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Refugee Services

Resettlement services

Ontario funds a network of agencies that provide resettlement services to government-assisted and privately sponsored refugees. Agencies coordinate community services such as access to first language settlement services, specialized supports for women and youth, trauma counselling, mental health services, housing assistance and pre-employment supports. Agencies are located in six Ontario communities:

Greater Toronto Area






Supports for sponsorship

A network of agencies provides support and assistance to individuals and groups interested in sponsoring refugees. Supports include: training, information and help in completing sponsorship applications; facilitating matches between sponsors and refugees; and volunteer recruitment and fundraising. Agencies funded to work with sponsors include:

Greater Toronto Area

Ottawa and Eastern Region