Services for LGBTQ youth

National

Sexuality and U

This page has almost everything you need to know about sexual orientation and gender identity, from coming out to helping a friend and finding support.

PFLAG Canada

24/7 support. PFLAG provides support, information and resources to gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender or questioning people, as well as to their families and friends.
Go here for general information and to find a local chapter.

Queer Asian Youth

This site is a space for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transsexual, transgender, queer, or questioning East and Southeast Asian youth, as well as their friends and families. Coming out resources are available in English, Chinese, Japanese, Korean and Tagalog.
Contact Meza at 416- 963-4300 ext. 229 or youth@acas.org

Salaam: Queer Muslim Community of Canada

This site offers information and support to gay and lesbian people in the Muslim community. Information is also available about group meetings in Toronto, Halifax, and Vancouver. The Salaam Support Group is directed towards providing support to and fostering a sense of community amongst queer-identified Muslims and their allies.
Support Group Email: salaamgroup.to@gmail.com
If you are interested to open Salaam’s group at your city, Email: salaamtoronto@salaamcanada.com

My GSA

This site provides info and resources for LGBTQ youth and allies looking to make Canadian schools discrimination-free. Connect with other young people, find scholarships, watch videos and more.
Address: 185 Carlton St,. Toronto, ON, M5A 2K7
Phone: 1-888-204-7777
Email: mygsa@egale.ca

Égale – Canada

A national LGBT human rights organization committed to advancing equality, diversity, education, and justice across Canada. Egale has members in every province and territory of the country.
Address: 185 Carlton St, Toronto, ON, M5A 2K7
Phone: 416-964-7887 or 1-888-204-7777
Email: egale.canada@egale.ca

Trans-Health

An online magazine of health and fitness for transsexual and transgendered people
Email: info@trans-health.com

Transgender Canada

Online forum on trans-related topics and issues.

British Columbia

UBC CampOUT!

An empowering summer camping experience for BC’s queer, trans and allied youth aged 14-21. An opportunity to make friends, access resources, engage in imaginative, critical, and innovative workshops as well as traditional camp activities like canoeing, campfires, and arts and crafts. For youth from all parts of BC and the Yukon. Travel bursaries are available.
Address: CampOUT!, Access and Diversity, UBC, 1203 – 1874 East Mall, Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z1
Phone: 604-822-8298 or 1-877-678-2267 (1-877-678-CAMP)
Email: campout.director@ubc.ca (Anna White, CampOUT! Camp Director)

Gay Sports Groups & Organizations

Browse the website for links to sports and outdoor activities for GLBT groups.

PFLAG Abbotsford

Contact person: Dean Spyropoulos, 778-552-8596, abbotsfordbc@pflagcanada.ca
Address: 102 – 2611 Pauline Street, Abbotsford, BC, V2S 3S2

PFLAG Alberni

Contact person: Pat Messenger at 250-723-3540
Address: 4345 Glenside Road, Port Alberni, BC, V9Y 5W9

PFLAG Campbell River

Contact person: Yvonne Buxton at crpflag@hotmail.com

PFLAG Cranbrook

Contact person: Earl Waugh at 250-426-6558 or cranbrookbc@pflagcanada.ca
Address: 2617 3rd Street South, Cranbrook, BC, V1C 4W4

PFLAG Ft. St. John

Contact person: John E Gentles at  250-262-2020 or fortstjohnbc@pflagcanada.ca
Address: S11 C17 SS2 Stn Main, Fort St John, BC, V1J 4M7

PFLAG Kamloops

Contact person: Judy Lusk at 250-851-9385 or kamloopsbc@pflagcanada.ca
Address: 17 – 481 Monarch Court, Kamloops, BC, V2E 2P1

PFLAG Kelowna

Contact person: Catherine Mateo at creativecatherine@gmail.com

PFLAG Kimberley

Contact persons: Melanie Wilson & Chris Green at 250-427-1087 or kimberleybc@pflagcanada.ca
Address: 2617 3rd Street South, Cranbrook, BC, V1C 4W4

PFLAG Penticton

Conact person: Tina Braz at 250-497-8142 or pentictonbc@pflagcanada.ca

PFLAG Prince George

Contact person: Rory Allen at 250-640-1874 or prgeorgebc@pflagcanada.ca
Address: #12 – 1475 Queensway Street, Prince George, BC, V2L 1L4

PFLAG Salt Spring Island

Contact person: Jill Simpson at 250-537-7773

PFLAG Vancouver

Contact person: Susan Harman at 604-626-5667 or info@pflagvancouver.com
Meeting location: Yaletown Roundhouse, 181 Roundhouse Mews in Vancouver, (corner of Davie & Pacific).

PFLAG Victoria

Contact person: Sharon at 250-592-0305 or victoriabc@pflagcanada.ca
Address: 1834 Newton Street, Victoria, BC, V8R 2R4

BC FTM Network/FTM Etc.

Outreach to the female-to-male (FTM) transgender/transsexual community in BC. Information and peer support contact information for FTMs and their families, friends, partners, and allies. Members facilitate FTM Etc, a peer-run support/discussion group that meets monthly in Vancouver. In other locations, one-on-one support is available.
Kootenays Chapter: 250-354-5362
Nanaimo Chapter: 250-758-9346
Vancouver Chapter: 604-683-2278
Email: bcftmnetwork@hotmail.com or rainbvalleyfarm@hotmail.com

Outlet Youth Group

Created for GLBTTQQ youth (gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgendered, Two-Spirited, and questioning) and their allies. Designed to support the youth and provide them with access to resources and a safe space to meet. Two groups: one in Nelson, BC and one in Castlegar, BC.
Contact person: Cindy Cropley at 250-364-0082 or cindyfq@shaw.ca

Fraser Valley Youth Society

Drop-in group every Thursday evening 6pm to 9pm for youth who are gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgendered, transsexual or questioning their sexual orientation or gender identity. Allies are welcome too. Provide a safe environment where you can just be yourself, meet other youth, talk about issues that concern you and learn more about your orientation. Activities, guest speakers and other fun events take place through out the year. Have music and art nights, games nights, and youth dances.
Phone: 778-241-2867
Email: johnkuipers@hotmail.com (Fraser Valley Youth Society Coordinator)

Trans Connect

Support and resources for trans/gender diverse people, including a buddy system to connect rural trans folks with others, peer-support/social groups in Nelson and Cranbrook, and community forums.
Address: 101 Baker Street, Nelson, BC, V1L 4H1
Phone: 250-354-5362 or 250-505-5506
Email: christopher@ankors.bc.ca

Okanagan Transgender Drop-In

Weekly meetings on Thursdays from 7pm to 10pm. A peer support and discussion group for transgender, transsexual, genderqueer, Two-Spirit and intersex people in the Greater Kelowna area. Skype for people who are in the general area, but can’t attend.
Meeting location: The Centre, 1476 Water Street in Kelowna (at the ORC Centre)
Email: trans@gayokanagan.com

Safe Spaces (Kamloops)

A program of Interior Community Services. A youth driven service offering weekly group meetings for youth aged 16- 25 who are gay, lesbian, bisexual, questioning, and their allies,. Trans* group that meets when needed. Also, features one-on-one appointments, summer drop-in, workshops and presentations for the Kamloops and surrounding communities. Offers a resource and lending library and a referral system.
Address: 765 Tranquille Road, Kamloops, BC, V2B 3J3 (Interior Community Services)
Phone: 250-371-3086
Email: sspaces@interiorcommunityservices.bc.ca

Trans Youth Drop-In

Meets Fridays 6:30pm to 8:30pm but does not meet on the last Friday of each month. A drop-in group for anyone aged 13-24 who is transgender or the loved one of a transgender person (sibling, friend, partner, etc.). A space to meet other youth who are interested in trans issues, watch trans movies, make art & ‘zines, eat free snacks, and get information about local resources.  Check the website for other trans-drop ins.
Meeting location: 1661 Napier St., Vancouver, BC (Britannia Community Center – Seniors Lounge)
Phone: 604-734-1514 ext. 1 or ext. 5 or call Fin at 778-773-3173
VCH Transgender Health Program: 1-866-999-1514 (BC only)
Email: transyouthdropin@yahoo.ca

