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Guelph-Wellington Local Immigration Partnership has a Refugee Supports page on its website that includes information on key organizations and resources to welcome Syrian refugees to Guelph Wellington. Information on volunteering is available here.

Organization: Guelph-Wellington Local Immigration Partnership  
Website: www.guelphwellingtonlip.ca
Address:
42 Carden St
Guelph, ON
N1H 3A2
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm, Jul-Aug
Quarterly meetings of GWLIP Leadership Council and monthly meetings of Action Committees
Contacts: Dipti Patel - Project Manager
519-822-1260 ext 2565 * dipti.patel@guelph.ca
Nicholas Docherty - Project Assistant
519-822-1260 ext 2625 * nicholas.docherty@guelph.ca
Service Description: Community-based coalition with members comprising immigrants / newcomers and others interested in immigration issues. Represents ethno-cultural, faith, and youth groups, settlement and non-settlement service providers from various sectors, including education, health care, social services, business, and government.

Collaborative framework for successful social and economic integration of newcomers * works to create a welcoming and inclusive community

Four priority areas: meaningful employment, entrepreneurship and business, service coordination and access, awareness and inclusion

The City of Guelph is Project Sponsor and the project is managed through a Leadership Council and four Action Committees.
Leadership Council provides strategic direction and develops settlement strategy.
Action Committees oversee implementation of settlement strategy by taking up specific projects.

Fees: None
Application: Call or visit website for information
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: No restrictions
Languages: English
Area(s) Served:
Guelph ; Wellington County  
See Also: Immigrant, Newcomer and Refugee Services

This information was last completely updated on July 13, 2017

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Updated July 13, 2017
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