National & Provincial Resources

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 from anywhere in BC.
National Suicide Crisis Phone Line (call or text, 24/7): 988
BC Mental Health Support Line: 310-6789

Kids Help Phone

E-mental health services from trained professionals for youth.
Call (24/7): 1-800-668-6868
Text with a crisis responder: Text CONNECT to 686868
Live chat (daily from 7pm-Midnight ET)

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

PFLAG Canada

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.
General inquiries: toll-free 1-888-530-6777

Salaam: Queer Muslim Community of Canada

This site offers information and support to LGBTQ Muslims.

Égale – Canada

A national LGBT human rights organization committed to advancing equality, diversity, education, and justice across Canada.
Phone: (1) 416-964-7887


An online magazine of health and fitness for transsexual and transgendered people.

Support & Education – USA

GLSEN – Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Education Network

GSA Network – Resources for starting a GSA

LGBTQ-friendly Crisis Lines

Crisis Line Association of BC Mental Health Information Line

This is a provincial line. Answered 24/7/365, it provides empowering emotional support, information on appropriate referral options and a wide range of support relating to mental health concerns. Their website has extensive online mental health resources as well.
Call 310-6789 (no area code needed; 24/7; not administered by HeretoHelp)
Suicide hotline (24/7): 1-800-784-2433
The Alcohol & Drug Information and Referral Service (24/7): 1-800-663-1441
Email here

Fraser Health Crisis Line

This is a 24/7/365 crisis line offering free and confidential emotional support, crisis intervention, and resource information.
Call Local 604-951-8855 or Toll-Free 1-877-820-7444.

Interior Crisis Line Network (ICLN)

A network that links five crisis lines in the Interior Region (Cranbrook, Kelowna, Trail, Vernon and Williams Lake) through a single number. It is available 24/7/365 throughout Southern Interior and makes crisis line service available to everyone in the Interior Region. See the website for further specific help and more hotlines.
Call 1-888-353-2273 (1-888-353-CARE).
Crisis Chat available for anyone located in the Interior Region of BC in any type of crisis (5pm-9pm PT) Thursday - Sunday

Crisis Intervention & Suicide Prevention Centre of BC

Is available 24/7 via regional distress phone line, provincial phone line, and Seniors’ Distress Line. Also, offer online distress services 13 hours a day (noon to 1am) for youth aged 13-25 and adults aged 25 and up.
Vancouver: 604-872-3311      Sunshine Coast/Sea to Sky: 1-866-661-3311      Seniors Distress Line: 604-872-1234
Online Chat Service: For Youth:       For Adults:

S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Non-English Help Lines

Offer help lines in different languages, including Mandarin, Cantonese, Korean, Farsi-Dari, and Ukranian. Demonstrates diversity and inclusion and provides confidential emotional support and referrals to community resources.
Call Mandarin line: 1(888)-721-0596 / Ext.1, seven days per week from 10 am to 10 pm
Call Cantonese Line: 1(888)-721-0596 / Ext.2, seven days per week from 10 am to 10 pm
Korean Line: 1 (888)-721-0596 / Ext.3, Mon – Fri: 10 am – 8 pm, Sat – Sun: 10 am – 5 pm
Farsi-Dari Line: 1 (888)-721-0596 / Ext.4, Mon – Fri: 10 am – 8 pm, Sat – Sun: 10 am – 5 pm
Ukrainian Line: 1 (888)-721-0596 / Ext.5, Mon – Fri: 10 am – 8 pm, Sat – Sun: 10 am – 5 pm

Vancouver Island Crisis Society

Offers 24/7/365 crisis line service to Vancouver Island, the islands of the Georgia Strait, and the mainland communities between Powell River and Rivers Inlet, as defined by the Vancouver Island Health Authority.
Call 1-888-494-3888.
Crisis Text Services (6pm-10pm, 7 days a week): 250-800-3806
Crisis Chat Services (6pm-10pm, 7 days a week)

Crisis Prevention, Intervention & Information Centre for Northern BC

Confidential crisis line and youth support line, a peer support service operated by trained youth answering calls from other youth.
Crisis Line (24/7): 1-888-562-1214
Text the Youth Support Line (4-10pm): 250-564-8336
Call the Youth Support Line (24/7): 1-888-564-8336
Youth Support Chat for youth in crisis or in need of information and referrals (4-10pm)

Offer emotional support and crisis intervention services for children, youth and young adults under 30 years of age. The Support Team is a group of professionally trained volunteers and staff to listen without judgment and offer support via live chat and the discussion forum; not licensed counsellors. E-counselling services are provided by Pacific Centre Family Services Association

Services for LGBTQ youth


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.

