Give Help / Get Help

Give Help/Get Help

Drawing on our user research, the Give Help/Get Help tool is a web-based platform which will connect those working to provide Syrian refugees with intermediate, essential services and long-term settlement support for maximum impact. We envision a dynamic, inclusive, digital and real-world community of grassroots organizations, sponsorship groups, settlement service providers and engaged Canadians working towards the collective goal of delivering the best settlement experience for Canadians new and old.

The platform will also allow users to share knowledge about what works (and what doesn’t), enabling them to leverage their collective experience for mutual benefit. The platform will act as a ‘door-to-all-doors’, aggregating relevant resources and information for sponsors and organizations, as well as enabling public education, service delivery, research and other tangible social change activities.

At a community level, we seek to create flexible social partnerships and high impact collaboration, drawing upon the energetic leadership from grassroots initiatives in multiple sectors to work with existing settlement service providers towards the joint outcome of a strengthened resettlement experience.

Current status: Research and development.