New to Canada

Among Friends LGBTQ Refugee Support Group

Among Friends is a weekly opportunity for LGBTQ refugee claimants to socialize, build community networks, and access information to help with settlement in Canada.

Application Clinics

Our Application Clinics run on the second and third Wednesday of each month and provide support to LGBTQ-identified convention refugees who want to apply for Permanent Residency and to LGBTQ-identified permanent residents who want to apply for Citizenship.

Emerge LGBTQ Mentorship Program

Emerge is designed specifically for LGBTQ Convention Refugees and Permanent Residents residing in Canada for less than 5 years.

Newcomer Youth Mentorship

Youth Mentorship is a monthly program designed specifically for newcomer youth aged 14-19 who are Permanent Residents and Convention Refugees, residing in Canada for less than five years.

Next Steps

Next Steps is a monthly program offered at The 519 to LGBTQ+ convention refugee and permanent residents

Youth Engagement Program

Youth Engagement is a weekly program for newcomer youth aged 14-19 who are Permanent Residents or Convention Refugees, residing in Canada for less than five years.