Find help to adjust – Refugees

As a newcomer to Canada, you may be eligible for assistance under the Resettlement Assistance Program. Various programs and services are available to help you become a participating member of Canadian society as quickly as possible. These include:

  • loans to help you travel to Canada
  • assistance upon entering Canada
  • counselling and cultural orientation
  • information and orientation
  • referral to community resources
  • translation and interpretation
  • language training
  • job-related services

Each program and service has its own eligibility requirements. If you were sponsored as a refugee, contact your sponsoring organization to find out about settlement assistance. You can also get information on settlement assistance by contacting a service organization directly.

Resettlement Assistance Program service provider organizations

To find a service provider organization (SPO):

  • Step 1: Select the province/territory. A list of all the SPO in that province/territory will appear.
  • Step 2: To search for a specific SPO, type in any key words (partial name, city, address, postal code, etc) in the Filter Items box.

Newfoundland and Labrador

Name City Address Telephone
Association for New Canadians St John’s P.O. Box 2031, Station C
144 Military Road
St John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador
A1C 5R6
709-722-9680

New Brunswick

Name City Address Telephone
Multicultural Association of Fredericton Fredericton 28 Saunders Street
Fredericton, New Brunswick
E3B 1N1
506-454-8292
YM/YWCA Saint John 130 Broadview Avenue
Saint John, New Brunswick
E2L 5C5
506-646-2394
Multicultural Association of the Greater Moncton Area (MAGMA) Moncton 22 Church Street, Suite C170
Moncton, New Brunswick
E1C 0P7
506-858-9659

Prince Edward Island

Name City Address Telephone
PEI Association for Newcomers to Canada Charlottetown 49 Water Street
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
C1A 1A3
902-628-6009

Nova Scotia

Name City Address Telephone
Immigrant Services Association of Nova Scotia Halifax 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax, Nova Scotia
B3L 4P1
902-423-3607

Ontario

Name City Address Telephone
Catholic Centre for Immigrants Ottawa 219 Argyle Street
Ottawa, Ontario
K2P 2H4
613-232-9634
Reception House Ottawa 204 Boteler Street
Ottawa, Ontario
K1N 5A7
613-789-4338
Immigrant Reception and Information Services (IRIS) – POE Mississauga Malton Neighbourhood Services
3450 Morning Star Drive
Mississauga, Ontario
L4T 1Y2
905-677-6270
MNS Immigrant Reception & Information Services Mississauga Lester B. Pearson International Airport  (Terminals 1 and 3)
6301 Silver Dart Dr,
Mississauga, Ontario
L5P 1B2
905-672-3660
COSTI Immigrant Services Toronto 1710 Dufferin Street
Toronto, Ontario
M6E 3P2
416-658-1600
COSTI Reception Centre Toronto 100 Lippincott Street
Toronto, Ontario
M5S 2P1
416-922-6688
London Cross Cultural Learner Centre London 505 Dundas Street
London, Ontario
N6B 1W4
519-432-1133
Reception House Waterloo Region Kitchener 101 David Street
Kitchener, Ontario
N2G 1Y1
519-743-2113
Multicultural Council of Windsor and Essex County Windsor 245 Janette Avenue
Windsor, Ontario
N9A 4Z2
519-255-1127
Wesley Urban Ministries Hamilton 52 Catherine Street North
Hamilton, Ontario
L8R 1J1
905-528-5629
New Canadians Centre - Peterborough Peterborough 221 Romaine Street
Peterborough, ON
K9J 2C3
705-743-0882
New Canadians’ Centre of Excellence - Leamington Windsor 206-660 Ouellette Ave.
Windsor, ON
N9A 1C1
519-258-4076

Saskatchewan

Name City Address Telephone
Regina Open Door Society Regina 2220 12th Avenue (4th and 5th Floor)
Regina, Saskatchewan
S4P 0M8
306-352-3500
Saskatoon Open Door Society Saskatoon 247 1st Avenue North
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
S7K 1X2
306-653-4464
Global Gathering Place Saskatoon 100 5th Avenue North
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
S7K 2N7
306-665-0268
YWCA Prince Albert Prince Albert 1895 Central Avenue
Prince Albert, Saskatchewan
S6V 4W8
306-763-8571
Moose Jaw Multicultural Council Moose Jaw 60 Athabasca Street, East
Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan
S6H 0L2
306-693-4677

Manitoba

Name City Address Telephone
Manitoba Interfaith Immigration Council Inc. (Welcome Place) Winnipeg 521 Bannatyne Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba
R3A 0E4
204-977-1000
La Société franco-manitobaine / Accueil francophone Saint-Boniface 147 Provencher Boulevard, Suite 106
Saint-Boniface, Manitoba
R2H 0G2
204-233-4915

Alberta

Name City Address Telephone
Calgary Catholic Immigration Society Calgary 5th floor, 1111 – 11 Avenue SW
Calgary, Alberta
T2R 0G5
403-262-2006
Catholic Social Services Edmonton 10709-105 Street
Edmonton, Alberta
T5H 2X3
780-424-3545
Catholic Social Services Red Deer 5000 Gaetz Avenue, Office 202
Red Deer, AB
T4N 6C2
403-346-8818
Saamis Immigration Services Association Regional Resource Centre Medicin Hat 659 3rd Street, S.E.
Medicine Hat, Alberta
T1A 0H4
403-504-1188
Lethbridge Family Services – Immigrant Services Lethbridge 703-2nd Avenue South
Lethbridge, Alberta
T1J 0C4
403-320-1589

British Columbia

Name City Address Telephone
Immigrant Services Society (ISS) of BC – Welcome House and Settlement Services Vancouver 530 Drake Street
Vancouver, British Columbia
V6B 2H3
604-684-7498
Community Airport Newcomer’s Network (C.A.N.N.) Richmond Vancouver International Airport
P.O. Box 32373
Domestic Terminal
3880 Grant McConachie Way
Richmond, British Columbia
V7B 1W2
604-270-0077

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