SACHA supports survivors of sexual assault while working to end violence in our community.
SACHA's Programs are:
24 Hour Support Line
Counselling and Advocacy
Diverse Communities Outreach
SPACE is a multi-faceted organization, offering support to LGBT2S+ people from our region in a variety of capacities. Primarily, we are a youth group, running weekly programs to foster a sense of community for LGBT2S+ youth, and teach them valuable life skills. We also offer free workshops to local community organizations to help them make their workplaces more LGBT2S+ friendly.
We provide testing for STIs including throat and rectal swabs, as well as, HIV rapid testing. We refer for PREP and PEP treatment. We work closing with 2SLGBTQ youth groups. We work closely with HARS Kingston.
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.
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.
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.
Confidential, Anonymous, non judgemental listening to worried, troubled, isolated, lonely and suicidal callers. Phone line answered by trained volunteers.
We provide one on one counselling, client advocacy and groups for victims/survivors of Sexual Violence free of charge to anyone 14 yrs. & over.
OK2BME is a set of free, supportive services for LGBTQ2+ identified children, teens and their families in Waterloo Region. The OK2BME program consists of three unique areas including confidential counselling services, an OK2BME Youth Group for individuals 12-18 as well as public education, consulting and training around LGBTQ2+ issues.
The Studio is an arts & crafts and games based Drop In program for all youth, age 12-21, that prioritizes the needs of marginalized youth, particularly LGBTQ+ youth and youth of colour; engages in anti-oppressive community building; and provides workshops, 1 on 1 support & referrals regarding mental health, education, housing, and employment.
speqtrum hamilton is a for youth, by youth organization providing meetup and community building opportunities for queer, trans, and two-spirit young people 17-29. We provide monthly Social and Active meetups, and skill building workshops.