About

WHO

is this meant for?

  • For individuals, organizations and groups that run refugee programs​​​

  • For groups working with one or more streams of refugee arrivals:

    • refugee claimants

    • government-assisted refugees (GARs)

    • privately sponsored refugees (PSRs)

    • blended visa office-referred (BVOR) & joint assistance sponsorship (JAS)

  • For other settlement organizations that may adapt these tools & resources for other newcomers​

WHY

use this website?

  • This website is designed to build your group's capacity to conduct community-based evaluations through a variety of tools & resources

  • The website uses a community-based approach to evaluation, where evaluations capture multiple stakeholder perspectives, including the voices of those who arrived as refugees

  • You can contribute to improving the evaluation of refugee programs in Canada, and ultimately strengthening supports for all refugee newcomers

WHO

is behind this?

  • The Centre for Community Based Research (CCBR) led the creation of this website in partnership with the Evaluation Capacity Network (ECN) at the University of Alberta

  • An advisory committee provided guidance and support throughout the website's development

  • Funding is provided by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) via the Service Delivery Improvements program

  • IRCC resettles refugee newcomers through designated streams (see logic model here); the tools & resources on this website further addresses the unique needs & desired outcomes of refugee newcomers once they land in Canada 

ADVISORY COMMITTEE

Meet the people who guided the development of the tools and approaches being used to evaluate refugee programs.

TEAM LEADS

Meet the team that created and shaped the tools & resources on this website.

ABOUT​ >

This website helps build the evaluation capacity of the refugee sector across Canada in order to improve supports and outcomes for newcomers who came as refugees.

CONTACT​ >

Centre for Community Based Research

Telephone: +1 (519) 885-1460 ext. 25294

Website: www.communitybasedresearch.ca

© 2019 by Centre for Community Based Research

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