FCJ Refugee Centre

International Women’s Day

At FCJ we work  with women who have experienced violence, forced displacement and other traumas.  At FCJ Refugee Centre every day is Women’s Day because every day we are proud to support and advocate to access to services, justice. We open our doors to welcome them and to make them feel at home. A time
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Calendar 2017 Ready Tour and RAD info-session

This is the calendar from January to June on the upcoming sessions of Hearing Preparation and Refugee Appeal Session. Both sessions are free and take place in the afternoon time at the IRB location. If you have clients who would like to participate in this sessions they just have to contact Carolina Teves: cteves@fcjrefugeecentre.org Front
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VOTE for FCJ Refugee Centre

Please VOTE for the FCJ Refugee Centre and the Toronto Counter Human Trafficking Network Project to WIN the AVIVA community funding. HOPE is a project aimed to respond holistically and meet the needs of victims/survivors of human trafficking victims by providing them with services and protection. To vote, follow these 5 easy steps in 2
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Human Trafficking RoundTable

FCJ Refugee Centre and East Metro Youth Services have embarked in a short term project funded by Justice Department and related with this year’s victim awareness week. Briefly, we are hosting few focus groups with survivors of human trafficking to ask them about their experience with services they received or lack of such in their
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Spring Newsletter 2016

We are very excited to present our Spring Newsletter to our community. Within the newsletter you will find: -A Community Garden for Refugee Women -Getting ready for summer: Picnic and paddle -In our way to our 25 Anniversary: Diverse Residents One Community: Street Party -Inland Regularization Class -Access to education Program -Resources for Youth -New
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Street Party: June 25

As part of our 25 anniversary FCJ Refugee Centre will hold the Diverse Residents, One Community, Street party on June 25 FROM 11:00 AM to 4:00 pm The Street Party is a family event where you can find activities for children, games, food, music, live performances, piñatas, etc. It is a great way to start
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Community Roundtable to Improve Access to Education for Newcomer Youth

With a particular focus on youth here with some form of precarious immigration status, this is the first of two roundtables to address the inequitable experiences of newcomer youth in Ontario High Schools. This discussion will build on the Uprooted Education Project – a year-long participatory research project undertaken by members of the FCJ Youth
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Hearing preparation and Refugee Appeal process calendar

Calendar on the upcoming sessions of Hearing Preparation and Refugee Appeal Session. Both sessions are free and take place in the afternoon time at the IRB location. If you have clients who would like to participate in this sessions they just have to contact Carolina Teves: cteves@fcjrefugeecentre.org Front line workers are welcome to join the
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Holiday Newsletter

We invite you to take a read through our Holiday Newsletter 2015: click here

Giving thanks for Canada: refugees on what this holiday means for them

By: Michael Robinson Staff Reporter, Published on Mon Oct 12 2015 For some refugees living in Toronto, Monday will mark their very first Canadian Thanksgiving. For others, the annual feast serves as a standing reminder of their journey to a place they now call home. The Star spoke with several refugees to learn what they
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