Local Organizations for Newcomers

Updated by Newcomers Altruism Society
Canadians are known for their generosity and compassion towards others. There are many organizations around Metro Vancouver designed to help newcomers and refugee families transition into the communities. If you know of a local organization that could benefit newcomers in the Metro Vancouver area, let us know on the Contact Us page.
Canadian Iranian Foundation
The Canadian Iranian Foundation is a charitable organization with the aim of facilitating the social and cultural integration of newly arrived immigrants in Canada.

Tricity Iranian Cultural Society (TCICS)
The need of an organization that is working toward keeping Iranian culture, art and literature was the reason behind the formation of Tricity Iranian Cultural Society.

Empowering newcomers to fully participate in Canadian Society since 1976 by providing services for immigrants and refugees.

Immigrant Services Society of B.C
If you're a newcomer to Canada, we can help. ISSofBC provides free immigrant services including settlement support, employment programs, English classes, and more.

SHARE Family & Community Services
SHARE Family and Community Services exists to Connect, Engage, and Strengthen Individuals and Families.Our programs and services focus on uprooting poverty, improving social well-being and building an inclusive community.. 

Pacific Immigrant Resources Society (PIRS)
PIRS is a non-profit community based organization that provides immigrant services for women and their young children in Vancouver.

We are driven by our vision of a world of multicultural harmony and we are guided by our mission to build bridges, harvest diversity and foster integration through service and industry.