Program

Resettlement Assistance Program (RAP) for Refugees

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The Resettlement Assistance Program provides settlement services to Citizenship and Immigration Canada referred Government Assisted Refugees (GAR’s) during the first 4-6 weeks after their arrival in Lethbridge.

  • Refugees will be assisted in attaining permanent accommodation in Lethbridge. 
  • Refugees will receive information and orientation sessions which provide practical guidance to every-day living and information on rights and responsibilities as residents.
  • Refugees (children and adults) will have support to enroll in the appropriate daycare, school, educational and/or employment program.
  • Refugees with high barriers and limited life skills in a western context will receive specialized services to support their settlement and independence.
  • Refugees will be connected to other needed services and support programs within both the agency and community.

Resources

How Canada’s refugee system works


Contact: 14033201589 or LFSISadmin@lfsfamily.ca