The following resources have been compiled by the members and Executive of Gender Mosaic.

If you know of any resources that should be added, changed or removed please contact us.

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Gender Mosaic (that’s us!)
Founded in 1988.
Email: info@gendermosaic.com
Online: www.gendermosaic.com (you’re already here 🙂 )


Family Services Ottawa (FSO)

fso

LGBTTQ+ Around the Rainbow is a community-based program which provides a full range of education, counselling and support services offered by Family Services Ottawa. We support the lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, two spirit, queer and questioning (LGBTTQ+) communities & allies.

Support Group for parents & caregivers of gender creative, trans, transgender children, youth or young adults
Do you have a child, teen or young adult who is gender creative, gender independent, trans or transgender?
Are you interested in meeting with other parents & caregivers?

Location: Family Services Ottawa, 312 Parkdale Avenue, Ottawa, ON

Online:  LGBTTQ+ Around the Rainbow

For more information contact: Beck Hood, 613-725-3601 ext 105, bhood@familyservicesottawa.org


Making a Difference Counselling and Consultation
3-831 Bronson Avenue
Ottawa, ON, K1S 4G5
613-749-8008
Email: helma.seidl@gmail.com
Online:  www.makingadifference.ca


Kind
Kind
331 Cooper Street, Suite 200
Ottawa, ON, K2P 0G5
Tel: 613-563-4818
Online: Kind
GenderQuest, our trans peer-support group, meets every second Thursday, and every fourth Friday of the month, between 7:oo and 9:oo pm
Online: Kind – GenderQuest


PFLAG Ottawa
Support group for families and GLBTQ individuals
Tel: 888-530-6777
Email: contact@pflagottawa.ca
Online: www.pflagottawa.ca

PFLAG Stittsville
Online: PFLAG Stittsville
Meetings are held the last Tuesday of every month, 7:00 to 8:30 pm., St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, at 2 Mulkins Street (corner of Main St)
For more information contact Jennifer at 613-859-0100.

PFLAG Goderich
Email: goderichon@pflagcanada.ca
Online: pflaggoderich.blogspot.ca
Facebook: facebook.com/pflaggoderichon

PFLAG Toronto
115 Simpson Avenue,
Toronto, ON, M4K 1A1
(416) 406-6378
Email: toronto@pflag.ca
Web: www.pflag.ca/Toronto.html


Université d’Ottawa / University of Ottawa
Centre de la fierté / Pride Centre
85 University Private, Room 215-C
Ottawa, ON K1N 8Z4
Tel: 613-562-5800 x 3161
Email:  pride@sfuo.ca
Online: Pride Centre


CentreTown Community Health Centre

CentretownCommunityHealthCentre

Online:  CentreTown Community Health Centre

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Queer & Questioning
Are you looking to stay well? Get better? Meet others in the LGBTQ communities?
Check out our free programs. Give us a call or drop by to register, to book an appointment or to find out more.

Services include…

Trans Health Services
Hormone therapy assessments and hormone starts. Referral for trans inclusive medical services, counselling and transition support. Ages 18+
Weekdays: 8:30 am—6:30 pm
Make an appointment: 613-233-4443 x 2109

LGBTQ Youth Services
Outreach, support and counselling for LGBTQ youth and young adults ages 12 to 25, and their families in a city wide program. Free services are provided by an openly gay Mental Health Counsellor for LGBTQ Youth that specializes in sexual orientation and gender identity.
In English & French. Weekdays. To make an appointment: 613-233-4443 x 2171

LGBTQ Newcomers Group
Monthly group meeting for LGBTQ refugees, asylum seekers and people from newcomer communities. Join the conversation about cultural identities, sexual orientation and gender identity. LGBTQ settlement support. In English, French and Arabic. Ages 18 +. Drop in. 6:00—8:00 pm
More info: 613-233-4443 x 2125

Ottawa Seniors Pride Network
A group of seniors committed to creating safe LGBTQ-friendly services and residential environments for LGBTQ seniors and a connected queer community. Activities include social and educational programming.
More info: 613-233-4443 x 2194
Online: ospn-rfao.ca


Ottawa Youth Services Bureau
1338 1/2 Wellington Street
Ottawa, ON, K1Y 3B7
Tel: 613-729-1000
Email: headoffice@ysb.on.ca
Online:  www.ysb.on.ca


Xpressions
Toronto, ON
Tel: (416) 410-6949
Email: xpressions@xpressions.org
Online: www.xpressions.org