Fraser Valley Youth Society

Weekly drop-in group for 2SLGBTQIA+ and Allied youth. 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.

Trans Connect

Support and resources for trans/gender diverse people, peer-support/social groups in Nelson and Cranbrook, and community forums.

The Bridge Youth & Family Services

Runs the Etcetera 2SLGBTQIA+ Youth Group, for youth ages 11-18 who identify as 2SLGBTQIA+ and their allies. A safe environment that offers social activities, empowering discussions, and special events.

Trans Care BC

Lots of resources (online and offline) for trans youth regarding access to gender-affirming care, peer support groups in different areas, and other useful things.

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.

Youth For A Change

An advocacy and outreach group for LGBTQ youth aged 13-20. Provides educational workshops to schools, community workers, teachers and youth groups.

LGBTQ-friendly Crisis Lines

Capella Centre

24-hour crisis line for victims of domestic abuse.
Call 1-800-263-3045 or 780-645-5195.

Distress Line of Southwestern Alberta (Canadian Mental Health Association)

24-hour crisis line serving Chinook Health Region and south part of Calgary.
Call 1-888-787-2880 or 403-327-7905.

Wood’s Homes

A community owned and operated children’s mental health centre based in Calgary. Offers crisis lines that operate 7 days a week.
Call (8am-11pm): 1-800-563-6106 or 403-299-9699.
Text (9am-10pm): 587-315-5000
Live Chat (9am-10pm)

Alberta Mental Health Board Help Line

A 24 hour, 7 day a week, 365 days a year, confidential service that provides support, information and referrals to Albertans experiencing mental health concerns.
Call (24/7) 1-877-303-2642.

Sexual Assault Centre Help Line

Support and info line (9am-9pm): 780-423-4121
Call toll-free or text Alberta's One Line (9am-9pm): 1-866-403-8000
Chat online

Distress Centre Calgary

Confidential and non-judgmental. Offer free 24/7/365 crisis intervention, professional counselling and referral services to help you overcome crisis. Have a main crisis line and online chat support.
Phone or Text Crisis Line (24/7): 403-266-4357 (403-266-HELP)
Confidential Online Chat

Calgary ConnecTeen

ConnecTeen is a confidential peer support service for youth in Calgary and area. Provides 24/7 support. Offers peer support from 3-10pm on weekdays and 12-10pm on weekends. Outside of peer support hours, adult volunteers respond to contacts.
Call (24/7): 403-264-8336 (403-264-TEEN)
Text (24/7): 587-333-2724
ConnecTeen Online Chat (24/7)

Wheatland Crisis Society

Offers a 24-hour crisis line.
Call 403-934-6634 or Toll-Free 1-877-934-6634.

Services for LGBTQ youth

SOGI 123

Initiative that helps foster safe and inclusive schools for students of all sexual orientations and gender identities, by facilitating inclusive curricula, policies/procedures and other school resources.

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. Offered in Calgary, Edmonton, Regina and Peterborough.

A resource for anyone on the transgender spectrum as well as their friends, family and supporters.

Skipping Stone

Provides affirming care to trans and gender diverse youth, adults, and families. Offers programs and resources.

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 13-18 of all identifications across the spectrum. Also offers several other groups for LGBTQ+ folks.

PFLAG Alberta

PFLAG is a national charitable organization, founded by parents who wished to help themselves and their family members understand and accept their non-heterosexual children. Visit site to find a chapter.

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.

The Miscellaneous Youth Network

The Miscellaneous Youth Network (MYN) was 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.

Family Resilience Project

The Family Resilience Project, operating through the CHEW Project and Fyrefly Institute at the University of Alberta, offers free short-term counselling to sexual and gender diverse (2SLGBTQ+) children, youth, and families.

Services are available for residents of Alberta, including the University of Alberta community. Email (limited availability).

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 QueerOUT, a weekly safe space for queer, trans, non-binary and gender diverse youth (ages 13 – 24) to engage in fun activities, make friends, and find support.

