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… read more »
QMUNITY, BC’s Queer Resource Centre, provides a wide range of services for lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans* people including free counselling, youth programming (including drop-ins, education, and social activities), social and support groups, advocacy, print resources, workshops and trainings, Out On the Shelves library, community events, senior’s programming, and much more.
Project 10 works to promote the personal, social, sexual and mental well being of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, transsexual, two-spirit, intersexed and questioning youth and adults 14-25. Through advocacy and education, using a harm reduction approach, Project 10 aims to facilitate the empowerment of youth at individual, community, and institutional levels with a particular emphasis… read more »
Born out of the North Halton Youth – Hepatitis C Prevention Project (a one year pilot project), Peer Outreach Support Services & Education (POSSE) was the creation of several youth interested in learning youth driven, harm reduction and human rights peer outreach and support skills; two social community developers / youth workers with the ability… read more »
Welcome to the GIG! GIG & GIG2 are groups where children who are gender independent, trans*, or exploring their gender identity can come together in a supportive and affirming space. GIG & GIG2 provide opportunities for parents/guardians of children who express gender independence to meet and discuss their experiences of navigating the gendered world in… read more »
PFLAG Durham Region provides support, education and resources on issues of sexual orientation and gender identity/expressions for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, transsexual, two-spirit, intersex, queer, and questioning persons and their families and friends. Our peer-to-peer support teams are available by phone or email to talk with you about anything you want to discuss regarding your… read more »
The Other 10% is a group of self-identified LBGTTIQPA +Questioning young people. Our goal is to keep kids alive by reducing minority stress. We do this by providing: A safe, fun, alcohol and drug-free place for youth to socialize; A hub for LBGTTIQPA information in the community; Current information to keep people safe; A space… read more »
JersVision.org and the International Day of Pink (DayOfPink.org) work with schools and youth communities to address bullying, discrimination, homophobia, and transphobia. How we do it: Educational programming: through workshops and presentations we use education as a way to stop bullying & discrimination Conferences and Professional Development: by building a capacity for acceptance and understanding among youth… read more »