Programs & Services

Moving Forward

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This is a program for immigrant and refugee women who speak English at an intermediate level and are ready to start exploring employment, education or training options. Participants will build an action oriented plan (goal setting) guided by a Participant and Program Support Worker.

The program encourages social interaction in an intercultural environment while practising English speaking skills. Participants learn about Canadian work environment, norms and practices, job search skills and more.

Childcare is available is available for children 18 months to 5 years of age.


Champlain Heights Elementary School
6955 Frontenac St., Vancouver, BC
Monday and Wednesday morning, 9:30 – 11:30 am

Download: Moving Forward Spring 2017

To apply for Moving Forward contact the Manager of Programs at 604.298.5888 or email

To view our program schedules visit our PIRS Program Calendar.