Team Edmonton

A volunteer-operated, non-profit society serving primarily members of the gay, lesbian, bisexual & transgendered communities but open to friends and supporters. Provides access to well-organized and fun sporting events and other recreational activities that allow them to participate and interact in a positive social framework.

The Alt View Foundation

A social and support group for LGBTQ youth in Alberta. AltView works with youth, families, and service providers in smaller cities and rural communities, to provide supports where few may exist.

Prosper Place

A clubhouse offering opportunities for employment, education, socialization and community involvement for people living with the effects of mental illness.
Phone: 780-426-7861

Affirm United

Affirm United/S'affirmer Ensemble (AU/SE) is a justice-oriented organization of people in The United Church of Canada. AU/SE works for the full inclusion of people of all gender identities and sexual orientations in The United Church of Canada and Canadian society.

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.
Phone: 780-518-5880

LGBTQ-friendly Crisis Lines

Mobile Crisis Service (Saskatoon Crisis Intervention Service Inc.)

Provides comprehensive 24/7/365 crisis response services to individuals and families.
Phone: 306-933-6200.

Regina Mobile Crisis Services

Provide an integrated, comprehensive, social and health crisis and emergency intervention service on a 24/7 basis.
Crisis Line: 306-525-5333, Mobile Crisis Services: 306-757-0127, or Child Abuse Line: 306-569-2724.
Walk-In: 1646 11th Ave, Regina Sk.
E-counselling (not monitored 24 hours a day)

Southwest Crisis Line

A 24/7 crisis line for residents of the entire southwest corner of Saskatchewan.
Phone: (306) 778-3386 or 1-800-567-3334.

West Central Crisis & Family Support Centre

Provides services without prejudice, including youth counselling, crisis intervention services, and preventative outreach programming, among other services. Crisis services operate Monday to Friday from 9am to 6pm.
Call 24 hour crisis line at 306-463-1860
Contact the office 9-6pm, M-F at 306-463-6655

North East Crisis Intervention Centre

Offers a 24-hour crisis line that provides telephone support in any crisis, supportive listening, and information and referrals.
Call 1-800-611-6349

Hudson Bay Family & Support Centre (formerly Hudson Bay & District Crisis Centre)

Provide ongoing crisis support and referrals for individuals and families experiencing distress in their lives. Offer a 24-hour a regional crisis (Northeast) line operated out of Melfort.
Crisis line: 1-800-611-6349.
Call the centre: (306) 865-3064

Services for LGBTQ youth

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. Offered in Regina.

PFLAG Saskatchewan

PFLAG is a national charitable organization, founded by parents who wished to help themselves and their family members understand and accept their non-heterosexual children. Visit site to find a chapter.

Saskatoon Pride 

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.

Out Saskatoon

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, social events, and sponsored clubs and groups.

Gay & Lesbian Community of Regina

Operates the non-profit Q Nightclub & Lounge in Regina. A healthy, comfortable atmosphere in which to identify and address the needs for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people.

LGBTQ-friendly Crisis Lines

Manitoba Suicide Line

If you or someone you know is thinking about suicide or dealing with a suicide loss. 24-hours, toll free.
Call 1-877-435-7170.

Mental Health Crisis Service

A crisis line for those who are experiencing difficulty in coping with a wide range of mental health difficulties.
Call 888-617-7715

Klinic Community Health Centre

Medical care and counselling for the public, includes teen and trans health services. Also has 24-hour crisis lines.
Call 1-888-322-3019 or 204-786-8686.

Services for LGBTQ youth

Sexuality Education Resource Centre Manitoba

Promotes sexual health education by providing information, resources and support.

PFLAG Manitoba

PFLAG is a national charitable organization, founded by parents who wished to help themselves and their family members understand and accept their non-heterosexual children. Visit site to find a chapter.

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.

Rainbow Resource Centre

Runs a youth program that offers 2SLGBTQ+ youth a fun, positive space to learn new skills, create projects, and celebrate their identities. Also runs Camp Aurora, Manitoba's only 2SLGBTQ+ youth summer camp for youth aged 14-19.

