Moving Ahead Program (MAP)

The Moving Ahead (MAP) helps immigrant individuals and families with multiple needs and significant integration barriers.


  • To help clients gain the capacity to cope with issues and barriers and to acquire sufficient skills to participate in regular Settlement or community services and programs
  • To provide a coordinated support system across service sectors in communities with a large number of Vulnerable Immigrant Populations


  • 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

Are You Eligible?

This program is for high needs and high risk immigrant youth, adults and families. It is based on:

  • Immigration Status, AND
  • The complexity, multiplicity and severity of the barriers faced by potential participants, AND
  • Must be a Permanent Resident of Canada, OR
  • A Protected Person as defined by Section 95 of the Immigrant and Refugee Protection Act, OR
  • Individuals who have been selected by Canada to become Permanent Resident and have received a letter from Citizenship & Immigration Canada stating so

This program is NOT open to Refugee Claimants until their claim is accepted.

Please email Donna Lo or call 778.809.4411 for MAP adult services and email Coby Piazza or call 604.859.7544 ext. 227 for MAP youth services.

View the brochure.