Program Types: Legal Initiatives,

The 519’s Access to Justice and Legal Initiatives programs support underserved 2SLGBTQ+ communities to reduce barriers to accessing relevant legal services and educational resources.

Are you a newcomer?
Do you identify as a member of the LGBTQ+ community?
Are you looking to make a refugee claim or have made a refugee claim?
Are you yet to submit your Basis of Claim and Personal narrative?
Do you need assistance articulating and drafting your personal narrative?

This pilot program is for you!

Services & Supports:

  • Narrative writing guide
  • Thoughts articulation
  • Identifying key events
  • Claim structuring
  • Formatting
  • Referrals

Who this is for:

  • LGBTQ+ refugee claimnts
  • Non-status individuals
  • LGBTQ+ asylum seekers
  • Newcomers


Registration is strictly by appointments. Service cannot be guaranteed for walk-ins.
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  • Appointments will be scheduled after a brief intake
  • Service is offered both onsite and virtually.

Consultations will be scheduled between 6 to 8 pm every other Monday, pilot phase begins on Monday, July 17 to Monday, October 23, 2023.

    Contact Details

  • Onyewuchi Luis Obi
  • He/Him
  • Coordinator, Access to Justice (Casework & Community Support)

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