QMUNITY Gab Youth

A safe place for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, Two-Spirit, intersex, queer, questioning youth aged 25 and under and their allies. Provides information, support and referrals for youth as well as resources for family, friends, and professionals. Also, offers weekly drop-ins, leadership training, and special events. Drop-in for youth who self-identify as one or more of the following: trans*, gender-variant, genderqueer, female, asexual, or Two-Spirit, is held on Thursdays from 4pm to 6pm.
Address: QMUNITY, 1170 Bute Street Vancouver, BC, V6E 1Z6
Contact Youth Workers: Tash Wolfe, at 604 684-5307 or tash.wolfe@qmunity.ca, or Lau Mehes, at 604 684-5307 ext. 107 or lau.mehes@qmunity.ca

Surrey Youth Alliance

Drop-in/support group for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, transsexual, Two-Spirited, queer or questioning youth and allies, aged 14-21 in the Fraser Valley and surrounding area.
Address: 13479 76 Ave, Surrey, BC
Email: info@syabc.com

GLASS Youth Choir (Gay, Lesbian, And Supportive Singing Youth)

For youth who are aged 14-20, live in the Lower Mainland, are socially minded, and love to sing. A non-auditioned, non-identifying choir. You can just be yourself in an open, non-judgmental and safe place. Rehearses from 7:00pm to 8:30 pm on Thursdays.
Address: West Burnaby United Church, 6050 Sussex Avenue, Burnaby, BC
Phone: 604-596-2845
Email: director@glassyouthchoir.ca (Carol Sirianni, Artistic Director)

Queer Active

The Lower Mainland’s go-to resource for queer youth, aged 16-25, wanting to participate in the many queer sports organizations in the region. Visit the website for more information.
Email: info@queeractive.com

Generation Out

Presented by PLEA Community Services. A drop-in group for youth, aged 13-18, who are lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered, Two-Spirited and questioning. It is held on evenings once a week in the Ridge Meadows, Tri-Cities, and Vancouver.
Vancouver Drop-In: Every Thursday from 6pm to 8pm. Call 604-871-0450 ext. 765 or Email info@plea.bc.ca
Ridge Meadows Drop-In: Every Tuesday from 6:30pm to 8:30pm. Call 604-708-2648 or Email genoutrm@plea.bc.ca
Tri-Cities Drop-In: Every Monday from 6pm to 8pm. Call 604 653 5695 or Email genouttc@plea.bc.ca

South Island Pride Centre

A community resource providing support, health and social services, and public education for the well-being of people of all genders, gender identities, and sexualities, and their allies in the Capital Regional District of British Columbia. Their tru2U Program is a collection of programs, projects, and services, helping LGBT2SQ youth love who they are, while creating environments in which they are loved. Offers: the tru2U LGBT2SQ Drop-in for youth aged 13-18 who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, Two-Spirited, queer and questioning; the tru2U Transgender & Gender Variant Youth Support Group for those aged 13-18 who are transgender and gender variant; Queer Quills, a writing group for LGBT2SQ youth and their allies, aged 25 and under.
Address: Suite #533, 185-911 Yates Street, Victoria, BC, V8V 4Y9
General Email: info@southislandpridecentre.ca
tru2U Email: tru2u@southislandpridecentre.ca
tru2U Phone: 250-514-7233

Proud Youth Nanaimo

A social group for queer youth and their allies, to connect and support one another. Meet every second Friday of the month from 3:30pm to 6:30 pm, at Princess Royal Community Centre.
For more info or any questions, Email devon.schulz@hotmail.com

Trans Victoria Peer Support Group

Closed peer support group for transfolk. All ages and genders.
Email: amerilia@gmail.com or mwaldman@uvic.ca
Contact can also be made through their Facebook page.

Youth OUTreach

An advocacy and outreach group for LGBTQ youth aged13-20. Provides educational workshops to schools, community workers, teachers and youth groups. Meets Monday nights 6:00pm to 8.30pm.
Contact person: Sylvia Traphan at 604-842-8727 or sylviatraphan@yahoo.ca
Meeting location: Newton Youth Resource Centre, Surrey (behind Platinum Gym, 76th ave 7 King George Blvd)

Alberta

Camp fYrefly – Alberta

A summer camp allowing lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans-identified, Two-Spirited, intersex, queer, questioning, and allied youth to come together to develop the leadership skills and personal resiliency necessary for them to become positive change agents in their schools, families, and communities. There are trans specific workshops throughout the camp. Offered in Calgary and Edmonton.
Address: 7 – 104 Education North Building, Institute for Sexual Minority Studies and Services, Faculty of Education, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, T6G 2G5
Phone: 780-492-4909
Email: fyrefly@ualberta.ca

AlbertaTrans.org

An all-inclusive website and resource for anyone on the transgender spectrum (male-to-female (MTF), female-to-male (FTM); transsexual, cross-dresser, gender queer, drag performer; pre-op, post-op, semi-op, non-op, intersexed, two-spirit, questioning, bi-gendered, androgynous, full-time, part-time, straight, gay, bisexual, pansexual) as well as their friends, family and supporters.

Transformers

Peer support/youth drop-in group. A monthly meet up and information night, for trans guys, FTMS, those questioning their gender, trans-masculine folks, and other interested people, allies and partners to talk and learn about gender and transition, and build community.
Are inclusive. All ages can come together from diverse backrounds to provide a safe space for people to be themselves. Meetings are every first Friday of the month at Arusha Space in the Old Y (Room #106, 223 12th Ave. SW) from 7pm to 9pm.
Email: Transformerscalgary@gmail.com

Calgary Outlink: Centre for Gender and Sexual Diversity (formerly Gay & Lesbian Community Services Association)

Provides support, safety and fellowship to Calgary’s community of sexual and gender diversity. Offers the InsideOut Youth Group, a drop-in peer support group to ask questions, information, referrals, and support for youth aged 14-25 of all identifications accross the spectrum, such as Two Spirit, transgender, transsexual, intersex, asexual, gender neutral, pansexual, genderqueer, intergender, androgynous, unisex, queer, questioning, lesbian, gay, bisexual, dyke, etc. Also, offers the New Directions Group, a drop-in peer support group that provides support and resources for individuals and couples who identify as transsexual, transgender, inter-sexed or questioning
Address: #4 –1230A 17th Avenue SW, Calgary, AB, T2T 0B8
Phone: 403-234-8973
Email: info@calgaryoutlink.ca

PFLAG Calgary

Contact person: Sean Alley at 403-695-5791 or calgaryab@pflagcanada.ca
Address: Unit 19, 8112 – 36 Avenue NW, Calgary, AB, T3B 3P3
Meeting location: Wild Rose United Church, 1317 – 1st Street NW

PFLAG Airdrie

Contact person: Elizabeth Hough-Metcalf at 403-804-1548 or airdrieab@pflagcanada.ca
Meeting location: Airdrie United Church, CE Building (basement) 212 – 1st Avenue N.E., Airdrie

PFLAG Edmonton

Contact person: Tamara Gartner at 780-248-1971 or edmontonab@pflagcanada.ca
Address: C/O Institute for Sexual Minority Studies & Services, Faculty of Education 7 – 104 Education North, Ed, Edmonton, AB, T6G 2G5
Meeting location: Room 5 – 180 Education North, University of Alberta

PFLAG Lacombe

Contact person: Monica Loewen at 403-782-5513 or lacombeab@pflagcanada.ca
Address: RR 3, Lacombe, AB, T4L 2N3

PFLAG Lethbridge & Area

Contact person: Tyler Gschaid at 403-393-4485 or lethbridgeab@pflagcanada.ca
Address: #31 Saint James Bay North, Lethbridge, AB, T1H 6P9

Apollo Friends in Sports

A volunteer-operated, non-profit organization serving primarily members of the gay, lesbian, bisexual & transgendered communities but open to members of all communities. Provides well-organized and fun sporting events and other activities to allow members to participate and interact in a positive social framework.
Address: Box 9, 223 – 12 Ave. SW, Calgary, AB, T2R 0G
See website for more information.

