International Railroad for Queer Refugees

Memos and Bulletins
Public Comments Formerly known as Iranian Railroad for Queer Refugees
Contact Information
Office Phone 416-985-7456
Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit ; (51) Registered Charity
Primary Executive Arsham Parsi, Executive Director
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, -- 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,
Languages English ; Farsi
Fees None
Site Information
Located In Community Toronto Downtown Central
Address & Map
Toronto, ON
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Mailing Address PO Box 72604 
RPO Greenwin Square 
Toronto, ON 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 ; LGBTQ ; LGBTQ Supports ; Refugees
Service Categories AIDS/HIV Prevention Counselling ~ Iranian Community ; Disease/Disability Information ~ AIDS/HIV ~ Iranian Community ~ LGBTQ Individuals ; Immigrant Mutual Assistance Associations ~ Refugee Claimants ~ Iranian Community ~ LGBTQ Individuals ; Immigrant Mutual Assistance Associations ~ Refugees ~ Iranian Community ~ LGBTQ Individuals ; In Person Crisis Intervention ~ Refugees ~ Iranian Community ~ LGBTQ Individuals ; International Relief ~ Iranian Community ~ LGBTQ Individuals ; LGBTQ Support Groups ~ Refugees ~ Iranian Community ; Parent Counselling ~ Refugees ~ Iranian Community ~ Families/Friends of LGBTQ Individuals ; Refugee Claims Legal Assistance ~ Iranian Community ~ LGBTQ Individuals ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Refugees ~ Iranian Community ~ LGBTQ Individuals

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