Links & Resources

CAMH is offering an on-line “Refugee Mental Health Course for Settlement and Social Service Providers”
New course dates:  May 3 - June 14, 2017 and July 19 - Aug 30, 2017

This is an online course that consists of seven self-directed modules. The modules include readings, video clips,
 supplemental reading materials and a variety of learning activities.  You will have 4 weeks in which to complete the course.

https://www.porticonetwork.ca/web/rmhp/courses/for-settlement-workers

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Free tax service for low income filers

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Tax information:  English newcomers_final-eng  Arabic: newcomers_final-arabic  French: newcomers_final-fr

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Housing for Newcomers http://www.cmhc-schl.gc.ca/newcomers/en/index.html


Grey Bruce Health Unit https://www.publichealthgreybruce.on.ca/


Bruce Grey Family and Children’s Services http://www.bgcfs.ca/


Mental Health and Addictions Services in Grey Bruce http://www.mhagb.ca/mentalhealth-programs


Keystone Child Youth and Family Services http://www.keystonebrucegrey.org/


General Information in several languages http://www.inmylanguage.org/index_en.html


Home Fire Safety Guide, Arabic and English  Home Fire Safety Checklist Arabic – Home Fire Safety Checklist English


Parent’s Guide to Vaccinations, Arabic and English  FinalArabicVaccinationGuide – VaccinationGuideEnglish


Talk given to the Anglican Church by a Muslim explaining Islam.  Commentary on Islam


For the Power Point presentation from our initial information meeting, Refugee Information Meeting Sep 23 2015


For Government of Canada information on sponsoring refugees, click: http://www.cic.gc.ca/EnGLish/refugees/sponsor/index.asp

For the Refugee Sponsorship Training Program Site, click:  www.rstp.ca

Syrian Family Links Initiative http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/refugees/welcome/sponsor/family.asp


For Denominational Sponsorship Sites, click:

Presbyterian:  http://presbyterian.ca/pwsd/refugee-sponsorship/

Anglican/United: http://www.auraforrefugees.org

Lutheran:  http://www.clwr.org/What-We-Do/refugee-resettlement.cfm

Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants http://www.ocasi.org/


Ontario Hydro support program:  https://ontarioelectricitysupport.ca/


Code of Ethics for Sponsorship Groups from the Canadian Council for Refugees

–          Guidelines on how to interact appropriately with your family;   outlines much of what Said covered in that portion of his presentation

http://ccrweb.ca/en/code-ethics


Information Sheets from the Refugee Settlement Training Program (RSTP)

–          Links to an abundance of bulletins from RSTP including:

Month 13 Planning Kit

Sponsorship Disputes and Breakdowns

Managing Expectations

Cultural Awareness

Tax Receipts for Gifts

http://www.rstp.ca/en/resources/information-sheets-2/


Powerpoint presentation of Said Nixon Bungura Nov. 23

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