24/7 counselling help from trained, professional counsellors on the phone for youth up to age 20. Live chat on the computer is available on weekend evenings.
Call 1-800-668-6868 or Live Chat.
A resource hub that provides information to anyone in BC with a transgender health question. Provide information directly to individuals via group format, email, phone, and in person. Free, anonymous, confidential service.
Address: Three Bridges Community Health Centre, 301 – 1290 Hornby Street Vancouver, BC, V6Z 1W2
Phone: 604-734-1514 or 866-999-1514 (BC only)
Support and resources for trans/gender diverse people, including Trans 101 workshops for service providers, police, educators, mental health workers, etc., as well as resources and referrals for trans folks living in rural communities.
Address: 101 Baker Street, Nelson, BC, V1L 4H1
Phone: 250-354-5362 or 250-505-5506
Prism is Vancouver Coastal Health’s clinical, education, information and referral service for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer and Two Spirit (LGBTQ2S) communities. Clicking on the link will bring you to many different programs in the community.
A voice training program designed to help individuals who are transitioning – or who have transitioned – and are living full-time as women. It is group and one-on-one work led by a certified speech-language pathologist with extensive experience in speech and voice training. Sponsored by the Transgender Health Information Program of Vancouver Coastal Health. Available free to participants.
Phone: 604-734-1514 ext. 2
An alcohol and drug prevention initiative for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, Two Spirit, queer and allied (LGBT2QA) youth aged 15-24. Offered through programs in different communities.
Phone: 604-315-3668 or 1-877-515-3668
Clinic for transgender and gender-questioning youth and young adults. The BC Children’s Hospital team (Endocrinologist, Endocrine Nurse Clinician, and Social Worker/Counsellor)—working in partnership with community mental health professionals (a Psychiatrist and several Psychologists) and the BC Transgender Clinical Care Group — delivers endocrine care (puberty blockers and cross-hormone therapy). See patients only after the beginning stages of puberty, or later.
Visit the website for more information.
Turning Point is a program for youth aged 12-19, who are male, female or transgendered and are dealing with issues of personal safety (referals from any concerned individual). Supportive Recovery Care Homes are designed to provide a safe, supportive home for youth, aged 13-19 (male, female or transgendered), wanting to deal with their drug and alcohol issues who may also be dealing with other issues, including mental health challenges. Youth accepted have voluntarily asked to be in this program (referals from youth’s Alcohol and Drug Counsellor with Vancouver Island Health Authority).
Referrals for these programs should be directed to: Dalyce Dixon, Supervisor – Youth and Family Services
Phone: 250-384-9133 ext. 216
A community owned and operated children’s mental health centre based in Calgary. Provides 34 programs and services for at-risk children, youth and their families. These programs are located in Calgary, Canmore, Lethbridge, Strathmore (Wheatland County), Fort McMurray, Fort Smith, and NWT. Includes counselling and residential treatment among other programs.
Address: 805, 37 Street NW, Calgary, AB, T2N 4N8
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
Provides assessment and treatment services for approximately 3000 infants, children and adolescents from birth to age 18 each year though a continuum ranging from consultation in community outreach settings to very intensive treatment programs.
Address: #406, Peace Hills Trust Tower, 10011 – 109 Street, Edmonton, AB, T5J 3S8
Delivers health care programs and services to Albertans.
Birth Control Centre: 780-735-0010
Pregnancy Testing and Counselling: 780-735-0010
STD and HIV Testing: 780-735-0010
Eating Disorder Program: 780-407-6114
Health Link Alberta: 780-408-5465 (780-408-LINK)
Enhancing Supports for LGBTQ Youth
This program is a partnership initiative between the Alex Youth Health Centre and the Calgary Sexual Health Centre. Offers support for sexual and gender minority youth aged 15-24 who are homeless or at risk of homelessness and/or who are experiencing difficulties finding support and acceptance within their family structures. Connects youth to safe and inclusive counselors and health care services. Self-referrals and referrals from community agencies and supports are welcome.
Education and resource centre providing community outreach volunteering, support, and information band training programs. Client services team are trained professionals who also have thorough understanding of HIV/AIDS and related issues such as addiction, mental health and harm reduction.
Address: 110 – 1603 10 Ave SW, Calgary AB, T3C 0J7 and 356 – 2 St SE, Medicine Hat, AB, T1A 0C1
Phone: 1 (877) 440-2437
Provides counselling and education services that help people consider their sexual and reproductive choices in informed and responsible ways.