The Miscellaneous Youth Network

Created to provide and increase education, support and resources with regards to and for gay, bisexual, lesbian, queer, questioning, Two-Spirited and transidentified (GBLQQTT) youth and the community through youth-friendly gatherings and educational programs. Offers the Mosaic Youth Group, which provides queer movie screenings, arts and craft nights, education/interest speakers, and more for youth aged 10-25 who are gay, bisexual, lesbian, queer, questioning, Two-Spirited and transidentified.
Phone: 403-282-0127
Email at: http://www.miscyouth.ca/contact.php
Mosaic Youth Group: Wednesdays from 7pm to 9pm at the Old Y (233 12th Ave NW, Calgay, AB)

Family Resilience Project

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), families, and community agencies in the Edmonton region. Includes the PFLAG Edmonton group, designed to support parents/guardians/caregivers/friends/and loved ones in the lives of sexual and gender minority youth and the Trans and Gender Questioning Youth Support Group for youth aged 16- 25.
For more information contact Tamara Gartner at 780-248-1971 or tamara.gartner@ualberta.ca

Pride Centre of Edmonton

A community center for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, Two-Spirit, queer and questioning individuals, their friends and families. Offer a variety of groups and services to members of the community. Includes Youth Space, an after-school drop-in for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning, youth under 25 years old.
Address: 10608 – 105 Avenue, Edmonton, AB, T5H 0L2
Phone: 780-488-3234
Youth Space Email: youth@pridecentreofedmonton.org

Youth Understanding Youth (YUY)

A weekly discussion and support group for youth under 25 years old who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans-identified, Two-Spirited, queer, asexual, allied and questioning in Edmonton
Visit their Facebook page for more information.

Catholic Social Services Safehouse

Safe house for homeless/street involved youth. Focus is on teen girls and female-identified transgender youth aged 14-19.
Phone: 780-474-9938 or 780-905-2905 (Ted Campbell, Program Manager)

Team Edmonton

A volunteer-operated, non-profit society serving primarily members of the gay, lesbian, bisexual & transgendered communities but open to friends and supporters of GLBT community. Provides their membership and supporters with access to well-organized and fun sporting events and other recreational activities that allow them to participate and interact in a positive social framework
For enquiries related to newsletter or website: communications@teamedmonton.ca
For information on volunteer opportunities: volunteer@teamedmonton.ca
For general information: president@teamedmonton.ca

Alt View Foundation for Gender Variant and Sexual Minorities

A social and support group for LGTBQ youth in Sherwood Park/Strathcona County. Provides resources and support to sexual minority and gender variant persons in the region. Currently runs 5 programs: Youth Outlet, a Sherwood Park social group for youth 25 and under; thought OUT, a queer discussion group meets in Edmonton; altView Writes, a queer supportive writing group; altView Presents, a large scale event and community involvement program (Queer Winter Formal, Community and School Presentations, Annual BBQ); and Identities Online Community, all online representation (i.e. website, Facebook, etc) of altView goes through Identities.
Address: 33 – 99 Wye Road, Sherwood Park, AB, T8B 1M1
Phone: 780-666-5428 (780-666-LGBT)
Email: admin@altview.ca

Inner City Youth Housing Project

Shelter for homeless/street involved youth familiar with the inner city. Non-gendered housing structure (youth not separated by gender). 6 homes located in Central and Northeast Edmonton.
Phone: 780-479-7075

Prosper Place

A clubhouse offering opportunities for employment, education, socialization and community involvement.
Phone: 780-426-7861

Affirm

United Church GLBTQ group that meets every second Tuesday.
Phone: 403-347-6063

HIV West Yellowhead

Offers OUTJasper support program, a positive space for all GLBTQ and allies to openly discuss any issues they are facing.
General Phone: 780-852-5274 or 1-877-291-8811
OUTJasper Email: out.jasperlgbtq@gmail.com
Visit the OUTJasper website.

Gay and Lesbian Association of the Peace (GALAP)

Strives to improve the quality of life and empower the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and Two-Spirited community and its supporters through communication, education, participation, and understanding. Peer-led support. Offers the Youth Mentor Program.
Address: 205 – 10113 103rd Avenue, Grande Prairie, AB, T8V 1C2
Phone: 780-513-1990
General Email: info@galap.org  or galapgp@gmail.com
Youth Mentor Program Email: youthmentor@hivnorth.org

Saskatchewan

Camp fYrefly – Saskatchewan

A summer camp allowing lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans-identified, two-spirited, intersex, queer, questioning, and allied youth to come together to develop the leadership skills and personal resiliency necessary for them to become positive change agents in their schools, families, and communities. There are trans specific workshops throughout the camp. Offered in Regina.
Phone: 306-529-2431
Email: campfyreflysask@hotmail.com

PFLAG East Central (Yorkton)

Contact person: Andy Piasta at 306-782-0113 or axios@sasktel.net
Address: 72 Newfield Place, Yorkton, SK, S3N 2M9

PFLAG Estevan

Contact person: Rodney Beatty at estevansk@pflagcanada.ca
Address: 1412 4th Street, Estevan, SK, S4A 0X8

PFLAG Humboldt

Contact person: Sarah Miller at 306-682-3022 or humboldtsk@pflagcanada.ca
Address: Box 1171, Humboldt, SK, S0W 2A0

PFLAG Kindersley

Contact person: Eleanor at 306-463-4381 or dewhyley@sasktel.net
Address: Box 754, Kindersley, SK, S0L 1S0

PFLAG Moose Jaw

Contact person: Cathy Miller at 306-631-0328 (leave a message) or catannmiller@hotmail.com
Address: 927 Bercovich Crescent, Regina, SK, S4N 7G7

PFLAG Prince Albert

Contact person: Lynne Delorme at 306-764-5150 or pralbertsk@pflagcanada.ca
Address: RR 5 Site 28 Comp 42, Prince Albert, SK, S6V 5R3

PFLAG Regina

Contact persons: Mary Anne Bachelu at 306-586-1168 or mbachelu@accesscomm.ca, and Francine Proulx-Kenzle at 306-584-0844 or fproulxkenzle@yahoo.ca
Address: 30 Deergrove Crescent, Regina, SK, S4S 5L9

PFLAG Saskatoon

Contact persons: Fran Forsberg at 306-652-5095 or saskatoonsk@pflagcanada.ca, Dennis at 306-664-4228, and Kay Williams at 306-477-1476
Address: 2209 McKinnon Ave. S., Saskatoon, SK, S7J 1N5

PFLAG Swift Current

Contact person: Trish Ayrey at 306-773-8343 or swiftcurrsk@pflagcanada.ca

Saskatoon Diversity Network (SDN)

A volunteer-driven non-profit organization which serves the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, transsexual, intersex, Two-Spirit, queer and questioning community, family, and supporters. Raises awareness of queer community and culture by facilitating, organizing, promoting and presenting a queer pride festival.
Address: P.O. Box 8701 Station Main, Saskatoon, SK, S7K 6S5
Phone: 306-371-4600
Email: info@saskatoonpride.ca

Avenue Community Centre for Gender and Sexual Diversity

Non-profit organization working to address health and social issues in the lesbian, gay, bisexual, Two-Spirit and transgender community. Provide peer-counseling, information resources, community centre, social events, and sponsored clubs and groups. Groups include: Out & Proud Youth, a place of safety, belonging, and support for youth aged 12-19 who are coming to grips with being young and queer; Rainbow Coffee, group for high-school-aged youth who are queer (LGBTQ) or queer-friendly to create a city wide network of high school GSA’s in Saskatoon; and Gender Revolution, a supportive social group for anyone who is gender variant, identifies as transgender, is questioning their gender identity, or is an ally.
Address: 201 – 320 21st Street West, Saskatoon, SK, S7M 4E6
Phone: 306-665-1224
Email: info@avenuecommunitycentre.ca
Out & Proud Youth Contact: Jai Richards at jai@avenuecommunitycentre.ca
Rainbow Coffee Contact: Chandra McIvor at chandra@avenuecommunitycentre.ca
Gender Revolution Contact: Emily Striker at admin@avenuecommunitycentre.ca or Jai Richards at jai@avenuecommunitycentre.ca

