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 provides services to 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 an inclusive community…


The Internship Program

Serve Refugees – Meet the World in a Neighbourhood – Grow Spiritually in Community  Our internship program gives young people the opportunity to serve refugees as companions and caseworkers; to live alongside refugee families; to explore their own spirituality and…


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