Help Syrian Newcomers

The Canadian federal government has committed to bring 25,000 Syrian refugees to Canada as a result of escalating violence in Syria and increasing humanitarian needs.

For Peel residents who wish to offer their support and contribute, you can volunteer with or donate money, clothing (i.e. winter coats), household items (i.e. furniture), and accommodations to the organizations who are lending a helping hand below:

  • United Way of Peel Region is helping to resettle Syrian refugees in Peel Region. Donate money and items or volunteer your time with United Way.
  • Lifeline Syria is an organization helping to bring refugees to the GTA. Learn more information on how to sponsor a family through Lifeline Syria.
  • Immigration Peel is a resource for newcomers and employers; provides a list of settlement agencies and other resources for newcomers.

Frequently Asked Questions

Information session for private sponsors

For more information from the Government of Canada, visit

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