Category Archives: News

Ride for Refuge

Join The Lighthouse on October 1st, to RIDE for the displaced, vulnerable or exploited people. It can start with YOU!

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Now Available: Summer 2017 Newsletter

Find helpful tips and information on refugee sponsorship in the latest issue of The Lighthouse newsletter! http://lighthousecentre.ca/newsletters/

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Vietnamese Family Summer Camp

From July 24-28, The Lighthouse will be offering the Vietnamese Family Summer Camp for families. For one week, families learn and spend time together with friends and loved ones. There will be lessons, games, crafts, lunch and outings.

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Practical Care of Refugees

In 2015, Canada welcomed around 25,000 refugees and the number has continued to increase over the years. Although the refugees are now safe in Canada, there are many challenges the families need to overcome in order to settle in and live a regular life. The community can help ease the transition period by volunteering with more »

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Volunteer with the Vietnamese Family Camp

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Refugee Sponsorship

by Rebecca Walker, World Renew Refugee Coordinator; Cameron Klapwyk, World Renew Refugee Program Associate; Kathryn Teeluck, World Renew Refugee Associate; and, Jeanette Romkema, Global Learning Partner consultant Churches can be a blessing to newcomers and their communities when they reach out and support refugee and immigrant families. This is what missional engagement can look like. more »

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Understanding the Refugee Claimant Process

World Refugee Day is on June 20th. Lets take a look at the refugee claimant process: For more information about World Refugee Day, please visit our resource page.

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World Refugee Day Toolkit

On Tuesday, June 20, we celebrate refugees’ courage in overcoming adversity and the many gifts they bring to our communities. As refugees and friends of refugees, we know the challenges newcomers face and the need for improved policies to help refugees rebuild their lives in the United States. It’s more important than ever for community more »

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Volunteer Needed @ The Lighthouse

The Lighthouse looking for volunteers (aged 13 and over) to assist with our Summer Drop-In Program. Our program caters to children (aged 4-12) from the neighbourhood community in the Annex and Palmerston area. The goal of this program is to provide a fun summer experience for children of low-income and newcomer families. Volunteers will assist more »

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Serving with TDCH

Thank you Toronto District Christian High School for serving at The Lighthouse! The Lighthouse offers an exciting hands-on volunteer experience. This includes a tour of our building and a discussion on a number of topics relating to social justice and creating social change. For more information about group volunteering and school visits, please contact us more »

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