Refugee Organizations

Refugee Support

Access Alliance Multicultural Health and Community Services—Community programs

Anglican United Refugee Alliance—Refugee sponsorship program

Arab Community Centre of Toronto—Settlement and integration services

Calgary Catholic Immigration Society—Services for refugees

Canadian Baptists of Western Canada—Refugee sponsorship program

Canadian Council for Refugees—Organizations for assistance

Refugee Law

Matthew House Refugee Hearing Program

Matthew House, in partnership with sister organization Micah House, runs a program to simulate hearings in order to support residents prepare for the questions they will be asked. They provide more than 800 hearing simulations a year and have been developing a virtual hearing model.

Refugee Rights in Ontario—Community Legal Education Ontario

Community Legal Education Ontario provides all essential information about the claim process (documents needed and how to fill them in), as well as hearing preparation (what to expect and how to prepare).

Steps to Justice—Refugee Law 

Steps to Justice provides step-by-step process about the claim process and expected behaviours during the hearing.  

Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada—Claimant’s Guide

The Claimant’s Guide is an official resource from the Canadian government.


Mosaic serves immigrant and refugee communities through services and advocacy, furthering the success and sense of belonging of newcomers and individuals from diverse backgrounds.

Other Organizations

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees 

The UNHCR is an organization dedicated to saving lives, protecting rights and building a better future for refugees. This organization works to ensure that everybody has the right to seek asylum and find safe refuge, having fled violence, persecution, war, or disaster at home.

Refugees Deeply—Community and Insight

Refugees Deeply provides an understanding of the refugee crises around the world. The website features in-depth coverage of the global refugee crisis and forced migration, including reporting, analysis, expert interviews, and commentary.

Refugee Support—Projects 

Refugee Support aims to improve the livelihoods and outcomes of refugees by prioritizing dignity and cooperation, while adhering to high professional and ethical standards.