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Useful Websites— Settlement —1

August 4, 2012

Helpful links

Source: http://www.issbc.org/node/1319#employment

Links by category:
Directories/Community Resources Employment
Volunteer Settlement
Language Training

Directories/Community Resources

BC Libraries BC211 (The Red Book)
Burnaby Community Connections Carnegie Community Centre
DTES Community Resources Greybook
The Vancouver Police Department SHARE Family & Community Services
Richmond Community Services Directory

 

 

Employment

Employment Service Centres
Employment Standards (Factsheets/Complaint Process)
Service Canada Centres in BC (57 offices)
WorkBC – BC Labour Market Programs Inventory
CAREER PLANNING
CAREERinsite Youth Canada
CREDENTIAL ACCREDITATION
BCIT – ICES (International Credential Evaluation Service)
Canadian Information Centre for International Credentials

JOB SEARCH

BCjobs.ca CharityVillage
eluta.ca indeed
Canadian Job Bank Monster.ca
Workopolis
LABOUR MARKET INFORMATION
BC Economy and Labour Market Guide BC work Futures
National Occupational Classification Occupations by Industry (WorkBC)
Working in Canada What’s Key
Skilled Immigrant Infocentre (Guides to Occupations)

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

Applied Science Technologists & Technicians of BC (ASTTBC)
Architectual Institute of British Columbia (AIBC)
Association of BC Forest Professionals
Association of British Columbia Land Surveyors (ABCLS)
Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of BC (APEGBC)
BC Human Resources Management Association (BC HRMA)
College of Registered Nurses of BC (CRNBC)
Planning Institute of British Columbia (PIBC)
SELF EMPLOYMENT
Be your Own Boss Woman’s Enterprise Centre
TRADES
Industry Training Authority Red Seal
UFCW Trade Works Training Society
Skilled Trades Employment Program (STEP)

 

Volunteer

Go Volunteer Youth Canada Volunteer
Volunteer BC Volunteer Canada
Richmond Volunteer Information Services

 

Settlement

CHILDCARE
Ministry of Children and Family Development:
Child Care Subsidy (Forms & Online)
StrongStart BC
Canada Child Care Directory Westcoast Child Care Resources
Child Care Resource and Referral Services (CCRR)
CITIZENSHIP
Canadian Citizenship Practice Test Welcome BC – Newcomers’ Guide
Citizenship and Immigration Canada Office locations

CLOTHING

Dress for Success Salvation Army Thrift Store
Value Village Working Gear
YWCA Thrift Shop

CRISIS LINE

CHIMO Crisis Line Crisis Intervention & Suicide Prevention Centre of BC
Fraser Health Crisis Line Youth in BC
DRIVER’S LICENSING
BC Identification Card (BCID) BC Practice Driving Test
FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE
Ministry of Health:
Medical Service Plan of BC (MSP)
MSP Premium Assitance
BC Employment and Assistance – Welfare (BCEA)
Student Loan (StudentAidBC)
FOOD
Community Kitchens Greater Vancouver Food Bank
New Westminster Food Programs Richmond Food Bank Society

HOUSING

BC Housing
(Aboriginal Housing Initiative, Aboriginal Homeless Outreach Program, Extreme Weather Response Program, Homeless Outreach Program, Independent Living BC, Senior’s Rental Housing, Senior’s Supportive Housing, Women’s Transition Housing & Supports)
Burnaby Safe House Co-operative Housing
Emergency Shelters Helping Spirit Lodge Society

 

Language Training

Camosun College – e-Work: Online English Language Training for the Workplace
Goodwill Community Foundation (GCF) Learn Free
ISSofBC – Janis’ ESL Page: Tips for ESL Learner
LINC Program (Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada)
ELSA Net
UBC Learning Exchange

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