New Canadians’ Centre of Excellence Inc.
Leamington Resettlement Assistance Program (LRAP) assists Government Sponsored Refugees (GARs) arriving in our Community with services based on their needs assessment to initiate the resettlement process.
NCCE Inc., as a Service Provider Organization, delivers on behalf of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC), various settlement and orientation services to GARs within their first 4 to 6 weeks in Canada.
LRAP provides assistance with the following services: Temporary accommodation, financial support, heath services (IFH), immediate and essential services like applying for OHIP, Canada Child Tax Benefits, GST/HST, Permanent Residence Card Address Notification, English Language Assessment, language school registration, and child school registration.
LRAP also offers a 3 day orientation that covers Life in Canada (weather, provinces, finances, etc…) housing, health and employment.
Support and necessary referrals to other existing programs and services are also provided.