The below organizations provide services to LGBTIQ+ asylum seekers in the Netherlands:

COC the Netherlands

COC Netherlands advocates  for the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex persons (LGBTIQ+ persons). COC strives for the decriminalization of sexual orientation and gender identity and for equal rights, emancipation and the social acceptance of LGBTIQ+ persons in the Netherlands and all over the world. COC the Netherlands organizes meetings, social events, legal consultations, and buddy projects.

You can contact COC via [email protected] or at (020) 623 45 96. More information about COC can be found on their website.

LGBTI Asylum Support

LGBT Asylum Support is a Dutch NGO supporting lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTIQ+) asylum-seekers and refugees in the Netherlands. The organization links LGBTIQ+ asylum-seekers and refugees to other Dutch organizations, defends the rights of LGBTIQ+ asylum-seekers and refugees and provides guidance and social support.

You can contact LGBT Asylum Support at [email protected] and find more information on their website.  

Related information

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Asylum process in the Netherlands