Central Toronto Youth Services is excited to announce that we will be running the Families in TRANSition Group this fall. It is a 10-week, closed group for parents of trans* youth (age 13 – 24) who have recently learned of their youth’s gender identity. 
 
Parents will be supported to:
-Build skills for managing strong emotions (fear, worry, sadness, anger, etc.)
-Learn about social and physical/medical transition options
-Gain tools for strengthening/opening lines of communication with their youth
-Discuss challenges related to societal/cultural/religious beliefs with other parents of trans* youth
-Promote trans* youth mental health, well-being and resiliency
  
Group runs Monday evenings, October – December. An in-person intake is required. For more information, or to register, please contact group facilitator Lindsay Elin at 416-924-2100 x278, lindsay.elin@ctys.org.
 
Please post and share the attached poster widely in your networks and with clients.
 
Thank you,
Lindsay
 
 
Lindsay Elin, MSW, RSW 
Youth and Family Counsellor / Program Coordinator
Pride and Prejudice (LGBTQ) team
 
Central Toronto Youth Services
65 Wellesley Street E, Suite 300
Toronto, ON M4Y 1G7
 
Phone: 416-924-2100 x278
Fax: 416-924-2930
Emaillindsay.elin@ctys.org