Gender Creative Kids

Youth Beyond Barriers

Services Provided:

Youth Beyond Barriers (YBB) offers support and resources for LGBTTQQI2S youth (ages 12-18), and aims to build capacity among service providers in Peel to work affirmatively with queer and trans* communities through an anti-racist and anti-oppressive framework. YBB offers individual counselling, a weekly support and education group for LGBTTQQI2S youth, a confidential telephone line, email contact, and Facebook group, educational workshops and trainings around LGBTTQQI22S issues, organized community events, and information and referrals to other LGBTTQQI2S-positive supports (medical and mental health services, school-based supports etc.) and resources in Peel for youth and their families and caregivers.

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