University of Ottawa

Site: Refugee Hub

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Contact Information
Primary Executive Emily Bates, Director
Alternate Executive Prof Jennifer Bond, Faculty Director
Address & Map
554 King Edward St, Third Flr
Ottawa, ON K1N 6N5
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Physical Access Fully Accessible ; Not Applicable
Description & Services
Description (Service) University hub that delivers core programming in the area of refugee law and policy * refugee law education * research * advocacy 
Refugee Sponsorship Support Program (SSP): brings together sponsorship experts, pro-bono lawyers, law students, and community organizations to offer direct support to Canadians seeking to sponsor refugees * matching program between sponsors and support with a pro-bono lawyer and law students * support and training program for lawyers and law students on the completion of sponsorships * public information program 
University of Ottawa Refugee Assistance Project (UORAP): offers resources for community workers who are assisting refugee claimants, and for refugee lawyers 
Refugee Law Research Team (RLRT): volunteer team of current and former law students and others involved in the refugee field that provides legal research, analysis, and strategic support to various high-level domestic and international refugee advocacy initiatives
Hours There are no office hours
Areas Served Ontario
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Send an email or visit the website for more information on the hub or on the RLRT 
For information on the Refugee SSP, visit or send an email to 
For information on the UORAP, visit or contact Emily Bates by email at or by calling 613-562-5800 ext 8871
Languages English ; French
Fees None
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Funding Provincial - Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development ; Fundraising ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 119278877 RR0001 ; Fees - Student fees
Elections The Board of Governors is appointed.
Date Updated 18 Dec 2017
Service Categories Refugee Application Assistance ~ Social Workers ; Refugee Claims Legal Assistance ; Social Sciences and Humanities Research ~ Immigration Issues ; Sponsorship Programs ~ Immigration Issues ; Sponsorship Programs ~ Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Immigration Issues

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