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LGBT YouthLine's referral database is for in-person and/or location-based organizations, collectives, and resources for 2SLGBTQ+ youth in Ontario.

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Addictions/Harm Reduction, Drop-in/Support Group, Education/Workshops, Grassroots Community Group, Health Services, HIV/AIDS, Sexual Health

PWA engages people living with HIV/AIDS in enhancing their health and well-being through practical and therapeutic support services and broader social change, and we inspire them to live into their dreams and discoveries.

163 Queen Street East
Toronto, ON M7A 2H6
Phone: 416-506-1400
Phone/Chat/Text Line

LGBT YouthLine offers confidential and non-judgemental peer support through our telephone, text and chat services. Get in touch with a peer support volunteer from Sunday to Friday, 4:00PM to 9:30 PM.

ON
Drop-in/Support Group, Grassroots Community Group

FUSE is a group run in collaboration with AMHS-KFLA and One Roof Youth Hub for queer, transgender, genderqueer, agender, genderfluid, pangender, intergender, non-binary, gender non-conforming, gender variant, two-spirit, lesbian, bisexual, asexual, gay, pansexual, intersex and questioning youth (12-24) in the Kingston area.

We hang out, talk about important issues, develop life skills, learn from community members, watch movies, make art, have fun and meet new people. We meet at One Roof, 426 Barrie Street, Kingston, Ontario.

622 Princess Street
Kingston, ON K7L 1E3
Phone: 613-545-3698
Addictions/Harm Reduction, College/University Campus Group, Education/Workshops, Health Services, HIV/AIDS, Mental Health, Sexual Health, Sexual Violence/Abuse (GBV/VAW)

THIS SERVICE IS NOT 2SLGBTQ+ SPECIFIC

Health & Wellness offers University of Toronto students a wide range of medical and mental health services to help support them in achieving their personal and academic best.

700 Bay Street, 3rd floor, Suite #300
Toronto, ON M5G 1Z6
Phone: 416-978-8030
Addictions/Harm Reduction, Drop-in/Support Group, Education/Workshops, HIV/AIDS, Sexual Health

We have an array of services from STBBI health interventions to mental health support groups (Queer Minds) as well as one to one support offered (Chai n Chat), check out https://www.rainbowsalad.ca/events/ for more information on services available.

601-7700
Brampton, ON L6Y 4M3
Phone: 905-361-0523
Addictions/Harm Reduction, Health Services, Mental Health, Website/Online Support

Rainbow Services provides counselling to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, transsexual, two-spirit and intersex people who are concerned about their use of drugs and alcohol. Our services are available to individuals with a variety of goals, including those who want to try to quit, cut down, or who would just like to gain more awareness about their drinking or drug use.

Services offered include virtual group therapy, virtual and in-person individual support for making and meeting substance abuse related goals, relapse prevention, psychiatric consultations, and concurrent disorder programs (for individuals with both mental health and substance abuse difficulties).

60 White Squirrel Way,4th Floor Toronto
Toronto, ON M6J 1H4
info@camh.ca
Grassroots Community Group

Rainbow Chorus of Waterloo-Wellington is a community chorus that welcomes members of all genders, sexualities, and gender expressions - and allies of the LGBTQ+ community. We invite members from all levels of experience who enjoy singing a diverse repertoire of choral music, no audition required. We strive to create a supportive community for our members to join together in song and have fun. We promote inclusion and awareness of the LGBTQ+ communities of Waterloo-Wellington throughout concerts and community involvement. The Rainbow Chorus is a charitable, not for profit organization that depends on financial supports from its members, sponsors and communities.

PO Box 25014, Stone Road Post Office
Guelph, ON N1G 4T4
Phone:
Grassroots Community Group

ENAGB is the first ever Indigenous Youth Agency in the city that supports youth between 12-29 yrs addressing the social determinants of health using a holistic approach. We provide indigenous youth the opportunity to explore many areas of their lives that assist youth to progress into their future.

