A set of support services for, but not limited to, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, transsexual, intersex, queer, questioning and Two-Spirit (LGBTTIQQ2S+) people in Peel Region. Our services aim to promote healthy, safe, and proud LGBTTIQQ2S+ communities by providing support and resources, reducing social exclusion and improving access to health and social services.
Our services include:
•support and social drop-ins
•One-to-one support and referral sessions
•Confidential phone, email and facebook contact
•Primary health care that strives to be inclusive to trans and gender diverse people
•Advocacy around trans and gender diverse issues
•Referral to trans and gender diverse positive services including counseling
•Consultations with service provider allies and families of trans and gender diverse folks
•Collaboration with community organizations on joint initiatives including education and trainings
-Doctor or nurse practitioner to address any health concern
-Sexual health info, pregnancy testing and options, birth control, STI testing, emergency contraception, vaccines and more
-Mental health supports including counseling and timely referrals to partner agencies
-Translation services available
- Unison Health and Community Services also offers a range of FREE counselling and support services for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, two-spirited, intersex, queer or questioning individuals. We provide a safe environment where individuals can work on their goals and overall well-being. For this program contact: 416-645-7575 ext. 2050
aces & aros is an online hub for connecting with ace and aro communities. On our site, you can find a map of local community groups, a calendar of events, and a wealth of resources.
Support services including anonymous, confidential counselling for individuals, couples, and partners of individuals with HIV * case management and referral, buddy program, support groups, health and wellness programs * insurance benefits clinic * income tax clinic * weekly hot lunch programs -- registration required * workshops, community forums and social support events.
For support services, call to arrange an intake appointment, or drop in to speak with counsellor on call * for other services, drop in, call or visit website.
BBBS creates individual and group mentoring relationships amongst adults and youth.
Mentorship is a two-way, learning and development partnership where the young person needs are placed at the center.
The mentee and the mentor are matched based on similar interests and similar life experiences. The mentor and the mentee meet once a week for a couple of hours and hang out. During their hangout the match can participate in activities that both the mentee and the mentor enjoy such as, board games, movies, video games, arts and crafts, dancing, hiking, biking, swimming etc.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Oxford County has a 2SLGBTQ program called PRISM. This program connects 2SLGBTQ youth with 2SLGBTQ adult mentors.This one-to-one relationship fosters inter-generational authentic bonds within the 2SLGBTQ community.