Gay & Lesbian Community of Regina

Operates the non-profit Outside Nightclub & Lounge, and Gay & Lesbian Community Centre in Regina. A healthy, comfortable atmosphere in which to identify and address the needs for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people.
Address: 2070 Broad Street, Regina, SK, S4P 1Y3
Phone: 306-569-1995
Email: glcr@sasktel.net or board@glcrclub.ca

Manitoba

Sexuality Education Resource Centre Manitoba

Promotes sexual health education by providing information, resources and support. The Facts of Life program provides information and resources via email – visit their website for more information.
SERC Winnipeg: 204-982-7800
SERC Brandon: 204-727-0417

PFLAG Brandon/Westman

Contact persons: Laura Crookshanks at 204-727-0417 or brand-westmb@pflagcanada.ca
Address: Sexuality Education Resource Centre, 719 Rosser Avenue, Brandon, MB, R7A 0K8

PFLAG Winnipeg

Contact: 204-981-9342 or winnipegmb@pflagcanada.ca
Address: Box 66, Victoria Beach, MB, R0E 2C0

Honouring the Spirit of our Little Sisters (Safe Transition Home)

A six-bed safe transition home in Winnipeg, in operation by Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata Centre Inc., for female and transgender youth aged 13-17, who have been subjected to and at risk for continued sexual exploitation.
Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata Centre Transition House: 204-925-1778
Administrative Site: info@mamawi.com or 204-925-0300 or 1-888-962-6294
Anderson Neighborhood Care Site: 204-925-0349
McGregor Neighborhood Care Site: 204-925-0340
Spence Community Care Site: 204-925-0348

Winnipeg Transgender Support Group (formerly known as Transgender Café)

Volunteer-run organization of male-to-female, female-to-male and intersexed individuals. Peer support and information for anyone who wishes to explore issues of gender identity or transition in a non-judgmental environment.
Address: Winnipeg Transgender Group, c/o Rainbow Resource Centre, Box 1661 STN Main, Winnipeg, MB, R3C 2Z6
Email: contact@winnipegtransgendergroup.com

Rainbow Resource Centre

Many events catering to youth, including: creative writing workshops, radical cheerleading, movie nights, drag workshops, LGBT art exhibits, self defense, bowling, zine making. Peer Project for Youth offers LGBTTQA youth a safe place to learn new skills, create projects and celebrate their identities.
Address: 170 Scott St., Winnipeg, MB, R3L OL3
Contact Fiona Jackson, Youth Programming Coordinator, at 204-474-0212 ext. 207 or peerproject4youth@rainbowresourcecentre.org

Ontario

Ottawa FtM

Group for FTM transsexuals, transgendered, and 2-spirited individuals, or anyone who was born female but does not wholly identify as such from Ottawa, Ontario and surrounding areas. Meet approximately once a month for breakfast. Email list was set up to organize monthly breakfast meetings or other activities. Yahoo ID required.
Yahoo Group: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/ottawaftm/
To post message:  ottawaftm@yahoogroups.com
To subscribe: ottawaftm-subscribe@yahoogroups.com
List owner: ottawaftm-owner@yahoogroups.com

PFLAG Barrie

Contact person: Deborah Batt at 705-725-9748 or barrieon@pflagcanada.ca

PFLAG Brockville

Contact person: Lori Taylor at 613-640-2273 or brockvilleon@pflagcanada.ca
Address: PO Box 194, Brockville, ON, K6V 5V2
Meeting location: Brockville Public Library, 23 Buell St

PFLAG Cornwall

Contact persons: Denise Latulippe at 613-524-4085, and Lorna Cunningham-Rushton (Regional Director) at 613-798-1047 or Lornacr@gmail.com
Address: 3523 Besner Road, St. Isidore, ON, K0C 2B0

PFLAG Carleton Place/Lanark

Contact person: Jim MacGregor at 613-283-2055 or grandpa@magma.ca
Address: 11358 Highway 15, RR #3, Smiths Falls, ON, K7A 4S4

PFLAG Durham Region

General Phone: 905-231-0533
General Email: DurhamON@pflagcanada
Specific contact persons: Events Manager at Events@PFLAGDurhamRegion.com, Eva Guta (Board Member – Support) at Support@PFLAGDurhamRegion.com, and Jayme Harper (Volunteer Executive Director) at Jayme@PFLAGDurhamRegion.com
Address: PFLAG Canada Durham – PO Box 30555 438 King St W.,, Oshawa, ON, L1J 8L8
Meeting location: 115 Grassmere Ave Oshawa

PFLAG Fenelon Falls

Contact persons: Carol Milroy at 705-887-6830 or carol_milroy@hotmail.com, and Lorna Cunningham-Rushton (Regional Director) at 613-798-1047 or Lornacr@gmail.com
Address: 67 Fells Point Road – RR #1, Fenelon Falls, ON, K0M 1N0

PFLAG Goderich

Contact person: Greg Anderson at 519-482-3416 ext. 2257 (Huron County Health Unit) or goderichon@pflagcanada.ca

PFLAG Guelph & Kitchener/Waterloo

Contact persons: Evie Hill at 519-742-0700 or MHHILL@sympatico.ca, and Barb Buttars (Guelph) at 519-822-8891
Address: 164 Krug Street, Kitchener, ON, N2H 2Y4

PFLAG Halton Region

Contact persons: Joanne & Bob Stacey at 289-895-8933, Cathy Mackenzie (Regional Coordinator) at 905-937-0202 or jmackenzie25@cogeco.ca, and Marilyn Byers (Regional Director) at marilynbyers@gmail.com
Address: 87 5th Concession Road East, Waterdown, ON, L0R 2H1

PFLAG Hamilton

Contact: hamiltonon@pflagcanada.ca
Address: 45 Glen Cannon Drive, Stoney Creek, ON, L8G 2Z6

PFLAG Hawkesbury

Contact persons: Denise Latulippe at 613-524-4085 or 877-874-4424 (Toll-free), and Jayme Harper (Regional Director) at 905-231-0954 or vp@pflagcanada.ca
Address: 3523 Besner Road, St. Isidore, ON, K0C 2B0

PFLAG Kemptville

Email: pflagkemptville@gmail.com
Contact persons: Bre Wick at 613-240-1991, and Katie Wick at 613-240-2008

PFLAG Kingston

Contact: 613-766-1444 or KingstonON@pflagcanada.ca
Address: 202 – 298 Guthrie Drive, Kingston, ON, K7K 6K8
Meeting location: Sydenham Street United Church, 82 Sydenham St, Kingston, ON

PFLAG London

Contact persons: Joanne King at 519-319-6934 or Lori Ward at 519-686-7691
Address: #114 – 665 Windermere Rd, London, ON, N5X 3T9
Meeting location: 186 King Street, London, ON

PFLAG Muskoka

Contact person: Karla Stewart at 877-721-7520 ext. 7192 (Daytime, Mon-Fri) or 705-645-9731 (all other times) or karlastewart@hotmail.com
Address: 178 Dill Street, Bracebridge, ON, P1L 1E6

PFLAG Niagara

Contact persons: JoAnn Theobald at 289-362-5336 or joann.theobald1@gmail.com, and Catherine Mackenzeie at 905-937-0202
Address: 417 Bunting Road, St. Catharines, ON, L2M 3Z1
Meeting location: Greater St. Catharines Community Health Centre, Suite 100, 145 Queenston St, St. Catharines, ON

PFLAG Ottawa

Contact person: Jodi at 613-860-7138 or pflagottawa@gmail.com
Address: Box 71028 – 174 Bank Street, Ottawa, ON, K2P 2L9
Meeting location: St. John the Evangelist Church, 154 Somerset Street West, Ottawa, ON

