Virtual offices – Closed Thursday, September 30
How You can Help Refugees Settle in Waterloo Region
Yes, we have been welcoming our newest neighbours even during the pandemic. We are greatly appreciative to those who have reached out to us via telephone, email and social media. While we hope that we haven’t missed any offers of support, here are 3 different ways you can help Reception House as we continue to welcome refugees in Waterloo Region.
Volunteer with Reception House
If you would like to volunteer, please complete our volunteer form below and we will be in touch. When you apply to volunteer, please add any information we should know to the last section.
If you’re able to, a financial donation will help us provide support to newcomers, such as mobility aids, medical care that is not covered by OHIP and dental work.
Are you a landlord?
If you are a landlord and can assist us, please visit Waterloo Region Immigration Partnership and complete the form on Step 2.
Ride for Refuge!
Join us for Ride for Refuge on Oct 2 while we raise money for refugee resettlement while walking, riding, rolling, gaming, adventuring and more!
Join one of our teams or make a donation to one of the teams raising money for Reception House!
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.
Our virtual offices are closed today as we take this opportunity to educate ourselves on how we recognize and commemorate the legacy of residential schools in Indigenous communities. We urge you to read the 94 Calls to Action, located...