Address: 304, 301 – 14th Street NW, Calgary, AB, T2N 2A1
Offers counselling and client education, diagnosis and treatment of sexually tansmitted infections on a walk-in basis, and a phone-in advice line among other services.
Address: 1213 4th Street SW, Calgary, AB, T2R 0X7
Operates out of the Institute for Sexual Minority Studies and Services (iSMSS), Faculty of Education, University of Alberta. Provides evidence-informed professional supports for sexual and gender minority children, youth (under 25 years of age), families, and community agencies in the Edmonton region. Includes an Individual and Family Counselling program, in which iSMSS provides client-centered short-term counselling for sexual and gender minority children, youth, and families.
Referrals for this program should be directed to 780-492-5205.
A community center for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, Two-Spirit, queer and questioning individuals, their friends and families. Offers a variety of groups and services to members of the community, including the Pride Centre Counselling Program, which is free by drop-in or appointment.
Address: 10608 – 105 Avenue, Edmonton, AB, T5H 0L2
Pride Centre Counselling Program: Blair@pridecentreofedmonton.org
Programs and services include: capacity building, support, creating a supportive environment through advocacy and policy support, community education, communication, research and evaluation, and organizational development.
Address: 9702 – 111 Ave. NW, Edmonton, AB, T5G 0B1
Phone: 1-877-388-5742 or 780-488-5742
Provides young people in crisis with immediate support and emergency shelter in a residential environment. There are programs in place which provide residential care, support services (such as, addictions counselling, legal advocacy, referrals, or human services), education and training to youth at risk.
Address: 9310 – 82 Avenue, Edmonton, AB, T6C 0Z6
Relationship counselling, pregnancy option counselling, support services, information for individuals and groups concerning sexuality, and advocacy for marginalized groups.
Address: #50, 9912 – 106 Street, Edmonton, AB, T5K 1C5
A not-for-profit charitable organization that supports children, adolescents, and adults who have experienced sexual abuse or assault, and educates the public about sexual violence. Provides public education, individual and group counselling for all genders over the age of three, and other services – all for free.
Address: Suite 205, 14964 – 121A Avenue, Edmonton, AB, T5V 1A3
Edmonton STD Center
Address: Suite 3B20, 11111 Jasper Avenue (Edmonton General Hospital) Edmonton, AB, T5K 0L4
Counselling that can help with a variety of issues, including daily life stresses, issues with dating, marital or partner relationships, problems with family, and abuse or violence in the family. Can also provide information to find financial resources, housing options, community resources, and neighbourhood social and recreation opportunities.
A trustworthy, reputable source for counselling services with over 100 years of history Edmonton, offers professional and accessible counselling services for families, couples and individuals.
Address: #100, 10350 – 124 Street NW, Edmonton, AB, T5N 3V9
Phone: 780-423-9922 ext. 222
Local charity responsible for all of the HIV prevention and support in the David Thompson Health Region.
Address: Turning Point; 4611 – 50th Avenue, Red Deer, AB, T4N 3Z9
Phone: 403-346-8858 or 1-877-346-8858
In addition to community outreach programs and HIV education, provides a range of practical support services for individuals living with or affected by HIV/AIDS.
Address: 622 Connaught Drive (Upstairs) Jasper, AB, T0E 1E0
Phone: 1-877-291-8811 or 780-852-5274
Through awareness, prevention, education and advocacy, provides community based programs and support services, as well as leadership in the fight against HIV/AIDS.
Address: 10116 102nd Ave, Grande Prairie, AB, T8V 1A1
The primary AIDS service organization serving Central and Northern Saskatchewan. Outreach, education, advocacy, and support for people afflicted or affected by HIV/AIDS or Hepatitis C (HCV).
Address: 1143 Ave F N, Saskatoon, SK, S7L 1X1
Phone: 1-800-667-6876 (toll-free for for Western Canada only, Manitoba to BC) or 306-242-5005
Provide an integrated, comprehensive, social and health crisis and emergency intervention service on a 24/7 basis. Also, offers counselling services, substance abuse services (counselling, assessment and referral to Detox, etc), and domestic violence services among other programs.
