Edmonton Mennonite Centre for Newcomers

Rainbow Refuge


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
587-938-6869
Email
bhamrah@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 - Other disabled access: No -
Legal Status
Registered Charity / Foundation
Topic(s)
Last Updated On
November 19, 2019
Address
10170 112 Street NW
Edmonton, AB, T5K 2L6
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Hours of Operation
Wed
08:30 AM - 05:00 PM
Thu
08:30 AM - 05:00 PM
Fri
08:30 AM - 04:30 PM