Other Resources

A few more resources to help you prepare for your hearing

1) READY for my REFUGEE HEARING: Provides a Refugee Hearing Preparation Guide with step-by-step instructions available in 11 languages and virtual READY tours to learn how to best prepare for your hearing.

2) Meet Gary: "Gary" is a made-up virtual Refugee Board Member. Through 6 Big Ideas this site teaches how Gary sees refugee claimants and what makes him wary as well as 12 Things That Help to calm Gary's suspicions. 

3) Legal Aid Ontario: Gives information about applying for refugee status and completing your basis of claim. May pay for claimants lawyer if they qualify for legal aid services.

4) Queer Refugee Hearings Program Toolkit: A guide to prepare your refugee claim based on sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, and/or sex characteristics