Immigrants & Refugees

Rainbow Refugee

Founded in 2000, Rainbow Refugee Committee (RRC) is a Vancouver based community group that supports and advocates with people seeking refugee protection because of persecution based on sexual orientation, gender identity, or HIV status. Rainbow Refugee Committee engages in outreach, advocacy and public education on LGBT2Q+/HIV+ refugee issues. RRC is member driven and all volunteer. RRC also provides information to asylum seekers outside Canada, and is a sister organization of LEGIT: Canadian Immigration for same-sex partners.

Immigrant Services Society of British Columbia

Immigrant Services Society of British Columbia has programs for refugees, women, children, and youth, as well as support services in over forty-five languages. Services are available throughout Metro Vancouver, Squamish, and the Okanagan.


Mosaic is a multicultural non-profit organization dedicated to addressing issues that affect immigrants and refugees in the course of their settlement and integration into Canadian society.