Program Types: Legal Initiatives, New to Canada,
The 519 Immigration and Refugee Legal Clinic for LGBTQ+ individuals, after conducting a brief intake, provides virtual and/or In-Person one-time free consultations to support the diverse needs of LGBTQ+ immigrant & refugee communities and residents within our catchment area (Bloor -> Gerrard & Bay -> Parliament). Services are generally available bimonthly, and we serve a maximum of 8 community members per clinic.
General summary advice for LGBTQ+ refugees and newcomers around refugee-related matters and asylum claims with a focus on sexual orientation and gender identity.
Advice includes but is not limited to:
- refugee claims
- temporary resident applications
- visa extensions
- permanent residence
- post-secondary student matters
One-time virtual consultation, by appointment only.
Contact LegalClinic@The519.org, or call 416-392-6874.
Consultations will be scheduled between 6 to 8 pm, the second and fourth Thursday of each month.
- Appointments will be scheduled after a brief intake
- Referrals will be made on a case-by-case basis
Offered as part of The 519 Legal Clinic. For other services of the clinic, visit Access to Justice and Legal Initiatives
- The 519 Legal Clinic