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FAQ - Caring For Refugees

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So long as the criteria for being a refugee is met, the details on the candidate can be submitted to CFR and will be considered. We only have a small number we can do each year however and have a waiting list at the present time. Those in more needy circumstances are considered first.

After that first year they are a resident of Canada like other Canadian residents with the expectation that they can find employment. Job search and support agencies for all residents can be used to aid that search. Past history shows most do find employment by that time.

From the time the newcomer arrives in Canada, CFR assists with integrating them well within the community through connecting them with fellow newcomers, social outings, connecting with other members of their religion, etc. This aids them in knowing the best routes to finding employment. CFR also is familar with what employers have more readily taken on these new Canadians so has a base to start on.

Each individual coming to Canada be it adult or child uses one spot. As the number of spots is limited each situation would need to be reviewed for consideration. A larger family coming would mean less spots to bring other individuals. Relatives that are not immediate family can be considered.

No, we require that your status shows you left your country and resided elsewhere for a period of time. This can be in a refugee camp or living and being employed within that second country.

For further inquiries or if you have additional questions, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us. Feel free to contact our team, and we’ll be happy to assist you.