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Refugee Supports

Helping Hands: Welcoming refugees to Guelph Wellington

The Guelph-Wellington Local Immigration Partnership will do its best to help coordinate the settlement effort in our area by connecting key individuals, organizations, and groups; raising awareness about and support for new or community-wide initiatives that will ease settlement; and sharing information.

Refugees: Unravelling the myths

We’ve unravelled four popular myths about refugees. Get the facts

Learn about key updates to Private Refugee Sponsorship from Said Bangura of the Refugee Sponsorship Training Program.

Key organizations/resources for the settlement process in Guelph Wellington

Sponsorship-related (and other settlement-related) resources

Why we should welcome refugees

Below are articles/statements/reports that are addressing negative views of refugees, including the spreading belief that refugees are security risks, or can be used to counter negative perceptions, provide positive views, and help us all to create a welcoming atmosphere. We will likely all encounter these attitudes in our daily activities over the coming days.

Guelph-Wellington Local Immigration Partnership

Guelph-Wellington Local Immigration Partnership