Romero House is a community of welcome and accompaniment for newly arrived refugee claimants in Toronto.
We are a charitable organization offering transitional housing and immigration and settlement support in the spirit of good neighbours valuing dignity, mutuality and care. We are a diverse community where all are welcome.
Apply to be a Worker
Are you looking for a meaningful way to spend a year, or even a summer? Check out our live-in Worker Program.
Become a Volunteer
Do you want to spend your free time in a being part of a community where you can make a difference? Volunteer with us.
Support Our Work
Do you want your money to do good in the world? Donate and participate in our work of welcoming refugees.
Romero House is a positive space. People of all sexual orientation, gender identity and expression are welcome in our community. We offer appropriate referrals to LGBTQ+ refugees to meet particular legal and settlement needs.
Featured Resources for Refugees
Navigating the healthcare system in Ontario can be confusing. Watch this video to learn more! Click the CC button to watch in Spanish or Arabic.
Finding a Lawyer
Did you know that many refugee claimants qualify for a free lawyer? If you still need a lawyer, we can help you apply for Legal Aid Ontario, to see if you are eligible to receive a lawyer at no cost to you.
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Due to the covid-19 pandemic, appointments are required to receive services in our office.
Please call or email us to set-up an appointment.
If you are contacting us with offers of clothing, housewares or furniture, note that due to a high volume of offers, we only have capacity to respond if we are in need of the items.