Reception Services

Newly arrived government assisted refugees are temporarily housed at Welcome Place Residence (521 Bannatyne Ave.) in 30 self-contained and furnished apartments with access to on-site life skills and settlement support.

Welcome Place Residence can accommodate 120 Government Assisted Refugees.

Services provided by the department includes:

  • Maintenance and caretaking of the residence.
  • Assistance in finding and moving clients to their permanent accommodations.
  • Referral to Settlement Services and access to on-site Life Skills Trainers.
  • Building and property management