Together Project
Getting settled in a new country is easier when you have friends.
Photo: Lisa Kannakko
Photo: Lisa Kannakko

Our Work

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Together Project connects refugee newcomers and Canadians to build stronger, more integrated communities.

Photo: Lisa Kannakko

Matching

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We match Welcome Groups of five or more volunteers with newly arrived refugees for friendship and social support.

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Community

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Together Project works with our partners to host community events and programs that foster social inclusion.

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Research

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Together Project supports our work through evidence-based program evaluation and research.

Help us ensure that refugee newcomers have access to volunteer support.
Photo: Lisa Kannakko

Latest Blog Posts

Together Project, a project on Tides Canada’s shared platform, connects refugee newcomers and Canadians to build stronger, more integrated communities. Our Welcome Group Program matches volunteers with newly arrived refugees for meaningful settlement and integration support. The Volunteer Coordinator will support Together Project’s Co-Directors in the delivery of the Welcome Group Program. The Coordinator will serve as the main point of contact for volunteers interested or involved in the... Read more >

During my time with the Welcome Group, I started off thinking about the impact I hoped to make on the lives of this newcomer family. What I did not expect was how my life was about to be transformed after getting to know this incredibly intelligent, brave and compassionate family in return. This has been one of the most inspirational experiences I have ever been a part of. I truly encourage everyone to volunteer their time because if you come into it with an open heart and an open mind, you... Read more >

Join Together Project’s Co-Director and the Al-Qazzaz Foundation for a Webinar on Wednesday, August 28th at noon

Join the Al-Qazzaz Foundation and Together Project this Wed. Aug. 28th from noon-1 PM when Together Project’s Co-Director, Andrew Lusztyk will talk about The Welcome Group Program: How Effective Social Connections can Accelerate Refugee Integration. To attend, please register at https://meetinglab.zoho.com/meeting/register…