Among Friends is a weekly program for LGBTQ Refugee Claimants. Among Friends is a great way to meet friends, build community networks, and access information to help you with your settlement in Canada. Among Friends includes weekly presentations and information sessions on different topics such as immigration / refugee law, employment / finding a job, and accessing medical / healthcare. Among Friends is hosted by the 519 Church Street Community Centre in Toronto.
519 Church Street, Toronto, ON M4Y 2C9
Iranian Railroad for Queer Refugees (IRQR) is an international, not-for-profit, queer human rights organization based in Toronto. IRQR provides support and counseling to Iranian queers worldwide.
London Cross Cultural Learner Centre (LCCLC) offers a full continuum of settlement counselling to new immigrants as well as employment counselling, social support, advocacy and assistance in accessing local medical, educational and social services, job search workshops, resettlement assistance and a volunteer matching program called the Host Program.
CultureLink provides settlement services for newcomers in Toronto, including employment services, language training, support with housing and finances, Roma settlement services, mentorship, programs for youth and seniors, and arts and recreation programming.
Queer Arts Network (QAN) is a group for LGBTQ newcomer youth, their friends and allies. Express yourself through art, poetry, music, the spoken word, or other forms of art / multi-media.
2340 Dundas Street West Suite 301 Toronto, ON M6P 4A9
Refugee Sponsorship Training Program (RSPT) is a program designed to support Sponsorship Agreement Holders (SAHs). The objective of the RSTP is to provide resources and services in order to address the ongoing information and training needs of SAHs and their Constituent Groups, Groups of Five, and Community Groups. Resources include the Sponsoring Group Handbook and Information for Privately Sponsored Refugees.
Black Coalition for AIDS Prevention (Black CAP) works to reduce HIV/AIDS in Toronto's Black, African and Caribbean communities and enhance the quality of life of Black people living with or affected by HIV/AIDS. Services include HIV/AIDS prevention, outreach, education, support groups, counselling, advocacy, skill-building workshops, practical assistance, youth programs, anti-homophobia initiatives, and newcomer settlement services (including LGBT settlement services).
Centretown Community Health Centre offers a wide range of programs and services for the GLBTQ community in Ottawa, including sexual health clinic, mental health and counselling, trans health services, social support groups, and programs for youth and seniors.
North Bay and District Multicultural Centre (NBDMC) provides information and referral services for all aspects of immigrant support in the North Bay region, including employment services, housing support, Community Connections, interpretation and translation services, c
NewYouth.ca is an online community for newcomer youth in Ontario. It offers information (both province-wide and city-specific) on immigration, school, work, law, health, and daily life, as well as videos and a discussion forum.