CANADIAN UKRAINIAN IMMIGRANT AID SOCIETYTORONTO, Ontario
CUIAS Mission Statement: • To provide the best possible settlement services for newcomers including pre-arrival information and a comprehensive range of essential services in order to guide clients towards a successful long-term integration. • To work in family reunification and refugee sponsorship cases. • To create a link of Canadian Ukrainian organizations and mainstream agencies that are sensitive to newcomer needs and to build these links into partnerships between newcomers and their hosts that provides a full array of essential services for newcomers. • To work with other service providers, all bodies of government to ensure that the acceptance of newcomers is fair, equitable and reflective of Canada’s and client needs. CUIAS Values Statement: • Respect and tolerance for all people • Exemplifying the qualities of trust, competence, integrity, anti-racism, anti-discrimination, access and equity • Serving the expressed needs of clients • Providing high quality programs and services
The Canadian Ukrainian Immigrant Aid Society (currently referred to as CUIAS Immigrant Services) is a charitable community organisation founded in 1973 and incorporated in 1977. The organisation was created with a purpose of assisting immigrants with their immigration and adaptation needs in Canada.
CUIAS began by helping athletes who defected from the Soviet Union and later sponsored over 4,000 self-exiles and their families, followed by refugees from Bosnia and the former ... Read More