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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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Pride Collective/Organization

Kincardine Pride is an all-volunteer local organization. Its mission is to promote Kincardine as an LGBTQ-positive community by hosting an annual family-friendly Pride Parade and Celebration in beautiful downtown Kincardine, as well as other events throughout the year.

Kincardine, ON
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Education/Workshops, Grassroots Community Group

Niizhaayek Alliance aims to reduce the stigmas and risks associated with being part of the 2SLGBTQQIA+ community through engaging youth workshops, amplifying youth voices, and in the development of an annual Ontario-wide 2SLGBTQQIA+ youth gathering.

Thunder Bay, ON
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Grassroots Community Group

The GVWG is a grassroots community of trans and gender non-conforming individuals. We create an environment where we can strengthen our capacities as individuals and as a group through skill development and networking. We take on community-based projects to improve the lives of trans people in the Waterloo Region.
Our main project is The GAP (Gender Affirming Project) which involves monthly events where folks can try on sample chest binders to make informed sizing decisions before ordering garments of their own. These events also offer attendees the opportunity to connect with GVWG members, ask questions, and get info about other services in our community.

Waterloo, ON
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Employment Support

*Not 2SLGBTQ+ Specific

A one-on-one transformational experience providing Clients with both the professional attire and the confidence to succeed in both interviews and employment

5150 Yonge Street, Unit C31
Toronto, ON M2N6L8
Phone: 4169016022
Addictions/Harm Reduction, HIV/AIDS, Sexual Health

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

Nurse and physician clinics. Testing for Hepatitis A, B, C, Syphilis and HIV (anonymous and rapid testing available), testing for Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, Trichomonas/treatment, wart(HPV) treatment, vaccines (Hepatitis A, B, and HPV), emergency contraception, low-cost birth control, depo injection, pregnancy testing and options counselling and referrals, PAP testing. Free condoms and barrier methods.

169 Pine St South
Timmins, ON P4N8B7
Phone: 705-360-7315
Grassroots Community Group, Website/Online Support

Toronto Aces & Aros is a grassroots community group focused on building local ace and aro community.
- We offer online and in-person discussions and social events for diverse people (ages 17+) under the asexual & ace and/or aromantic & aro umbrella(s) and people questioning whether they might be. This includes aces who are not aro, aros who are not ace and aroaces. We also have a Discord server.
(We also offer educational workshops/events for people of all ages)

Toronto, ON
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Education/Workshops, Mental Health

Queer@ROCK provides prevention-based programming for 2SLGBTQIA+ children, youth and families through ROCK. Our goal is to support access to safer spaces, build self-esteem, create opportunities for connection to community and ensure folks feel affirmed!

Halton Region, ON
Phone: 289-208-0902
Drop-in/Support Group, Education/Workshops, Mental Health

At Sheena’s Place, we offer group-based support to people aged 17+ affected by an eating disorder or disordered eating. Our professionally-facilitated groups are completely free of charge and participants do not require an eating disorder diagnosis or referral to register. We are committed to inspiring hope, reducing stigma, raising awareness and offering meaningful help and information at all stages of recovery. We have at least 2 groups per season dedicated to the 2SLGBTQ+ community, our 2SLGBTQ+ Drop-in and our Trans, Non-binary, and Questioning Drop-in.

All of the programs at Sheena’s Place are free of charge, group-based, and professionally facilitated. Our programs are currently offered online as videoconferencing sessions, hosted on Zoom for Healthcare. Some limited programming has returned to our physical location in Toronto, ON, and we will also continue to offer programs online.

Our groups run in 4 seasons throughout the year: winter, spring, summer and fall, and we also offer some specialty programming in December. We release a new program calendar each season, and there is a set registration date each season.

87 Spadina Rd
Toronto, ON M5R 2T1
Phone: 416-927-8900
College/University Campus Group, Education/Workshops, Health Services, Mental Health, Sexual Health

THIS RESOURCE IS NOT 2SLGBTQ SPECIFIC

Student Health and Wellness aims to provide holistic, evidence-informed health and wellness services to meet the diverse needs of our student population.

A counsellor can provide gender-affirming referrals.

