Welcome To PICS!

Progressive Intercultural Community Services (PICS) Society is a registered non-profit society and has been serving the community since 1987. PICS provides a broad spectrum of programs and services which includes Employment Programs, Settlement Services, Language Services, Social Programs and Housing Services. Our services assist new immigrants, seniors, farm workers, women and youth.

PICS has several offices in Surrey and Vancouver. PICS is constantly looking for ways to increase services and bring them to convenient locations for the benefit of our clients. Currently BC Commissionaires also offers finger printing service and criminal record checks from our Head Office in Surrey.

Our programs and services




“PICS was an awesome place for me to volunteer.”

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“I was given the opportunity to get involved in a variety of tasks and I am fortunate for these wonderful experiences. From one-on-one work with clients to assisting with reports, I was able to gain valuable knowledge around the agency. These experiences have helped me develop professionally and will benefit me in my future career in the social service field. There are not enough words for me to express my gratitude to the employees at PICS Vancouver; they welcomed me into the agency with no hesitation.” – A. Atwal (PICS Vancouver Settlement Office)
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Latest From The Blog

  • PICS Camp

PICS Summer Camp was a super duper success!

Progressive Intercultural Community Services (PICS) Society’s three week camp for elementary school students turned out to be an educational, enriching and super fun experience for the 24 children who participated in the camp.
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Summer Student BBQ at PICS Head Office

PICS summer students would like to invite you to the Summer BBQ Bash on Thursday, August 6th. It will be held at the PICS Surrey Head Office parking lot from 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm.
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Punjab Minister visits PICS

Punjab’s minister for Rural Development and Panchayat visited PICS head offices and PICS Seniors Home on July 14, 2015. Mr. Maluka is on an official visit on behalf of the Government of Punjab (India) to closely observe Canada’s agricultural, social services and administrative systems.
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Federal Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women visits PICS

Surrey - Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women Dr. Kellie Leitch visited the head offices of Progressive Intercultural Community Services Society and toured Harmony House, a second stage transition home run by the organization in Surrey this morning.

Help us to raise funds to build the  Multicultural Long Term Care Seniors Home in Surrey.