Refugee Sponsorship Training Program

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Past Workshops

  • Introduction to Private Refugee Sponsorship

    Date:Wednesday, April 22, 2015
    Time:10:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Where:MOSAIC Vancouver, 1720 Grant Street, Classroom 1 and 2, 2nd Floor, V5L 2Y7
    Description:This information session is geared towards people who are interested in forming a Group of Five, Settlement Workers or others who assist with Group of Five application forms, and community members who are interested in learning about refugee sponsorship.  
  • Refugee Sponsorship Forms Clinic

    Date:Saturday, February 7, 2015
    Time:10:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Where:Catholic Crosscultural Services: 55 Town Centre Court, Suite 4, Scarborough
    Description:Register for this free workshop on the following refugee sponsorship forms: the Generic Application form, Additional Dependants form, Schedule A, Schedule 2 as well as supporting documents. Feel free to bring completed forms with you for review. To request a Forms Clinic in your area, contact us!
  • Sponsoring Refugees

    Date:Tuesday, November 4, 2014
    Time:5 - 8:30 pm
    Where:Ethno-cultural Council of Calgary, 915 – 33rd Street North East, Calgary, AB
    Description:If you are forming a sponsoring group or would like to learn more about sponsoring refugees, please join us for a free information session about private refugee sponsorship in Calgary on November 4th. This is a free workshop and open to the public. Registration is required (more information on poster).
  • Group of Five Refugee Sponsorship (Winnipeg)

    Date:Saturday, September 27, 2014
    Time:12:00pm - 3:00pm
    Where:Manitoba Interfaith Immigration Council (Welcome Place), 521 Bannatyne Ave., Winnipeg, Manitoba R3A 0E4
    Description:The Refugee Sponsorship Training Program (RSTP) is holding a workshop in Winnipeg on Group of Five refugee sponsorship. Specifically, we will be discussing the common mistakes made in Group of Five applications and providing tips on how to fix them. The topics that we will cover during the workshop include: sponsorship application forms, refugee eligibility, and refugee status recognition documents. This is a free public workshop. Those who are interested in attending should register by Wednesday, September 24th by sending an email to or calling 1-877-290-1701, ext. 404.
  • Sponsoring Syrian Refugees

    Date:Wednesday, August 6, 2014
    Time:6 pm - 8 pm
    Where:RSTP Office, Catholic Crosscultural Services, 55 Town Centre Court, 4th floor (Suite 401), Scarborough, ON
    Description:If you or someone you know is interested to learn more about the refugee sponsorship program and how it might apply to Syrian refugees overseas, join us in Toronto on August 6th for this information session.
  • Joint Assistance Sponsorships – Providing Post-Arrival Support

    Date:Wednesday, July 30, 2014
    Time:10 am - 3 pm
    Where:RSTP Office, Catholic Crosscultural Services, 55 Town Centre Court, 4th floor, Scarborough, ON

    Join us on Wednesday, July 30th in Toronto for a workshop on sponsoring refugees under the JAS Program. Click on the poster to find out more.

  • Sponsoring Syrian Refugees

    Date:Thursday, June 26, 2014
    Time:6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Where:Catholic Crosscultural Services
    Description: Click on the poster on the left for more information
  • Workshop: Private Refugee Sponsorship & The Blended Visa Office-Referred Program

    Date:Monday, April 14, 2014
    Time:9:45 am - 4:00 pm
    Where:Regina Open Door Society, 2250 Broad Street, Regina (SK)
    Description: Click on the poster on the left for more information
  • Panel Discussion: LGBTI+ Refugees

    Date:Thursday, April 3, 2014
    Time:6:15 pm - 8:00 pm
    Where:The 519 Community Centre, 519 Church Street, Toronto
    Description: Click on the poster on the left for more information

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.