Program Updates

RRT Program Updates & Community Information

Childcare Resources


The Refugee Response Team TOK (Thompson-Okanagan and Kootenays) has compiled a list of childcare resources in the Thompson, Okanagan, and Kootenay regions. These include summer camps, day care, after-school care, and preschool services. The information is listed alphabetically by provider name. Ages for eligibility are listed in the second-last column on the right.

For more information, email ac.rcknull@trr.

BCSIS Program Bulletin

BC Settlement & Integration Services

April 2022 program update to settlement services in British Columbia for displaced Ukrainians.

For more information, email ac.rcknull@trr.

United for Ukraine

United Way British Columbia

An information poster about how you can help displaced Ukrainians in your community. Provide temporary housing, make a donation, or volunteer with United Way!

For more information, visit

Ukrainian Christmas Resources

Ukrainian Canadian Congress

Information for Canadians and Ukrainians outlining Christmas traditions and customs.

EVO Car Share Donation

EVO Car Share

On behalf of the team at Evo Car Share, welcome to BC. We know that getting around in a new place isn’t always easy, so we’re sharing free Evo Membership and 100 minutes of drive time to help.

Perogy Power!

Shelter for Ukrainians Society – Kamloops

Fundraising through the sale of handmade perogies continues. A group of dedicated volunteers in Kamloops meet regularly at Auntie Barb’s Bakery to make perogies, using ingredients donated by local organizations and individuals. Perogies are available for sale at Auntie Barb’s Bakery at 600 Industrial Rd #1, or if you’re lucky, at Rotary Park on Sunday evenings, after the Refection and Support for Ukraine.

Contact gro.snainiarkurofretlehsnull@nimda for more information.

Virtual Health Fair


The presentation will provide healthcare resources and information on what to expect when accessing health care in our communities. The health fair will cover health services including accessing primary care, finding a family doctor, the Interim Federal Health program and the Medical Services Plan (MSP), Public Health, Urgent Care and Emergency Services, Provincial Language Services, Home Health, substance use, and mental health. 

We welcome you to watch to learn more about the resources, facilities, and health services available to newcomers.

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