LGBT Lanark County
LGBT Lanark County is committed to encouraging
support and education. Our goal is to help the lesbian,
gay, bi-sexual and trans-gender members of our community
to feel safe, welcome and supported.
Web: http://lgbtlanark.com/


Algonquin Pride (Ottawa)
C/O Algonquin College, C-151-1375 Woodroffe Ave,
Nepean, ON, K2G 1V8
Tel: (613) 727-GRAD (4723) extension 7711
Email: pride@algonquincollege.com


TransFamily Kingston
Group of transgender individuals, family members and supporters in Kingston Ontario.
Contact: http://www.transfamilykingston.com/


Carleton University GLBT Centre (Ottawa)
c/o 401 Unicentre Building, Carleton University
Ottawa, ON, K1S 5B6
Tel: (613) 520-3723
Email:: glbt@carleton.ca
Web:www.carleton.ca/glbt


SAY OutLoud – Supporting Alternative Youth – Belleville, ON
SAY OutLoud is a group for open minded youth. It offers a safe place for Lesbian, Gay,
Bisexual, Transgendered and questioning youth to connect, seek support, develop new friendships,
express themselves, learn about the LGBTQ community and most importantly, have fun.
The group meets every Tuesday evening at 5:30pm in downtown Belleville, ON.
Program Facilitator: Eric Hargreaves
Email: eric@sayoutloud.ca
Phone:  (613) 689 5141
Website: www.sayoutloud.ca


Chrysalis TG Support (Peterborough)
349A George Street, North, Suite 206
Peterborough, ON, K9H 3P9
Email: chrysalistg@yahoo.ca
Web: www.angelfire.com/ok3/chrysalistg


COLAGE – Toronto Chapter
Support and advocacy organization for daughters and sons
of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender parents.
Sheri Zernentsch
Tel:  (416) 928-0513
Email: sheri@interlog.com
Web: www.colage.org


EGALE Ottawa
396 Cooper Street
Ottawa, ON, K2P 2H7
Tel: (613) 230-1043
Fabulous Youth of Halton
Tel:(905) 469 -1859
Email: fabyouth@home.com


Female to Male Transsexual/Transgender Peer Support Group
519 Church Street Community Centre
Toronto, ON, M4Y 2C9
Contact: James Brown
Tel: (416) 392-6878
Email: jamesm.brown@utoronto.ca


Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgendered Youth Group of Halton
Meetings are held in Burlington for youth up to 24 years old
on the first Thursday of each month.
Tel: (800) 563-6919  Ext. 50.


GLBTQ Youth Group (Cornwall)
A support and social group for youth aged 25 and under
serving Cornwall and the surrounding area. It meets
once a week in the evening.
Tel: (613) 874-2289  Toll Free  1-888-886-4715
Email: pmacrae@datacom.ca


Global – Gays, Lesbians or Bisexuals at Laurier (Waterloo)
Email: 00global@mach1.wlu.ca
Web: www.wlu.ca/~wwwclubs/www/global.html


Haldimand and Norfolk GLBT Website
Email: halnorglbt@aol.com


Hamilton Transsexual Support Group (FTM-MTF)
135 Rebecca Street
Hamilton, ON, L8R 1B9
Tel: (905) 528-0854
Email: janet@interlynx.net


Kingston Lesbian Gay Bi Trans-identified Association
c/o 51 Queen’s Crescent
Kingston, ON, K7L 3N6
Tel:(9613) 533-2960
Fax: (613) 533-2960
Email: klgbta@hotmail.com


Lesbian Gay Bi Youth Line (Ontario-wide)
P.O. Box 62, Station F, Toronto, ON, M4Y 2L4
Tel:(416) 962-YOUTH (96884)
Toll Free:  1-800-268-YOUTH
Daily, 3:00 pm to 11:00 pm
Email: gbline@iComm.ca
Web: www.iComm.ca/lgbline


LGBT Youth Drop-in (Scarborough)
A support group for lesbian, gay, bisexual,and transgendered
students in Scarborough and surrounding areas.
The group meets Mondays at 4:00.
Call Bonnie Simpson  (416) 438-3697  Ext. 600.


