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​​​​​​​​​​​Information for Community Agencies Supporting Refugees​

The following resources are available for community agencies and partners assisting with refugee resettlement in Halton region.

 

Refugee Sponsorship Support Program

The Refugee Sponsorship Support Program is a national program established to assist individuals and groups seeking to privately sponsor refugees. To learn more about the supports provided through this program, click here.

 

Welcome Refugees

Supporting refugees is an essential part of ensuring that Halton is a welcoming community. Click here to learn about how your organization can help to welcome refugees.

 

The resources below provide information on current and past efforts to support refugees, and what you can do to help:

 

Refugee Myths and Facts

There are often misconceptions surrounding the refugee resettlement process and the supports provided to refugees upon arrival. Refer to the resources below for accurate and helpful information about the refugee resettlement journey and how Canada supports refugees.

 

Interim Federal Health Program (IFHP)

The IFHP provides limited, temporary healthcare coverage to specific groups in Canada, including refugees. For more information, click here.

 

How to Volunteer or Request Volunteers

If you are looking to volunteer in Halton, or you are an organization looking for volunteers, visit Volunteer Halton to view current opportunities.

 

Book Interpreters

Trained interpreters can be booked through HMC Connections or Achēv.

 

Education and Training

The Ministry of Colleges and Universities offers training and employment programs/services to help refugees settle in Ontario.

Welcome to Ontario (English)

Welcome to Ontario (Arabic)


Refugee Myth and Fact Sheets

Syrian Refu​gee Fact Sheet
Refugee Myth Sheet

 

Interim Federal Health Program

The Interim Federal Health Program (IFHP) provides limited, temporary healthcare coverage to specific groups in Canada, including refugees. For more information, click here.

 

How to Volunteer or Request Volunteers

If you are looking to volunteer in Halton, or you are an organization looking for volunteers, visit Volunteer Halton to view current opportunities.  


Book Interpreters

Trained interpreters can be booked through HMC Connections or Achēv.

 

Education and Training

The Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities offers training and employment programs/services to help refugees settle in Ontario.

Welcome​​​ to Ontario​​​ - (ENG)
Welcome to​ Ontario - (Arabic)