Refugee Sponsorship Training Program

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  • Groups of Five & Community Sponsors Review of Requirements and Forms

    Date:Thursday, January 31, 2019
    Time:6:00 PM - 8:00 PM MST
    Where:Calgary Catholic Immigration Society, 1111-11 Ave SW (Room 315), Calgary AB
    Description:In this RSTP information session, participants would learn about the Group of Five and Community Sponsorship application process, and about the required forms. Topics covered would include:  How to sponsor, who can be sponsored;  Review of required forms;  How to calculate Sponsorship Costs based on family size. Please register by clicking on this link: G5 Information Session or contact Anoush Newman at 403. 515-5868 or
  • Overview of Private Sponsorship of Refugees (PSR)

    Date:Wednesday, February 6, 2019
    Time:4:00 pm to 7:00 pm EST
    Where:Catholic Crosscultural Services Mississauga, 3660 Hurontario Street, 7th floor, Mississauga, ON L5B 3C4.
    Description:This monthly RSTP information session provides an overview of Private Sponsorship of Refugees (PSR) in Canada. In this session, the following topics would be covered: Who can be sponsored to come to Canada?; Who can sponsor?; PSR process; PSR obligations and rights of sponsored refugees; and Q & A. Please note that individual cases will not be discussed during the session but you are most welcome to connect to have your application discussed in a one-on-one session afterwards.  For registration, please click here or contact: Inas Hamid (RSTP Ontario Trainer) at: tel: 905.273.4140 ext. 6239 or email:

Pre-registration to attend any of these information sessions and workshops is required. Please contact the RSTP to pre-register for any of these events.

To request a workshop, information session or training for your group or organization, contact the RSTP.