Migration

We continue to remotely offer as many services as possible by phone, e-mail, or any other electronic means available to us. For any inquiries on any issue or situation related to immigration and refugee process, as well as about all our services please either contact us by email or call 416-469-9754.

Settlement

Our Settlement Programs include temporary shelter for women and children, primary health clinic, women’s programs, employment help, English classes and workshops. Due to the COVID-19 emergency, we are supporting only by phone (please call 416- 469 97 54) and by email (at info@fcjrefugeecentre.org). We are open from Monday to Friday from 9:30 am to 4:00 pm.

Youth Network

We are here for you during these difficult times! Our weekly drop-ins have moved to GotoMeeting. Every Wednesday, the FCJ Youth Network is meeting virtually to continue supporting one another while we practice physical distance.

Human Trafficking

The Anti-Trafficking and Migrant Workers Mobile Program is active. Connect with us by phone: 416-469-9754, or in WhatsApp: 647-9712153. We are providing remote services to migrant workers in different languages.

Featured

New COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic

The FCJ Refugee Centre is hosting a new COVID-19 vaccination clinic for residents of Toronto Without OHIP Card, on February 4th, from 1 PM to 5 PM. Children aged 5 to 11 (born 2019-2016) can receive their 1st or 2nd dose 1st and 2nd doses available Boosters for anyone 18+ years of age PFIZER will be given to anyone 29…

Migrant Women’s Counter Human Trafficking Alliance 2022 Workshops

Register » The Migrant Women’s Counter Human Trafficking Alliance continues organizing our bi-weekly meetings. The sessions are open to all newcomer migrant women! The goal for members is to engage in community building and social connection. Sessions will provide a safe space and tight knit community for all migrant women. This will allow the opportunity to form friendships, encourage healing,…

Season’s Greetings from FCJ Refugee Centre

A message from Diana Gallego, Interim Director FCJ, Refugee Centre: This year FCJ Refugee Centre has been celebrating a milestone of 30 years of continued work with refugees and precarious migrants. 2021 has been a challenging year; we experienced a great loss and many members of our community faced great challenges. Our resilience resides on our purpose on walking shoulder…

Status For All Rally at Toronto

Great turn out at the Status For All rally organized by Migrant Rights Network, a national coalition of organizations working on migrant rights in Canada. The event is part of the current National Campaign to advocate for Full Status for all migrants in Canada. FCJ Refugee Centre is proudly part of the organizing committee through the Migrant Rights Network.

Nouvelle clinique de vaccination contre la COVID-19

Le FCJ Refugee Centre accueillera une nouvelle clinique de vaccination COVID-19 pour les résidents de Toronto sans carte OHIP, le 4 février, de 13 h à 17h.

  • Les enfants âgés de 5 à 11 ans (nés entre 2019 et 2016) peuvent recevoir leur 1ère ou 2ème dose
  • 1ère et 2ème doses disponibles
  • Doses de rappel pour toute personne de 18 ans et plus
  • PFIZER sera offert à toute personne de 29 ans et moins
  • MODERNA sera offert à toute personne de 30 ans et plus

Pour obtenir de l’aide pour réserver un rendez-vous de vaccination, veuillez envoyer un e-mail à vaccine@fcjrefugeecentre.org comprenant :

  • Nom complet
  • Numéro de téléphone local
  • Date de naissance
  • La dose qui vous correspond (première / deuxième / rappel)

Ou remplissez et soumettez le formulaire suivant :

Nueva clínica de vacunación contra la COVID-19

El Centro de Refugiados FCJ acogerá una nueva clínica de vacunación contra la COVID-19 para residentes de Toronto sin tarjeta OHIP, el 4 de febrero, de 1 p. m. a 5 p. m.

  • Niños de 5 a 11 años (nacidos entre 2019 y 2016) pueden recibir la 1ª o la 2ª dosis
  • 1ª y 2ª dosis disponibles
  • Refuerzo para todos los mayores de 18 años
  • PFIZER para las personas menores de 30 años
  • MODERNA para personas de 30 años o más

Para obtener ayuda para reservar una cita de vacunación, envíe un correo electrónico a vacuna@fcjrefugeecentre.org que incluya:

  • Nombre completo
  • Número de teléfono local
  • Fecha de nacimiento
  • Dosis que le corresponde (primera/segunda/refuerzo)

O simplemente complete y envíe el siguiente formulario:

New COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic

The FCJ Refugee Centre is hosting a new COVID-19 vaccination clinic for residents of Toronto Without OHIP Card, on February 4th, from 1 PM to 5 PM.

  • Children aged 5 to 11 (born 2019-2016) can receive their 1st or 2nd dose
  • 1st and 2nd doses available
  • Boosters for anyone 18+ years of age
  • PFIZER will be given to anyone 29 years and younger
  • MODERNA will be given to anyone 30+

To get assistance booking a vaccination appointment, please send an email to vaccine@fcjrefugeecentre.org including:

  • Complete Name
  • Local Phone Number
  • Date of Birth
  • Which dose you are getting (First / Second / Booster)

Or just fill out and submit the following form:

2022 Ateliers de l’Alliance des Femmes Migrantes contre la Traite des Personnes

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L’Alliance des Femmes Migrantes contre la Traite des Personnes continue d’organiser ses réunions bihebdomadaires. Les sessions sont ouvertes à toutes les femmes migrantes nouvelles arrivantes !

