organization that understands the value of refugees and newcomers and their actual need when they arrived.
Assessing needs and prioritizing a settlement plan for newcomers
Providing community with information that needs most
working with service providing agencies to help refugees & newcomers
The Settlement and Integration Program assists immigrants and refugees through the provision of multilingual and multicultural services in order to facilitate their successful adaptation and integration processes in Canada.
Our team works with a broad range of community service providers and partners to enhance collective community settlement and integration capacities and to sensitize the mainstream services providers to be more responsive to the needs of newcomers in the Region of Waterloo.
Our team will accompany newcomers to the Region of Waterloo by:
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We support community groups wishing to engage in private sponsorship under the Group of Five (G5) sponsorship stream with the preparation of their refugee sponsorship application in the following ways:
RCC supports low-income newcomers to understand, prepare and file their income taxes each year through our volunteer income tax program. Our volunteers are trained financial professionals with expertise in filing income tax forms. Clinics run weekly during March and April. To be eligible for this program you should be a resident of Waterloo Region. This service is not available to small business owners and self-employed individuals.
To book an appointment, please call 519-743-4444 or via email email@example.com
RCC makes partnerships with different service providers for the Counselling Program which is uniquely equipped to provide counselling services to the immigrant and refugee population in Waterloo Region. We offer clinical counselling to culturally diverse clients with migration and culture-related issues, and specialize in assisting survivors of war torture, trauma, political persecution and imprisonment. RCC provides mental health workshops for newcomers to Canada.