2S-LGBTQIA+ Newcomer Program

An immigration and newcomer program designed for 2S-LGBTQIA+ youth who are newcomers to Hamilton.

Services include:

  • 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.

Organizations that offer this Service
Speqtrum Hamilton
Sites that offer this Service
YWCA MacNab Main Location

75 MacNab St S
Hamilton, ON
L8P 3C1

Eligibility

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.

Areas Served
Hamilton
Hamilton Downtown
Fees
Fee
None
Languages
English
Arabic
Croatian
Gujarati
Hindi
Punjabi
Serbian
Urdu
Application Instructions

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
Contact
Noura Afify, Newcomer Youth Support Worker, Speqtrum Hamilton
Age Range
15 to 30 years
Last Full Update
April 20, 2022