Camping At Albion Hills: by Victor Gomes and Elizabeth Hamulka

Abdi Settlement in the Community News

It wasn’t easy. Taking 40 newcomers and volunteers for 2 nights of camping in the Canadian wilderness. Certainly, it had its challenges; Twenty tents, 40 mattresses, five stoves, propane tanks, groceries, snacks—how would we get everything to the campground? How do you prepare 40 people who have never been camping with all the skills they would need to get started? We …

Training at Work

Tanya Settlement in the Community News

A 25 years old client, knew some English, had lived in a completely different culture and country all his life and had worked as a music teacher back home. He wondered how he would find a job in his new home. He couldn’t work in the music teaching field due to language and certification barriers, so he started looking for …

Integration & Settlement Services

Support for Vulnerable and Refugee Women and Youth The Integration & Settlement Services project aims at the social integration of newcomer and vulnerable youth and women who might face significant barriers due to factors such as low education, language, unemployment, housing, gender issues, culture, high health or mental health needs and/or disability. All these factors can have a significant influence …