Services for LGBT2Q+ Youth
2 Spirited People of the First Nations
Two Spirited People is a non-profit social services organization whose membership consists of Aboriginal gay and lesbian, bisexual and transgendered people in Toronto.
Egale Youth OUTreach
Mental Health Counselling and Drop-in Centre for LGBTQ2S Youth experiencing homelessness. Egale has many support workers to help with practical needs ranging from housing, food access, access health care, navigating government services, filling out forms, applying for odsp/ow, employment, transition support, etc.
Supporting Our Youth (SOY)
SOY seeks to improve the lives of queer youth age 16-29 in Toronto through the active involvement of youth and adult communities. It offers a wide variety of groups for Newcomer/Immigrant youth, Black Queer Youth, Trans youth, arts based programs and mentoring for queer youth.
519 Church Street Community Centre
The 519 offers various supports to the Toronto LGBTTQ community. Including transition support, anti-violence initiatives, anti-poverty & homelessness initiatives and a number of community drop in programs throughout the week.
Central Toronto Youth Services (CTYS)
CTYS’ Pride and Prejudice Program offers unique programs for lesbian, gay, bisexual, intersex, transgender, transsexual and questioning youth under 25. They offer individual counselling and group counselling along with their BOYOBOY program which is a biweekly, drop-in workshop series for younger gay/bi/queer/trans males.
LGBTQ at the J – Jewish Community
LGBTQ at the J strives to be the heart of Toronto’s LGBTQ+ Jewish community, providing queer Jews opportunities to gather, celebrate and thrive. We aim for the full inclusion and celebration of LGBTQ+ Jews across Jewish communal institutions, in Jewish life, arts and cultural initiatives, and informal and formal education and more.
The LGBT YouthLine is a toll-free service provided by Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Transexual, Two spirited or queer youth to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Transexual, Two spirited, queer or questioning youth 29 and under. They also offer online peer support through text, email or online forums.
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH)
Rainbow Services (LGBTTTIQ) Addictions Program
60 White Squirrel Way,
Toronto, ON M6J 1H4
Tel: 1-800-463-2338 ext. 4647
Queen St W & Ossignton Ave
Provides counselling to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and transsexual people who are concerned about their use of drugs and alcohol.
Salaam – Queer Muslim Community of Toronto
Salaam Canada is a volunteer-run national organization dedicated to creating space for people who identify as both Muslim and queer and trans.
Toronto District School Board
Canada’s only classroom for LGBTI2Q Youth Grades 9 – 12. The Triangle Program is one of three programs that make up Oasis Alternative Secondary School. This full-time TDSB program offers you the structure, support and a community of gay, lesbian, bisexual, straight and transgender peers to obtain your high school education.
PFLAG (Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbian and Gays)
200 Wolverleigh Blvd
416-406-1727 (Admin line)
416-406-6378 (Support line- you often need to leave a message)
1-888-530-6777 ext 224 (support line – you often need to leave a message)
PFlag is a national organization that helps all Canadians with questions of sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression. PFLag supports, educates and provides resources to all individuals 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. This organization is run primarily by volunteers and therefore you often need to leave a message and someone will call you back. Pflag also holds regular meetings in Toronto on the 1st Wednesay of every month, 7:30 – 9:00 pm, Kimbourne Park United Church – 200 Wolverleigh Blvd. Check their website for more information regarding meetings in different cities