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

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PICS Mini Job Fair Attracts Over 100 Job Seekers

PICS Settlement Program organized a highly successful mini job fair at the Head Office on June 16, 2015. More than a 100 job seekers had an opportunity to meet with employers such as Safeway, Able Employment Agency, Office Team, Nannies on Call and Casino Gateway.
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CRA Thanks PICS for Volunteer Tax Clinic

Canada Revenue Agency has thanked PICS for organizing and hosting the tax preparation clinic for 2015 Community Volunteer Tax Program (CVITP).
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World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is June 15

June 15 is recognized by United Nations as World Elder Abuse Awareness Day and a number of activities by governments all over the world will be planned to bring awareness about this important issue. The Federal Government too has taken a number of steps through various programs and measures to tackle elder abuse.
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Whose voices are we missing?

The Delta Local Immigration Partnership Program held its Forum on May 28, 2015. More than 50 delegates attended the forum. A large number of service providers and community members also participated in the event. The panelists presented the guests with much needed information regarding the needs of new immigrants in Delta.

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