resources: service providers

 

Contents

Mental Health

Health Care

Sexual Health

Social Groups


Mental Health

Egale Youth Outreach

Crisis and counselling support for youth ages 16 – 29 experiencing homelessness.

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Central Toronto Youth services

Professional counselling & therapy for youth 25 and under.

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Griffin Centre

Assessment, service coordination and planning, individual, family and group counselling, specialized day/residential services and respite services.

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Gerstein Centre

Crisis support both mobile and by telephone, substance use crisis management, mental health short term residential crisis beds

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CAMH Rainbow Services

Counselling for LGBTTTIQ concerned with their drug or alcohol use.

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Family Service Ontario

Counselling, community development, advocacy and public education programs for families and individuals. Services are available to everyone who lives or works in Toronto.

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Sheena’s Place

Individual and group conselling for body image and mental well-being.

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Health Care

Rainbow Health Ontario

A province-wide program that works to improve the health and well-being of lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people in Ontario through education, research, outreach and public policy advocacy. Comprehensive primary health programs and services to the LGBT communities since 2003. Provides consultation and expertise on LGBT health issues. Website provides health information, news and events that promote the health and wellbeing of lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people in Ontario.

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Sherbourne Health Centre

Provides comprehensive primary health care and services to LGBTQ communities. Services include mental health counselling (transitioning, gender identity, harassment or violence, isolation, substance abuse), support groups for trans people and families, routine primary health care as well as hormone therapy, workshops, special events, links to community groups, trans specific resources and information.

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Nedic

Individual and group counselling and therapy for eating disorders and weight preoccupation.

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Canadian Cancer Society

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Sexual Health

Primed

Sex guide for trans men.

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Hassle Free Clinic

Provides free medical and counselling services in many areas of sexual health.

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CATIE

Gay Men’s Sexual Health Knowledge Centre

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Gay Men’s Sexual Health Alliance

An Information Hub for Gay & Bisexual Men’s Sexual Health in Ontario

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HIV now, by ACT

A concise resource that answers critical questions about about HIV like testing, prevention, disclosure and the law.

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Native Youth Sexual Health Network

Sexual and reproductive health, rights, and justice work including sex education, Two-Spirited and LGBTTIQQA advocacy and awareness, youth activism and human rights. 

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Canadian Professional Association for Transgender Health

A national multidisciplinary, professional organization working to support the health, wellbeing, and dignity of trans and gender diverse people.

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Social Groups

ACT

AIDS Committee of Toronto

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Asian Community AIDS Service (ACAS)

HIV/AIDS Education, prevention and support services to the East and Southeast Asian Canadian communities.

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Supporting Our Youth (SOY) -Sherbourne Health Centre

Works to improve the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transsexual and transgendered youth in Toronto through the active involvement of youth and adult communities. A healthy arts, culture and recreational space for young people. Supportive housing and employment opportunities. Youth access to adult mentoring and support.

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The 519 Community Centre

Counselling services and queer parenting resources to Coming Out groups, trans programming and senior’s support.

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Black CAP

Black Coalition of AIDS Prevention

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Intersex Society of North America

The Intersex Society of North America (ISNA) is devoted to systemic change to end shame, secrecy, and unwanted genital surgeries for people born with an anatomy that someone decided is not standard for male or female.

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2 Spirited People of the 1st Nations (2 Spirits)

Social, cultural and recreational activities ( celebration of life ceremonies, Two-Spirit Women’s Full Moon ceremony). Counseling (pre & post HIV test, individuals, family, friends and partners) and advocacy. Client support programs. HIV/AIDS education, outreach and prevention programs (our organization participates in national campaigns on HIV/AIDS). Aboriginal people with HIV/AIDS (APHA) fund.  Harm reduction tools and materials.

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Alliance for South Asian AIDS Prevention

Alliance for South Asian AIDS Prevention.

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PASAN

A community based AIDS Service Organization that provides community development, education and support to prisoners and ex-prisoners in Ontario on HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis C and other harm reduction issues.

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