Refugee resettlement

ILL-egal Bodies: Xenophobia, Immigration & HIV

Escaping a country ravaged by violence is already a difficult process. 

Now add having to live with HIV to the equation. 

To help you understand that, Better Than Ted: Talking HIV Research is organizing a conference. 

Participants will get to understand better xenophobia and serophobia (fear of people living with HIV) and how this makes the experience of refugees living with HIV more difficult. 

Date: Wednesday, 19th of February, 2020

Workshop: Preparing the Arrival of Refugees

Now that you have received the Notice of Arrival Transmission (NAT), it is time to prepare for the arrival of the refugee you sponsored. 

To make sure that you have everything set to welcome them, the Office for Refugees Archdiocese of Toronto is organizing a workshop. 

During this workshop, sponsors will be able to get the last preparatory information necessary to be ready for arrival and pick up at the airport.

Date: Tuesday, 18th of February, 2020

PSR: How to Support Settlement and Integration

It can take some time before grasping your responsibilities as a private sponsor towards the refugees that you are sponsoring. 

To help you get there, the Refugee Sponsorship Training Program 9RSTP) is organizing a webinar. 

Attendees will be able to get:

  • A recap of the sponsors’ settlement and financial responsibilities under the PSR program

  • A review of the FAQs on post-arrival financial support

PSR: Getting Ready for Month 13

Month 13 is a turning point in the private sponsorship experience. 

After all, it marks the end of the financial commitment that sponsors had toward the refugees they sponsored. 

However, before getting there, it is important to prepare the refugees for what lays ahead. 

The Refugee Sponsorship Training Program (RSTP) is organizing a webinar to help you prepare. 

The following topics will be covered: