Ottawa LGBTQI+ Newcomer Support Forum
Capital Rainbow Refuge and Refugee 613 are inviting you to the upcoming Ottawa LGBTQI+ Newcomer Support Forum
The forum will address the unique challenges LGBTQI+ newcomers face in Ottawa and provide a space to explore how we can create solutions together as a community.
The interactive program will include various presentations, Q&A sessions, training opportunities from experts in the field, breakout session discussions, and networking opportunities, including a delicious lunch to share in the community.
- Raise awareness of the unique challenges and barriers LGBTQI+ newcomers face in Ottawa
- Understand service gaps and opportunities
- Learn about LGBTQI+ services in Ottawa and where clients can access support
- Build solidarity and strengthen networks of people and organizations supporting LGBTQI+ refugees and other newcomers
- Learn about trauma-informed, ethical and sensitive service delivery for newcomers and the services available in Ottawa
- Leave with concrete ideas for better partnerships and ways to work together.