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Welcome BC Newcomer's Guide

Guide to the Employment Standards Act

MSP (Medical Services Plan) - [Eligibility], [Enrolment]

ICBC (Insurance Corporation of British Columbia) - [Driver Licensing & ID]

SIN (Social Insurance Number) -  [Eligibility], [Enrolment]



Network in Victoria


Community Centre Your Neighbourhood Resource group (Childcare, various activities for family and more!)


Useful Resources


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Develops, manages and administers a wide range of subsidized housing options across the province. 

  • TAPS (Together Against Poverty Society)

Providing free, face-to-face legal advocacy for people with income assistance, disability benefits, employment standards, and tenancy issues.

  • VIHRC (Vancouver Island Human Rights Coalition)

Through advocacy, support, and human rights education, we assist people who have experienced discrimination.

  • FSGV (Family Services of Greater Victoria)

Helps children, youth, and adults manage the challenges of separation, divorce, or transition to a new family structure

An inner-city community centre serving Greater Victoria’s most vulnerable: working poor, impoverished elderly, mentally and physically challenged, addicted and the homeless.

Transitional Housing, Brain Injury, Childcare, Senior, Young Parent outreach, Respite & Respitality

Advocating for and providing emergency shelter, supportive housing, integrated health care and other support services to end homelessness



Upcoming Job Fair and Employment Events


January 23, 2019 


January 24, 2019

February 6, 2019


February 14, 2019


February 15, 2019