Moving Ahead: FreeRunning Program

Newcomer Youth Programs

Are you a youth (age 16 – 28) struggling to adapt to Canada? Moving Ahead FreeRunning newcomer youth programs will help you get the skills you need to succeed.

This program helps vulnerable immigrant and refugee youth who struggle to adjust to life in Canada. Support is available to find a job, socialize, and gain life and leadership skills.

Services are available in Amharic, Dari, Farsi, Pashto, Tigrigna, Arabic, Turkish, French and English.

Eligibility

This newcomer youth program is for youth who struggle with:

  • finding a job
  • adjusting to Canadian culture
  • leadership, social, or basic computer skills

  • low level of education or none
  • want to learn about Canadian social norms

  • skills or career training
  • feelings of isolation or lack of social support

Program Description

Youth in the program receive a Case Manager to provide customized one-to-one support. They can provide home visits, come with you to appointments, offer workshops, and connect you with other services and programs.

They will also help you:

  • create plans, processes, and keep track of your settlement
  • get information about settlement
  • join social and recreational events and friendship circles
  • explore job and career options
  • learn life and leadership skills

Joining FreeRunning

All registrants will do an assessment before joining the program. Ineligible youths will be referred to other programs.

If you are referring yourself, a friend or a family member please complete the Self Registration Form.

If you are referring a client or patient, please complete the Agency Registration Form.

If you are over 28 years old and need settlement support, contact our Moving Ahead program for adults.

Available at these locations

Burnaby

Suite 310, 7155 Kingsway
Burnaby, BC

Testimonials

I would like thank you MOSAIC Moving Ahead and my case manager. I have more confidence in myself and I made a number of friends. I am ready to work hard for my future in this new country.

Partners

This program is funded and accredited through CARF Canada and Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada

To join, send the referral form to:

movingahead@mosaicbc.org
604-636-4712

Upcoming Events

Related Resources

Self-Referral Form

Agency Referral Form

Program Brochure

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