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If you're an LGBTQ+ refugee or newcomer, Rainbow Connect is the place for you! In this safe and welcoming space, you'll make new friends, enjoy chats and celebrations, and build your networks and skills. You can also volunteer and help other people just like you.

Group Sessions:

In our group sessions, you'll meet other newcomers and learn about employment and the Canadian work environment; your rights as LGBTQ+ newcomers; the refugee claim process; physical, mental and sexual health services; and much more. 

Workshops Fridays via Zoom 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Peer 2 Peer Chit Chat  Tuesdays bi-weekly via Zoom 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

One-to-One Sessions:

Our one-to-one sessions help you adjust to life in Canada. Whether you are a refugee claimant, a convention refugee, or a permanent resident, we can provide settlement support and connections to other essential services.