Category: Refugee Claimants

Information on Interim Federal Health IFH) for Refugee Claimants & List of providers

The Interim Federal Health Program (IFHP) provides limited, temporary coverage of health-care benefits to people in the following groups who aren’t eligible for provincial or territorial health insurance protected persons, including resettled refugees; refugee claimants; and certain other groups. Refugee claimants found eligible for the Interim Federal Health Program (IFHP) are entitled to receive short-term…

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Kinbrace: Refugee Hearing Preparation Guide

The Refugee Hearing Preparation Guide is for refugee claimants and their service providers. It educates, guides, and supports refugee claimants who are preparing for their refugee hearings. It informs and empowers service providers in their understanding of the refugee hearing preparation process. And, refugee claimants and service providers learn about essential legal issues pertaining to refugee…

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Resource Link: http://refugeeclaim.ca/

Mental Health Toolkit for Refugees and Refugee Claimants

This online toolkit curated by the BC Refugee Hub includes a short guide to mental health, mental illness, trauma, and resources available to those working with refugees and refugee claimants, along with services and supports available for refugees and refugee claimants. Topics included: Key Definitions Mental Health and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders (PTSD) Prevalence Among Refugees –…

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Services & Supports for Refugee Claimants in Winnipeg

As Manitoba has seen an increase in the number of people who are arriving as refugee claimants to our province, we want to share information on available services. Most often, community members, friends and faith communities play the most significant role in supporting refugee claimants in the community, and this document may assist them in…

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