign Credentials Recognition (FCR) for Internationally Educated Health Professionals (IEHP)

The Canadian Federal Government-funded Foreign Credentials Recognition (FCR) for Internationally Educated Health Professionals (IEHP) program is dedicated to facilitating the seamless integration of newcomers into the healthcare sector.

Programs for Women

Immigrant Women in Trades

Fully funded – The IWTA project focuses on recruiting, retaining and helping women apprentices in five identified Red Seal Trades in British Columbia. It is a 10-week program that supports immigrant women apprentices from intercultural equity deserving groups who are underserved, facing multiple barriers to employment in these Red Seal trades in British Columbia.

Foreign Credential Recognition (FCR) Loans Program

FCR Program is funded by Government of Canada that helps Internationally Trained Professionals to get back into their professional field or alternative related career field.

Career Paths

PICS Career Paths for Skilled Immigrants Program provides customized services for up to 24 months for newcomers to BC who have work experience in Corporate / Retail & Wholesale / Hospitality / Insurance, Real Estate & Financial Brokerage sector to obtain a management level of employment in their specialized occupation.

Employment Options for 55+

If you are 55+, Canadian or New to Canada and are unable to find a job, come join the ILTOP 55+ program to find the career that is right for you. This program is funded by the government that consist of 8 weeks group activities and 10 weeks of one-on-one job search assistance and self employment support.

PICS Second Stage Women House (Harmony House, Serenity House)

Harmony House is a second stage transition home for women providing women and their children with a shelter that is safe, secure, and provides an opportunity to them to heal and nurture in a culturally sensitive, linguistically accessible and healing environment.

Gender based outreach worker

Funded by the Government of Canada and the Province of British Columbia, this program provides 22 weeks of training, including 16 weeks of occupational skills training, 4 weeks of practicum with local employers, and 2 weeks of follow up / employment support.

WAGE

The program is focused on advancing Gender Equality within our communities. We partner with the Aboriginal community Policing Centre Society, Vancouver to support women who come from South Asian and Aboriginal communities. We support them by informing and educating them of their rights in Canadian Society.

IRCC Settlement & Integration Program

The Settlement Program works with the eligible immigrant population to address the transitional issues faced by them and assists them overcome the barriers arising out of lack of necessary skills and/or limited knowledge about Canada. The program aims at ensuring adequate participation by the immigrants in social, cultural, civic and economic life in Canada.

English for the Workplace

English Conversation Circle Program provides Free English classes for newcomers, citizens, refugee claimants and work permit holders. Participants learn about the Canadian work culture such as resume writing, cover letter, job search, interview skills and work expectations.

Small Business & Entrepreneurship

We offer culturally sensitive training, which includes relevant information and orientation, as well as one- on-one advice in the process of starting your own business in Canada.

Digital Connect

Free Basic computer and employment training for Newcomer Women.

Digital Literacy for People with Disabilities

The Construction Trades Training is a 15 week program that includes a Red Seal Occupational Standard (RSOS), Language & Essential skills, Red Seal upgrading carpentry, electrical or plumbing training, Inter-Provincial Red Seal Exam, work experience with employers, and job search and placement support.

Employment & Settlement Support for People with Disabilities

The PICS Settlement Department provides customized and individualized job search-related support for immigrants with disabilities. It aims to assist eligible clients to prepare for, obtain and maintain employment by overcoming barriers and challenges when entering the Canadian labor market.

Intercultural Digital Hospitality Skills Accelerator Training Program

The program provides foundational and functional digital skills to individuals seeking employment opportunities or transitioning to employment in digital hospitality industry. This program is for anyone who is 19 years and plus and open for all categories which means anyone can join and open for PR, Canadian citizen, refugee protected, open work permit or on valid study visa. Classes will be online and course is for 9 weeks which includes employment support.

Financial Literacy

For over 75 years, Vancity has been working to build a clean and fair world where members and communities can thrive. That means addressing systemic barriers to ensure access to financial services and financial literacy for all. In partnership with PICS and equipped with courses and tools developed by our financial experts, PICS is delivering culturally relevant workshops to our communities. We believe the community-based model for learning will create meaningful and safe programs that speak to the unique needs of different groups.

PICS Income Tax Clininc

Through the Community Volunteer Income Tax Program (CVITP), PICS host free tax clinic where volunteers complete tax returns for people with a modest income and a simple tax situation.

Skills for Success Survey Project

Skills for Success are the foundational skills we use in working, learning, and daily life. They help us adapt to change, learn other new skills, and thrive in daily life. They help us to get a job, progress at our current job or change jobs.