LGBTQ-friendly Crisis Lines

The Lesbian, Gay, Bi Trans Youth Line

A service provided by 2SLGBTQ+ youth, for youth living in Ontario aged 29 and under. Offer support, information and referrals. Includes an online chat and text messaging peer support service. Operate Sunday to Friday from 4:00pm to 9:30pm.
Text: 647-694-4275
Live Chat

Durham Region Distress Line (Distress Centre Durham)

Offers a 24-hour telephone helpline service for those in the Durham Region.
Distress Centre Helpline (24/7): 905-430-2522 or 1-800-452-0688

Telephone Aid Line Kingston (TALK)

A distress line offering a confidential, non-judgmental, and anonymous listening service. Operates from 6pm to 2am.
Call 613-544-1771.

Distress Centre Niagara

A 24-hour, free, confidential telephone crisis intervention support service available to anyone in need in the Niagara Region.
St. Catharines, Niagara Falls And Area: 905-688-3711
Fort Erie and Area: 905-382-0689
Port Colborne, Wainfleet and Area: 905-734-1212
Grimsby, West Lincoln: 905-563-6674

Distress Centre Halton

A community-based organization that provides 24/7 support to people of Oakville, Milton, and the surrounding area to better cope with mental health issues, crisis, loneliness, and emotional stress.
Oakville: 905-849-4541
Burlington: 905-681-1488
Halton Mills/Milton: 905-877-1211
Hamilton: 905-561-5800

Distress Centre Ottawa and Region

24/7/365 Crisis and Distress Lines providing unbiased and non-judgmental support. All calls are confidential. Also offers a chat option.
Distress Line City of Ottawa and City of Gatineau (English and French): 613-238-3311.
Outaouais Distress Line (English): 1-866-676-1080
Nunavut Kamatsiaqtut Help Line (Inuktitut from 7pm-12am; English and French at all times): 1-800-265-3333
Champlain District Crisis Line (English and French): 613.722.6914 (within city of Ottawa) or 1.866.996.0991 (outside of city of Ottawa)
Grey and Bruce Crisis Line (English): 1-877-470-5200

Sarnia-Lambton Distress Line (Family Counselling Centre)

Offers a distress line available from 9am-10pm, 7 days a week.
Call 1-888-347-8737

Toronto Distress Centre

24-hour distress line offering confidential emotional support, crisis intervention, suicide prevention and linkage to emergency help, access to interpreters (offered in 175 languages), and Bell Relay services for those who are hearing impaired.
Call 416-408-4357 (416-408-HELP).

Youth Services Bureau (YSB) of Ottawa

The 24/7 Crisis Line & Chat services are for children and youth ages 17 and under who are experiencing a crisis, and for parents, guardians, caregivers, friends or service providers who are concerned about a young person in crisis.
Toll-free 24/7 crisis line: 613-260-2360
24/7 online crisis chat

Services for LGBTQ youth

PFLAG Ontario

A national charitable organization, founded by parents who wished to help themselves and their family members understand and accept their non-heterosexual children.

The 519 Church Street Community Centre

Offers programs and services for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transsexual, transgender, Two-Spirit and queer (LGBTTQ) communities.

Central Toronto Youth Services

Offers the BOYOBOY Collective (BOBC) program, a biweekly, drop-in workshop series for guys 16-24 who identify as two-spirit, intersex, trans, non-binary, gay, bi, or queer.

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

Community development program designed to improve the lives of 2SLGBTQ youth in Toronto through the active involvement of youth and adult communities. The SOY team provides community connections, housing resources, mental health care, and goal planning strategies.

2-Spirited People of the 1st Nations

Offer social, cultural and recreational activities (e.g., drum circles, 2S Naming Ceremonies, day camp, pride events, Full Moon ceremonies, sewing/beading circles, grief art therapy, Powwows). Also, offer a 2-Spirit bursary program and a Posi+ive living program for 2-Spirit people living with HIV.


A program of the Lumenus. A creative, inclusive & accessible program for 2SLGBTQ+ youth providing family and individual counselling in the Greater Toronto Area. reachOUT also provides limited professional consultation and training and outreach services related to 2SLGBTQ+ issues to communities. Also hosts The Studio, an inclusive, youth-driven drop-in centre that openly celebrates 2SLGBTQ+ youth and youth of colour.

The Triangle Program

One of three programs that make up Oasis Alternative Secondary School. This full-time TDSB program offers the structure, support and a community of 2SLGBTQ+ peers to obtain high school education.

