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Contact Information
Office Phone 647-709-2600
E-Mail info@francoqueer.ca
Website www.francoqueer.ca
Primary Contact Naima Hazem, Case and project Manager, francophone LGBTQIA integration and settlement; Email: immigration@francoqueer.ca
Alternate Contact Arnaud Baudry, Vice-président; Phone: 647-629-2437; Email: arnaud@francoqueer.ca
Agency Information
Description (Agency) Resource centre for LGBTQIA francophones
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Primary Executive Adrian Ishak, Président; Email: president@francoqueer.ca
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Information and referral

Carrefour des Immigrants FrancoQueer (CIF) -- settlement and integration services for francophone LGBTQIA newcomers * Information and orientation workshops -- information, discussion and support groups for LGBTQIA immigrants and refugees

Bilingual café -- bilingual conversation groups, social activities

Organizes activities in French including la fierté FrancoQueer during Pride Toronto in June every year
Hours Confidential voice mail * calls returned 9 am-9 pm, depending on availability
Areas Served Ontario
Boundaries Ontario, focus on GTA
Eligibility Francophone and francophile individuals 14 years and older * lesbian, gay, bisexual, two-spirited, transgender, transsexual, queer, questioning, intersex, asexual and friends of the cause, also youth and seniors including persons living with HIV/AIDS and their friends
Application Call or email for appointment
Languages English ; French ; Haitian Creole
Fees Membership - annual $10 * free for persons with limited means
Site Information
Located In Community Toronto Downtown Central
Address & Map
Programme Carrefour des Immigrants FrancoQueer
20 Victoria St, 4th Flr
Toronto, ON M5C 2N8
View Google Map
Intersection Yonge St and King St
Mailing Address PO Box 73037 
465 rue Yonge 
Toronto, ON M4Y 1X4
Physical Access Wheelchair accessible - call ahead
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Community Programs ; Newcomers ; Youth
HCSD Sub Heading Community and Recreation Centres ; English as a Second Language ; LGBTQ ; LGBTQ Supports ; Newcomer Settlement Services ; Refugees
Service Categories Conversation Partners ~ Francophone Community ~ LGBTQ Individuals ; Immigrant/Refugee Support Groups ~ Francophone Community ~ LGBTQ Individuals ; LGBTQ Community Centres ~ Francophone Community ; Newcomer Settlement Services ~ Francophone Community ~ LGBTQ Individuals ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Francophone Community ~ LGBTQ Individuals

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