Supporting refugees through award-winning, life changing and lifesaving work

About the Halifax Refugee Clinic

The Halifax Refugee Clinic officially commenced operations on June 1, 2000. The Clinic is a not-for-profit, non-governmental, community-based organization that provides no-cost legal and settlement services to refugee claimants in Nova Scotia who are unable to afford the services of private legal counsel.

About the foundation

The Halifax Refugee Clinic Foundation is a permanent endowment fund, which ensures an ongoing source of support for the Halifax Refugee Clinic.


The Halifax Refugee Clinic Foundation supports refugees through the award-winning, life-changing, and life-saving work carried out by a dedicated team of staff, volunteers, and pro bono lawyers of the Halifax Refugee Clinic.

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Donate to this fund

If you would like to donate to this fund, donations of up to $500 can be made through the CanadaHelps donation form below. 

For donations over $500, please contact the Community Foundation of Nova Scotia office at