Legal aid and counseling

Legal aid and counseling

At ISHRAI, we understand the unique challenges that LGBTQIA+ individuals in Nigeria may face in terms of legal rights and mental well-being. That’s why our Legal Aid and Counseling services are here to provide comprehensive support, helping you navigate legal complexities and offering a safe space for emotional healing and growth.

Legal Aid: Navigating Legal Complexities

Our Legal Aid program is committed to assisting LGBTQIA+ individuals who have encountered legal challenges due to their sexual orientation or gender identity. Discrimination, harassment, and violence can infringe upon your rights, and our team of experienced legal professionals is here to offer guidance and representation.

How We Can Help:

  1. Legal Consultations: Our legal experts are available to provide you with consultations, offering insights into your legal rights and options.

  2. Legal Advocacy: If your rights have been violated, we will advocate on your behalf, working towards justice and holding perpetrators accountable.

  3. Support Through Legal Processes: Navigating legal procedures can be daunting. We provide step-by-step guidance to ensure you understand the process and your rights.

  4. Resource Access: Our legal team equips you with the resources and information needed to make informed decisions about your legal situation.

Counseling Services: Embracing Emotional Well-being

Our Counseling services offer a safe and confidential space for LGBTQIA+ individuals to discuss their feelings, experiences, and challenges. Our trained counselors are dedicated to providing support and guidance, helping you manage stress, anxiety, and emotional well-being.

How We Can Help:

  1. Individual Counseling: Our counselors offer one-on-one sessions, allowing you to explore your thoughts and feelings in a supportive environment.

  2. Group Support: Connecting with others who have shared experiences can be empowering. Our group support sessions foster a sense of belonging and connection.

  3. Mental Health Management: We provide strategies and coping mechanisms to manage stress, anxiety, and mental well-being.

  4. Emotional Healing: Our counselors work with you to address emotional wounds and develop a path towards healing and growth.

Your Journey, Our Support

At ISHRAI, we believe that everyone deserves access to legal rights and emotional well-being. Our Legal Aid and Counseling services are here to guide you through challenges, empower you with knowledge, and provide a space for healing. Whether you’re seeking legal assistance or emotional support, our dedicated team is here to stand with you, ensuring that your rights are upheld and your well-being is nurtured. 

How to get help

If you or someone you know is LGBT+ and experiencing domestic abuse, we are here for you.