Rainbows Across Borders

RAB's

Rainbows Across Borders was formed in January 2013. It's a voluntary self-help group for lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender (LGBT) asylum seekers who are fleeing harm and persecution of oppresive/transphobic regimes. The group is based and provides services in Croydon and elsewhere across London.

It operates as a community Group with membership that is exclusive to LGBT people who are applying to the United Kingdom for asylum on the grounds that they have faced or fear persecution and harm in their countries of origin, because they are lesbian, gay, bisexual or trangender. The group which is owned & controlled by its members pursues policies of integration with LGBT groups in Croydon and across London. It provides a secure and safe space for members to share experiences as LGBT asylum seekers, and to mutually build confidence and knowledge about the asylum process as it affects the individual applicant. It's supported by those that have already been 'granted leave to stay'.

Services provided for: 
Bisexual Men
Bisexual Women
BME/Black People
Gay Men
Lesbians/Gay Women
Non-UK Residents
Trans People/People with gender histories
Key areas of work: 
Advice/Information
Advocacy
Campaigning/Activism
Counselling
Education
Employment
Equal Opportunities/Discrimination
Events
Health Care
Housing/Homelessness
Immigration
Mental Health
Networks
Policy/Representation
Pride
Research
Self-help/Support Group
Sexual Health
Sexual Violence
Training
Volunteering
Area of operation
South East
City
Contact details
020 8777 0107
Address: 
Mailing Address: Correspondence
64 Cheston Avenue
CR0 8DB Croydon
Phone: 020 8777 0107
Meeting times: 
Various to suit needs
Opening hours (if applicable): 
Various to suit needs

 

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Events

Thursday, February 1, 2018 - 00:00 to Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 23:45
Sunday, February 18, 2018 - 00:00 to Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 23:45
Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 12:00 to 16:00