Search Organizations (English): Immigrants

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Employment Projects of Winnipeg Inc.  
http://www.epw.ca

Provides individual employment counselling for immigrants by effectively marketing clients from around the world. EPW works with clients to provide programs and services to connect individuals born outside Canada with local employers. 

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West Coast Domestic Workers Association  
http://www.wcdwa.ca/
A non-profit organization dedicated to helping domestic workers with immigration and employment problems, providing support and counselling to domestic workers and improving the situation of domestic workers in British Columbia. (See Details)
Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization  
http://www.ircom.ca/
IRCOM strives to empower newcomer families to integrate into the wider community through affordable transitional housing, programs, and services. (See Details)
Abbotsford Community Services  
http://www.abbotsfordcommunityservices.com/

Abbotsford Community Services is "People Helping People". As a large social service organization, our programs encompass early childhood development, counselling and youth services, immigrant settlement and seniors services.  Every year the 300 plus staff members of Abbotsford Community Services help more than 37,000 residents in one way or another through our 70 different programs. Abbotsford Community Services is a United Way Member Agency.

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Vancouver & Lower Mainland Multicultural Family Support Services Society  
http://www.vlmfss.ca/

Provides culturally-sensitive services to immigrant and visible minority women, children, and families who are experiencing family violence. Bilingual/bicultural workers provide individual and group counselling women in situations of family violence prior to, during, and after their stay in a transition house; supportive services for interactions with the legal and social systems; and volunteer training to develop organizational and leadership skills. Also provides supportive counselling and referral for women who are victims of sexual assault or adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse. (See Details)

Access Alliance Multicultural Community Health Centre

Works to maximize the health status of multicultural communities through activities that respond to their cultural, linguistic, educational, legal & social needs.

African Community Health Services

Caters to to African immigrants and African Canadians and is dedicated to the promotional of the mental, socio-economic, physical and cultural health of African Canadians, primarily in Ontario. Offers an inter-African HIV/AIDS project that provices supportive education, counselling, and referral and practical support for urban youth, young adults including gay and lesbian youth, troubled youth, youth with addictions and those involved in prostitution.

Culture and Mental Health Research Unit  
http://www.mcgill.ca/tcpsych/research/cmhru/
Conducts research on depression, anxiety and somatization among Canadian First Nations and Inuit peoples, immigrants and refugees, and in multicultural primary care settings. (See Details)
Victoria Immigrant and Refugee Centre Society  
http://www.vircs.bc.ca/
Works to assist in the settlement and adjustment of immigrants and refugees in Canada. Provides services designed to increase the newcomer's participation in Canadian society by assisting the newcomer to overcome barriers, including such services as such as English as a Second Language, Home Tutoring, Job Coach Program, Settlement Program, etc. (See Details)
PEI Association for Newcomers to Canada  
http://www.peianc.com/
Forms a community-based immigrant support organization that supports newcomers' integration by providing services, in partnership with the community. Provides information, training and resources to social institutions, service-providers, government departments and the mainstream community so they can strengthen their capacity and ability to welcome and address the needs of immigrants; and so they can respond quickly, effectively, appropriately, and in a culturally sensitive manner. Assists in the provision of life skills training for immigrants and in the provision of cross-cultural awareness training for social institutions, service-providers, government departments and the mainstream community. Identifies related research and information needs; sponsors research and analysis into the current situation in Prince Edward Island for immigrants. Develops cross-cultural sensitivity, educational and awareness resources for use by social institutions, service-providers, government departments, immigrants and the mainstream community, to increase understanding of the issues affecting immigrants. (See Details)