Address: 1646 – 11 Avenue, Regina, SK, S4P 0H4
Mobile Crisis Services: 306-757-0127
Provides services without prejudice. All available at no cost. Includes youth counselling, crisis counselling, and suicide prevention among other services.
Address: Box 2235, 116 – 1 Avenue West, Kindersley, SK, S0L 1S0
Offers coordinated and integrated care for youth (under 18) along the spectrum of gender dysphoria. Provide youth and their families with supportive services including assessment and treatment.
Address: FE 307 – 685 William Ave, Winnipeg, MB, R3E 0Z2
Phone: 787-7435 ext. 3 (Endocrine Nurse Clinician GDAAY Program)
A 24-hour, toll-free crisis line for those who are experiencing difficulty in coping with a wide range of mental health difficulties. Provides short-term contact with a mental health professional.
Part of New Directions for Children, Youth, Adults, and Families. A transition and healing program for children, youth, adults and transgender individuals who have been exploited through the sex trade, offering a Youth Program (aged 13-18), a Mentor Program (aged 19 and under), and an Adult Program (aged 18 and up).
Address: 400 – 491 Portage Ave, Winnipeg, MB, R3B 2E4
Phone: 204-786-7051 ext. 5311
Provides counseling and social workers to help TG kids sort out their feelings in a safe environment.
Address: 120 Tecumseh Street, Winnipeg, MB, R3E 2A9
Phone: 204-477-6391 (Centralized Intake)
Medical care and counselling for the public, includes teen health services. Also, offer a trans-specific primary health service to transgender individuals who are unable to receive these services elsewhere. Accustomed to helping transgender patients and are sensitive to their needs.
Address: 870 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg, MB, R3G 0P1
Provides a wide range of services to individual men including counselling, community outreach, groups and workshops, and emergency shelter. Confidential services by professional staff, students, and trained volunteers. Serves those aged 16 and over.
Address: 200 – 321 McDermot Ave, Winnipeg, MB, R3A 0A3
A community based, non-profit centre specializing in HIV prevention and care.
Address: 705 Broadway, Winnipeg, MB, R3G 0X2
General Phone: 204-940-6000
Toll-Free Phone: 1-888-305-8647
Clinic Phone: 204-940-6001
24-hour help, free and confidential service. Welcoming, compassionate response, client-centered care by fully qualified staff. Works with adults in the Brandon and Assiniboine regions, who are in a mental health or psychosocial crisis. Offers two services: the Crisis Stabilization Unit and the Mobile Crisis Unit.
Toll-free Crisis Line: 1-888-379-7699
Crisis Stabilization Unit: 204-727-2555
Mobile Crisis Unit: 204-725-4411
Offers the Pride & Prejudice program, which provides professional counselling and therapy in a safe, respectful and welcoming environment to youth aged 13-24 who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer and questioning.
Address: Suite 300 – 65 Wellesley Street East, Toronto, ON, M4Y 1G7
Offers free medical and counselling services in many areas of sexual health, with a men/trans-identified clinic and a women/trans-identified clinic.
Address: 66 Gerrard Street East, 2nd Floor, Toronto, ON, M5B 1G3
York Rainbow Support provides individual, couple and family counselling services for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, Two Spirit, queer & questioning individuals.
See website for addresses of different locations.
York Rainbow Support Line: 1-888-967-5542 (1-888-York-LGBT)
LGBTTQ Services Phone: 1-866-780-9927 or 905-780-9927 ext. 225 (Barbara Urman)
Online Counselling: http://www.fsyr.ca/index.php/online-counselling
A social services organization that fosters long-lasting, positive change in the lives of homeless and low income people living all across Toronto. A range of programs to help people find the support they need, whether it is advocacy for renters or finding shelter, job training, or counselling, food access or health information.
Address: 59 Adelaide Street East, 6th Floor, Toronto, ON, M5C 1K6
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org (Mark Aston, Executive Director)
Safe, non-threatening daytime drop-in program for women looking to gain or give support while coping with isolation, addiction, and/or mental health issues and other difficulties. Offers weekly medical clinics and mental health and daily addiction case management services.
Address: 416 Dundas St East, Toronto, ON, M5A 2A8
Professional, short-term, individual, couple and family counselling to LGBTQ-identified clients. Partner Assault Response (PAR) services for court and probation-mandated individuals charged with assault on a same-sex partner.
