The ISSofBC Refugee Readiness Hub (RRH) Spotlight Series aims to highlight the work of organizations working for & with Refugee Claimants in British Columbia.
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
In the third video of the RRH Spotlight Series we speak to Azadeh Tamjeedi from the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). Azadeh is based in Vancouver, BC as a representative for UNHCR Canada. Azadeh provides information about the role of the UNHCR in Canada and internationally in working with and advocating for refugees. To learn more, click here to visit the UNHCR Canada website.
Vancouver Association for Survivors of Torture (VAST)
In this second video instalment of the RRH Spotlight Series, learn about Vancouver Association for Survivors of Torture (VAST) and the services and programs they offer to Refugees arriving in British Columbia, Canada. Visit the VAST website to learn more.
Settlement Orientation Services (SOS)
In this first video instalment of the #RRHSpotlightSeries, learn about Settlement Orientation Services (SOS). Settlement Orientation Services (SOS) is a community-based organization that supports refugee claimants in navigating Canada’s refugee determination process. SOS provides first language settlement services for refugee claimants in BC as well as health promotion and case management services for refugee claimants, refugees and recent immigrants living with HIV.