Queer Asian Youth (QAY)

A program of Asian Community AIDS Services (ACAS). ACAS’ Youth Program for East and Southeast Asians aged 16-29 strives to increase education, opportunities, support and resiliency skills (being able to bounce back from adversity) for Asian youth in Toronto in dealing with the various social/health challenges and questions of being LGBTQ+ and of other genders or sexualities.

Fred Victor 24/7 Drop-in for Women

Fred Victor's 24/7 Drop-in for women experiencing homelessness and extreme poverty is located in the Adelaide Resource Centre and offers a warm, safe and welcoming space with access to health services on site. On-site showers and laundry. Access necessities such as food, rest, clothing, toiletries, and hygiene products.

Associated Youth Services of Peel (AYSP)

Offer the Youth Beyond Barriers Program, which provides confidential services for youth ages 12-17 who identify as 2SLGBTQ+. The program offers in-person and/or virtual individual counselling, weekly youth groups, and community capacity building around 2SLGBTQ+ inclusion.

Kind Space

Kind Space is a community centre that is committed to providing Ottawa – located on unceded Algonquin territory -- resources, events, social, and educational programming to celebrate and support people of all sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions.

Youth Services Bureau (YSB) of Ottawa

Offers several drop-in and support groups, including Spectrum LGBTQ Community Youth Group, a drop-in group for youth.


OK2BME is a set of supportive services for 2SLGBTQIA+ and questioning kids, teens, adults, and their families in Waterloo Region. The OK2BME program consists of confidential counselling services, several youth groups, and public education, consulting and training around LGBTQ+ issues.

Rainbow Youth Coalition

Housed at Peterborough AIDS Resource Network (PARN), hosts weekly drop-in meeting for LGBTQ+ youth; organizes a youth ambassador program (queeRAdicals) for community outreach, including delivering inclusivity trainings to local schools, service providers, and organizations.

Out on the Shelf

A library and resource centre for the LGBTQ2IA+ communities and allies in Guelph and Wellington. Also offers various monthly programming.

LGBTQ-friendly Crisis Lines

L’Association québécoise de prévention du suicide

A 24/7 distress line serving Quebec.
Call 1-866-277-3553 (1-866-APPELLE).
Text: 535353

ATQ (Aide aux transexuels et transexuelles du Québec)

Offers a support group for trans people, among other services offering information and support.
24-hour crisis line: 1 855 909-9038 #1

Services for LGBTQ youth

Project 10 (Projet 10)

Promotes the personal, social, sexual, and mental well-being of 2LGBTQIAP+ youth and adults aged 14-25 in Montreal. Offers several drop-in groups, among other services.

CAEO (Canadian Association for Education and Outreach)

A volunteer organization which reflects the needs of the Québec English-speaking LGBTQ community. Operate the SILK (Sexual Information Leads to Knowledge) program, which provides English speaking high schools with free workshops geared to increase awareness and knowledge on sexual orientation, gender identity, diversity and inclusivity.

PFLAG Quebec

A national charitable organization, founded by parents who wished to help themselves and their family members understand and accept their non-heterosexual children.

ATQ (Aide aux transexuels et transexuelles du Québec)

Offers a support group for trans people, among other services offering information and support.

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

ASTT(e)Q's mission is to promote the health and well-being of trans people through peer support and advocacy, education and awareness, empowerment and mobilization. Provides individual support, accompaniment, advocacy, resources and references, and organizes events.

Queer McGill

Provides both material and immaterial services, including, but not limited to, maintaining a safe space and active presence on campus, participating in political action, representing and advocating for Queer students, and facilitating social activities to strengthen the Queer community.
Facebook Page

2110 Centre for Gender Advocacy

An independent, student-funded, Concordia University organization, mandated to promoting gender equality and empowerment particularly as it relates to marginalized communities. This mandate is achieved through on-going programming, campaigns, resources, services, advocacy, and a commitment to accessibility. Confidential peer-to-peer support.

Head and Hands (À deux mains)

Offer a number of medical, social, and legal services with an approach that is harm-reductive, holistic, educational, confidential, and non-judgmental.

The LGBTQ2 Youth Centre

Hosts a youth drop in for ages 13-20 to hang out, participate in activities, and celebrate holidays together. Also hosts a young adult social for LGBTQ2+ adults between the ages of 18 and 30 to hang out and socialize, play games, and meet up for outside events.


