A community-based partnership  that collaborates across sectors

to influence systemic change and results for the impactful integration

and well-being of immigrants, refugees, and those new to Canada.

Upcoming Events

Metropolis Conference

March 16-18, 2023

VLIP and Little Mountain Neighbourhood House will be at Metropolis Conference in Ottawa this March 16 - 18, 2023.

VLIP Co-Managers Koyali and Farah, and Diane from LMNH will present during this event.

Check out Koyali's presentation on Sat. Mar. 18 from 11-12:15PM.

There will be a panel discussion around
Reducing the Gaps Between Opportunity and Responsibility Along the Study-Work-Stay Pathway: Ensuring Success for Urban and Rural International Students in BC


Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination - Panel Discussion

March 20, 2023
9AM - 3PM

In partnership with LIPs across the lower mainland, we are coming together to hold a panel discussion on Monday, March 20, from 9AM -3PM at the Ismaili Centre, in Vancouver.

Hear from panelists Elder Colleen Pierre from Katzie Nation, Jennifer Reddy School Trustee, and Samir Traore SFU VP Equity, Diversity & Inclusion presenting on Racism Through and indigenous, local, provincial and educational lens – Approaching systemic barriers through a variety of contexts.

Vancouver Local Immigration Partnership

The Vancouver Local Immigration Partnership (VLIP) brings individuals and organizations together in a Partnership that strives to develop and implement processes and policies to make Vancouver a more welcoming and equitable place for both newcomers and residents.

Elder Lorelai Hawkins begins the VLIP 2022 Holiday Party with a blessing.  

Membership Applications Open!

Passionate about supporting newcomers in Vancouver?

We're looking for you.

The Vancouver Local Immigration Partnership (VLIP) is group of like-minded organizations and individuals, from diverse experiences and a variety of sectors, that come together to:

  • Collaborate, innovate, and implement strategies aimed at improving access to resources and services.
  • Help newcomers to thrive in Vancouver.

Territorial Land Acknowledgement with Gratitude:

In the spirit of Truth & Reconciliation, the Vancouver Local Immigration Partnership recognizes that our collective work is carried out on the traditional, ancestral, unceded and occupied territories of the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations.

Vancouver Local Immigration Partnership values and respects the history and legacy of Coast Salish peoples’ knowledge through ongoing contributions towards building our futures together.