PFLAG Owen Sound

Contact person: Joan at 519-376-9420 ext. 1530 or owensoundon@pflagcanada.ca

PFLAG Peel Region

Contact persons: Ashley at 905-602-4082 ext. 455 or peelon@pflagcanada.ca, and Jayme Harper at 905-231-0954 or President@pflagcanada.ca

PFLAG Peterborough

Contact person: Dianne McKay at 705-749-9723 or pflagpeterborough@hotmail.com
Address: 361 Aberdeen Avenue, Peterborough, ON, K9H 4X5

PFLAG Quinte

Contact: 613-689-4355 or contact@pflagquinte.ca
Address: 1600 Thorpe Rd RR1, Odessa, ON, K0H 2H0

PFLAG Rockland

Contact persons: Denise Latulippe  at 613-524-4085  or 877-874-4424, and Jayme Harper (Regional Director) at 905-231-0954 or region3@pflagcanada.ca
Address: 3523 Besner Road, St. Isidore, ON, K0C 2B0

PFLAG Sarnia-Bluewater

Email: sarnia-bwon@pflagcanada.ca
Contact persons: Betty & Richard Learn at 519-344-8246, Ruth Lambert at 519-337-2992, and John & Roberta Coulter at 810-987-4342
Adress: 1059 Willia Drive, Sarnia, ON, N7S 1T1
Meeting location: High Park United Church, 1081 Brenchley Street, Sarnia, ON

PFLAG Sault Ste Marie

Contact person: Susan Meades at 705-777-0496 or ssmarieon@pflagcanada.ca
Address: PFLAG-Canada-Sault Ste. Marie, 1 Peace Tree Drive, Aweres Twp, ON, P6A 5K7
Meeting location: The Grand Gardens (downstairs meeting room), 68 Dennis St., Sault Ste. Marie

PFLAG Stittsville

Contact person: Jennifer Kelly at 613-859-0100 or jenniferkelly@rogers.com
Address & Meeting Location: C/O St Andrews Presbyterian Church, 2 Mulkins, Stittsville, ON, K2S 1A3

PFLAG Thunder Bay

Contact person: Ellen at 807-767-2447 or thunderbayon@pflagcanada.ca

PFLAG Timmins

Contact person: Julie DeMarchi at 705-268-0706 or timminson@pflagcanada.ca

PFLAG Toronto

Email: office@pflagtoronto.org
Admin Office: 416-406-1727
Support Line: 416-406-6378
Irene Miller (President): 416-485-9203
Address & Meeting location: Kimbourne Park United Church, 200 Wolverleigh Blvd., Toronto, ON, M4C 1S2

PFLAG Toronto: Black Families & Friends

Email: torontoon-bf@pflagcanada.ca
Contact persons: David Lewis-Peart (Chapter Leader) at 416-977-9955 ext. 229, and Garfield Durrant (Chapter Support) at 416-977-9955 ext. 248
Address: C/O Black Coalition for AIDS Prevention 20 Victoria Street, 4th Floor, Toronto, ON, M5C 2N8

PFLAG Windsor

Contact person: Jennifer Gouin at 519-562-5511 or pflagwindsor@yahoo.ca

PFLAG York Region

Contact: 888-905-5428 ext. 73 or pflagyork@yahoo.ca
Address: 333 Crosby Ave., Richmond Hill, ON, L4C 2R5
Meeting location: 10157 Yonge St., Richmond Hill

The 519 Church Street Community Centre

Offers programs and services for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transsexual, transgender, Two-Spirit and queer (LGBTTQ) communities and allies and friends. Includes the Trans Youth Toronto drop-in for trans-identified youth and youth exploring their gender identity aged 27 and under; and the Healthy TransActions drop-in program for trans-identified youth and youth exploring their gender identity, aged 27 and under, to explore active healthy living.
Address: 519 Church Street, Toronto, ON, M4Y 2C9
Trans Youth Toronto: Julia Gonsalves (Program Supervisor) at 416-355-6796 or jgonsalves@The519.org
Healthy TransActions: Barb Besharat (Sport and Community Engagement Specialist) at 416-392-6878 ext. 4044 or bbesharat@the519.org
Trans Programs at The 519: Morgan Page (Trans Community Services Coordinator) at 416-355-6792 or mpage@the519.org

Central Toronto Youth Services

Offers the The BOYOBOY Collective (BOBC) program, a biweekly, drop-in workshop series for younger gay/bi/queer/trans guys.
Address: Suite 300 – 65 Wellesley Street East, Toronto, ON, M4Y 1G7
Phone: 416-924-2100
Email: mail@ctys.org

Supporting Our Youth (SOY) (part of Sherbourne Health Centre)

Community development program designed to improve the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transsexual and transgendered youth in Toronto through the active involvement of youth and adult communities. Programs offered include: TransFusion Crew for transgender, transsexual, genderqueer, of trans experience, or questioning youth to regularly to hang out, plan events and make community; Youth Mentoring Project to match trans, gay, lesbian & bi youth aged 25 and under with mentors; Alphabet Soup, a drop-in program for LGB youth under 20; Essence for queer, trans, questioning youth; and Express for youth aged 16-29 who are trans and immigrants/newcomers to Canada/refugees/refugee claimants/non-status.
Address: Sherbourne Street, 2nd Floor, Toronto, ON, M5A 2S5
General Phone: 416-324-5077
General Email: soy@sherbourne.on.ca
TransFusion Crew: Yegi Dadui at 416-324-5078 or ydadui@sherbourne.on.ca
Youth Mentoring Project: Leslie Chudnovks at 416-324-5082 or mentorhousing@soytoronto.org
Alphabet Soup: John Caffery at jcaffery@sherbourne.on.ca
Express: Suhail at 416-324-5080

2-Spirited People of the 1st Nations

Offer social, cultural and recreational activities (traditional sweats, drum making, celebration of life ceremonies, Two-Spirit Women’s Full Moon ceremony, medicine picking, weekly Thursday dinner and movie night). Also, offer counselling (pre & post HIV test, individuals, family, friends and partners), advocacy, client support programs, and HIV/AIDS education, outreach and prevention programs.
Address: 105 – 145 Front Street East, Toronto, ON, M5A 1E3
Phone: 416-944-9300
Executive Director: Art Zoccole at ext. 222 or art@2spirits.com
Long Term Care: Corena Ryan  at ext. 223 or Coordinatorcorena@2spirits.com
Support Services Worker: Lesley Boulrice at ext. 224 or Lesley@2spirits.com

ReachOUT

A program of the Griffin Centre. A creative, inclusive & accessible program for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, and queer (LGBTQ) youth and adults, including drop-in groups, community outreach, art & skills exchange, counselling, training and consultation. Includes: Tart!, a weekly arts-based social drop-in for LGBTQ youth under 25; ReachOUT Newcomer Network, services for youth aged 14-25 who are permanent residents of Canada and government assisted refugees; Compass, a social group for LGBTQ youth under 25 labelled with intellectual disabilities; and sprOUT,which connects LGBTQ people labelled with intellectual disabilities across Ontario through fun events, workshops, and consultations to individuals, their families and support workers.
Address: 24 Silverview Drive, North York, ON, M2M 2B3
Phone: 416-222-1153
Email: contact@griffin-centre.org

Delisle Youth Services

Offers the Strong and Resilient (STARS) program for Queer, Trans, & Questioning youth and allies aged 13-21, which includes a safe space for discussion groups, art workshops, field trips, non-judgmental comprehensive drug education, etc.
Address: 40 Orchard View Blvd, Ste 255, Toronto, ON, M4R 1B9
Phone: 416-482-0081
Email: info@delisleyouth.org

The Triangle Program

Canada’s only LGBTQ High School. One of three programs that make up Oasis Alternative Secondary School. This full-time TDSB program offers the structure, support and a community of gay, lesbian, bisexual, straight and transgender peers to obtain high school education. Continuous intake is possible for youth in need of a high school program or for youth that need to leave their current school.
Phone: 416-393-8443
Contact: Anthony Grandy (OCT, BSc, BEng, BEd) at anthony.grandy@tdsb.on.ca

