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Guelph-Wellington Local Immigration Partnership
|Record #: GUE0527||Last Modified: 17 Jul 2017||Last Full Update: 13 Jul 2017|
|Public Comments||Guelph-Wellington Local Immigration Partnership has a refugee supports page on its website that includes information on key organizations and resources to welcome Syrian refugees to Guelph Wellington. Information on volunteering is also provided here Refugee Supports|
|Alternate Name||Guelph Wellington LIP ; GWLIP|
|Primary Contact||Dipti Patel, Project Manager; Phone: 519-822-1260 ext 2565; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Alternate Contact||Nicholas Docherty, Project Assistant; Phone: 519-822-1260 ext 2625; Email: email@example.com|
|Located In Community||Guelph|
|Address & Map||
1 Carden St
Guelph, ON N1H 3A1
|Physical Access||Fully Accessible|
|Description & Services|
|Description (Agency)||Community-based coalition with members comprising immigrants / newcomers and others interested in immigration issues and representing ethno-cultural, faith, and youth groups, settlement and non-settlement service providers from various sectors - education, health care, social services, business, and government.|
|Description (Service)||Collaborative framework for successful social and economic integration of newcomers * works to create a welcoming and inclusive community
Four priority areas: meaningful employment, entrepreneurship and business, service coordination and access, awareness and inclusion
The City of Guelph is Project Sponsor and the project is managed through a Leadership Council and four Action Committees.
Leadership Council provides strategic direction and develops settlement strategy.
Action Committees oversee implementation of settlement strategy by taking up specific projects.
|Hours||Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm, Jul-Aug
Quarterly meetings of GWLIP Leadership Council and monthly meetings of Action Committees
|Areas Served||Guelph ; Wellington County|
|Application||Call or visit website for information|
|Legal Status||(10) Local Government|
|Funding||Federal - Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) ; The City of Guelph is responsible for legal accountability and management of funds received from Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada.|
|Resources||GW-LIP Community Report * available in English, French, Spanish, Chinese (simplified), and Vietnamese|
|Service Categories||Newcomer Settlement Services ~ Planning/Coordinating/Advisory Groups ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Refugees ~ Syrian Community|
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