REFUGEE SPONSORSHIP

                                                                             Monthly Budget

                                                                  Guidelines for financial support*

ITEM

Single

F 2

F 3

F 4

F 5

F 6

Food & incidentals

304.00

$520.00

$565.00

$622.00

$679.00

$735.00

Rent

398.00

536.00

675.00

695.00

705.00

725.00

Transportation

89.00

178.00

178.00

178.00

178.00

178.00

             

TOTAL

$791.00

$1,234.00

$1,418.00

$1,495.00

$1,562.00

$1,638.00

*Table is based on Canada Immigration Resettlement Assistance Program – May, 2013

Monthly allowance budget does not include initial purchase of food staples, furniture, basic linens and household, winter clothing, school fees and supplies, etc.

Sponsorship support includes the following start up costs and/or items:

  • utility hook-up: $47.00
  • telephone hook-up: $46.00
  • damage deposit, usually equivalent to one month rent and given as a loan
  • food staples: $175/single; $75 each additional family member
  • Basic clothing $325/adult; $250/child
  • Winter clothing allowance $175/adult; $125/child

Special allowances are given for the following:

  • families with children under 6 years: $50.00/month for diapers, formula, etc.
  • maternity - $75.00/month for dietary supplements; one time $200 for clothing, $750 baby allowance
  • School allowance - $150 in August; $20/month/school age child

One year budget for minimum monthly expenses only (not including start-up) are as follows:

  • Single:$9,492.00
  • F214,808.00
  • F317,016.00
  • F417,940.00
  • F518,744.00
  • F619,656.00

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WEBSITE of Citizenship and Immigration Canada:

http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/information/applications/conref.asp

Instruction Guide [IMM 6000] – please refer to this when completing forms.

Required forms:

-          Generic Application Form for Canada [IMM 0008] (PDF, 366 KB) June 2014

This form must be completed by the head of household.

-          Additional Dependants/Declaration [IMM 0008DEP] (PDF, 472 KB) August 2014

This form is only needed when the family has more than 6 people.

-          Schedule A – Background/Declaration [IMM 5669] (PDF, 170 KB) December 2012

This form must be completed by the head of household, spouse, and dependents who are 18 years of age.

-          Schedule 2 Refugees Outside Canada [IMM 0008 SCHEDULE 2] (PDF, 298 KB) October 2011

This form must be completed by the head of household, spouse, and dependents who are 18 years of age.

-          Use of a Representative [IMM 5476] (PDF, 55 KB) March 2014

This form must be signed by the head of household and spouse. Please complete Sections A and D.

All children who are over 18 years of age must complete their own application. This includes the

-          IMM0008, Generic Application

-          IMM5669, Schedule A

-          IMM0008 SCHEDULE 2, Schedule 2

-          IMM5476, Use of a Representative

We regret to announce that Father Roger Guérin passed away September 30, 2015 at the age of 83 years.

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