Are sponsored refugees eligible for Settlement Services?
In general, yes. Privately sponsored refugees arrived in Canada as permanent residents and therefore can access government-funded settlement services.
Some specific programs may have eligibility requirements.
Settlement services can include:
- information and orientation services
- help finding and keeping a job
- language training
- support to build connections in communities
To learn more about settlement services, you can read "How can I find settlement services?".
Settlement Role Sponsored Refugee Settlement Service Provider Private Sponsor
Sponsorship Stage Plan & Prepare Month 2-12 Month 13+ Month 1