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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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Drop-in/Support Group, Health Services, Mental Health

The Trans Health Program supports trans and gender diverse folks ages 17 and up who are residents of Ottawa and the Champlain Region. We work from a gender-affirming and informed consent approach which meets the standards in the Sherbourne Health Guideline for Gender-Affirming Primary Care. The Gender Affirmative services we offer include:

Hormone Starts

Surgery referrals

Counselling

Gender Journeys (peer support groups)

Please note that with the use of digital tools we are able to serve people with multiple language backgrounds. Please contact us for more details.

420 Cooper Street
Ottawa, ON K2P2N6
Phone: 613-233-4443
Grassroots Community Group, Drop-in/Support Group, Education/Workshops, Mental Health, Shelter/Transitional Housing

THIS SERVICE IS NON QUEER, TRANS & LGBTQ SPECIFIC

StepStones offers a number of programs for youth aged 6-24, including a summer camp for girls (age 6-14) and a co-ed program for youth between the ages of 15 and 24. StepStones offers skill based programming to children and young adults who come from unstable, low income homes and have been in contact with child protection, and/or legal systems. StepStones is committed to providing programming for youth in care, as well as for those transitioning out of care.

700 Markham St
Toronto, ON M6G 2M3
Phone: 416 893 5196
Crisis/Distress, Mental Health, Phone/Chat/Text Line, Sexual Violence/Abuse (GBV/VAW)

Sexual Assault Centre Kingston is a not-for-profit organization providing free, confidential, non-judgmental support for all survivors 12+ regardless of gender or identity of recent and/or historic sexual violence in Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox & Addington (KFL&A) since 1978.

400 Elliott Avenue, Unit 1 (Rockcliffe Plaza)
Kingston, ON K7K 6M9
Phone: 613-545-0762
Drop-in/Support Group

A free 8 week virtual group for youth 12 to 15 exploring their gender identity and gender expression. Learn about and discuss topics such as: self-care, self-advocacy, media, dysphoria, body image, coming out, gender affirming care and intersectionality.

Newmarket, ON
Phone: 905-895-2371
College/University Campus Group, Drop-in/Support Group, Grassroots Community Group

Providing a voice and promoting awareness for 2SLGBTQ+ issues at UTSC.
We offer:
- Peer support
- A safe space
- Resources
- Community

1265 Military Trail
Scarborough, ON M1C 1A4
Phone:
Drop-in/Support Group, Mental Health

YAAHA was created by LGBTQ2S youth for LGBTQ2S youth in Scarborough who identify along gender or sexual diversity spectrums and are seeking an inclusive, affirming drop-in group to connect with others and receive referrals to other supports.

Eligible youth must identify with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Queer or Questioning, and Two-Spirit, LGBTQ2S+. We provide group activities including group chats and hanging out with like-minded young people for friendship and support. We can also refer youth to counselling services through Youthlink.

636 Kennedy Road
Scarborough, ON M1K 2B3
Crisis/Distress, Education/Workshops, Grassroots Community Group, Mental Health, Sexual Health, Sexual Violence/Abuse (GBV/VAW), Website/Online Support

Group counselling for LGBTQ2S+ youth ages 16-29. Offered virtually over Zoom and facilitated by a Registered Social Worker.
Topics covered are: mental health, addiction, self acceptance, family dynamics, gender based violence, Queer sexual education, familial acceptance and support, community supports, intersectional identities, setting boundaries, healthy relationships, difficulties of living authentically and so much more!

90 Littles Road
Scarborough, ON M1B 5E2
Addictions/Harm Reduction, Sexual Health

*NOT AN LGBTQ2S+ SPECIFIC RESOURCE*
Huron Perth Public Health (HPPH) provides sexual health clinics that offer low-cost birth control options, free condoms/dental dams, and HIV/STI testing, treatment and referrals. We provide a caring, non-judgemental environment to discuss topics including emergency contraception, pregnancy testing and options counselling, and general sexual health information and support.

HPPH Sexual Health Clinics are available in Clinton, Wingham, Stratford, Listowel and St. Marys. Clinics are also provided in some area high schools. Community clinic dates, times and locations can be found at: www.hpph.ca/sexualhealth.

For more information about our sexual health clinics and services, or to book an appointment, call or text: 519-635-2504 (Perth), or 519-440-1439 (Huron).

77722B London Road
Clinton, ON N0M1L0
hpph@hpph.ca
Sexual Health

Umbrella Medical Clinic provides sexual health services and gender affirming care for all ages, all genders, and all orientations. Our vision is to become a strong, caring voice for sexual health services in the Northwestern Ontario region.

350-63 Algoma Street North
Thunder Bay, ON P7A 4Z6
Phone: 807 698 7200
Drop-in/Support Group

The Gender Journeys group is ideal for those in the early stages of gender transition ages 17+. In this group, you will learn about and discuss gender, transition, and well-being. It is also a place to meet others who are going through similar experiences. You do not have to be on hormones to take part; it is open for those who are on hormones, pre-hormones, or don’t want them at all.

We have groups starting several times during the year. Each group meets once a week for a total of 8 weeks. The groups are currently offered virtually using Zoom.

420 Cooper Street
Ottawa, ON K2P 2N6
Education/Workshops, Employment Support

THIS SERVICE IS NON-QUEER, TRANS & LGBTQ SPECIFIC
Youth Matters is designed to help youth aged 15 – 30 that are facing barriers to employment navigate the labour market and successfully transition into sustained employment. We support them through skills development, education, and meaningful work experiences. Services are currently delivered virtually.

GTA, ON
Phone/Chat/Text Line

THIS SERVICE IS NON-QUEER, TRANS & LGBTQ SPECIFIC
NEDIC provides information, resources, referrals, and supports to Canadians affected by eating disorders. This includes our national toll-free helpline and chat service where individuals affected can speak to a trained support worker.

200 Elizabeth St, Toronto
Toronto, ON M5G 2C4
Phone: 416-340-4156
nedic1@uhn.ca
Mental Health, Phone/Chat/Text Line, Website/Online Support

Providing free and confidential peer support through online chat and phone hotlines for both the US and Canada
LGBT National Hotline: 888-843-4564
LGBT National Youth Talkline: 800-246-7743 (Youth up to 25 years old)

LGBT Online One-to-one peer support chat (all ages): www.LGBThotline.org/chat

Moderated youth chatrooms (tues-fridays): www.LGBThotline.org/youthchatrooms

2261 Market Street, #296
San Francisco, CA 94114
Phone: 888-843-4564