Refugee 613

Redesigning The Future Of Sponsored Refugee Resettlement in Ontario

Do you want to participate in the reshaping of private sponsorship of refugees?

Refugees 613 in collaboration with the Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants (OCASI) is looking for former privately-sponsored refugees, private sponsors, and settlement workers who work with privately-sponsored refugees.

Participants will have a full day of brainstorming focused on designing tools and ideas that can make an impact on private sponsorship.

Refugee Health Workshop For Private Sponsors

Finding health services for refugees can be quite a headache.

The Refugee 613 in partnership with the Ottawa Newcomer Health Centre and the Refugee Sponsorship Training Program is organizing a refugee health workshop.

Private sponsors will get an overview of health benefits that refugees are entitled to during their first year in Canada.

Participants will also have the opportunity to ask experts questions and engage in interactive activities that will help them understand the refugee experience

Refugee Services Information Fair for Private Sponsors


To help you navigate through the services for refugees across the sector, Refugee 613/Réfugié 613 in partnership with Ottawa For Refugees is organizing an information fair.

This fair will provide an opportunity for private sponsors to  meet with service providers from over 25 agencies.

What better way for private sponsors to network with community members, fellow private sponsors, and service providers.

Date: Tuesday, 4th December, 2018

Time: 6:00 p.m to 8:00 p.m