National

LGBTQ-friendly Crisis Lines

 

1-800-SUICIDE (Suicide Crisis Line)

If you are considering suicide or concerned about someone who may be, call 1-800-784-2433.

 

PFLAG Canada

24/7 support. Provides support, information and resources to gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender or questioning people, as well as to their families and friends.
Call toll-free 1-888-530-6777 ext. 226        Email gender@pflagcanada.ca

 

Kids Help Phone

24/7 counselling help from trained professionals 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.

 

Trans Lifeline

This line is primarily for transgender people experiencing a crisis. This includes people who may be struggling with their gender identity and are not sure that they are transgender. While our goal is to prevent self-harm, we welcome the call of any transgender person in need.
In Canada: (877) 330-6366      In USA: (877)565-8860

 

Services for LGBTQ youth

 

Sexuality and U

This site 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 the site for general information or find a local chapter.

 

Queer Asian Youth

This group 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.
Phone: 416- 963-4300 ext. 229      Email: 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.

 

Égale – Canada

A national LGBT human rights organization committed to advancing equality, diversity, education, and justice across Canada.
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

 

Support & Education – USA

GLSEN – Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Education Network

GSA Network – Resources for starting a GSA