Municipal Resources

City of Hamilton

The Syrian Refugee Resettlement in Hamilton is supported by the efforts of local community groups.  The site has event information and a number of community resources, including the Hamilton Housing Guide.

The Syrian Refugee Information Portal created by Wesley Urban Ministries includes local media coverage, information for professionals, and community partnership opportunities. 

City of London

The City of London Syrian Newcomers site has information about sponsoring an individual or a family, where to donate or volunteer locally, and links to other information and resources. The page will be updated as more information is available.

City of Ottawa

Refugee 613 is Ottawa-based project to help anyone interested in responding to the refugee crisis. The website has information and resources related to refugee settlement, including sponsorship information, ways to donate, and volunteer opportunities.

Roofs for Refugees connects refugees and settlement workers with City of Ottawa residents who have spare accommodation. 

Region of Peel

Help Syrian Refugees highlights the Region of Peel's efforts in the Syrian refugee resettlement. Information includes local, national and international organizations providing support, in addition to links to governmental websites. The page will be updated as more information is available.

City of Peterborough

February 16, 2016
Report to Council on municipal and community support of refugees in Peterborough

City of Toronto

The Refugee Resettlement Program outlines Toronto's refugee support efforts and provides detailed information about housing supports, health care, and employment assistance. The site also includes links to Toronto-specific resources and agencies, such as Lifeline Syria - Working with Sponsors to Welcome Refugees to Toronto and 211 Toronto | Newcomers.

WoodGreen Community Services has launched H.O.M.E (Housing Opportunities & Marketplace Exchange).  The website allows donors - both businesses and individuals - to post available housing, goods and services to help Syrian refugees arriving in Toronto. Background information about H.O.M.E is available here.

Region of Waterloo

The Region of Waterloo has launched Waterloo Region Welcomes Refugees. The webpage provides information related to Syrian settlement, including community partner/agency resources, news and notices, frequently asked questions and a housing registry.

Region of Waterloo - Monthly Rate Comparison:  Ontario Works/Ontario Disability Support Program/Government Assisted Refugees

January 26, 2016
Letter from the Waterloo Region Municipal Resettlement Control Group regarding Syrian Refugee Resettlement to the Honourable John McCallum and the Honourable Michael Chan

City of Windsor

Welcoming Refugees includes frequently asked questions, media coverage, and information regarding donations and how to register housing for a refugee family. The webpage will be updated as more information becomes available.