Counselling is for men 18 and older on an individual basis. Appointments can be booked over the phone or by email. Counselling is confidential and free. We can also do hospital, police, and court accompaniments.
Counselling is for women 14+ individually. There’s a young women’s program for ages 14-18, and an adult women’s program for those 18+. Appointments can be booked over the phone or by email. Counselling is confidential and free. We can also do hospital, police, and court accompaniments.
Taylor the Turtle
Taylor the Turtle is a sexual abuse prevention program for children. It teaches them their rights surrounding their bodies and how to handle situations when they do not feel safe. Taylor the Turtle is a program that can be run by staff. It consists of a presentation and a workshop.
StreetWorks offers Consumption & Treatments Services (CTS). This is a safe place to get information about how to be safe, get connected, and use their substances supervised by harm reduction staff. Paramedics are also onsite to provide immediate intervention in the event of an overdose.
Individuals can come to our CTS for more than just supervised consumption. We also offer naloxone training, basic wound care and referrals to social programming and treatment. We can provide T packs for testosterone injection upon request.
Confidential, Anonymous, non judgemental listening to worried, troubled, isolated, lonely and suicidal callers. Phone line answered by trained volunteers. This is a telephone resource for people who are distressed or in crisis.
A support group for HIV positive youth ages 13-29 to connect with other youths in their areas that’s living with HIV.
speqtrum hamilton is a youth organization providing peer support and community building opportunities for queer, trans, and two-spirit young people 17-29.
Salaam Canada is a volunteer-run national organization dedicated to creating space for people who identify as both Muslim and queer and trans.
Salaam (Toronto Chapter) holds a monthly discussion group at the 519 Church Street Community Centre.
This group has a drop-in model and primarily focuses on discussions related to coming out, sexuality, spirituality, and religion and offers social support to its attendees. Some months, social events are held instead of support group discussions at the 519.
Salaam offers one-on-one peer support to those who contact the group nationally. In-person or online peer support requests can be arranged based on volunteer availability and capacity. Peer support means having supportive conversations, sharing experiences, and learning information about resources with a Salaam volunteer. This is often the first point of contact for many people who later access Salaam’s services
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.
Canadian Parents of Trans & Gender Diverse Kids is a support group for parents and guardians of gender diverse children, youth, and adults, including those who are two-spirit, transgender, genderqueer, non-binary, agender, gender fluid, gender creative, or gender-questioning!
Parents canadiens d'enfants trans est d'un groupe d'entraide pour les parents/les tuteurs d'enfants, de jeunes, et d'adultes de divers genres: bispirituels, transgenres, non-binaires, créatifs dans le genre, ou qui se questionnent sur le genre.
This group is focused on non-judgemental support and information sharing. This is a 'secret' group, which means that membership is completely secret - only other members know who is part of this group, and only members can see what is posted. In order to maintain a safe place for everyone, members are asked to keep confidential any identifying details, including photos, shared in this group.
Il s'agit d'un group d'entraide et de l'échange d' information. Il s'agit un groupe secret, ce qui veut dire que le droit de voir la liste des membres et les publications de ce groupe est limité aux membres. Les responsables de ce groupe vérifieront les identités des membres. Au but de garder la sécurité du groupe, on prie aux membres de maintenir la confidentialité des détails personnels, y compris les photos, partagées dans ce groupe.
The Positive Space Network LGBTQ+ Youth Action Committee (YAC) is a youth-driven leadership committee made up of LGBTQ+ identified and allied youth ages of 13-25 from across Halton Region. Youth in this committee gain volunteer hours for their time and opportunities to make friends and find community with other LGTBQ+ identified and allied youth, volunteer opportunities, work experience hours, and/or high school volunteer hours. As well as opportunities to develop tons of facilitation, mentorship, team work, leadership, communication skills and opportunities to find out about local resources and meet people from other youth services in Halton
HARS is the coordinator for FUSE, an LGBTQ2S+ Youth group that meets weekly at One Roof, 426 Barrie Street