Rainbow Refuge

Edmonton Newcomer Centre

Search Agency Service

Description
Offers settlement support to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer (LGBTQ) refugee claimants in navigating the Canadian social systems and understanding the Immigration and Refugee Board process.

Service provides:

  • information, support, and guidance to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer (LGBTQ) refugee claimants in their settlement journey

Includes help with:

  • completing the Basis of Claim
  • finding a lawyer
  • applying for a work permit
  • health care
  • finding safe housing
  • meeting new friends

Key Provider: settlement practitioner
Eligibility
Yes,  Service targeted to:
  • Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer (LGBTQ)+ refugee claimants
Application Process
Service Access: By Appointment,  To access service:
  • contact to make an appointment

Referral Process: No


Waiting Period: Yes,

 Wait times vary.


Telephone
780-399-0501 (Sara)
Telephone
587-938-6869 (Basel)
Web Site
https://emcn.ab.ca/program/rainbow-refuge-program
Email
sbuczynski@emcn.ab.ca
Languages
English; Interpreter/Translation services - Interpreters can be provided for all languages.
Fees
Fee: No


Fee Reduction: No


Membership Fee: No


Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes - Wheelchair accessible entrance to the right of main entrance.
Other disabled access: Yes - Includes:
  • ramp
  • parking stalls
Topic(s)
Agency Information
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Last Verified On
November 2, 2023
Address
10618 105 Avenue NW
Edmonton, AB, T5H 0L2
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Hours of Operation
Mon
12:00 PM to 07:00 PM
Tue
12:00 PM to 07:00 PM