Refugee Settlement Program

HIV positive and LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning) refugee claimants are a particularly vulnerable population because of homophobia, transphobia, HIV and HIV related stigma. In addition, being new to the country creates difficulties in finding employment, housing, and accessing services. As a result, we work to address the difficulties that many of our clients face when trying to gain refugee status. With Black CAP’s support most claimants are successful. 

The Black CAP Refugee Settlement Program aims to support ACB Refugee Claimants that are PHA’s or from the LGBTQ community. the immigration process, health care system, social services, housing, legal, employment and education etc. This is all done in an effort to make their transition to life here in Canada smoother.

The program is guided by the following objectives:

The delivery of programming that includes:

The Government of Ontario Newcomer Settlement Program

Phone: (416) 977-9955, ext. 249