Our Story

Romero House started almost 25 years ago when a small group, who believed that refugees could be treated differently, took over a refugee shelter threatened with closure. They welcomed refugees to stay in apartments without internal locks, as neighbours rather than simply…

Our Services

Romero House welcomes refugee claimants: people who claim refugee status after arriving in Canada. We welcome refugees regardless of religion, ethnicity, political beliefs, sexual orientation or gender identity. In this way, we strive to create a community that celebrates difference….

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Romero House invites applications to its internship program from people looking for a challenging, fulfilling, and worthwhile way to spend a year or four months. You can apply for either our full-year program or our summer program. Full-year Internship: September 2019…

Events

Holidays at Romero House

— Christmas Eve Liturgy – December 24th 7:30pm Bishop Marrocco School, 1515 Bloor Street West Enter from the south side at basement level and come to the third-floor staff room  — An evening of Peace -December 25th 6:00pm St. Martins in…

Celebrating the Canonization of Monsignor Oscar Romero *October 2018*

Romero House was named after Oscar Romero as he exemplifies the hope for faith and justice, and the inclusivity that our community embodies. Monsignor Oscar Arnulfo Romero, the most well – known archbishop of Latin America, was assassinated in 1980…

Lula Lounge 2018

Romero House invites you to join us for our eleventh fundraising party and amazing Silent Auction at Lula Lounge! Come dance the night away to the music of Asiko Afrobeat Ensemble and enjoy appetizers and a cash bar, all in…