[PSRList] Edmonton, AB - Group of Five Training Session - February 21

Melissa Scott mscott at rstp.ca
Fri Feb 9 17:53:17 EST 2018

Dear Sponsoring Community,

I’m writing to share with you information about the next upcoming RSTP training session in Edmonton, Alberta.

All those interested are invited to be in attendance for this free public training session. Please find further information on this training session below:

Sponsoring Refugees as a Group of Five
When: Wednesday, February 21, 2017 6:00 - 8:30 PM
Where: Edmonton Mennonite Centre for Newcomers (EMCN), 11713 - 82 Street NW, Edmonton, AB T5B 2V9

This training session is for new sponsorship groups and interested community members who would like to form a Group of Five.

Join the training session to learn about:
-Recent changes and updates to the PSR Program;
-Specific requirements for Groups of Five;
-Eligibility and admissibility requirements for refugees being sponsored;
-The sponsorship process;
-How to identify an acceptable proof of refugee status; and
-Which forms need to be completed.

Kindly register in advance for the session on Eventbrite by clicking here to complete your registration: https://rstp_feb21.eventbrite.com. There is a promotional flyer attached and further information can also be found on the Eventbrite event page (see link above).


Sponsoring Refugees as a Group of Five<https://rstp_feb21.eventbrite.com/>
The Refugee Sponsorship Training Program (RSTP) is hosting a free workshop on sponsoring refugees as a Group of Five, one way of sponsoring refugees through Canada's Private Sponsorship of Refugees (PSR) Program. Topics covered will include: recent changes and updates to the PSR program; specific requirements for Groups of Five; eligibility and admissibility requirements for refugees being sponsored; the sponsorship process; how to identify an acceptable proof of refugee status; and which forms need to be completed. Sign-in will start at 5:45pm and the training session will begin at 6:00pm. Light refreshments will be provided.  FAQs Who is this event for? This event is for any individual or organization staff/member seeking information about the sponsorship of refugees through a Group of Five. For more information about what a Group of Five is, please see the website of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) here: http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/refugees/sponsor/groups.asp How can I conta

If you are unable to attend this session in February, the next Group of Five training session in Edmonton is scheduled for Thursday, March 15th, 2018 at 6:00 PM. It will take place at Catholic Social Services (CSS) at 8212 - 118 Avenue.

If you live in Edmonton or Northern Alberta and have any questions about RSTP in Edmonton, refugee sponsorship or about the upcoming training session, please don't hesitate to contact me using the information below.

My best regards,


Melissa Scott, MA
Refugee Sponsorship Training Program (RSTP)
Located at CSS - 8212 - 118 Avenue, Edmonton, AB T5B 0S3
T. (Direct): (780) 391-3228<tel:(780)%20391-3228> | E. mscott at rstp.ca<mailto:mscott at rstp.ca>
www.rstp.ca<http://www.rstp.ca/> | Twitter: @RSTP_ca

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