My House: Rainbow Resources of York Region

An inclusive and safe space that welcomes all members of the LGBTQ community in York Region. A central point to access information and resources on services, arts and culture, and volunteer opportunities. Provides a space for members to gather as a community to form social supports and organize recreational activities to improve their overall health and wellness. The Rainbow Youth Group of York Region offers support on issues that youth of the LGBT community may struggle with and welcomes gay, lesbian, bisexual, transsexual, transgender, Two-Spirited, intersex, queer and questioning youth.
Address: 10157 Yonge Street, Richmond Hill, ON, L4C 1T5
Phone: 1 888-905-5428 ext. 74
Email: info@myhouseyr.com

Family Services York Region

Offers the following LGBTTQ Groups: Questioning and Coming Out Group for Women and Transgender Support/Drop in Group, a free, open group for those questioning their gender identity or transitioning.
See website for addresses of different locations.
LGBTTQ Groups Phone: 1-866-780-9927 or 905-780-9927 ext. 225 (Barbara Urman)
Group Services Email: groupservices@fsyr.ca

Queer Asian Youth (QAY)

A program of Asian Community AIDS Services (ACAS). Provides safe and supportive social spaces for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transsexual, transgender, queer, curious, undecided, or questioning East and Southeast Asian youth and their friends. Organizes Bubble Tea Lounge, Movie Nites, Games Nites, and other fun events. Offers the Queer Luck Club, which includes fun and interactive workshops on topics of safer sex, healthy sexuality, body image, anti-racism, anti-homophobia, anti-oppression, coming out, harm reduction, and other topics/issues affecting youth facilitated by youth peer educators.
For more information about QAY, contact Meza Daulet, Youth Education & Outreach Program Coordinator, at  416-963-4300 ext. 229 or youth@acas.org
ACAS Address: 260 Spadina Ave, Suite 410, Toronto, ON, M5T 2E4
ACAS Phone: 416-963-4300
ACAS Email: info@acas.org

Adelaide Resource Centre for Women

A safe, welcoming place for homeless women. On-site showers, phones, and laundry. Lunch provided daily. Help with health-care, housing, life skills and social activities.
Address: 67 Adelaide Street East, Toronto, ON, M5C 1K6
Phone: 416-392-9243

Associated Youth Services of Peel (AYSP)

Offer the Youth Beyond Barriers Program, which provides support and resources to queer and trans youth. One-to-one support, a confidential telephone line, email, and Facebook contact for youth, caregivers and professionals, offering information, support and relevant resources. In order to join need to be: living in the Peel Region, aged 12-19 (up to 19th birthday), queer and/or trans identified, and in need of support. Also provides services to parents/caregivers, allies and professionals.
Address: 120 Matheson Blvd. E., Suite 201, Mississauga, ON, L4Z 1X1
Phone: 905-890-5222
Email: info@aysp.ca

Pink Triangle Services (PTS) Ottawa

Offers Gender Quest, a peer-led support group for those at any stage of transition that provides a safe space, supporting diversity within the trans communities (meets every second Monday of the month from 7pm to 9pm). All people identifying as trans, transgender, transsexual and/or gender-queer are welcome to attend. Also, offers Pink Triangle Youth, a peer-led discussion and support group for queer youth, aged 25 and under, in Ottawa (meets every Wednesday from 7pm to 9pm).
Address: Cooper Street, Suite 200, Ottawa, ON, K2P 0G5
Phone: 613-563-4818
Volunteers and Programs Coordinator: Kayla Miller at volunteer@ptsottawa.org or programs@ptsottawa.org

Youth Services Bureau (YSB) of Ottawa

Offers several drop-in and support groups, including YSB SPECTRUM LGBTQ+, a drop-in group for youth aged 12-25 and SHAG (Sexual Health Advisory Group) of YSB, which holds monthly events for LGBTQ and allies aged 16 and up.
Address: 2675 Queensview Drive, Ottawa, ON, K2B 8K2
Main Phone: 613-729-1000
Main Email: headoffice@ysb.on.ca
YSB SPECTRUM LGBTQ: Andrea at 613-241-7788 ext. 409 or hiv@ysb.on.ca
Sexual Health Advisory Group (SHAG): Alisa at amcclain@ysb.on.ca
Gay, Lesbian, Bi-Sexual, Transgender, Two-Spirit, Questioning or Queer (GLBTTQ) Drop-in Coordinator: Sue Pihlainen at 613 288-1343, poste 225 or spihlainen@ysb.on.ca
Rainbow Youth Advisory Program Leader: Brenda Allard at 613-241-7913 ext. 405 or ballard@ysb.on.ca

Ottawa Transforum

A space serving the transsexual and transgendered community in Ottawa, Ontario. Group discussion includes but is not limited to announcements, event discussion, community dialogue and transition support. To join, please submit a request to the moderator briefly explaining your interest in the list. Yahoo ID required.
Yahoo Group: http://ca.groups.yahoo.com/group/ottawatransforum/
To post message: ottawatransforum@yahoogroups.ca
To subscribe: ottawatransforum-subscribe@yahoogroups.ca
List owner: ottawatransforum-owner@yahoogroups.ca

The Well: LGBTQ Community Wellness Centre of Hamilton

Facilitates various peer support groups and social groups for the LGBTQ community. Includes RADAR, a weekly drop-in night for LGBTQ and ally youth aged 14-20 years old, taking place every Friday from 7pm to 9pm; Trans Peer Support Group for transgender, transsexual, trans, bigender, third gender, intersex, genderqueer, FtM, MtF, cross-dresser, transvestite, two-spirited, boi, t-girl, t-boy, or questioning individuals, taking place on the fourth Wednesday of each month from 6pm to 9pm. Also, has a Trans Advocate & Outreach Worker who has drop-in hours every Tuesday from 11:30am to 2:30pm and every Friday from 1:00pm to 5:00pm at the Well.
Main Email: info@thewellhamilton.ca
Phone: 905-525-0300
Address: 27 King William St. Hamilton, ON, L8R 1A1
RADAR: radar@thewellhamilton.ca or 289-700-5885
Trans Peer Support Group: transpeersupport@gmail.com

Gender Mosaic

Ottawa-based Transgender support group. Safe, supportive, and non-judgmental environment where MTF, FTM, Cross-dressers, Two-Spirited, transgender individuals of all ages can freely express their gender identity. Develops positive relationships among its members and seeks to empower them and the community at large through educational and outreach activities.
Confidential Phone Line: 819-771-3764
Email: info@gendermosaic.com
MSN: GenderMosaic@groups.live.com
For information on monthly discussion meetings: monthlydiscussion@gendermosaic.com

OK2BME

OK2BME’s services are provided by the staff and supervised placement students at K-W Counselling Services. Offers 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 x212
Email: ok2bme@kwcounselling.com

Positive Space Network of Halton

Offers the LGBTTTIQQAA Youth Support Group for youth aged 14-19, which is supervised and facilitated by trained youth & social workers at Reach Out Centre for Kids (ROCK).
For more information, contact Marcus Logan, Positive Space Coordinator, at 905 634-2347 ext. 408 or marcusl@rockonline.ca

Halton Organization for Pride and Education (HOPE)

Offers Colouring Outside Of The Lines Youth Groups (COOL), a social group that meets once a month for LGBTTTIQQAA youth aged 13-19. COOL groups exist in Oakville, Halton, and Burlington.
Address: 860 Harrington Court, Unit 217, Burlington, ON, L7N 3N4
Email: cool@haltonpride.org or info@haltonpride.org

Alphabet Community Center

Facilitate six monthly support group meetings offering a group therapy model of support for trans-identified and questioning individuals of any age on the first Thursday and third Tuesday of the month at Intercommunity Health Centre and also have meetings for youth aged 12-20 every Thursday at London Public Library Downtown.
Email: info@tgstation.com or michelle@tgstation.com
Meeting location: London Intercommunity Health Center, 659 Dundas St E, London, ON, N5W 2Z1
Alphabet Community Center: info@acclondon.ca or 519-765-5000

Open Closet (AIDS Committee of London)

