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.

Get Involved

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.

Are You a Refugee Claimant?

We are here to help

Featured Resources for Refugees

Work Permits

We know the work permit process can be confusing. Watch these webinars in English or Spanish from FCJ Refugee Centre for more guidance.


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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