Intercultural Skills for Success Training Project (ISST)

Discover your potential with PICS Intercultural Skills for Success Training Project, a transformative initiative designed to empower Canadians who are looking for work or higher education

Foreign Credentials Recognition (FCR) for Internationally Educated Health Professionals (IEHP)

The Canadian Federal Government-funded Foreign Credentials Recognition (FCR) for Internationally Educated Health Professionals (IEHP) program is dedicated to facilitating the seamless integration of newcomers into the healthcare sector.

Programs for Indigenous People

Access to Legal Empowerment (ALE)

Access to Legal Empowerment program is about empowering the people of British Columbia by giving them concise and clear access to legal information needed to know about BC’s law system.

SISSIP

The Surrey Intercultural Seniors Social Inclusion Partnership (SISSIP) Network Project, is a Collective Impact Initiative designed to address systemic barriers to social inclusion of seniors ( 55+) and to make Surrey a more interculturally inclusive and engaged community.

Intercultural Youth Service Corps (IYSCorps)

IYSCORPS IS A FREE 17-WEEK PROGRAM that allows youth living in British Columbia to enhance their skills and gain access to more career opportunities and promote civic engagement. It is a community needs-driven, skills enhancement, and volunteer program that adopts an all-encompassing approach to empower youth throughout BC, offering a diverse array of enriching activities.

Intercultural Skills for Success Training Project (ISST)

Discover your potential with PICS Intercultural Skills for Success Training Project, a transformative initiative designed to empower Canadians who are looking for work or higher education

PICS Income Tax Clininc

Through the Community Volunteer Income Tax Program (CVITP), PICS host free tax clinic where volunteers complete tax returns for people with a modest income and a simple tax situation.

Electrical Harmonized Foundations Program (CWRG)

PICS Progressive Intercultural Community Services (PICS) Society in partnership with KIPSS(Kekinow Indigenous Programs Service Society) and ACE college is currently recruiting for a fully funded Electrical Harmonized Foundations program(CWRG).

Programs For Persons with Disabilities

Employment & Settlement Support for People with Disabilities

The PICS Settlement Department provides customized and individualized job search-related support for immigrants with disabilities. It aims to assist eligible clients to prepare for, obtain and maintain employment by overcoming barriers and challenges when entering the Canadian labor market.

Access to Legal Empowerment (ALE)

Access to Legal Empowerment program is about empowering the people of British Columbia by giving them concise and clear access to legal information needed to know about BC’s law system.

Intercultural Youth Service Corps (IYSCorps)

IYSCORPS IS A FREE 17-WEEK PROGRAM that allows youth living in British Columbia to enhance their skills and gain access to more career opportunities and promote civic engagement. It is a community needs-driven, skills enhancement, and volunteer program that adopts an all-encompassing approach to empower youth throughout BC, offering a diverse array of enriching activities.

Intercultural Skills for Success Training Project (ISST)

Discover your potential with PICS Intercultural Skills for Success Training Project, a transformative initiative designed to empower Canadians who are looking for work or higher education

Retail, Warehousing, Supply Chain and Logistics - STE

This program is designed to empower eligible participants, especially Recent Immigrants, Refugees, and Visible Minorities with limited Canadian education, working experience and language proficiency.

PICS Income Tax Clininc

Through the Community Volunteer Income Tax Program (CVITP), PICS host free tax clinic where volunteers complete tax returns for people with a modest income and a simple tax situation.

Abilities Empowerment Services

This unique Opportunities Fund Project is designed to assist persons with diverse abilities with their employment goals. Participants will have the attention and care of working one on one with a Case Manager as well as the chance to enhance their employability skills in individual and group workshops

Other Programs

Anti-Racism Awareness

PICS Anti-Racism Project provides an opportunity to youth aged 13 to 25 years of all cultural, religious, and gender-based backgrounds in Surrey and Delta to confront racism and discrimination online and in the community.

Access to Legal Empowerment (ALE)

Access to Legal Empowerment program is about empowering the people of British Columbia by giving them concise and clear access to legal information needed to know about BC’s law system.

Migrant Workers Program

This program is funded by the Government of Canada’s Migrant Worker Support Network. Our goal is to serve temporary migrant workers in British Columbia by providing the support and information they need in order to improve their living and working experience during their stay in Canada

Intercultural Skills for Success Training Project (ISST)

Discover your potential with PICS Intercultural Skills for Success Training Project, a transformative initiative designed to empower Canadians who are looking for work or higher education

Community Adult Literacy Program

Community Adult Literacy Program provides Free English classes for Newcomers, Citizens, Work Permit holders and Refugee Claimants aged 19+. Participants learn about the Canadian work culture such as resume writing, cover letter, job search, interview skills and work expectations.

Skills for Success Survey Project

Skills for Success are the foundational skills we use in working, learning, and daily life. They help us adapt to change, learn other new skills, and thrive in daily life. They help us to get a job, progress at our current job or change jobs.