Reception House Waterloo Region is a community-based organization that provides a warm welcome to government-assisted refugees.
Our programs and services assist refugees throughout their settlement & integration process, enabling them to lead healthy and productive lives in their new community.
We start by providing the basics: temporary residence, orientations to life in Canada and down the line, we empower those we serve to find meaningful employment, improve their language skills and heal from trauma and loss.
The grim discovery of 215 children at the site of a former residential school in Kamloops, B.C. on the Tk’emlups te Secwepemc First Nation Territory is heartbreaking. As staff members of a nonprofit organization that serves government-assisted refugees as they settle...