Resettlement Assistance Program for Refugees

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Program Description

The Resettlement Assistance Program provides settlement services to Citizenship and Immigration Canada referred Government Assisted Refugees (GAR’s) during the first 4-6 weeks after their arrival in Lethbridge.  Services include:

Am I eligible?

This program is offered to Government Assisted Refugees who are originally destined to Lethbridge by Citizenship and Immigration Canada.  
 
Also eligible for this program are:

Where is the service provided?

All services can be accessed at the Immigrant Services office at 1107 2nd 'A' Avenue North, Lethbridge. Some program activities may take place at other facilities/partner organizations. 

Based on the needs of the individual client, Settlement Practitioners may also provide support in the community and at the clients’ home through the Enhanced Life Skills (ELS) program.

How much will it cost?

All government assisted refugees are welcome to access this free service funded by Citizenship and Immigration Canada.

How do I access this program?

Generally, refugees are referred by Citizenship and Immigration Canada.
 
However most government assisted refugees are eligible for this program (see eligibility above). Refugees referred by other settlement agencies, friends or family can contact LFS –Immigrant Services to find out if they are eligible.

Who do I contact for more info?

LFS – Immigrant Services at 403-320-1589 or visiting our office at 1107 2nd 'A' Avenue North


 

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