Drop-in support group for youth aged 14-19 who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, Two-Spirited, queer or questioning.
Address: 186 King St, Suite 30, London, ON, N5A 7K4
Phone: 519-434-1601 or 1-866-920-1601
Email: info@aidslondon.com

Rainbow Youth Coalition

Housed at Peterborough AIDS Resource Network (PARN), but is made up of agencies, community groups, and individuals creating safer spaces for queer and trans youth aged 14-25 within the Four Counties Region (City of Kawartha Lakes, Peterborough County, Northumberland County, Haliburton County). Has drop-in meetings from Sept to Jun for queer and trans youth and allies.
Address: c /o Peterborough AIDS Resource Network (PARN), 159 King St., Peterborough, ON, K9J 2R8
Phone: 705-749-9110 or 1-800-361-2895
Email: info@rainbowyouth.ca

Réseau Access Network (formerly Access AIDS Network)

Offers the Healthy Sexuality and Youth Program, designed to promote healthy sexuality and relationships for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered, Two-Spirited, queer and questioning people (LGBT2-SQQ) and youth. Aims to decrease homophobia and heterosexism, sexually transmitted infections (STIs), and HIV/AIDS. Does so through educational materials, workshop, support groups, and supportive confidential counselling in a safe, non-judgmental and positive environment. Two support groups that it offers are the “T” Group, a support and social group for trans-identified women; and the XX Club, a social and support group for trans-identified men
Address: 111 Elm Street, Suite 203, Sudbury, ON, P3C 1T3
Phone: 705-688-0500 or 1-800-465-2437
Email: aaninfo@reseauaccessnetwork.com

Durham Lesbian, Bi, Trans Women’s Group

Provide support and social networking for queer women in the Durham region. Meet the second Tuesday of each month from 7pm to 11pm at OUT Lounge & Eatery in Oshawa.
Phone: 905-439-2361
Email: pussba@rogers.com or dlbtgroup@hotmail.com

Out on the Shelf

A library and resource centre for the LGBTTTSIQQ communities and allies in Guelph. The centre is staffed regularly so that the community can come and access books, find out about the diverse range of events, resources and services, and share a queer friendly space.
Address: 141 Woolwich Street, Unit 106, Guelph, ON, N1H 8M5
Phone: 519-515-0691
Email: info@outontheshelf.ca

OUTniagara

An online bulletin board for the LGBTQ community in Niagara. Work to spread information about and for their partners and the community on both their website and Facebook page. Attempt to unite the diverse LGBTQ community by advertising events, discussing issues and supporting the work of their partner organizations.
Email: martha@outniagara.ca

Transgender Niagara

Non-profit support group throughout the Niagara region and beyond for transgendered individuals, families, and friends that focuses on support through speakers, community resources, awareness and education, and social support. Meet once monthly on the fourth Tuesday of each month. Coffee and conversation night at the Silver Spire Church (Hearth Room) on St. Paul Street in St. Catherines to meet other trans men and women.
Phone: 905-228-1846
Email: info@transgenderniagara.com

Quebec

CAEO (Canadian Association for Education and Outreach)

A charitable volunteer organization which reflects the needs of the Québec English-speaking LGBTQ community. Operate the SILK (Sexual Information Leads to Knowledge) program, an initiative aiming to increase the awareness and knowledge of targeted groups, such as students and seniors with respect to sexual health, sexual and gender orientations, and diversity through free workshops (presently focusing on Anglophone high schools, as well as a few CEGEPs and universities).
Address: Case postale 55505 Succ Maisonneuve, Montréal, QC, H1W 0A1
General email can be sent using this form.
SILK Email: kimberly.wong@caeoquebec.org (Kimberly Wong, SILK Director)

PFLAG Montréal

Contact person: Karan at 514-561-0462 or ksin@concordia.ca

PFLAG Montréal East

Contact person: Maria at 514-924-9071 or montrealqc-e@pflagcanada.ca
Meeting location: Gender Advocacy Centre 2110, 1500 de Maisonneuve W., suite 404

ATQ (Aide aux transexuels et transexuelles du Québec)

Offers a support group for trans people, among other services offering information and support.
Phone: 514-591-9038
Email: admin@atq1980.org

Project 10 (Projet 10)

Promotes personal, social, sexual, and mental well-being of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, transsexual, Two-Spirit, intersexed, and questioning youth and adults aged 14-25. Offers a drop-in group, among other services.
Address: 2075 rue Plessis #307, Montréal, QC, H2L 2Y4
Phone: 514-989-0001
Listening Line: 514-989-4585
Email: questions@p10.qc.ca

Project MAX

Community group. Youth also included.
Contact persons: Tynan Jarrett or Marlo Ritchie
Phone: 514-989-4585
Email: projectmax@hotmail.com

ASTT(E)Q Action Sante: Travesti(e) et Transsexuel(le) du Quebec

Promotes the health and well-being of trans people through peer counselling and accompaniment, advocacy, education and outreach, and community empowerment. Run by and for trans people with free and confidential services available in English and French. Holds a weekly drop-in every Monday night.
Address: 1300 Sanguinet, Montréal, QC, H2X 3E7
Phone: 514-847-0067 ext. 207
Email: info@astteq.org

Queer McGill

A non-profit organization under the Student Societies of McGill University (SSMU). Offers a safe space and community for queer students. Support and programming, including discussions, workshops, lectures, and dance parties.
Address: 3600 McTavish, Room 432, Montréal, QC, H3A 1Y2
Office Phone: 514-398-2106
Queer line (for referral and support): 514-398-6822
Email : queermcgill@gmail.com

2110 Centre for Gender Advocacy

An independent, student-funded, Concordia University organisation, mandated to promoting gender equality and empowerment particularly as it relates to marginalised communities. This mandate is achieved through on-going programming, campaigns, resources, services, and advocacy. Confidential peer-to-peer support.
Address: 1455 de Maisonneuve West, Annex V-01, Montréal, QC, H3G 1M8
Main Phone: 514-848-2424 ext. 7431
Peer Support Line: 514-848-2424 ext. 7880
Email: info@centre2110.org

Head and Hands (À deux mains)

Offer a number of medical, social, and legal services with an approach that is harm-reductive, holistic, and non-judgmental. Among its many programs, includes the Sense Project sex education program, the Jeunesse 2000 youth drop-in centre, and workshops on legal rights, safer drug use, babysitting and other social topics such as self-esteem, body-image, and boundaries.
Address: 5833 Sherbrooke St. W, Montréal, QC, H4A 1X4
Phone: 514-481-0277
Email: health@headandhands.ca

The LGBT Youth Centre

Provides a safe and welcoming environment for gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning teens to hang out, meet up, get to know each other, and understand themselves better as LGBTQ young people.
Address: Beaconsfield United Church, 202 Woodside Road, Beaconsfield, QC, H9W 2P1
Phone: 514-794-5428
Email: info@lgbtyouthcentre.com

L’apparte

Part of community organization, Le Néo. Unique living environments for youth aged 12-17 in the image of a youth home, but specifically for LGBT people (gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and questioning) and their allies.
Address: 83 rue St-Louis, Terrebonne, QC, J6W 1H2
Phone: 450-964-1860 or 1-800-964-1860
Email: neo@le-neo.com

Projet Caméléon (IRIS-Estrie)

Information and referrals bimonthly meetings, and mutual support.
Address: 505 Wellington, Sherbrooke
Phone: 819-823-6704
Email: projet_cameleon@hotmail.com

Réseau TransMauricie

Support and information.
Location: Région de Notre-dame-du-mont-carmel.
Email: reseautransmauricie@live.ca

GRIS-Québec

Drop-in center (Wednesday, Thursday and Friday night). Information and referral. For youth aged 14-25 who are gay, lesbian, bisexual, questioning and their allies.
Address: 363, rue de la Couronne, bureau 202, QC, G1K 6E9
Phone: 418-523-2572
Email: info@grisquebec.org

Projet Jeunesse Idem

Program for youth aged 14-25 offering a discussion group for youth who are gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, transsexual and questioning their sexual orientation or gender identity. Discussion groups are only available in French. Located in Gatineau, QC.
Phone: 819-776-1445 or 1-877-776-1445
Email: info@jeunesseidem.com

New Brunswick

Rainbow Pride

Group for gay, lesbian, bi , transgendered and questioning youth.
For more information, contact Gladys Sower at 506-455-7363 or rainbowpride_nb@hotmail.com

Centenary-Queen Square United Church

An affirming congregation of the United Church of Canada committed to welcoming and accepting all people regardless of age, gender, gender identity, race, sexual orientation, differing abilities, ethnic backgrounds or economic circumstances. Holds Saint John’s largest collection of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender books. There are no fees.
Address (Until end of June): 215 Wentworth Street, Saint John, NB, E2L 2T4
Address (Starting July 1st): 164 Germain Street, Saint John, NB, E2L 2G3
Phone: 506-634-8288
Email contact here.

