Important updates related to COVID-19

During COVID-19, the I Belong Program remains committed to supporting LGBTQIA+ refugees, immigrants, and people of diverse backgrounds. Services are available online and by phone– our priority is to provide meaningful support and to minimize social isolation during this difficult time:

  • To register for our Zoom groups, or for individual support and guidance, email
  • Our Peer Support Group will be offered online via Zoom on the first and second Monday of each month, 5:30 - 7:30pm.
  • Our Counselling Support Group will be offered online via Zoom on the last Monday of each month, 6:30 - 8:30pm.
  • One-on-one and group services are delivered in English – however, additional language support is available. Please contact our staff in advance of your appointment or group to arrange for this.
  • Our Beyond Borders & Binaries Group will be offered online via Zoom on the 3rd Monday of each month, 6:30-8:30 pm.


I Belong - LGBTQIA2+ Community Resources

In addition to the weekly peer support & counselling groups, I Belong’s program facilitator can connect LGBTQIA2+ clients with both internal and external resources through our referral system. For further information or questions, please connect with I Belong directly.

Available languages

Group and one-on-one services are delivered in English. Additional language support is available upon request.

As long as you are happy does it matter who you fall in love with.Anonymous


Trans Newcomer Online Resource Hub

The trans resource hub provides information and support to folks who identify as transgender and nonbinary identities and expressions that are different from expectations based on their sex assigned at birth. To learn more, please visit

Contact information

To register for any of our I Belong programs, please email

Ash Rush,

LGBTQ+ Support Worker


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I Belong is made possible through the funding of the Foundation of Hope and in-kind support by MOSAIC.