refugee sponsorship

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:

Pre-Arrival Session

Refugee Sponsorship entails a number of responsibilities.

Namely: moral, financial, and legal responsibilities toward the sponsored refugee.

To ensure the positive outcome of sponsorship, the Office for Refugees, Archdiocese of Toronto (ORAT) is organizing a Pre-Arrival session for private sponsors who already received a Notice of Arrival Transmission (NAT).  

Sponsors will receive last preparatory information to be prepared for the arrival and pick up at the airport.

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

Did you already submit an application for sponsorship and need to update some information? Rest assured!

The Refugee Sponsorship Training Program (RSTP) is organizing a webinar focused on how to update information that you have already submitted to Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC).

The following topics will be covered:

Webinar: Communicating with IRCC about your PSR application

This RSTP webinar will provide information about:

  • Whom to contact at Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada ( IRCC) to provide an update on your Private Sponsorship of Refugees (PSR) application
  • Where to get information about your PSR application on the IRCC website

Date: June 15, 2018
Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT

To register please click here

Workshop: How to Prepare and Submit an Application as a Group of Five or a Community Sponsor

The Refugee Sponsorship Training Program (RSTP) and Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) are hosting a workshop in Toronto for individuals interested in submitting PSR applications as a Group of Five or a Community Sponsor.
Attendees will learn about:

• How to complete the new application forms released on May 1, 2018;
• The new requirements for Groups of Five and Community Sponsors that came into effect on May 1, 2018; and,
• How IRCC processes PSR applications submitted by Groups of Five and Community Sponsors.

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