An immigration and newcomer program designed for 2S-LGBTQIA+ youth who are newcomers to Hamilton.
- monthly community kitchens
- workshops and social events
- peer support
- community referrals
This program is offered through the YWCA's Join Immigration and Settlement Program in collaboration with Speqtrum Hamilton.
Open to all permanent residents, protected persons/convention refugees, and temporary foreign workers with an approved work permit who identity as 2S-LGBTQIA+ or non-binary.
Complete the online application form to register. Participants must ensure they have proof of residency status before applying. Options include:
- permanent resident card
- landing paper
- work permit for live-in caregivers
- decision letter for permanent residency or refugee status