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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 also provided here Refugee Supports

Organization: Guelph-Wellington Local Immigration Partnership  
Website: www.guelphwellingtonlip.ca
Address:
City Hall
1 Carden St
Guelph, ON
N1H 3A1
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 and representing ethno-cultural, faith, and youth groups, settlement and non-settlement service providers from various sectors - 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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