Private sponsors and settlement workers share the same goal : to support the successful settlement of sponsored refugees to Canada.
Preparing a settlement plan is one of the most important responsibilities of private sponsors. The settlement plan is the framework of all the steps that need to be taken to help and support the sponsored refugees settle in Canada . It covers the duration of the sponsorship, usually the first 12 months after the newcomers arrive in Canada.
This webinar delivered by Refugee Sponsorship Training Program (RSTP) for new and experienced sponsors will provide an in-depth look at the financial and settlement responsibilities of sponsors under the Private Sponsorship of Refugees (PSR) program, including: how long sponsors are expected to provide financial support to refugees sponsored under the PSR program; the minimum amount of financial support that sponsors are expected to provide to refugees on arrival and the relationship between the Sponsorship Cost Table and the Resettlement Assistance Program (RAP) rates; how to use the Minim