Meal Trans Toronto
C/O The 519 Church St. Community Centre
519 Church Street, Toronto, ON, M4Y 2C9
Christina Strang  (416) 392-6878  ext. 104
Email: mealtran@519.icomm.ca
Drop-in primarily for low income and/or street-active
transsexual and transgendered people. It runs every Monday
night from 6pm to 10pm.
Web: www.gaytoronto.com


Ontario Female to Male Network
378-532 Montreal Road
Ottawa, ON, K1K 4R4
Tel: (613) 798-9552
Fax: (613) 728-8054
Email: onftm@cyberus.ca


Ontario Female to Male Network Email Lists
Web: groups.yahoo.com/group/ONFTM


OUTline
Tel: (519) 836-4550
Sunday – Thursday, 7:00pm to 10:00pm
Friday and Saturday 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Email: outline@uoguelph.ca
Web: www.uoguelph.ca/~outline


Pride@LU (Sudbury)
(705) 673-6506
Email: pridelu@geocities.com
Web: www.geocities.com/WestHollywood/3859


Rainbow Action for Youth Network ( Simcoe-Muskoka)
An association of LGBT adults and youth as well
as health, education and social service providers
offering support to LGBT Youth. Meetings are held monthly.
Anita Bol  (705) 435-5734


Rainbow Youth Coalition (Ottawa)
A network of social service workers, health care providers,
teachers, youth and parents working together on
behalf of LGBTQ youth.
tel:(613) 237-XTRA (9872) Ext. 2105


Reflections (Niagara Region)
A Transgender Support Group in the Niagara Region.
Email: gurrlmail@yahoo.com
Web: www.geocities.com/gurrlmail/reflections.html


SOS Club – TS (in Toronto)
Support for Spouses of Transsexuals in transition
C/O The 519 Church St. Community Centre
519 Church Street,
Toronto, ON, M4Y 2C9
Tel: (416)392-6874
Email: sosclub@idirect.ca


Supporting Our Youth Trans Fusion Group
300-65 Wellesley Street, East
Toronto, ON, M4Y 1G7
Contact: Elisa Hatton
Tel: (416)942-2100
Email: coordinator@soytoronto.org
Web: www.soytoronto.org


TG Station London
Transgender support group.
Email: michelle@mdoll.com
Web: www.tgstation.org


Toronto Scouting – 129th group
The world’s first openly gay, lesbian, bisexual,transgendered
and transsexual scouting group.
Bonte Minnema, Chair
(416) 935-0272g
Email: bonte@clo.com
Web: www.queerscouts.org


Toronto Transition Support
C/O The 519 Church St. Community Centre
519 Church Street, Toronto, ON, M4Y 2C9


TransEqual
609-165 Ontario Street
St Catherines, ON, L2R 5K4
Contact: Laura Blake
Tel: (905) 688-1309


Transformations
C449 Student Centre, York University, 4900 Keele Street
North York, ON, M3J 1P3
tel: (416) 736-2100
Email: tblgay@yorku.ca


Transgender Canada
Political action and resources for transgender persons
Contact: Jan Hobbs
Email: bradjanz@yahoo.com


Transgendered, Bi-Sexual, Lesbian, & Gay Alliance of York
C449 Student Centre, York University, 4900 Keele Street
North York, ON, M3J 1P3
Tel: (416) 736-2100
Email: tblgay@yorku.ca


Transition Support Group TV/TS
c/o 519 Church Street Community Centre
Toronto, ON, M4Y 2C9
Shadmith Manzo
Tel: (416) 923-0717
Email: shadsmith@hotmail.com


Trans Peoples Political Action Network (TPPAN)
Tel: (613) 594-5756
Email: flundie@engsoc.carleton.ca


Transsexual Menace – Toronto
Email: sarah@interlog.com
Web: www.themenace.net


Trans Youth Toronto
C/O The 519 Church St. Community Centre
519 Church Street, Toronto, ON, M4Y 2C9
Contact: Gavin Downie
Tel: (416) 392-6878
Email: mealtran@the519.org
Free drop-in for transsexual and transgendered
youth age 26 and under. It runs every Wednesday
night from 5pm to 9pm starting January 19, 2001.

Two Spirited People of First Nations (Toronto)
Tel: (416) 944-9300


TG Innerselves
(Transgender Social Support Group)
105 Elm St, Sudbury ON, P3C 1T3
Phone: 705-673-4396 x207
Fax: 705-673-0798
vincent@tginnerselves.com
http://www.tginnerselves.com/


Sudbury Action Centre for Youth LGBTQ2 Support Group
(ages 16-24)
105 Elm St, Sudbury ON, P3C 1T3
Phone: 705-673-4396 x210 or 209
Fax: 705-673-0798
Sacylgbtq2@gmail.com
http://www.sacy.ca/

Rachelle GauvinOntario Support Groups & Resources

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