Links and Resources

Other refugee work in Kitchener:

For housing and support services for Government-Assisted Refugees (GARs): Reception House

For settlement support for refugee claimants (formerly known as Mennonite Coalition for Refugee Support-MCRS): Compass Refugee

For counselling and other services for those in the Kitchener-Waterloo area, including programs for refugees: Carizon Counseling and Family Services

More on refugee health care:

Access Alliance Multicultural Health and Community Services
Community Health Centre for refugees and newcomers in Toronto

Crossroads Clinic
refugee health clinic at Women’s College Hospital in Toronto

Refuge: Hamilton Centre for Newcomer Health
refugee health clinic in Hamilton

Refuge Portal
online resource for newcomers and health care/service providers

Refugee Health Vancouver
health resources for refugees and guidelines for health care providers

Canadian Doctors for Refugee Care
broad group of Canadian doctors opposed to changes in refugee health care

Information on refugees and the refugee process:

Canadian Council for Refugees
national Canadian organization of refugee service providers

Immigration and Refugee Board
federal body responsible for refugee claim determination