National and Provincial Resources

Government of Canada

#WelcomeRefugees and key figures provides information on the progress of settling Syrian refugees. Information includes milestones and key figures and a map of destination communities and service provider organizations across Canada.

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) is accepting funding proposals through an online portal for the Supporting Syrian Refugees: Open Intake Process for new Resettlement Assistance Program (RAP) Centres. This funding is open to currently funded Settlement Service Provider Organizations. Proposals will be accepted until the need for RAP Centres has been met.

Three new communities to resettle government-assisted refugees (CNW, February 24, 2016)

Province of Ontario

Syrian refugees: how you can help provides information about settlement efforts in Ontario, including Provincial investments to provide support to Syrian refugees and opportunities for community members to engage in this work.

Provincial Resources to Support Successful Resettlement of Syrian Refugees

Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM)

The FCM Task Force on Refugee Resettlement webpage highlights how municipal leaders across Canada are responding to the humanitarian crisis facing Syria, in addition to examples of community initiatives in Canada to guide resettlement efforts.

Welcome Ontario: Syrian Information Assistance Information

The Welcome Ontario - Syrian Refugee Assistance Information brings together information for members of the public assisting Syrian refugees. The website includes Syrian refugee-specific information and referrals about legal, housing, health care.

Refugee Sponsorship Training Program

The Refugee Sponsorship Training Program (RSTP) is a program designed to support the Sponsorship Agreement Holders (SAHs) of Canada, their Constituent Groups, Groups of Five, and Community Sponsors on a national level.  The website includes information for refugees, such as what they can expect from the Canadian refugee sponsorship process, in addition to responsibilities and training for sponsors.

Information Resources