[Updated: March 2019]
Africans in Partnership against AIDS (APAA)
APAA supports the health and dignity of African people living with HIV/AIDS.
Contact: 416-924-5256, 416-644-1650
Alliance for South Asian AIDS Prevention (ASAAP)
ASSAP offers health promotion and support for South Asians living with and affected by HIV. Services are available in several languages including Tamil, Hindi, Urdu and Punjabi
Asian Community Aids Service (ACAS)
ACAS provides HIV/AIDS education, prevention, and support services to the East and Southeast Asian Canadian communities
Black Coalition for AIDS Prevention (Black-CAP)
Black CAP is an organization that 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
CultureLink is a settlement and community organization that provide programs and services in more than 30 languages, including settlement services, mentorship, health and recreation, and employment supports.
Contact: 416-588-6288, www.culturelink.ca
FCJ Refugee Centre
FCJ Refugee Centre serves refugees and others at risk due to their immigration status, and welcomes anyone asking for advice, counsel and support regarding their refugee or immigration claim process. Services include settlement support, youth mentorship, temporary shelter for refugee women and children, free primary health clinic for uninsured clients, English classes, and employment services.
Contact: 416-469-9754, www.fcjrefugeecentre.org
FrancoQueer is an organization that provides services in French, including one-on-one support on the refugee claim process, educational workshops, support groups, and referrals to other services that can competently work with francophones.
Contact: 647-709-2600, firstname.lastname@example.org
Fred Victor Centre
Fred Victor is a social services organization that fosters long-lasting and positive change in the lives of homeless and low income people living all across Toronto.
Griffin Centre/ReachOUT Newcomer Network
ReachOUT is a creative, inclusive & accessible program for LGBT youth and adults. Activities include drop-in groups, community outreach, art & skills exchange, counseling, training and consultation.
Metropolitan Community Church of Toronto
MCC Toronto is a joyful, spiritual community of LGBT-positive people committed to being an inclusive, affirmative, caring church.
Contact: 416-406-6228, Refugee@MCCToronto.com
MCIS Language Solutions
MCIS Language Solutions is a non-profit enterprise offering interpretation and translation services in over 300 languages.
Contact: 416-467-3097, www.mcislanguages.com
North York Community House (NYCH)
NYCH assists newcomers to Canada with settlement services, while also supporting the positive development of families, the promotion of healthy lifestyles, and skill-building that leads to employment and personal growth.
Contact: 416-784-0920, www.nych.ca/program-board
Regent Park Employment Services
Regent Park Employment Services offers drop-in career planning, job search coaching, resume and cover letter writing, job interview preparation, and information on education and training options.
Contact: 416-392-3456, 416-338-8888
Salaam is an organization dedicated to Muslims who are LGBT, as well as those questioning their sexual orientation or gender identity, their families and friends.
Sherbourne Health Centre – Newcomer Health
Sherbourne provides family health care, counselling, health education and supportive services to New Canadians (resident for 10 years or less), within South East Toronto.
Contact: 416-324-4100 ext. 3387
Sistering is a women’s agency serving homeless, marginalized and low-income women in a multilingual and multiracial environment.
Contact: 416-926-1946, 416-588-3939
Skills for Change
Skills for Change provides learning, training and mentorship opportunities, language skills training and employment services for immigrants and refugees to access and fully participate in the workplace and wider community.
Contact: 416-658-3101, www.skillsforchange.org
Woodgreen Community Services
Provides health, wellness, employment, housing and settlement services for youth, adults and seniors.
Contact: 416-645-6000 ext. 1100
Volunteer Toronto is an organization that regularly posts volunteer opportunities to many organizations throughout Toronto.
LGBTQ2S-positive services in Toronto that support newcomers