Address: 355 Church Street, Toronto, ON, M5B 1Z8
Support and counselling for gay, lesbian, bisexual, trans, Two Spirit and questioning youth aged 12 -25 and their families.
Address: 420 Cooper Street, Ottawa, ON, K2P 2N6
Main Phone: 613-233-4443
Social Services and Counselling: 613-233-5430
Services for residents of Sandy Hill and Ottawa East. Health services, social services, addiction and mental health services, health promotion and chronic disease management, oasis program, and seasonal programs.
Address: 221 Nelson Street, Ottawa, ON, K1N 1C7
GLBTQQ individual, group, family counseling provided for ages 12 and up and their families, among other services.
Address: 2675 Queensview Drive, Ottawa, ON, K2B 8K2
Main Phone: 613-729-1000
Youth and Family Counselling Phone: 613-562-3004 ext. 235
Main Email: email@example.com
Youth and Family Counselling Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Offer the Healthy Sexuality and Youth Program, designed to promote healthy sexuality and relationships for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered, Two-Spirited, queer and questioning (LGBT2-SQQ) people and youth. Provides educational workshops, support groups, and information and support through supportive confidential counselling in a safe, non-judgmental and positive environment.
Address: Suite 203 – 111 Elm Street, Sudbury, ON, P3C 1T3
Phone: 705-688-0500 or 1-800-465-2437
Email: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
Support, education and advocacy, in a safe & confidential environment, for all individuals infected or affected by HIV/AIDS.
Address: 120 Queenston Street, St. Catharines, ON, L2R 2Z3
Phone: 905-984-8684 or 1-800-773-9843
Services are provided by the staff and supervised placement students at K-W Counselling Services. Offers LGBTQ-positive individual and family counselling; the LGBTQ Youth Group, a drop-in group for LGBTQ youth aged 13-18; and the Trans/Gender Questioning Youth Group, a drop-in group providing facilitated support for youth aged 13-18 who identify as transgender, transsexual, trans, bigender, third gender, intersex, genderqueer, FtM, MtF, cross-dresser, two-spirited, boi, t-girl, t-boy, or questioning.
Address: 480 Charles St. East, Kitchener, ON, N2G 4K5
Phone: 519-884-0000 ext. 212
Promotes personal, social, sexual, and mental well-being of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, transsexual, Two-Spirit, inter-sexed, and questioning youth and adults aged 14-25. Offers a listening line, peer counselling/accompaniment, advocacy, workshops, and trans health referral database.
Address: 2075 rue Plessis #307, Montréal, QC, H2L 2Y4
Listening Line: 514-989-4585
Promotes the health and well-being of trans people through peer counselling and accompaniment, advocacy, education and outreach, harm reduction and health services, and community empowerment. Run by and for trans people with free and confidential services available in English and French.
Address: 1300 Sanguinet, Montréal, QC, H2X 3E7
Phone: 514-847-0067 ext. 207
Offer a number of medical, social, and legal services with an approach that is harm-reductive, holistic, and non-judgmental. Includes medical clinics, HIV testing clinics, and individual, family, couples counselling. Committed to the physical and mental health of community’s youth.
Address: 5833 Sherbrooke St. W, Montréal, QC, H4A 1X4
Michel Campbell, psychologist/sexologist
Psychologist/sexologist who offers service to trans people. (Trans-Friendly).
Address: Clinique Anjou, 6314, rue Cairns, Montréal, QC
Françoise Susset, psychologist
Psychologist who offers service to trans people. (Trans-Friendly).
Address: 676 av Querbes, Montréal, QC
A provincial organization facilitating community-based responses to HIV/AIDS issues. Promotes and supports the health and well-being of persons living with and affected by HIV/AIDS, and aims to reduce the spread of HIV/AIDS. Among other services, include a toll-free HIV/AIDS Helpline, individual counselling, education sessions/consultations, referrals, needle exchange, treatment information, and skills-building.
Address: 65 Brunswick St, Suite G17, Fredericton, NB, E3B 1G5
Mission is to improve the quality of life of those afflicted and affected by HIV/AIDS and to reduce the spread of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections. Services include referrals, subsidized housing, treatment and health promotion information, and support funds for people living with HIV/AIDS. Also, works toward creating safer communities in which GLBTTQ youth can live, learn and love safely and partners with community stakeholders throughout southeastern New Brunswick to provide education and support related to GLBTTQ issues.