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.

Projet Caméléon (IRIS-Estrie)

The Chameleon Group is a discussion and support group for trans, non-binary and/or questioning people. These meetings allow people to be themselves, socialize, listen to one another, exchange information related to gender identity, and create a transaffirmative network.


Drop in centre for sexual and gender diverse and allied youth ages 12 to 18 and 18 to 25. Offers socialization, activities, and listening, help and referral services.

Jeunesse Idem

An organization for 2LGBTQIA+ youth aged 7 to 35. Hosts drop-ins, events, workshops, individual interventions, and support for allied committees.


LGBTQ-friendly Crisis Lines

Chimo Helpline

A provincial crisis phone line, that is accessible 24/7/365 to all residents of New Brunswick.
Call Provincial Toll-free: 1-800-667-5005
Live chat from 5pm to midnight

Services for LGBTQ youth

PFLAG New Brunswick

A national charitable organization, founded by parents who wished to help themselves and their family members understand and accept their LGBTQ2S children.


LGBTQ-friendly Crisis Lines

Provincial Mental Health Crisis Hotline (Newfoundland and Labrador)

24-hour crisis line serving Newfoundland and Labrador.
Call Crisis Line: 1-888-737-4668
Or call the Newfoundland and Labrador HealthLine to access mental health or addictions services and speak with a registered nurse for professional advice and support 24/7.
Call Healthline: 811

Services for LGBTQ youth

Trans Support NL

A non-profit organization that offers resources, peer support, and awareness and inclusion training to support the trans community of Newfoundland and Labrador. Runs a trans youth group.
Contact for more information on the trans youth group.

Quadrangle NL

An organization that provides a space for LGBTQ2SIA+ people. Offers services and programs designed to create social connections, provide resources, and advance all aspects of health and the quality of life for the community through inclusion and diversity, community development, collaboration, and recognition.


LGBTQ-friendly Crisis Lines

Provincial Mental Health and Addictions Crisis Line

Provide intervention and short term crisis management for children, youth and adults experiencing a mental health crisis. Available 24/7.
Call: 902-429-8167 or toll-free at 1-888-429-8167

Services for LGBTQ youth

The Youth Project

Provides support and services to youth, 25 and under, around issues of sexual orientation and gender identity.

PFLAG Nova Scotia

A national charitable organization, founded by parents who wished to help themselves and their family members understand and accept their LGBTQ2S children.

Nova Scotia Rainbow Action Project (NSRAP)

A voice for the gay, lesbian, bisexual, two-spirit, trans, and queer community in Nova Scotia since 1995. Fosters change through building community and developing strong networks outside of the community in addition to public outreach, education, and political action.


LGBTQ-friendly Crisis Lines

Mental Health and Addictions Access Line

24-hour line serving Prince Edward Island.
Call: 1-833-553-6983

Services for LGBTQ youth

PEERS Alliance

PEERS Alliance supports those living with and at risk for HIV, Hep C, and all sexually transmitted infections in PEI by offering a variety of programs and services targeted to diverse communities. Promote and support harm reduction strategies. Includes the PEI Rainbow Youth Club for 2SLGBTQ+ youth under the age of 19, as well as the Queer Youth Writing Group.

LGBTQ-friendly Crisis Lines

CMHA Yukon Support Line

The Reach Out Support Line is a volunteer-based, confidential, nonjudgemental and free support line.
Reach Out Support Line (10am-2am, 7 days a week): 1-844-533-3030

NWT Help Line

Call 811 to speak with a registered nurse and get guidance related to your current health situation, mental wellness and addiction recovery, or for help to quit smoking or vaping.

Nunavuat Kamatsiaqtut Help Line

Crisis line serving Nunavut and Nunavik (Arctic Quebec) 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Call toll-free at 1-800-265-3333 or locally at 867-979-3333.

Positive Space Nunavut

Provides 2SLGBTQIA+ resources to Nunavut schools and organizes inclusive community initiatives in Iqaluit. Please note that the website is currently under construction.

Services for LGBTQ youth

Queer Yukon Society

Supports, promotes, and organizes events for the 2SLGBTQIA+ community and allies in Whitehorse, Yukon.

Northern Mosaic Network

Works to make the Northwest Territories a safer, more open, more knowledgeable place for all 2SLGBTQIPA+ people and their allies.