955 Oliver Rd,
Thunder Bay, ON P7B 5E1
Phone: 8073438361
Drop-in/Support Group, Education/Workshops, Mental Health, Website/Online Support

As a non-profit organization that focuses on 2SLGBTQIA+ health, care, and wellness, TransCare+ works with queer and gender diverse communities, care providers, and researchers to identify, develop, and provide services and resources that meet the needs and desires of queer and gender diverse folks across so-called Canada.

Kingston, ON
Phone: 5066093770
Drop-in/Support Group, Grassroots Community Group, Pride Collective/Organization, Website/Online Support

HamOnt Aces is a growing community for ace (asexual- demisexual- grey asexual-etc)) and/or aro (aromantic- demiromantic-grey romantic- etc) folks in Hamilton, Ontario and nearby communities to get together and build local community.

Hamilton, ON
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Grassroots Community Group

Rainbow Roots is a space for 2SLGBTQ+ families to gather and build a sense of community. We will meet every 2nd and 4thSaturday at 1pm. This is a space were all queer families are welcome, no mater the age of your children. There will be a space for younger children to play while the older folks get to know each other and share parenting tips and tricks. If you are thinking of starting a family you are welcome to join and possibly get some tips on that as well. If there is interest we can look at guest speakers down the road. If you have any questions please reach out to belongingbrant@gmail.com

30 Bell Ln
Brantford, ON N3T 0C3
Phone: 519-732-8143
Drop-in/Support Group, Mental Health, Pride Collective/Organization

This group was designed to be able to offer free drop in times for folks to socialize, colouring, crafting and/or discussing mental health challenges.

Drop-in services are free

987 King St E, Unit 104-A
Hamilton, ON L8M 1C6
Phone: 226 780 5572
Legal Support

Halton Community Legal Services recognizes there are legal barriers preventing members of the Trans, Non-Binary, and Queer communities from accurately identifying themselves on official documents. Here, in Ontario, there are multi-page forms requiring the signature of a commissioner in order to have your name and/or gender marker changed.

Working together with our community partners, we are offering monthly I.D Clinics to provide assistance with this process. If you have questions or wish to schedule an appointment, please contact us by phone (905-875-2069) or fill in the contact form found on our website

700 Dorval Dr, #400
Oakville, ON L6K 3V3
Phone: 905-875-2069
Grassroots Community Group

We are a grassroots group of transgender, nonbinary, and gender diverse individuals and their loved ones who seek to build community for gender diverse folx and their loved ones. We provide opportunities to connect with community through our in person meetings, and virtual spaces, and come together to provide community sourced resources, feedback, insight, assistance, and more.

Kingston, ON
Phone: 3434227000
Drop-in/Support Group

A weekly drop-in group for youth who are queer, trans or questioning. It is a safe and inclusive space where youth can be themselves, find community and build relationships. Participate in group activities, work on individual projects or simply take up space without judgment.

23 Buell St.
Brockville, ON K6V 5T7
Phone: 6133423936
HIV/AIDS

Our mission is to provide support, prevention, education and outreach services from an integrated anti-racism anti-oppression social justice framework that promotes the holistic wellbeing of those living with, affected by, impacted by and at risk of HIV/AIDS in Ottawa.

19 Main Street
Ottawa, ON K1S1A9
Phone: 613-238-5014
Grassroots Community Group

Community-based organization serving queer and trans Muslims in Toronto and the GTA.

Toronto, ON
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Drop-in/Support Group, Education/Workshops, Grassroots Community Group, Pride Collective/Organization, Sports and Fitness, Website/Online Support

Queer Intersections represents a group of people who came together for the purpose of creating, establishing and maintaining an environment that is a safe and inclusive place for the Two Spirit LGBTQIA+/Rainbow community. Located in London, Ontario Canada, we strive to educate the community on Two Spirit LGBTQIA+/Rainbow topics while maintaining a positive relationship with the community. Our focus includes but is not limited to the promotion of health, wellness and expression/exploration for individuals across the lifespan from youth to seniors in the Two Spirit LGBTQIA+/Rainbow community. We currently run partnered events throughout the community while we work towards establishing a permanent community centre.