AIDS Moncton

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
Phone: 506-859-9616
Email: sidaidsm@nb.aibn.com

PFLAG Fredericton

Contact: 506-450-2272

PFLAG Miramichi

Contact person: Mike Connors at 506-627-0166 or miramichinb@pflagcanada.ca
Address: 117 Dolan Avenue – Unit 2, Miramichi NB E1V 1C3

PFLAG Moncton

Contact person: James LeBlanc at 506-386-6834 or monctonnb@pflagcanada.ca
Address: 124-A Highfield Street, Moncton, NB, E1C 5N7
Meeting location: YMCA 30 War Veterans Avenue, Moncton, NB

PFLAG Sackville

Contact person: Janet Hammock at 506-536-4245 or sacknb-amns@pflagcanada.ca
Address: 14 Devon Avenue, Sackville NB E4L 3W2, Sackville, NB, E4L 3W2
Meeting location: St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, 36 Bridge Street, Sackville, NB, E4L 3N7

PFLAG Saint John

Contact person: Mack MacKenzie at 506-648-9227
Address: 27 Wasson Court, Saint John, NB, E2K 2K6
Meeting location: Community Health Centre, 116 Coburg Street, Saint John, NB

PFLAG Sussex

Contact person: Joanne Jones at 506-672-6072 or sussexnb@pflagcanada.ca
Meeting location: Mental Health Building, 30 Moffett Avenue, Sussex, NB

PFLAG Woodstock

Contact person: Richard Blaquiere at 506-328-4868 or richardb@nbnet.nb.ca
Address: 119 Jules Drive, Woodstock NB E7M 1Z2

Newfoundland

Sexual Health Centre for Labrador and Newfoundland – LBGTQ Youth Group

A program of Planned Parenthood: Newfoundland and Labrador. A social group for lesbian, bisexual, gay, transgendered, queer, questioning, allied or curious youth aged 16-24. Group meets once a month and engage in many social activities.
Address: 203 Merrymeeting Road, St. John’s, NL, A1C 2W6
Rob Sinnott (Volunteer Coordinator): 709-699-0509
Email: lgbtq@nlsexualhealthcentre.org
Planned Parenthood Sexuality Centre: 709-579-1009 or 1-877-666-9847

PFLAG St. John’s

Contact person: Tony Braithwaite at 709-722-5791 or stjohnsnl@pflagcanada.ca
Meeting location: Science Building at Mun. Room SC 3060

Nova Scotia

The Youth Project

Provides support and services to youth, 25 and under, around issues of sexual orientation and gender identity. Offers Transformers, a support and discussion group for transgender and genderqueer youth aged 25 and under, operating just in Halifax. Operating around the province, the Valley Youth Group is for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transsexual, transgender, intersex, Two-Spirited, queer, or questioning, as well as straight allied youth.
Address: 2281 Brunswick St, Halifax, NS, B3K 2Y9
Phone: 902-429-5429
Email: youthproject@youthproject.ns.ca
Valley Youth Group Email: valleyyouthproject@gmail.com

Nova Scotia Rainbow Action Project (NSRAP)

A voice for the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community in Nova Scotia since 1995. Fosters change through volunteering collaboratively with government, institutions, and business.
Address: 5675 Spring Garden Rd, P.O. Box 36082, Halifax, NS, B3J 3S9
Phone: 902-444-3206
Email: nsrap@nsrap.ca

PFLAG Bridgewater

Contact: bridgewtrns@pflagcanada.ca
Address: 107 Pleasant Street, Bridgewater, NS, B4V 1N3

PFLAG Halifax

Contact: halifaxns@pflagcanada.ca
Address: P.O. Box 223, Shearwater, NS, B0J 3A0
Meeting location: The Youth Project, 2281 Brunswick St., Halifax

PFLAG Middleton

Contact: middletonns@pflagcanada.ca

PFLAG Sydney

Contact person: JoAnne Fitzgerald at sydneyns@pflagcanada.ca
Meeting location: Family Place Resource Centre, 714 Alexandra St., Sydney, NS

PFLAG Windsor

Contact: windsorns@pflagcanada.ca

PFLAG Yarmouth

Contact person: Jaqi Sutherland-Allan at 902-742-3542 ext. 1837 (Please ask for Jaqi; business hours only) or jsutherland-allan@swndha.nshealth.ca
Address: 60 Vancouver Street, Yarmouth, NS, B5A 2P5

Rainbow Warriors – AAHA!

The main goals of this Support and Facebook group are to support queer youth aged 14-26 in Antigonish and the surrounding area, as well as educate the community by creating visibility and building awareness for queer issues. Members in this group will by no means be pressured to “come out”. And membership does not automatically assume one’s “queerness”. Straight-identified allies are happily welcome.
Email: antigonishrainbowwarriors@gmail.com

Maritime Transgendered Workplace Solutions

Work with industry in the education of the workforce concerning issues related to members of the transgendered community, in particular the transsexual community, and support TS individuals working or seeking work. Speaker: Denise Holiday.
Address: 162, Hwy 336, Upper Musquodoboit, NS, B0N 2M0
Email: denisesined@ns.sympatico.ca

BLT Womyn of Halifax

A Yahoo Group. Social support for bisexual, lesbian, and transgender women, offering open discussions in a safe and positive environment. All meetings are cancelled at this time, but the Yahoo site will remain open and will continue to have events only if have enough women who are interested.
For more information, contact Sue at 902-499-0335 or sueandrews1964@hotmail.com
To post message: blt-womynofhalifax@yahoogroups.ca
To subscribe: blt-womynofhalifax-subscribe@yahoogroups.ca

Southwest Nova Scotia Pride

A social and support group for the pride community.
Address: 25 Beacon Street, Yarmouth, NS
Contact: Diane O’Dea at 902-749-0977 or diannefcc@eastlink.ca or info@swnovapride.com

Trans Family Nova Scotia

A peer support group for families, friends, allies, as well as for trans-identified individuals themselves.
Contact: Michelle Malette at 902-463-0436 or transfamily@eastlink.ca

Prince Edward Island

PFLAG PEI

Email: pei@pflagcanada.ca
Contact persons: Amanda Jendrick at 902-394-6344 or Gordon at 902-569-3089
Address: 202 – 20 Browns Court, Charlottetown, PEI, C1A 9H3

ARCPEI (Abegweit Rainbow Collective, PEI)

Community-based volunteer organization that provides services to the GLBT community of Prince Edward Island and their supporters. Offers youth drop-ins.
Address: 375 University Ave, Suite #2. Charlottetown, PEI, C1A 4N4
For more information about youth drop-ins, contact Alana Leard at alana@aidspei.com
General Email: info@arcofpei.com

Territories

PFLAG Whitehorse (Yukon)

Contact person: Justin Lemphers at 867-332-2330 or WhitehorseYT@pflagcanada.ca
Address: 5 Bluejay Way, Whitehorse, YT, Y1A 5X5

It Gets Better Yellowknife

An outreach program to support queer youth and their allies in Yellowknife.
Emergency Line: 867-445-5878
Email: itgetsbetteryk@hotmail.com
Contact person: Nicole Garbutt at 867-446-4543

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