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.
Province or territory Name City Address Telephone
Association for New Canadians nfld St John’s P.O. Box 2031, Station C
144 Military Road
St John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador
A1C 5R6
709-722-9680
Multicultural Association of Fredericton nb Fredericton 28 Saunders Street
Fredericton, New Brunswick
E3B 1N1
506-454-8292
YM/YWCA nb Saint John 130 Broadview Avenue
Saint John, New Brunswick
E2L 5C5
506-646-2394
Multicultural Association of the Greater Moncton Area (MAGMA) nb Moncton 22 Church Street, Suite C170
Moncton, New Brunswick
E1C 0P7
506-858-9659
PEI Association for Newcomers to Canada pei Charlottetown 49 Water Street
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
C1A 1A3
902-628-6009
Immigrant Services Association of Nova Scotia ns Halifax 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax, Nova Scotia
B3L 4P1
902-423-3607
Catholic Centre for Immigrants on Ottawa 219 Argyle Street
Ottawa, Ontario
K2P 2H4
613-232-9634
Reception House on Ottawa 204 Boteler Street
Ottawa, Ontario
K1N 5A7
613-789-4338
Immigrant Reception and Information Services (IRIS) – POE on Mississauga Malton Neighbourhood Services
3450 Morning Star Drive
Mississauga, Ontario
L4T 1Y2
905-677-6270
Kingston Employment and Youth Services (KEYS) on Kingston 182 Sydenham Street
Kingston, Ontario
K7K 3M2
613-546-5559
MNS Immigrant Reception & Information Services on Mississauga Lester B. Pearson International Airport  (Terminals 1 and 3)
6301 Silver Dart Dr,
Mississauga, Ontario
L5P 1B2
905-672-3660
COSTI Immigrant Services on Toronto 1710 Dufferin Street
Toronto, Ontario
M6E 3P2
416-658-1600
COSTI Reception Centre on Toronto 100 Lippincott Street
Toronto, Ontario
M5S 2P1
416-922-6688
London Cross Cultural Learner Centre on London 505 Dundas Street
London, Ontario
N6B 1W4
519-432-1133
Polycultural Immigrant and Community Services (PICS) on Mississauga Sheridan Centre
2225 Erin Mills Parkway
Mississauga, Ontario
L5K 1T8
905-403-8860
Reception House Waterloo Region on Kitchener 101 David Street
Kitchener, Ontario
N2G 1Y1
519-743-2113
Sault Community Information and Career Centre on Sault Ste. Marie 503 Queen Street East
Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario
P6A 2A2
705-759-0909
Thunder Bay Multicultural Association on Thunder Bay 17 N. Court Street
Thunder Bay, Ontario
P7A 4T4
1-866-831-1144
Multicultural Council of Windsor and Essex County on Windsor 245 Janette Avenue
Windsor, Ontario
N9A 4Z2
519-255-1127
Wesley Urban Ministries on Hamilton 52 Catherine Street North
Hamilton, Ontario
L8R 1J1
905-528-5629
New Canadians Centre - Peterborough on Peterborough 221 Romaine Street
Peterborough, ON
K9J 2C3
705-743-0882
New Canadians’ Centre of Excellence - Leamington on Windsor 206-660 Ouellette Ave.
Windsor, ON
N9A 1C1
519-258-4076
Regina Open Door Society sk Regina 2220 12th Avenue (4th and 5th Floor)
Regina, Saskatchewan
S4P 0M8
306-352-3500
Saskatoon Open Door Society sk Saskatoon 247 1st Avenue North
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
S7K 1X2
306-653-4464
Global Gathering Place sk Saskatoon 100 5th Avenue North
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
S7K 2N7
306-665-0268
YWCA Prince Albert sk Prince Albert 1895 Central Avenue
Prince Albert, Saskatchewan
S6V 4W8
306-763-8571
Moose Jaw Multicultural Council sk Moose Jaw 60 Athabasca Street, East
Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan
S6H 0L2
306-693-4677
Manitoba Interfaith Immigration Council Inc. (Welcome Place) mb Winnipeg 521 Bannatyne Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba
R3A 0E4
204-977-1000
Westman Immigrant Services mb Brandon 1001 Pacific Avenue
Brandon, Manitoba
R7A 0J2
204-727-6031
La Société franco-manitobaine / Accueil francophone mb Saint-Boniface 147 Provencher Boulevard, Suite 106
Saint-Boniface, Manitoba
R2H 0G2
204-233-4915
Brooks and County Immigration Services ab Brooks Bay 2-500 Cassils Road
PO Box 844, Brooks, Alberta
T1R 1M6
403-362-0404
Calgary Catholic Immigration Society ab Calgary 5th floor, 1111 – 11 Avenue SW
Calgary, Alberta
T2R 0G5
403-262-2006
Catholic Social Services ab Edmonton 10709-105 Street
Edmonton, Alberta
T5H 2X3
780-424-3545
Catholic Social Services ab Red Deer 5000 Gaetz Avenue, Office 202
Red Deer, AB
T4N 6C2
403-346-8818
Saamis Immigration Services Association Regional Resource Centre ab Medicin Hat 659 3rd Street, S.E.
Medicine Hat, Alberta
T1A 0H4
403-504-1188
Lethbridge Family Services – Immigrant Services ab Lethbridge 703-2nd Avenue South
Lethbridge, Alberta
T1J 0C4
403-320-1589
Abbotsford Community Services bc Abbotsford 2420 Montrose Avenue
Abbotsford, British Columbia
V2S 3S9
604-859-7681
Central Vancouver Island Multi-cultural Society bc Nanaimo 319 Selby Street
Nanaimo, British Columbia
V9R 2R4
250-753-6911
Community Airport Newcomer’s Network (C.A.N.N.) bc Richmond Vancouver International Airport
P.O. Box 32373
Domestic Terminal
3880 Grant McConachie Way
Richmond, British Columbia
V7B 1W2
604-270-0077
Inter-Cultural Association of Greater Victoria (ICA) bc Victoria 930 Balmoral Road
Victoria, British Columbia
V8T 1A8
250-388-4728
Kelowna Community Resources bc Kelowna 1735 Dolphin Avenue #120 Kelowna, British Columbia
V1Y 8A6
250-763-8008
Vernon & District Immigrant Services Society bc Vernon 3003-30 Street #100
Vernon, British Columbia V1T 9J5
250-542-4177
Immigrant Services Society (ISS) of BC – Welcome House and Settlement Services bc Vancouver 530 Drake Street
Vancouver, British Columbia
V6B 2H3
604-684-7498
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