Youth Sexual Health Action Group (YSHAG)

THIS SERVICE IS NON-QUEER, TRANS & LGBTQ SPECIFIC. Call the line for more info on 2SLGBTQ+ inclusivity.

The Youth Sexual Health Action Group (YSHAG) is a group of youth who strive to create safer spaces that foster an open dialogue about relationships and sexual health for diverse youth in Waterloo Region. We meet weekly to discuss how to improve youth specific resources, to work on closing the gap between the school board equity and inclusion policy and student experiences of inclusion, or lack thereof, in their education and to work on their own self-led projects.

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Ages Served: 14-24
Fees: N/A
Hours: Meetings once a week for two hours, Discord community space. Additional events on occasion. Currently, YSHAG is meeting virtually due to the COVID-19 Pandemic.
Languages: English
Regions Served: Waterloo
Type of Service: Grassroots Community Group
Closed Identity-Specific Groups: Open to All Races, Open to All Genders and Sexualities


Physically Accessible to Wheelchairs and Mobility Devices: Yes
Accessible Washrooms: Yes
Gender-neutral Washrooms: Yes
Scent-free / Low Scent: Low Scent
Childcare: No
Food: Light snacks available
Transit Reimbursements: Both ways reimbursed
Alcohol: No
Other Access Info:
Every meeting begins with a check-in of names and pronouns.
Florescent bank lighting.
Current space is a small meeting room.

Meetings are virtual through Zoom for the duration of the COVID-19 Pandemic