International Railroad for Queer Refugees

Record #: MET1664
Last Full Update: 31 Aug 2022

Memos and Bulletins

Public Comments Formerly known as Iranian Railroad for Queer Refugees

Contact Information

Office Phone 416-985-7456
E-Mail info@irqr.ca
Website www.irqr.ca

Agency Information

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 County ; Durham Region ; Halton Region ; Peel Region ; Toronto ; York Region
Eligibility Iranian queer people, 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
Address & Map
Toronto, ON
Canada
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 2SLGBTQ+ ; 2SLGBTQ+ Supports ; Immigration / Sponsorship ; In-Person Crisis Resources ; In-Person Specialized Crisis Services ; Multicultural Organizations ; 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 ~ LGBTQ2+ Individuals ; LGBTQ2+ Support Groups ~ Refugees ; Parent Counselling ~ Refugees ; Refugee Claims Legal Assistance ~ LGBTQ2+ Individuals ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Refugees

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