Address: 80 Weldon Street. Moncton, NB, E1C 5V8
Mental Health Crisis Centre (Newfoundland and Labrador)
Serves Newfoundland and Labrador.
Address: 47 Street Clare Avenue, St. John’s, NF, A1C 2J9
Crisis Lines: 709-737-4668
AIDS Committee of Newfoundland and Labrador (ACNL)
A consumer-focused, non-profit organization that provides supportive programs and services aimed at preventing HIV/AIDS and supporting persons living with and affected by HIV/AIDS. Services include education and outreach, health promotion, PHA health fund, and harm reduction.
Address: 47 Janeway Place, St. John’s, NL, A1A 1R7
Phone: 709-579-8656 or 1-800-563-1575
Provides support and services to youth, 25 and under, around issues of sexual orientation and gender identity. Among other services, includes services of a public health nurse and appointment-only access to a nurse practioner. Works in partnership with the TransAction Society of Nova Scotia to provide chest binders and gaffs to those in need, in order to foster healthier practices in the trans and genderqueer community with access to safer binding methods.
Address: 2281 Brunswick St, Halifax, NS, B3K 2Y9
For Chest Binders and Gaffs: email@example.com
Non-profit, community-based AIDS organization. Direct services and support for people living with HIV/AIDS. Various prevention programs across Nova Scotia.
Address: 1668 Barrington Street, Suite 401, Halifax, NS, B3J 2A2
Phone: 902-425-4882 or 902-429-7922 or 1-800-566-2437
Serves the northern region of Nova Scotia, specifically Pictou, Colchester, Cumberland and East Hants Counties. Promotes the health and well-being of persons living with HIV/AIDS. Offers support, services, referrals and education. All services are provided in a safe, non-judgmental and confidential environment.
Address: 33 Pleasant Street, Truro, NS, B2N 3R5
Phone: 902-895-0931 or 1-866-940-2437 (1-866-940-AIDS)
Provide confidential sexual health services, health education, and health promotion to youth aged 13-30 in a non-judgmental, safe environment with expert staff and trained volunteers. Also, offer support for relationships, sexual orientation and gender identity.
Address: 150 Park Street, Kentville, NS, B4N 1M6
A partnership of Capital Health and the IWK Health Centre. Provides safe and accessible primary health care services for people who are gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer. The prideHealth nurse makes visits to the Youth Project twice a month.
Contact prideHealth Coordinator at 902-473-1433 or prideHealth@cdha.nshealth.ca
For appointmenr requests, contact Clinical Nurse Specialist at 902-220-0643.
A non-profit, charitable organization promoting sexual and reproductive health, respectful and supportive of individual choice. Services include drop-in, doctor, HIV Nurses, and counselling.
Address: 6009 Quinpool Road, Suite 201, Halifax, NS, B3K 5J7
A sexuality resource centre promoting healthy sexuality for all Cumberland County residents in an environment that respects and supports choice. Services are for all people of all ages, youth-friendly, and confidential with an emphasis on education and prevention. Individuals can ask about bisexual/gay/lesbian/straight/transgender topics.
Address: 11 Elmwood Drive, PO Box 661, Amherst, NS, B4H 4B8
A harm-reduction based organization that provides services and education to people living with HIV/AIDS (PHAs) and people at risk of contracting HIV. Services available to everyone in Cape Breton. Especially focused on providing a safe place for gay, lesbian, queer, 2spirited & bi-identified people, trans people, street-active people, injection drug users and PHAs. Services include anonymous testing, counselling and referrals.
To make an appointment for testing, Call 902-567-1123 or 1-877-597-9255, or Email firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
Drop-In Centre Address: 150 Bentinck Street, PO Box 177, Sydney, NS
Services available to everyone – men and women, boys and girls of any age, race, sexual orientation, gender, income level, etc. Services include free pregnancy testing, pregnancy options counseling, referrals, and counselling.
Address: 4 Hillcrest Street, Unit 8, Bridgewater, NS, B4V 1S9
Phone: 902 527-2868
Non-profit, pro-choice organization that provides comprehensive, accessible, and up-to-date sexual and reproductive health services in a safe, confidential, and non-judgmental manner. For women and men of all ages. GLBTTIQQ-friendly.
Address: 503 South Frederick St. New Glasgow, NS, B2H 5K7
Prince Edward Island