London, ON
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Drop-in/Support Group, Education/Workshops

We offer two programs under the Positive Space Umbrella. Namely, Positive Space (for youth ages 14-24; at our Youth Space) and Positive Space Jr. (for ages 7-12; at our main location, 45 Ellis Avenue). Both programs are drop-in programs for members of 2SLGBTQAI+ community and their allies. These are member-led, which means that our sessions will look different depending on the cohort. Some are more interested in arts + crafts, others are more interested in guest speakers, while others are more interested in socialization. We incorporate their ideas into program design and delivery. At it's core, however, this is a safe space for people to find community and be themselves!

45 Ellis Avenue
Hamilton, ON L8H4L8
Religious Group

Delta United Church is an affirming and welcoming place where people of all ages, identities, sexual orientations and family situations can come to worship on Sundays, participate in a variety of programs or meet with the minister.

47 Ottawa Street South
Hamilton, ON L8K2C9
Drop-in/Support Group

Queer Youth United is a 2SLGBTQ+ youth group where youth can come and engage with others in the community in a safe and accepting environment.

140 Wineva Ave
Toronto, ON M4E 2T4
Phone: 4166918082
Drop-in/Support Group

Supporting Altnerative Youth (SAY) OutLoud is an alternative youth group that offers a warm, inviting and safe place in the community for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, inter-sex, two spirited, queer, questioning youth and their allies.

It's a great place for support and to build new friendships and more. Members range in age from 14 to members in their mid twenties. Most are students in or around the Quinte area. So come meet with us on Tuesday evenings and see what you think. Refreshments and snack is provided. Parents are welcome to come support their youth to attend as well.

SAY OutLoud hosts weekly support meetings to discuss life's challenges and benefits. Through these meetings, lasting friendships have been formed and barriers have been broken down. Some of the activities include, check-in, movies, games, events, group discussions and lots of laughter. We also offer youth a resource to find out about other support services and community events. Dating, relationships, coming out, education, spirituality, homophobia, the future, family, drugs, alcohol, mental health, bullying and AIDS are some of the many issues we continue to discuss.

Belleville, ON
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Drop-in/Support Group, Education/Workshops, Health Services, Mental Health

The Rainbow Youth Leadership Group Program is an 8 week program where you will build inclusive and safer spaces, support your peers, learn skills related to asserting individual thought, engage in activities and seek and cultivate meaningful relationships. Each week a different module is discussed i.e. exploring identity, peer support. Offered 2-3 times per year. For individuals in grade 9 +. Individuals do not need to be rostered clients to attend the group program.

Unit 1 - 161 Bridge Street West
Belleville, ON K8P 1K2
Phone: 613-962-0000
Drop-in/Support Group, Health Services, Website/Online Support

The Gender Care IPC team aims to create a safe, confidential, inclusive, and affirming space for trans, gender expansive, gender non-conforming, non-binary and questioning youth and adults in the Durham Region.

The Team includes a Nurse Practitioner and Systems Navigator who provide gender transition related care and services within a holistic framework for a time-limited length of service.

Specific services include social, legal and medical transition support, hormone related therapy, surgery referral support, advocacy, and health system navigation. We also offer support, education, and resources for families and caregivers of our clients.

We tailor our services to the needs and transition goals of our clients. Clients may retain their primary care providers while seeking gender transition related care from the team and upon completion of goals will be transferred back to their providers. Medical issues not related to gender transition will be directed back to primary care providers.

If you are interested in our services or would like to refer someone, please complete a Referral Form located on our website.

DCHC also offers two peer support programs for folks thinking about gender:
Gender Journeys (ages 10-14, and 15+): https://www.careachc.ca/Global-Assets/Programs/Gender-Journeys
Gender Affirming Chats: https://www.careachc.ca/Global-Assets/Programs/Gender-Affirming-Chats

17-1450 Kingston Road
Pickering, ON L1V 1C1
Phone: 905-420-0333
Addictions/Harm Reduction, Crisis/Distress, Mental Health, Phone/Chat/Text Line

THIS SERVICE IS NOT 2SLGBTQ+ SPECIFIC

Reach Out is a free, 24/7, confidential mental health and addictions support and services line for people living in Elgin, Middlesex and Oxford and London. You can connect with Reach Out three different ways:

Text: 519-433-2023
Call: 519-433-2023 or 1-866-933-2023 or click here to learn more.
Web: https://reachout247.ca/

Reach Out also offers a free taxi services to and from the Mental Health and Addictions Crisis Centre in London for youth (aged 16-25) in crisis who reside in rural Middlesex.

London, ON