Click here to see the numbers and origins of refugees hosted by Trinidad and Tobago.
As UNHCR statistics generally rely on data from host countries, statistics on refugees alone can give an insufficient account of refugee numbers, as some host countries will not grant refugee status to certain groups. Including statistics for individuals in refugee-like situations is an attempt to account for unrecognised refugees and does not include internally displaced persons. Statistics for stateless refugees are included if available.
We have not yet identified any NGO or law firm that is offering refugees legal assistance in Trinidad and Tobago. We would welcome suggestions of individuals or organisations.
LGBTI ORGANISATIONS IN TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO
Caribbean Vulnerable Communities (CVC)
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Caribbean Vulnerable Communities , 39 Dumbarton Avenue, Kingston10, Jamaica W.I
Director: Ian McKnight
Email: imcknightcvccoalition [dot] org
Tel: +18 76 63 17 299
The CVC provides services directly to and on the behalf of populations that are vulnerable to HIV and those without adequate access to healthcare and treatment programmes. Amongst these populations are men who have sex with men, sex works, migrant populations etc. This organisation seeks to create an environment to support human rights and improve the quality of life for these vulnerable populations.