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International Railroad for Queer Refugees

Memos and Bulletins
Public Comments Formerly known as Iranian Railroad for Queer RefugeesCovid19 status -- agency trying to maintain service from out of office -- 20030316
Contact Information
Office Phone 416-985-7456
E-Mail info@irqr.ca
Website www.irqr.ca
Primary Contact Arsham Parsi, Executive Director
Agency Information
Description (Agency) Registered Charity
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Support to refugee claimants in Canada and abroad
  • legal, crisis intervention and emotional support
  • weekly support group
  • Network of Iranian Queer HIV/AIDS Program, info@niqha.net -- education and support to people with HIV/AIDS and other STIs (sexually transmitted infections)
  • SHER Fund, Safe House and Emergency Relief for LGBT refugees residing in Turkey to pay living expenses
  • Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays of Iran Program -- support to parents and families of LGBT individuals
  • information and referral
  • newsletter, magazine
Hours Mon-Fri 10 am-5 pm
Areas Served Durham Region ; Halton Region ; Peel Region ; Toronto ; York Region
Eligibility Iranian queers, refugees, and newcomers
Application Call or email * potential refugees should use this page for contact, support.irqr.ca
Languages English; Farsi
Fees None
Site Information
Located In Community Toronto Downtown Central
Address & Map
Toronto, ON
Canada
 
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Mailing Address RPO Greenwin Square; PO Box 72604 
Toronto, ON 
Canada M4W 3S9
Physical Access Not Applicable
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Community Programs ; Emergency / Crisis ; Mental Health / Addictions ; Newcomers ; Youth
HCSD Sub Heading Immigration / Sponsorship ; In-Person Crisis Resources ; In-Person Specialized Crisis Services ; LGBTQ2+ ; LGBTQ2+ Supports ; Refugees
Service Categories AIDS/HIV Prevention Counselling ~ Iranian Community ; Disease/Disability Information ~ AIDS/HIV ; Immigrant Mutual Assistance Associations ~ Iranian Community ; Immigrant Mutual Assistance Associations ~ LGBTQ2+ Individuals ; In Person Crisis Intervention ~ Refugees ; International Relief ~ Iranian Community ; LGBTQ2+ Support Groups ~ Refugees ; Parent Counselling ~ Refugees ; Refugee Claims Legal Assistance ~ Iranian Community ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Refugees

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