AsylumConnect Releases Improved Resource Catalog for LGBTQ Asylum

How To Use the New AsylumConnect Catalog

On April 30, 2019, the AsylumConnect team released an improved version of the first ever online resource database for LGBTQ asylum.

How To Use Our New Catalog to Find Verified LGBTQ- and Immigrant-Friendly Services

Step 1: Select your preferred language and the country you’re searching for help in

The new resource catalog can now help users find verified LGBTQ-and immigrant-friendly services in the United States and Canada. The catalog can also connect those in Mexico, and those outside of the U.S. and Canada with information and local LGBTQ-friendly services.

The new resource catalog can now help users find verified LGBTQ-and immigrant-friendly services in the United States and Canada. The catalog can also connect those in Mexico, and those outside of the U.S. and Canada with information and local LGBTQ-friendly services.

Step 2: Enter your location into the resource catalog

Welcome to the United States AsylumConnect catalog.

Welcome to the United States AsylumConnect catalog.

Step 3: Select all of the service types you are searching for from the drop-down menu

Next, the user selects the service type(s) they’re searching for. The U.S. catalog currently offers 27 subcategories across 13 service type categories.

Next, the user selects the service type(s) they’re searching for. The U.S. catalog currently offers 27 subcategories across 13 service type categories.

Step 4: Select all of the Additional Filters that apply to you from the drop-down menu

Users can easily filter out services from their search results which require specific types of documentation (such as medical insurance, proof of age/income/residence) to access. Users can also choose to only view organizations who have a confidentiality policy and/or offer free services.

Users can easily filter out services from their search results which require specific types of documentation (such as medical insurance, proof of age/income/residence) to access. Users can also choose to only view organizations who have a confidentiality policy and/or offer free services.

Step 5: Click on the blue “See more information” text under any organization’s name in the search results to learn more

Each organization’s catalog profile page has more information on the organization’s mission, services offered and any non-English services available.

Each organization’s catalog profile page has more information on the organization’s mission, services offered and any non-English services available.

Step 6: Click on the Visit section to learn more about the organization’s general operating hours, locations and contact information.

The Visit section of each organization’s catalog profile page has more information on how to contact the resource. The Reviews section displays any public ratings and reviews left by community members.

The Visit section of each organization’s catalog profile page has more information on how to contact the resource. The Reviews section displays any public ratings and reviews left by community members.

Step 7: Click on any of the services listed under the Services section on an organization’s profile page to learn more about a specific program

Each service page has more information on the specific program, including: a description of the service, who the service can help and the type of support offered.

Each service page has more information on the specific program, including: a description of the service, who the service can help and the type of support offered.

Each service page also has more information on what is required and what is not required to access the specific service, any non-English services available, and how to visit the service.

Each service page also has more information on what is required and what is not required to access the specific service, any non-English services available, and how to visit the service.

To unlock additional features, you can also sign up for a free user account.

Users can register for a 100% free user account (asylum seeker or service provider) to unlock additional technical functionality. *Note: Asylum seeker user accounts allow the user to input an alias email address when signing-up to preserve their privacy and confidentiality.

Users can register for a 100% free user account (asylum seeker or service provider) to unlock additional technical functionality. *Note: Asylum seeker user accounts allow the user to input an alias email address when signing-up to preserve their privacy and confidentiality.

Once logged-in, users can sharing public ratings (one to five stars) and written reviews on organizations’ catalog profile pages.

Once logged-in, users can sharing public ratings (one to five stars) and written reviews on organizations’ catalog profile pages.

Once logged-in, users can also save and share personalized resource searches via “Favorites” lists via email, print or another AsylumConnect user account.

Once logged-in, users can also save and share personalized resource searches via “Favorites” lists via email, print or another AsylumConnect user account.

Visit our catalog today to search for LGBTQ- and immigrant-friendly services near you.


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