Settlement Crisis Support Services Program

Agency: Immigrant Services Society of BC (ISSofBC)

Program Description:

Promoting psychosocial care for the clients by:

  • Delivering mental health and wellbeing orientation information (groups/family/individuals) to newly arrived GARs (Government Assisted Refugees);
  • Providing short-term or transitional para-counselling and crisis support services;
  • Referring clients to specialized and counselling services;
  • Facilitating workshops for clients in crisis;

Language: English & Farsi, interpretation is available

Client Profile / Eligibility Criteria

  • Government Assisted Refugees and Private Sponsored Refugees
  • Priority is given to the clients who have been living in Canada less than 5 years

Registration Information

Call contact person for the intake

Start Dates / Duration


Program Fee: Free

Contact Information

Contact: Mohsen Eslami, Settlement Crisis Support Worker

Phone: (778) 321-3235 or (604) 684-7498 ext. 1644

Fax: (604) 684-5683


Website: Visit


530 Drake street
Vancouver, V6B 2H3