Moving Ahead ProgramOne-to-one support for newcomers who are facing multiple barriers
Moving Ahead Program (MAP)
Moving Ahead is a collaborative, case-managed service model for the delivery of comprehensive, holistic, and client-centered programming. Our program chiefly utilizes outreach and in-home consultation and support as a foundation for service delivery to the multi-barrier refugees and immigrants in Abbotsford, Mission, Chilliwack, and Aldergrove.
- Intake and in-home assessment
- Case management of individual client files
- Settlement information and counselling
- Practical assistance & supported access to services
- Support groups and workshops
- Life skills, literacy and essential skills development
Who We Help
This program is for high needs and high-risk immigrant adults and families in Abbotsford, Mission, Chilliwack, and Aldergrove. We help:
- Permanent Residents of Canada
- A Protected Person as defined by Section 95 of the Immigrant and Refugee Protection Act
- Individuals who have been selected by Canada to become Permanent Residents and have received a letter from Citizenship & Immigration Canada stating so
This program is NOT open to Refugee Claimants until their claim is accepted.
Eligibility Criteria Includes:
- Meeting IRCC’s eligibility requirements, AND
- Meeting the complexity, multiplicity, and severity of the barriers faced by potential participants
To Access the Moving Ahead Program
- Please call us or come into our office so we can assess your eligibility for support.
- You can refer yourself or you may be referred by a community partner.
- Services are provided for 12 – 18 months at no charge to clients.
8:30am – 4:30pm
Monday – Friday
#300-2975 Gladwin Rd
Abbotsford, BC V2T 5T4
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