Providing timely protection for privately sponsored refugees – The Government of Canada is taking steps to reduce wait times and reduce the existing backlog of applications.

Private Sponsorship of Refugees Toolkit – Practical web-based resource to provide information about private refugee sponsorship to groups across Canada prepared by the Canadian Council for Refugees.

Refugee 613 – Sponsorship Resources and Information

Welcoming Syrian PSR – For applications received by March 31, 2016

Private Refugee Sponsorship – Settlement process infographic

Sponsor a Refugee – Government of Canada information and online tools

Sponsorship Frequently Asked Questions – Refugee Sponsorship Training Program

FAQ on Refugee Sponsorship – Downloadable printable FAQ from the Mennonite Central Committee

Sponsoring Syrian Refugees – Government of Canada information and online tools

Self-Assessment Tool for Sponsors – Assists new sponsors in gauging level of preparedness

Refugee Sponsorship Training Program – Government of Canada program designed to support Sponsorship Agreement Holders

Guide to Private Sponsorship – Government of Canada publication intended for Private Sponsors

List of Sponsorship Agreement Holders – Government of Canada official SAH list

Refugee Sponsorship Training Program (RSTP) – Guidelines for Confidentiality and Privacy – A one-page guideline for confidentiality and privacy of refugees

Information Bulletin – Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) – Privately Sponsored Refugee (PSR) Resettlement in Canada.

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada – Private Sponsorship of Refugees Program – Information for refugees

Sponsorship Disputes & Breakdowns – The Refugee Sponsorship Training Program provides information about how to resolve disagreements, misunderstandings or breakdowns in between sponsors and newcomers.

Resource Kit for Planning for Month 13 – The Refugee Sponsorship Training Program provides information about planning for the end of sponsorship.

ISSofBC Privately Sponsored Syrian Refugees Training – (Part 1 of 3) ISSofBC has put together a 3 part training module for private sponsors; Part 1 focuses on responsibilities of private sponsors and settlement planning

PSR Program and Processes – Constituent Group Training Provided by Inter-Cultural Association of Greater Victoria