Locations
1005 Woodbine Ave - East End Location
1911 Weston Road -West End Location
16 Phin Ave - EarlyON Program
101 Emmett Ave - Land based Learning

1005 Woodbine Ave
East York, ON M4C 4C2
Phone: 416-317-9141
College/University Campus Group, Drop-in/Support Group, Education/Workshops, Health Services, Mental Health, Website/Online Support

Supports provided to University of Ontario Institute of Technology active students

Simcoe St
Oshawa, ON L1H 7K4
Phone: 905-721-3392
Drop-in/Support Group, Education/Workshops, Grassroots Community Group, Website/Online Support

Toronto Bi+ Network provides a community where bisexuals, pansexuals, omnisexual, fluid and other non-monosexual people, as well as people questioning their sexuality, can share diverse perspectives on bi+ issues and experiences. We offer peer-support, a social network, information and resources.

519 Church Street
Toronto, ON M4Y 2C9
Phone:
College/University Campus Group

Glow is the oldest continually-running university-based 2SLGBTQ+ group in Canada. Run entirely by dedicated student volunteers. Glow promotes a healthy attitude towards all sexual orientations and gender identities on the UWaterloo campus by providing a wide variety of peer support, social events, advocacy work, and resources.

Room 3103, Student Life Centre, 200 University Ave West
Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1
Phone: n/a
glow@wusa.ca
Grassroots Community Group, Drop-in/Support Group, Education/Workshops, HIV/AIDS, Newcomer/Refugee Support, Sexual Health

AIDS Service Organization
LGBTQ+ Environment
Support Program
Men's Program
Women's Program
Youth Program
Trans Women's Program
CHAMP and OPA+

260 Spadina Avenue, Suite 410
TORONTO, ON M5T 2E4
Phone: 416-963-4300
info@acas.org
Website: http://acas.org/
College/University Campus Group

Offers a safer space on WLU campus, run by and for LGBTQ2S+ students. Also runs programming such as trans allyship workshops, clothing swaps, etc.

75 University Ave., MacDonald House Residence
Waterloo, ON N2L 3C5
Phone:
Education/Workshops, Phone/Chat/Text Line, Sexual Health, Website/Online Support

THIS SERVICE IS NON-QUEER, TRANS & LGBTQ SPECIFIC

Teen Health Source is a sexual health information service run for and by youth. You can phone/text/email/chat online with volunteers about things like birth control, STIs, pregnancy, coming out, sexual pleasure, healthy relationships, puberty, and more. Information is provided in a non-judgmental, sex-positive, pro-choice, and inclusive manner.

Toronto, ON
Crisis/Distress, Mental Health, Phone/Chat/Text Line

Trans Lifeline is a national trans-led organization dedicated to improving the quality of trans lives and fighting the epidemic of trans suicide. We are based in the US but do have a suicide hotline that is available to folks in Canada.

548 Market St
San Francisco, CA
Phone:
Addictions/Harm Reduction, Education/Workshops, Health Services, Legal Support, Mental Health, Shelter/Housing Support

The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) Sudbury/Manitoulin branch was established in 1984 and is a not-for-profit organization with a volunteer board of directors.

The branch is mandated to provide services to individuals with mental health issues or a diagnosis of a mental illness (though it is not required) within the Sudbury and Manitoulin districts. Our mission is to provide services that promote recovery for all and mental health education. We believe in helping people regain a meaningful role in their community.

CMHA is primarily funded by the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care and also receives funds from the Ministry of Child & Youth Services and the City of Sudbury.

111 Elm Street
Sudbury, ON P3C 1T3
Phone: 705-675-7252
Education/Workshops, Health Services, Mental Health, Sexual Health

THIS SERVICE IS NON-QUEER, TRANS & LGBTQ SPECIFIC

We are a community health centre serving the needs of youth aged 13-29 in Toronto. We provide accessible and inclusive programs and services that promote healthy sexuality and informed decision-making.

In our clinic, we offer primary, sexual, and mental healthcare. In the community, we offer workshops, groups, and peer education.

