The Canadian Centre for Victims of Armed Conflicts (CCVAC) is a Canadian nonprofit organization founded in 2020, by a group of human rights advocates, community workers, relief intervenors and former refugees, to improve the social conditions of the communities and families affected by armed conflicts.
The organization offers a wide variety of services to the refugee and newcomer community, such as:
The Canadian Centre for Victims of Armed Conflicts’ main goals are:
Promoting the culture of peace within the refugee communities and hosting communities.
Empowering refugee women and engage in activities that improve their social, economic, and educational status.
Developing capacities for refugee youth to help them advance in educational and professional levels.
Reducing barriers to social and economical integration in hosting communities and promoting civic engagement.
The Canadian Centre for Victims of Armed Conflicts has a multi-disciplinary approach, that takes into consideration the different social, economic, cultural needs of refugees and works towards identifying and removing barriers to access services.
The work of our organization focuses on building resilience, developing capacities and empowering refugees, to help them integrate in Canada and assist them with achieving their educational, economic, and professional goals in their new country.
The mission of the Canadian Centre for Victims of Armed Conflicts is to provide supporting services, programs and initiatives that help the victims of armed conflicts, who arrived to Canada from different war zones in the world, and engage in activities that improve their social, economic, and educational status.