groups of five

Sponsoring Refugees As A Group Of Five


Maybe you still have questions in regards to sponsoring a refugee as a Group Of Five.

The Refugee Sponsorship Training Program (RSTP) is organizing an information session to walk you through the different steps. 

The following topics will be covered:

  • Who is eligible to sponsor?

  • What are the requirements to be sponsored?

  • Sponsors’ financial and non-financial responsiblities

How to submit A Sponsorship Application To ROC-O


Submitting an application for the sponsorship of refugees can be quite stressful and complex.

To put all the odds on your side, the Refugee Sponsorship Training Program (RSTP) is organizing a webinar.

Targeted toward Groups of Five, Community Sponsors, and sponsorship Agreement Holders (SAHs), the webinar will walk you through the various steps to submit an application to    Resettlement Operations Centre in Ottawa (ROC-O).

Date: Wednesday, 12th December, 2018

Private Sponsorship Explained in Tigrinya And English

Pioneering Canadian Refugee resettlement program, private sponsorship can still be a bit confusing for people considering it.

To simplify things, the Refugee Sponsorship Training Program (RSTP) is organizing an information session.

This will be your opportunity to shoot questions and also benefit from the free legal clinic, an initiative of the Refugee Sponsorship Support Program.

Participants will also have the opportunity to know more about Groups Of Five and Community.

Private Sponsorship Simplified in Amharic and English


Maybe private sponsorship of refugees is  still fuzzy.

To simplify things, the Refugee Sponsorship Training Program (RSTP) is organizing an information session.

This session will be delivered simultaneously in Amharic and English.

This will be an opportunity for people interested in private sponsorship to learn more about the Private Sponsorship of Refugee Program, Groups Of Five, and Community Sponsors.

Moreover, participants will also be walked through the process and which form to fill.  

Webinar: Calculation matters! Are you calculating your G5 sponsorship costs right?

This RSTP webinar is being offered as some Group of Five sponsorship applications have been returned/rejected by IRCC due to discrepancies in cost calculations on the application forms and this webinar aims to illustrate how to budget for G5 sponsorship and where to reflect numbers on the said forms. The webinar will also tackle the new guidelines and the updated Sponsorship Undertaking and Settlement Plan form.

Date: June 1, 2018
Time: 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM EDT