refugee sponsorship

World Refugee Day Brunch

To mark the World Refugee Day, AURA is organizing a World Refugee Day Brunch.

The objective is to commemorate the strength and courage of refugees around the world.

This will be an opportunity for participants to meet refugee sponsors, listen to live music, and have brunch.

Dr. Brian Goldman (CBC’s White Coat, Black Art) will be the key speaker of the night.

He will share his insights on the fundamental pillar of refugee sponsorship: empathy.

PSR: Adding Dependents After Submission

How do you keep Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) in the loop if there is any change in circumstances (change in family composition, change of contact details, mailing, or residential address etc…)?

The Refugee Sponsorship Training Program (RSTP) will explain to you through a webinar what you need to do in the event that this was to happen to the refugee you are sponsoring.

Participants will know get to know the following things:

  • Who to contact and when

Wellness Fair For Private Sponsors

Helping refugees resettle in Canada can be stressful.

To help private sponsors take care of their wellness, the Refugee Sponsorship Training Program (RSTP) is organizing a wellness fair.

Participants will be to connect with health practitioners and wellness professionals.

They will provide information and and answers to your answers.

They will also help participants connect make connections in the following areas:

  • Yoga

Family Reunification through Private sponsorship Workshop

Reuniting refugees who are in Canada with their family members who are abroad can be a long and tedious process.

How do you make sure that this process is done correctly to avoid delays?

The Refugee Sponsorship Training Program (RSTP) will try to answer this question through a workshop.

The following topics will be covered:

Pre-Arrival Session

Refugee Sponsorship entails a number of responsibilities.

Namely: moral, financial, and legal responsibilities toward the sponsored refugee.

To ensure the positive outcome of sponsorship, the Office for Refugees, Archdiocese of Toronto (ORAT) is organizing a Pre-Arrival session for private sponsors who already received a Notice of Arrival Transmission (NAT).  

Sponsors will receive last preparatory information to be prepared for the arrival and pick up at the airport.

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

Did you already submit an application for sponsorship and need to update some information? Rest assured!

The Refugee Sponsorship Training Program (RSTP) is organizing a webinar focused on how to update information that you have already submitted to Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC).

The following topics will be covered:

Webinar: Communicating with IRCC about your PSR application

This RSTP webinar will provide information about:

  • Whom to contact at Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada ( IRCC) to provide an update on your Private Sponsorship of Refugees (PSR) application
  • Where to get information about your PSR application on the IRCC website

Date: June 15, 2018
Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT

To register please click here