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Refugee Reception And Settlement

How Can You Help?

Give furniture, housewares, clothes, toiletries to
a newcomer. Help move people into their first
Canadian home or make a donation online.

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Moving Forward

People can only live in Matthew House for about one month before moving to their own apartment.


After Care

We walk with people throughout the refugee claim process (which can take up to two years).


Matthew House

Matthew House – Fort Erie has been a first Canadian home to over 1500 refugee claimants.

Latest News From Matthew House

Fall 2014 Newsletter

Its more than 10 months since our last newsletter. Normally we are known for our constant updates and posts, so when people started asking us recently if we were still

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Get Involved

VOLUNTEER: Help move people into their first Canadian home. Imagine leaving everything behind to go where everything is unfamiliar and unsettling. Creating a safe place to rejuvenate each day is so important.

​Come help sort donated clothes and housewares. The items are so needed, but it takes a lot of people to stay on top of it. We could really use your help. Please call ahead to let us know you’re coming.