Government-sponsored refugees receive temporary accommodation and a range of initial settlement services, including orientation, completing applications for essential documents (OHIP, SIN), medical referrals, housing acquisition, life skills support and trauma counselling. Refugee Claimants are provided with temporary accommodation, settlement services and housing assistance.
Art Therapy Program
Directed at the psycho-emotional needs of refugee children and youth and offers traumatized refugee children the opportunity to express themselves through art.
Client Support Services
Government-sponsored refugees receive life skills, assessment, information and referral, mental health support, group orientation, interpretation, advocacy, completion of government documents, and supportive counselling through a case management approach.
Delivered by the Syrian Canadian Foundation, Arabic-speaking newcomers receive English language training delivered in-home, or in community settings.