Group Name: The 519 Church Street Community Centre – LGBTQ Refugee Peer Support

Description: The 519 is the hub of community life in Toronto’s diverse Church and Wellesley Village. For over 35 years, The 519 has been working with our neighbours and our lesbian, gay, bi, trans and queer (LGBTQ) communities to build healthy, welcoming spaces to meet, participate and celebrate together. With the support of our staff team, our communities identify and implement solutions to emerging issues through award-winning programs and services, and with the leadership of volunteers, over 80 community-led programs provide peer support, social, recreational, arts and cultural opportunities in our public meeting spaces.

Among Friends LGBTQ Refugee Peer Support
The Among Friends is a weekly program for LGBTQ Refugee Claimants. Among Friends is a great way to meet friends, build community networks, and access information to help you with your settlement in Canada. Among Friends includes weekly presentations and information sessions on different topics such as immigration / refugee law, employment / finding a job, and accessing medical / healthcare.

A light meal is provided during Among Friends meetings.

Where: 519 Church Street | Toronto, ON M4Y 2C9

When: Please call or e-mail for more detailed information.

Contact: Karlene Williams-Clarke 416-392-6878 Ext. 4016 | kwilliamsclarke@the519.org | www.the519.org

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