36B Prince Arthur Avenue
Toronto, ON M5R 1A9
Phone: 416-961-0113
ppt@ppt.on.ca
Addictions/Harm Reduction, Drop-in/Support Group, Education/Workshops, Grassroots Community Group, Health Services, HIV/AIDS, Mental Health

The Rainbow Youth Program strives to make lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, 2-spirit, queer and questioning (LGBTQ+) youth feel safe, included, and empowered in Peterborough and the four counties. We give LGBTQ+ youth the space to be themselves and the tools to lead positive change in their schools, peer groups, and community. Weekly Drop In for LGBTQ+ youth on Thursdays at 3:30-5:30pm.
Workshops on LGBTQ+ inclusion for students, educators, and service providers.
Support for LGBTQ+ individuals, community groups, and GSAs.

60 Hunter St E, 2nd floor
Peterborough, ON K9H 1G5
Phone: 705-749-9110
leah@parn.ca
Drop-in/Support Group, Newcomer/Refugee Support, Shelter/Housing Support

Supporting Our Youth (SOY), a program of Sherbourne Health, is a set of health promotion services and programming centered on supporting the health and wellbeing goals established by LGBT2SQ youth and young adults, many of whom are homeless, racialized and newcomers to Canada.

We support your goals, strengths, resourcefulness and success through a range of programs. We have a range of drop-in and community groups and events, including Black Queer Youth, Trans Fusion Crew, Express for Newcomers, and Intersections, which includes programming focused around art and health. We occasionally also have openings in our Internal Housing program, if you are in need of housing.

As part of our Goal Planning Service, we provide one-on-one support. Guided by your goals, we work with you to restore, maintain and improve your overall health and wellbeing.

We have five Youth Resource Workers/YRWs in our Goal Planning Service/GPS, each with a different focus:

YRW - Black Queer Youth
YRW - Newcomer & Refugee Youth
YRW - Trans & Non-Binary Youth
YRW - Internal Housing Program
YRW - Youth In Transition (youth who are or were involved in the Child Welfare System)

We also have Mentorship programming. SOY Connect matches a LGBTQ+ mentee with an adult mentor in the community. For more info you can contact Courtney Niven cniven@sherbourne.on.ca

333 Sherbourne Street
Toronto, ON M5A 2S5
Phone: 1416302915
Drop-in/Support Group, Education/Workshops, Grassroots Community Group, Website/Online Support

Out on the Shelf is Guelph's only volunteer- run LGBTQ2+ library and resource center. We offer a warm friendly environment to enjoy monthly social programs, events and over 3000 titles written by and/or for LGBTQ2+ people.

42 Carden street, 2nd floor
Guelph, ON N1H 3A2
Phone:
Grassroots Community Group

Rainbow Service Organization (RSO) is committed to promoting, advocating, and celebrating the interests of the Queer, Questioning, Lesbian, Bisexual, Two-Spirited, Transgender, and Gay community in Peterborough & the Kawarthas. We offer events, connect people to resources, and promote other community events.

Peterborough, ON
Phone: 7059312681
College/University Campus Group

2SLGBTQ+ support resource at the University of Ottawa.

The Pride Centre is a student service that strives to promote and represent a culture of affirmation through the celebration of individual diversity and choice in all areas of life. We address various equity sectors (anti-ableism, anti-racism, anti-colonialism, etc.) with a core focus on the intersections of 2SLGBTQ+ topics at the University of Ottawa. By hosting events, programming, offering resources and advocating for students, we look to create an environment of respect and acceptance with our communities and allies.

85 University Private UCU 215-C
Ottawa, ON K1N 6N5
Phone:
Drop-in/Support Group, Grassroots Community Group

A new monthly arts-and-crafts group for people who identify as both queer (or questioning) AND Black, Indigenous, Person of Colour, or racialized. Casual space. All ages. Snacks provided. Currently hosted at the Art Gallery of Mississauga until the end of May.

This is a trans positive and trans-affirming group.

Mississauga, ON
Phone:
Drop-in/Support Group, Education/Workshops, Health Services, Mental Health, Sexual Health

“Quest's Rainbow Niagara Services have been developed to meet the unique needs and barriers experienced by those in
sexually and gender diverse populations and has been a priority since Quest was started in 2010.

