Finding Work

Eligibility criteria

  • For Employers looking to hire
  • For Individuals (16+ years old), who are living in Surrey and need help finding a job

Can you access it directly?

Yes

Eligibility criteria

For those living with mental illness 19+ living in Surrey and White Rock who are looking to improve pre-employment skills and increase self-confidence in the pursuit of greater independence.

Can you access it directly?

No

Other referral options

You must be referred through the Surrey or White Rock Mental Health and Substance Use Centre.

Eligibility criteria

For those living with mental illness (19+ years old), who are looking for a safe, supportive environment to socialize, participate in recreational activities, learn employment skills, and increase community involvement. Must be a Surrey or White Rock resident.

Can you access it directly?

No

Other referral options

Referrals can be through the Surrey or White Rock Mental Health and Substance Use Centre or directly through general practitioners or psychiatrists.

Eligibility criteria

For temporary residents (temporary foreign workers and international students), refugees, immigrants, naturalized citizens, refugee claimants 16+ living in Surrey and Delta who need help finding a job.

Can you access it directly?

Yes

Other referral options

Including but not limited to other community or health professionals, other agencies.

Eligibility criteria

For refugees and immigrants 19+ and their children living in Surrey and Delta who have multiple needs (health, housing, financial, etc.) and significant integration barriers (language, education, lifeskills, etc.).

Client Eligibility

The program serves high-needs/risk immigrant youth, adults and families. Program eligibility is based on both:

a) immigration status, and
b) the complexity, multiplicity and severity of the barriers faced by potential clients

Immigration Status

The program is open to:

a) Permanent Residents of Canada
b) Protected Persons as defined in Section 95 of the Immigrant and Refugee Protection Act
c) Individuals who have been selected by Canada to become a Permanent Resident and have received a letter from Citizenship and Immigration Canada informing him/her of initial approval and pending admissibility assessment (medical, security and criminal verifications)

This program will not be open to Refugee claimants until their claim is accepted.

Can you access it directly?

Yes

Other referral options

Anyone can refer, but screening is required prior to admission.