The Resettlement Assistance Program (RAP) – The Government of Canada’s description of the program for GARs.

Timeline of Services for Government Assisted Refugees – The ISSofBC Refugee Readiness Hub provides a timeline of services for Government Assisted Refugees (GARs) in the first year.

The ISSofBC Refugee Readiness Hub Info-Sheet: Resettlement Assistance Program Forms & Activities – The Resettlement Assistance Program (RAP) the Canadian government’s program for Government Assisted Refugees. The attached info-sheet provides a list of key forms & activities undertaken within the first 3 weeks in BC by organizations that administer RAP.

RAP benefits for GARs in BC – What financial assistance do GARs receive?

ISSofBC – RAP and Settlement Services for GARs – services for GARs under the RAP program.

Interim Federal Health Program – Refugees are eligible for the Interim Federal Health Care Program Certificate when they first arrive in Canada to cover immediate health care needs.

The Interim Federal Health Program – Questions and Answers sheet in English and French.

How to register as a provider with the Interim Federal Health Program – A simple step-by-step document to simplify the IFHP registration process. We are using this as a part of our outreach to the BC Medical Office Assistant Association, since they are central to the process of Syrian refugees accessing health care through IFHP registration.