Workshop for Settlement Workers and the Private Sponsorship of Refugees Program

The Refugee Sponsorship Training Program invites Settlement Workers and the Private Sponsors of Refugees Program to a Workshop.

This free workshop is intended for Settlement Workers assisting clients that have come to Canada through private sponsorship. The goal is to assist you in supporting your clients by gaining a thorough understanding of how the private sponsorship of refugees program works, what to do if conflict arises between sponsors and newcomers, and the various ways that you can provide support.

Topics including:

  • The different categories of Canadian refugee resettlement
  • Main sponsoring groups and their responsibilities
  • The role of a settlement worker in a private sponsorship
  • What you can do if there is a sponsorship dispute
  • Services available to support you

Date: June 16, 2016
Time: 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m
Location: Friend’s House 60 Lowther Avenue, Toronto

Registration is required.