Rainbow Refugee

Registered Name: Rainbow Refugee Society

Business Number: 833497209RR0001

  • Founded in 2000, Rainbow Refugee is a Vancouver based community group that supports people seeking refugee protection in Canada because of persecution based on sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression (SOGIE) or HIV status.
  • We support and assist LGBTQ+ /HIV+ refugee claimants in BCs Lower Mainland through facilitated peer support, referrals, system navigation and accompaniment.
  • We are proud to steward the Rainbow Refugee Assistance Project, a Blended Private Sponsorship Agreement in partnership with Immigration, Refugees Citizenship Canada (IRCC). Through this program LGBTQ+ communities in more than 14 municipalities across Canada have sponsored LGBTQ+ refugees.

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