The list of SAHs is available here on the IRCC website. The federal government manages the refugee assistance program for refugees arriving in a region other than Quebec. In this case, the federal government sets the conditions that sponsors must meet and manages the entire processing of the refugee application. Visit this page from time to time to download the latest updated SAH contact list and archived RSTP newsletters, as well as other information that is not available to the general public. While the first goal of this site is to support private sponsorship in Calgary, sponsors across Canada can still benefit from many tools, models, videos, guides and checklists. This site has been designed flexibly to extend to other cities over time. The following documents were shared with SAHs via the SAH email list. For your comfort, they have been gathered here for easy access: you can also work with other groups in the Community to help refugees as part of your agreement. You remain responsible for emotional and financial assistance to refugees.
These groups are called “constituent groups.” Quebec has its own process to help refugees. For sponsors in Quebec, visit refugee sponsorship in Quebec. A Sponsorship Agreement Holder (SAH) is a registered organization that has signed an agreement with Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) for refugee resettlement. An SAH may decide to help refugees on its own or to cooperate with other members of the Community, either informally or through formal co-sponsorship (for example. B as a constituent group). Since 2012, the federal government has assigned each SAH a maximum number of people that it can apply for each year as a sponsor, with additional restrictions on applications from certain visa offices. The sponsorship agreement allows SAHs to sponsor a number of refugees each year for resettlement in Canada through the Private Sponsorship of Refugees (PSR) program. Many organizations have signed sponsorship agreements with the Canadian government to help foreign refugees resettle in Canada. These organizations are called sponsorship contract holders. They can help refugees themselves or work with other members of the community to help refugees. HSAs can, as part of their agreements, cooperate with groups or individuals to help refugees.
These groups are called constituent groups (CGs); All people working with SAHs are called co-sponsors. On March 30, 2020, we updated the application process for sponsorship contract holders. You have until June 30, 2020 to apply. By signing the sponsorship agreement, an SAH is legally liable, but is not limited to the following: a sponsorship contract holder (SAH) is a registered organization that has signed a sponsorship agreement with the Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship. Welcome to the SAH restricted area of the RSTP website! There are currently more than 120 SAHs across Canada (excluding Quebec). Organizations that want to become SAHs must meet all of the following requirements: Promote a more refugee-friendly society in Canada Find an HSA near you (NB Some HSAs are more national than regional). Most sponsors of sponsorship agreements are religious, ethnic, community or humanitarian organizations. Find out how many applications can be submitted by sponsorship contract holders. This website was designed to meet the needs of Sponsoring Agreement Holders (SAHs), their groups of five and community groups, who are currently sponsoring refugees in Canada or considering helping refugees. If your organization is not yet sah, you can apply.
To be seen, a registered organization must submit an application to the IRCC during the three months of the annual application period.