Click on the links to learn more about services for South Asian Families.
The Boys and Girls Club provides Parenting After Separation Courses in Punjabi
The Children’s Foundation holds parenting workshops (Triple P, Right from the Start, COPEing with Toddler Behaviour) in Punjabi, Hindi and Urdu
The Court Information Program for Immigrants eliminates language and cultural barriers and enhances access to the courts and to justice for immigrants and refugees. This is accomplished by providing information and referrals to the public, immigrants and refugees appearing in court as the accused, victims, witnesses, or parties involved in a civil suit. Services are provided in Hindi and Punjabi.
DIVERSEcity Community Resources Society provides settlement and counselling in Punjabi, Hindu and Urdu. Counselling programs include: Alcohol and Drug, Stopping the Violence, Children Who Witness Abuse, Child and Youth Mental Health, and Family Counselling.
(in English and Punjabi) for South Asian Men’s and Women’s Drop-in Groups
Option Community Services Society provides settlement and parenting programs in Punjabi.
Child Care Options is a child care resource and referral program providing child care information, services, and support to families and child care providers in the communities of Delta, Surrey, and White Rock. Services provided in Hindi, Punjabi and Urdu. The website also translates into both
Hindu and Urdu.
Progressive Intercultural Community Services provides settlement services in Punjabi, Hindi and Urdu. PICS also runs a second-stage transition home for immigrant women and a South Asian Seniors Living Residence.
See attached pamphlet for PICS Seniors Housing (in Punjabi and English)
Purpose Society in New Westminster provides occasional parenting group programs for South Asian women in Punjabi. For more information contact Ramina at firstname.lastname@example.org
SOURCES Community Resource Centre provides addictions counselling to South Asian communities and legal support services to South Asian women fleeing abuse.
Surrey Women’s Centre provides services, including services in Punjabi, Hindi and Urdu, to women who have experienced abuse.
Surrey- Delta Indo Canadian Seniors Centre 604-591-1795. 200- 7050 -120 Street, Surrey, BC Fax: 604-591-1795. Offers recreation programs and services for seniors in English, Hindi, Punjabi and Urdu. The Indo-Canadian Women and Men Seniors’ groups meet at the centre on a regular basis for recreational and educational activities.
Abbotsford Addiction Centre has an Addictions Counsellor who speaks Punjabi, Hindi and Urdu.
VictimLINK Toll Free: 1-800-563-0808. Victimlink is a province-wide help-line for victims of family and sexual violence, and all other crimes. Victim service workers provide crisis support and referrals to a network of community, social, health, justice and government resources, including victim services, transition houses, and counselling services. This help- line provides service in 130 languages and dialects