Since 2022, this program offers settlement and integration services to IRCC eligible clients in the city of Surrey, North Delta and White Rock with the overall goal to enhance their social and economic integration.
PICS aims to provide newcomer women of all ages, residing in different communities of Surrey, an opportunity to learn about Canadian arts and culture in order to assist them in integration. PICS will also provide activities that encourage women to express their ethnic culture and art.
Free online evening classes
Beginner and intermediate levels
Practice listening and speaking
Learn the basics of English from friendly and qualified instructors
Focus on everyday interactions
Syrian refugee women in the Lower Mainland experience numerous barriers and challenges to wellbeing and belonging. In engaging with them, PICS has witnessed their vulnerability and the complex hardships they experience including bullying, cruelty and discrimination.
We provide customized and individualized job search-related support for immigrants with disabilities. The aim is to assist eligible clients to prepare for, obtain and maintain employment by overcoming barriers and challenges when entering the Canadian labor market. The services are provided one-on-one and/or in group settings based on clients’ needs and preferences.