There are numerous organizations and community initiatives promoting the social and economic integration, education, and well-being of child refugees and their families in Canada. The CYRRC showcases one of these initiatives monthly to inspire networking and dialogue among academics, policy makers, non-governmental organizations and communities across the country.
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Name of the Initiative: Canadian Association for Refugee and Forced Migration Studies (CARFMS) Online Research and Teaching Tools Name of the Organization: Canadian Association for Refugee and Forced Migration Studies (CARFMS) Where: Housed at York [...]
Who: CMAS What: Caring for Syrian Refugee Children - A Program Guide for Welcoming Young Children and Their Families Where: Toronto, Canada Target Population: Programs supporting refugee families. Since: 2000 DOWNLOAD THE GUIDE Preface: As part [...]
Name of the Initiative: The Refugee Mental Health Project Name of the Organization: CAMH (Centre for Addiction and Mental Health) Where: Canada (National) Target Population: Front line professionals who support refugee clients, including settlement, social, and [...]
Name of the Initiative: Journey to Promote Mental Health Name of the Organization: Developed by Hong Fook Mental Health Association of Toronto in collaboration with the Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants (OCASI). Where: Toronto, Ontario Target [...]
Name of the Initiative: Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada Name of the Organization: NorQuest College Where: Delivered in Edmonton, Alberta (available online to all permanent residents from across Canada). Target Population: Newcomers with permanent [...]
Name of the Initiative: Immigrant Youth Employability Project Name of the Organization: Immigration Services Association of Nova Scotia Where: Halifax, Nova Scotia Target Population: Immigrant youth aged 15-30 and not in school. Since: 2016 [...]