The Quest team strives to
address this health equity issue and meet the gap in services.
Our 2SLGBTQ+ services include:
* primary health care for all ages
* trans specific health care for ages 18+
* mental health support through counselling services
* outreach support on site, in schools, & in the community
* providing support around legal name change & gender marker documents and forms
* social groups; "2SLGBTQ+ 10-13 Group", "Trans & Gender Questioning Youth Group (14-19)", " Virtual LGBT+ Adult Drop In (18+)"
* Gender Quest adult trans support group
* health promotion/community capacity initiatives; Pride Prom, Halloween Party, Health Fairs
* community presentations to social services, schools, and medical providers
* support to Gay Straight Alliances, PFLAG
* collaborating with various 2SLGBTQ+ groups/coalitions such as Niagara’s Senior Pride Network.

Our interdisciplinary team focuses on the delivery of culturally competent 2SLGBTQ+ services to individuals across their lifespan.

If you are seeking culturally competent primary health care and/or trans specific health care contact our front desk client coordinators
at 905.688.2558 ext: 0 to book an intake appointment.

For more information about Rainbow Niagara’s outreach and community programs contact:
Stephanie Vail, Community Health Worker at 905.688.2558 ext: 222
Kai Kristoff, Community Health Worker at 905.688.2558 ext: 263

145 Queenston Street, Suite 100
St. Catharines, ON L2R 2Z9
Phone: 9999999999
Sexual Health

•Condoms at no cost
•Pregnancy tests, counselling and referral
•Sexual health examinations
•Sexually transmitted infection (STI) testing and treatment
•HIV testing (including anonymous HIV testing and Rapid HIV testing)
•Hepatitis A and B immunization
•Gardasil 9 vaccination
•Needle exchange services
•Counselling and information on: ◦Birth control
◦STI and Blood borne infections (BBI)
◦Sexual orientation
◦Sexuality
◦Relationships

In addition, birth control is available for purchase at low cost.

4261 Highway 7, Suite B 6-9
Markham, ON L3R 9W6
shc@york.ca
Website:
Addictions/Harm Reduction, Crisis/Distress, Education/Workshops, Legal Support, Mental Health, Sexual Violence/Abuse (GBV/VAW), Shelter/Housing Support

NOT A 2SLGBTQ+ SPECIFIC RESOURCE

Family Transition Place is a multi-service agency providing a range of services: Support / Information Line, Emergency Shelter, Second Stage and Third Stage Housing, Support Within Housing, Counselling (gender based violence, sexual abuse and addictions), Transitional Support (Housing & Legal), Rural Response, Community Outreach, Youth Education.

20 Bredin Parkway
Orangeville, ON L9W 4Z9
Phone: 800-265-9178
Grassroots Community Group, Website/Online Support

OUTniagara supports our local LGBTQ2+ community and beyond by amplifying the voices of our community, acting as a public policy advocate and helping to build relationships within the community. Our website offers resources and education including the Beyond the Rainbow Syllabus, and a regional Community Strengths and Needs Assessment for Niagara: http://outniagara.org/

12-111 Fourth Avenue, Suite 270
St. Catharines, ON L2S 3PS
Phone:
Education/Workshops

Egale offers a variety of workshops to school boards, educators, and students alike! We offer two fully-funded streams for our sessions: Safer Schools and Draw the Line.

Safer school sessions range from understanding the LGBTQI2S acronym, gender fluidity, capacity building, consent, and more. Our Draw the Line workshops focus on transphobia, rape culture, and intersectionality. Our facilitators integrate lecture-style speeches, videos, activities, interactive games and discussion to ensure a well-rounded and in-depth understanding of the content. Egale hopes, through our workshops, to create a more inclusive, safer, and educated community.

Please contact our Safer Schools team at saferschools@egale.ca to book a free workshop for your school today!

120 Carlton Street, Suite 217
Toronto, ON M5A 4K2
Phone:
Drop-in/Support Group

We offer a once monthly support group for those under the trans umbrella. Participants may bring one cis person with them for support. For more detailed information, I ask that you email transpeers@gmail.com.

Hamilton, ON
Phone:
Education/Workshops, Legal Support, Phone/Chat/Text Line

*THIS SERVICE IS NOT QUEER, TRANS OR 2SLGBTQ SPECIFIC*
Legal services for young people under 18 and homeless youth under 25 in Ontario.

1500 - 55 University Avenue
Toronto, ON M5J 2H7
info@jfcy.org