Refugee Sponsorship Training Program

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  • L’histoire de Solien, du Congo

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  • The Private Sponsorship of Refugees program: an overview.

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  • A new twist on refugee sponsorship

    Natasha Carew and Sean Ritchie invited their wedding guests to join them on a unique journey — sponsoring a refugee family to Canada. Please click here to view the video.

  • The Refugee Sponsorship Training Program

    Learn how the Refugee Sponsorship Training Program (RSTP) can help you sponsor refugees to Canada. Please click here to view the video.

  • Sponsorship and Settlement of Privately Sponsored Refugees in Ontario

    Learn about the sponsorship and settlement of privately sponsored refugees in Ontario. Please click here to view the video.

  • Power Imbalance

    (2017) In this video, sponsors will learn about: how to minimize power imbalance within the sponsor-refugee relationship.

  • Sponsorship Ethics

    (2017) In this video, sponsors will learn about: ethical practices to consider in refugee sponsorship.

  • Managing Expectations

      (2017) In this video, sponsors will learn about how expectations can be managed to avoid potential conflict and facilitate a successful sponsorship.

  • Sponsoring Refugees Through a Group of Five

    Are you a member of a Group of Five but not sure what forms are needed? Wondering what happens to a refugee sponsorship application after you submit in Canada? This web-based training session offered more information about the necessary forms, the in-Canada processing of G5 applications, common reasons for returns/rejections, refugee status recognition proof and […]

  • Completing the IMM0008 Forms

    Step-by-step, this video reviews important items contained in the forms that comprise the permanent residence application package for refugees abroad.

  • Refugees, Mental Health and Sponsorship

    Through interviews with mental health service providers and a member of a sponsoring group, this video presents some of the challenges of sponsoring refugees who experience mental health issues and helpful tips for supporting such refugees.

  • Why Sponsor Refugees?

    This video is recommended for viewing with groups that are new to the Private Sponsorship of Refugees (PSR) program. It features reflections by seasoned Canadian sponsors.

  • Refugee Sponsorship and Expectations: Sponsor and Refugee Perspectives

    Sponsors’ and former refugees’ voices are featured in this video about the initial experience, discoveries, challenges and opportunities that are part of the refugee sponsorship experience.

  • Settlement Experiences of Iraqi Refugees

    Four families who came to Canada as privately sponsored refugees share their experiences, discoveries and hopes for their future in Canada.

  • Settlement of Refugees with the Support of Brottier House

    This video documents one of the settlement practices in the Canadian sponsorship community and shares insights about refugee sponsorship through conversations with the Director of Brottier House and a former resident.