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Crisis/Distress, Mental Health, Phone/Chat/Text Line

Trans Lifeline is a national trans-led organization dedicated to improving the quality of trans lives and fighting the epidemic of trans suicide. We are based in the US but do have a suicide hotline that is available to folks in Canada.

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Addictions/Harm Reduction, Community Group, Drop-in/Support Group, Education/Workshops, Health Services, HIV/AIDS, Mental Health

The Rainbow Youth Program strives to make lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, 2-spirit, queer and questioning (LGBTQ+) youth feel safe, included, and empowered in Peterborough and the four counties. We give LGBTQ+ youth the space to be themselves and the tools to lead positive change in their schools, peer groups, and community. Weekly Drop In for LGBTQ+ youth on Thursdays at 3:30-5:30pm.
Workshops on LGBTQ+ inclusion for students, educators, and service providers.
Support for LGBTQ+ individuals, community groups, and GSAs.

159 King St Suite 302
Peterborough, ON K9J2R8
Phone: 705-749-9110
Education/Workshops, Health Services, Mental Health, Sexual Health

We are a community health centre serving the needs of youth aged 13-29 in Toronto. We provide accessible and inclusive programs and services that promote healthy sexuality and informed decision-making. In our clinic, we offer primary, sexual, and mental healthcare. In the community, we offer workshops, groups, and peer education.

36B Prince Arthur Avenue
Toronto, ON M5R 1A9
Phone: 416-961-0113
ppt@ppt.on.ca
Community Group, Drop-in/Support Group, Education/Workshops, Mental Health, Newcomer/Refugee Support

Supporting Our Youth (SOY), a program of Sherbourne Health, is a set of health promotion services and programming centered on supporting the health and wellbeing goals established by LGBT2SQ youth and young adults, many of whom are homeless, racialized and newcomers to Canada.

We support your goals, strengths, resourcefulness and success through a range of programs. We have a range of drop-in and community groups and events, including Black Queer Youth, Trans Fusion Crew, Express for Newcomers, and Intersections, which includes programming focused around art and health. We occasionally also have openings in our Internal Housing program, if you are in need of housing.

As part of our Goal Planning Service, we provide one-on-one support. Guided by your goals, we work with you to restore, maintain and improve your overall health and wellbeing.

We have five Youth Resource Workers/YRWs in our Goal Planning Service/GPS, each with a different focus:

YRW - Black Queer Youth
YRW - Newcomer & Refugee Youth
YRW - Trans & Non-Binary Youth
YRW - Internal Housing Program
YRW - Youth In Transition (youth who are or were involved in the Child Welfare System)

We also have Mentorship programming. SOY Connect matches a LGBTQ+ mentee with an adult mentor in the community. For more info you can contact Verlia Stephens vstephens@sherbourne.on.ca

Melanin Linx connects LGBTQ+ Black youth, with a Black, LGBTQ+ mentor. You can search the database for more info, or contact Afi Browne abrowne@sherbourne.ca

333 Sherbourne Street
Toronto, ON M5A 3C5
Phone: 416-324-5077
Labour Employment Program

This unique program for nonbinary and transgender individuals operates on a weekly basis out of the Employment and Training office. The THRIVE! Program offers: connections to employment specialists, resume and budgeting workshops, housing referral assistance, legal information, informal guidance and counselling, and community.
Thrive! is a sex-worker positive environment.

59 Adelaide St E, 4th floor
Toronto, ON M5C 1K6
Addictions/Harm Reduction, Mental Health

A joint position between Good Shepherd and Youth Wellness Centre that provides free one-on-one ongoing mental health and addictions support to 2SLGBTQ+ youth in Hamilton and surrounding area.

38 James St. S
Hamilton, ON L8P 4W6