Private Sponsorship of Refugees

Refugee Sponsorship Information Session

Do you have any questions regarding the Blended Visa Office Referred (BVIR) program?

Th Refugee Sponsorship Training Program (RSTP) is organizing an information session.

Participants will have the answers to the following questions:

  • What is private sponsorship?

  • What are the responsibilities of sponsors?

  • What is the BVOR program? 

Sponsoring Refugees As A Group Of Five


Maybe you still have questions in regards to sponsoring a refugee as a Group Of Five.

The Refugee Sponsorship Training Program (RSTP) is organizing an information session to walk you through the different steps. 

The following topics will be covered:

  • Who is eligible to sponsor?

  • What are the requirements to be sponsored?

  • Sponsors’ financial and non-financial responsiblities

Supporting The Sponsored Refugee’s Settlement And Integration

Helping the refugee you sponsored settle in Canada requires a lot of preparation. 

To help you get ready for the arrival of the refugee, the Refugee Sponsorship Training Program (RSTP) is organizing a webinar.

The following topics will be covered: 

  • A recap of the Sponsors’ settle and financial responsibilities

  • A review of the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) on post-arrival financial support

The PSR Program: Adding Dependents Post-Submission and Updating Applications

There are always unforeseen events that happen in life. 

Did you have any change in circumstances since you submitted your application for private sponsorship of refugees?

If this is the case, the Refugee Sponsorship Training Program (RSTP) is organizing a webinar to help you notify Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) about any update in your application. 

Participants will be able to know: 

PSR: Tips On How To Prepare A Successful Application

Submitting an application for refugee sponsorship can be quite stressful.

To maximize your prospects of a successful application, the Refugee Sponsorship Training Program is organizing a webinar. 

Participants will be able to: 

  • Get an overview of the application process

  • Know recent updates and changes made to processing 

  • Know who can be included in an application

Pre-arrival Preparation For Private Sponsors

To make sure that your refugee sponsorship experience starts on a good note, the Office for Refugees Archdiocese of Toronto (ORAT) is organizing an information session.

This session is for private sponsors who received a Notice of Arrival Transmission.

This will be an opportunity for them to receive the last preparatory information prior to the arrival of the refugee they sponsored. 

Date: Wednesday, 31st of July, 2019 

Pre-arrival Preparation For Private Sponsors

To make sure that your refugee sponsorship experience starts on a good note, the Office for Refugees Archdiocese of Toronto (ORAT) is organizing an information session.

This session is for private sponsors who received a Notice of Arrival Transmission.

This will be an opportunity for them to receive the last preparatory information prior to the arrival of the refugee they sponsored. 

Date: Wednesday, 31st of July, 2019 

Pre-arrival Session For Private Sponsors

Once the refugee you sponsored arrives in canada, there are certain responsibilities that you need to comply with.

To prepare you for what lays ahead, the Office For refugees Archdiocese of Toronto (ORAT) is organizing an information session. 

This session is for private sponsors who received the Notice of Arrival Transmission (NAT).

Date: Wednesday, 31st of July, 2018

Time: 10:30 AM to 11:45 AM

PSR: Getting Ready For Month 13

Month 13 is a milestone in the private sponsorship of refugees.

After all, it entails that the sponsored refugee will no longer rely on his private sponsor for financial support.

To help private sponsors get ready for what looms ahead, the Refugee Sponsorship Training Program (RSTP) is organizing a webinar.

The following topics will be covered:

  • When should sponsors prepare for Month 13

  • The Month 13 checklist and needs assessment

PSR: Assisting In Settlement And Integration

When sponsoring refugees, private sponsors do not only commit to providing financial support, they also have a duty to help the  refugee settle and integrate.

To help private sponsors brace themselves for what lays ahead once the refugee sets foot in Canada, the Refugee Sponsorship Training Program (RSTP) is organizing a webinar.

The following themes will be addressed:

  • A recap of sponsors’ settlement and financial responsibilities under the private sponsorship program