If you are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or intersex (LGBTIQ+) and you have been forced to flee because of your identity. UNHCR and its partners can help you through the following services:

  • Assistance navigating the health care system,
  • Providing referrals to local services
  • Providing counseling and mental health services
  • Social and cultural groups activities
  • Support with social integration, life skills, and learning opportunities

ALL services provided by UNHCR or any of its partners are FREE of charge.

You can contact UNHCR`s partner the Tunisian Refugee Council on the following helplines:

  • CTR North: +216 58 574 595
  • CTR South: +216 58 574 596

Other service providers (you can also contact the following associations to seek help):

Mawjoudin Association

Mawjoudin association works on:

  • Providing information and support for LGBTIQ+ Asylum seekers in Tunisia
  • Providing counseling for LGBTIQ+ Refugees, Asylum seekers and migrants.
  • Providing safer spaces and activities for LGBTIQ+ Refugees, Asylum seekers and migrants
  • Psychological support
  • Finding LGBTIQ+ friendly doctors, psychiatrists and psychologists
  • Free-time activities
  • All services provided by Mawjoudin are free of charge.

Contact details

  • Mawjoudin Asylum help and info-line: +216 52 059 626
  • Mawjoudin info-line: +216 52 607 080
  • Mawjoudin help-line: +216 55 330 055 / +216 71 330 561
  • Email: [email protected] @mawjoudinweexist

Association Tunisienne de Prévention Positive ATP+

Association Tunisienne de Prévention Positive ATP+ can help you with the following:

1/ Medical :

  • Appointment making for STIs and STDs checkup
  • Purchase of medicines and reimbursement of medical care
  • Providing diapers and baby milk for HIV-positive mothers: lesbians, bisexual or sex workers

2/ Psychosocial:

  • Psychological assistance through individual sessions, discussion groups,
  • Discussion workshops or training sessions

3/ Legal:

  • Through consultations, legal support and capacity building

4/ Prevention:

  • Screening, support, condoms, and lubricants through the association’s peer educators and social and health workers

5/ HIV/AIDS care:

  • Orientation, support, follow-up, disability cards, etc.


See also

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