L’objectif pour les membres est de s’engager dans la construction de la communauté et le lien social. Les sessions offriront un espace sûr et une communauté soudée à toutes les femmes migrantes. Cela permettra de nouer des amitiés, d’encourager la guérison, de sensibiliser et de promouvoir la résilience.

Les séances comprennent un atelier d’introduction à l’art méditatif.

Veuillez noter que les inscriptions seront limitées afin d’assurer que le groupe demeure un espace fermé et sécuritaire pour tous ses membres.

Les prochains ateliers seront annoncés sous peu.

Contactez Isabella Eldeib pour plus d’informations :


Inscrivez-vous

Lors de votre inscription, veuillez sélectionner le groupe auquel vous souhaitez participer : MATIN (lundi à 10h30), ou APRES-MIDI (jeudi à 16h00).

Talleres 2022 de la Alianza de Mujeres Migrantes Contra la Trata de Personas

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La Alianza de Mujeres Migrantes Contra la Trata de Personas continúa organizando sus reuniones quincenales. ¡Las sesiones están abiertas a todas las mujeres migrantes recién llegadas!

El objetivo es que las participantes puedan contribuir a la construcción de la comunidad y a la conexión social.

Las sesiones proporcionarán un espacio seguro y una comunidad unida para todas las mujeres migrantes. Esto permitirá la oportunidad de formar amistades, fomentar la curación, crear conciencia y promover la resiliencia.

Las sesiones incluyen un taller de introducción al Arte Meditativo.

Tenga en cuenta que las inscripciones serán limitadas, para garantizar que el grupo siga siendo un espacio cerrado y seguro para todas.

Próximamente se anunciarán futuros talleres.

Contacte con Isabella Eldeib para más información:


Registro

Al registrarse seleccione, por favor, a qué grupo le gustaría asistir: MAÑANA (lunes a las 10:30 am), o TARDE (jueves a las 4:00 pm).

Migrant Women’s Counter Human Trafficking Alliance 2022 Workshops

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The Migrant Women’s Counter Human Trafficking Alliance continues organizing our bi-weekly meetings. The sessions are open to all newcomer migrant women!

The goal for members is to engage in community building and social connection. Sessions will provide a safe space and tight knit community for all migrant women. This will allow the opportunity to form friendships, encourage healing, build awareness and promote resilience.

The sessions include an introduction workshop on Meditative Art.

Please note that registrations will be limited to ensure that the group will remain to be a closed and safe space for all its members.

Future workshops will be announced shortly.

Please contact Isabella Eldeib at (416) 469 9754 ext.222 or isabella.eldeib@fcjrefugeecentre.org with any questions.


Register

To register please select which group you prefer to join either: MORNING (Monday’s at 10:30 am) or AFTERNOON (Tuesday’s at 4:00 pm).

Le Centre de Réfugiés FCJ vous souhaite de joyeuses fêtes

Un message de Diana Gallego, directrice par intérim du FCJ Refugee Center.

Cette année, le Centre de Réfugiés FCJ a célébré le jalon d’avoir accompli 30 ans de travail continu avec les réfugiés et les migrants en situation précaire.

2021 a été une année pleine de défis. Nous avons vécu une grande perte et de nombreux membres de notre communauté ont été confrontés à de grands défis.

Notre résilience réside dans notre objectif de marcher côte à côte avec nos clients.

Merci de nous avoir fait confiance lors de votre expérience d’immigration au Canada. Aujourd’hui plus que jamais nous devons être un lieu d’accueil et de portes ouvertes.

Joyeuses fêtes a tous.


Felices fiestas desde el Centro de Refugiados FCJ

Un mensaje de Diana Gallego, directora interina del Centro de Refugiados FCJ.

Este año, el Centro de Refugiados FCJ ha estado celebrando el hito de haber cumplido 30 años de trabajo continuo con refugiados y migrantes en situación de precariedad.

2021 ha sido un año lleno de desafíos. Experimentamos una gran pérdida, y muchos miembros de nuestra comunidad enfrentaron grandes retos.

Nuestra resiliencia reside en nuestro propósito de caminar hombro con hombro con nuestros clientes.

Gracias por confiar en nosotros durante su experiencia migratoria en Canadá. Hoy más que nunca necesitamos ser un lugar de acogida y puertas abiertas.

Felices fiestas a todos.


Season’s Greetings from FCJ Refugee Centre

A message from Diana Gallego, Interim Director FCJ, Refugee Centre:

This year FCJ Refugee Centre has been celebrating a milestone of 30 years of continued work with refugees and precarious migrants.

2021 has been a challenging year; we experienced a great loss and many members of our community faced great challenges.

Our resilience resides on our purpose on walking shoulder to shoulder with our clients.

Thank you for trusting us with your migrant journey in Canada. Today more than ever we need to be a place of welcoming and open doors.

Wishing you and your loved ones happy holidays.


Francisco Martinez arrived as a refugee and devoted his life to helping others make a home in Canada, too

Joe Gunn, The Globe and Mail

You always knew when Francisco Rico Martinez was in the room: he was brash, outrageous and had the loudest laugh. His life was characterized by feet lovingly planted in both his native, as well as his adopted, homelands. He wore the red sweater of his favourite hometown soccer team (Salvador’s FAS) but quickly switched whenever it became time to don the colours of the Blue Jays or Raptors.

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