The clients of the MHHS-NRC are primarily newcomers in Canada, regardless of ethnicity. They come from different sectors and industries. Although the society’s primary focus is rooted in supporting new immigrants, the programs of the MHHS-NRC does not exclude those who have recently moved to the Metro Vancouver area. The MHHS-NRC also provides support to Temporary Foreign Workers and Live-in Caregivers who wish to sponsor or bring their families to join them in Canada.
Why should I go to MHHS-NRC?
The MHHS-NRC and its dynamic team of settlement officers can provide you with much needed information regarding your settlement in Canada. The following information are made available to you:
Housing and your rights and obligations as a tenant
How to file your information with various government agencies
The benefits you can enjoy from the government
An understanding of the Canadian job market
Canadian tax system
An understanding of the process of sponsoring loved-ones for migration to Canada
Settlement and Integration Program-assists newcomers to adapt, settle and integrate into Canadian society
Seniors Program- addresses issues facing seniors (eg. isolation, depression, lack of stimulation) and their families; helps provide access to government and community services
Youth Program- Youth-related workshops, camps and conferences and recreational, leadership, and educational activities such as tutorials, field trips, sports, music, arts and dance
MHHS NEWCOMER RESOURCE CENTRE 4802 Fraser Street Vancouver BC V5V 4H4 Tel 604.879.3277
Fax 604.879.3327 Open Monday to Saturday from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm, lunch break from 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
WORLD OF THE FILIPINO IN NORTH AMERICA Bayanihan is the Filipino word for neighbourly cooperation. In this picture, neighbours help move one family's house to a safer place. Bayanihan is one of the founding principles behind Multicultural Helping House Society
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