refugee sponsorship

Refugee Highway Partnership Roundtable 2019

The Refugee Highway Partnership is a network of Christians, churches, and organizations that help resettle refugees in Canada. 

The roundtable is a platform for them to talk about how they can help one another and inspire each other to better help refugees.

Participants will have the opportunity to have a professional development training and trauma counselling. 

Date: Wednesday, 23rd of October, 2019 

Time: 2:30 p.m 

The PSR Program: Adding Dependents Post-Submission and Updating Applications

There are always unforeseen events that happen in life. 

Did you have any change in circumstances since you submitted your application for private sponsorship of refugees?

If this is the case, the Refugee Sponsorship Training Program (RSTP) is organizing a webinar to help you notify Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) about any update in your application. 

Participants will be able to know: 

PSR: Tips On How To Prepare A Successful Application

Submitting an application for refugee sponsorship can be quite stressful.

To maximize your prospects of a successful application, the Refugee Sponsorship Training Program is organizing a webinar. 

Participants will be able to: 

  • Get an overview of the application process

  • Know recent updates and changes made to processing 

  • Know who can be included in an application

Refugee Sponsorship In The Workplace

Workplace-refugee sponsorship happens when employees or the company itself form a group to sponsor refugees to resettle in Canada. 

uOttawa Refugee Hub is partnering with Impact Hub Ottawa to promote this kind of initiative. 

The refugee Hub wants help to recruit sponsors for the 1000 BVOR spaces remaining for refugees to resettle in Canada. 

Date: Thursday, 1st of August, 2019 

Time: 12:00 p.m to 1:00 p.m

World Refugee Day Brunch

To mark the World Refugee Day, AURA is organizing a World Refugee Day Brunch.

The objective is to commemorate the strength and courage of refugees around the world.

This will be an opportunity for participants to meet refugee sponsors, listen to live music, and have brunch.

Dr. Brian Goldman (CBC’s White Coat, Black Art) will be the key speaker of the night.

He will share his insights on the fundamental pillar of refugee sponsorship: empathy.

PSR: Adding Dependents After Submission

How do you keep Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) in the loop if there is any change in circumstances (change in family composition, change of contact details, mailing, or residential address etc…)?

The Refugee Sponsorship Training Program (RSTP) will explain to you through a webinar what you need to do in the event that this was to happen to the refugee you are sponsoring.

Participants will know get to know the following things:

  • Who to contact and when

Wellness Fair For Private Sponsors

Helping refugees resettle in Canada can be stressful.

To help private sponsors take care of their wellness, the Refugee Sponsorship Training Program (RSTP) is organizing a wellness fair.

Participants will be to connect with health practitioners and wellness professionals.

They will provide information and and answers to your answers.

They will also help participants connect make connections in the following areas:

  • Yoga

Family Reunification through Private sponsorship Workshop

Reuniting refugees who are in Canada with their family members who are abroad can be a long and tedious process.

How do you make sure that this process is done correctly to avoid delays?

The Refugee Sponsorship Training Program (RSTP) will try to answer this question through a workshop.

The following topics will be covered: