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Strengthening Services to Syrian Refugees and Beyond: A One-Day Forum for Staff and Volunteers

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Date(s) - 08/11/2016
9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Edward Village Hotel


Staff and volunteers supporting newcomers are invited for a day of learning that will include: informartive workshops, networking and information exchange about needs, best practices, moving stories of personal success, and lessons learned.

Topics include:

  • The divers demographic and cultural background of Syrian newcomers
  • Refugee mental health and providing effective support
  • An overview of newcomer resettlement and integrtion in our community
  • The Welcome Centres and the Syrian Experience
  • Resettlement of Syrian refugees – experiences and lessons learned

Featuring presentations from COSTI Immigrant Services, Hong Fook Mental Health Association, the Regional Municipality of York and Welcome Centre Immigrant Services.

Date: Tuesday, November 8, 2016
Time: 9:00 am – 4:30 pm (Registration – 8:00 – 9:00 am)

Cost: Only $25 per Participant


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