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Romero House, Toronto, Canada

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Address: 1558 Bloor St. West,
Toronto, Ontario  M6P1A4  
Canada
Fax: 416 763-2939
Number of Volunteers Serving Nationally: 50
Number of People Being Served: 400
EIN: 134470939RP0001
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Mission Statement


Romero House is a Christian community serving political refugees in Toronto, the most multicultural city in the world. Romero House assists refugees in Canada: In an atmosphere of respect; In a spirit of mutual assistance; In the context of community and Neighbourhood

Description


The mandate of Romero House is to provide transitional housing and assistance to refugees; connecting refugees with a lawyer and assisting refugee claimant papers; helping to complete immigration medicals; finding literacy tutors; enrolling in English classses, neighbourhood schools and day care; locating volunteer placements; obtaining work permits and access to appropriate social services; registering at the community health clinic; accompanying and translating, as needed.

The mandate of Romero House is to provide transitional housing and assistance to refugees; connecting refugees with a lawyer and assisting refugee claimant papers; helping to complete immigration medicals; finding literacy tutors; enrolling in English classses, neighbourhood schools and day care; locating volunteer placements; obtaining work permits and access to appropriate social services; registering at the community health clinic; accompanying and translating, as needed.

Mission Statement: Romero House is a Christian community serving political refugees in Toronto, the most multicultural city in the world. Romero House assists refugees in Canada: In an atmosphere of respect; In a spirit of mutual assistance; In the context of community and Neighbourhood

Organizational Statement of Faith


Romero House is a Christian Based Organization with its foundations in the Catholic tradition. We do not require our participants to be of the same faith. Our Interns and part-time volunteers will not be involved in religious proselytizing.


Denominational Affiliations


Non-denominational


Local Affiliation



Program Type:


Immigration Program

Do you Require Formal Orientation Training?


Yes