BC Resources

Local resources to inform you in your search for crisis intervention, low-cost or free counselling, and peer support for queer youth, adults, and elders. Inclusion does not mean endorsement.

COVID-19 Pandemic

BC CDC COVID-19 Information

Summary: This web page features the latest information on Covid-19, including how to protect yourself, your family, and your community, and what to do if you suspect you have the virus.
Address: 655 West 12th Avenue, Vancouver, BC V5Z 4R4
Website: http://www.bccdc.ca/health-info/diseases-conditions/covid-19
Phone: 1-888-268-4319 or 604-707-2400
HealthLinkBC phone: 8-1-1

CAMH BC COVID-19 Resources

Summary: Any BC resident with mental health concerns.
Support services: This is a CAMH BC-curated list of mental health support services, tools, and tips during Covid-19.
Address: 905-1130 West Pender Street, Vancouver, BC V6E 4A4
Website: https://cmha.bc.ca/covid-19/
Phonee: 604-688-3234 or 1-800-555-8222
Email: info@cmha.bc.ca
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CMHABCDIVISION/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/CMHABC

COVID-19: Information for First Nations and Indigenous Peoples of BC

COVID-19: Self-assessment Tool

Crisis lines

Crisis intervention, including harm reduction support from TGNCNB-centred volunteer services, such as Trans Lifeline.

Atira Call-in Line for Support

Summary: Atira of Vancouver has set up a temporary call-in line for women who are self-isolating and need someone to talk to. This peer support line can help you find resources if you’ve been laid off, evicted, or are low on medication or food.
Call-in line: 604-800-8881
Address: 201-190 Alexander Street, Vancouver, BC V6A 1B5
Phone: 604-681-4437
Email: info@atira.bc.ca
Website: https://atira.bc.ca
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FreeOfViolence/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/freeofviolence/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/freeofviolence
Donate: https://atira.bc.ca/give-back/donate/donate-funds-gift-cards/

Battered Women's Support Services

Summary: Crisis care, emotional support, referral to community support, and safety planning for women, including transgender women and individuals marginalized by gender.
Address: PO Box 21503, 1424 Commercial Drive, Vancouver, BC Canada V5L 5G2
Website: https://www.bwss.org/support/crisis-support/
Crisis line: 604-687-1867 or 1-855-687-1868
Crisis line hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday 10am – 5pm, and Wednesday 10am – 8pm
Email: information@bwss.org
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheViolenceStopsHere
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/endingviolence/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/endingviolence

Blackline (US)

Summary: A crisis line that aims to help “the most-impacted folks through crisis, abuse, and mistreatment.”
Phone: 1-800-604-5841
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/callblackline/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/callblackline
Donate: https://www.callblackline.com/#donate
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Black Youth Helpline

Summary: Black Youth Helpline serves all youth and specifically responds to the need for a Black youth specific service, providing professional, culturally appropriate support for youth, families, and schools.
Phone: 1-416-285-9944
Toll-free: 1-833-294-8650
Email: info@blackyouth.ca
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Black-Youth-Helpline-110932020647103
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/blackyouthhelpline/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/YouthBlack

Child and Adolescent Response Team

Person(s) served: School-aged children and youth who are experiencing acute psychiatric or emotional crises
Support services: Urgent assessment and consultation, clinical intervention, and coordination with community resources
Hours: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., seven days per week
Address: 401-1212 West Broadway, Vancouver, BC V6H 3V1
Website: http://www.vch.ca/locations-services/result?res_id=304
Phone: 604-874-2300
Fax: 604-714-4831

Chimo Crisis Services Crisis Lines

Hours: 8:00 am to midnight, seven days a week
Areas Served: Richmond, South Delta, Ladner, and Tsawwassen
Phone: 604-279-7070

Crisis Chat

Person(s) served: Anyone
Support services: Online chat
Website: https://crisiscentre.bc.ca/get-help/, provided by Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention Centre of BC
Crisis line: 1-800-784-2433 (1-800-SUICIDE)
Mental Health Support Line: 310-6789
Vancouver Coastal Regional Distress Line: 604-872-3311
Sunshine Coast/Sea to Sky: 1-866-661-3311
Seniors Distress Line: 604-872-1234
Online Chat Service for Youth: www.YouthInBC.com (Noon to 1 am)
Online Chat Service for Adults: www.CrisisCentreChat.ca (Noon to 1am)
Crisis line hours: 24-7

Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention Centre of BC

Person(s) served: Anyone
Support services: Crisis line
Website: https://crisiscentre.bc.ca/get-help/
Crisis line: 1-800-784-2433 (1-800-SUICIDE)
Mental Health Support Line: 310-6789
Vancouver Coastal Regional Distress Line: 604-872-3311
Sunshine Coast/Sea to Sky: 1-866-661-3311
Seniors Distress Line: 604-872-1234
Online Chat Service for Youth: www.YouthInBC.com (Noon to 1 am)
Online Chat Service for Adults: www.CrisisCentreChat.ca (Noon to 1am)
Crisis line hours: 24-7

CTC Telecare Crisis & Caring Line

Hours: Unpublished
Support services: Christian-Based Crisis Line. Serving the Province of BC
Website: www.telecarebc.com
Phone: 604-852-9099 or 1-888-852-9099

Fraser Health Crisis Line

Hours: 24 hours a day, every day
Support services: The Crisis Line provides immediate, free, and confidential emotional support, crisis intervention and community resource information to people of all ages.
Address: Surrey, BC V3T 4M4
Website: https://www.options.bc.ca/program/fraser-health-crisis-line
Phone: 604-951-8855 or 1-877-820-7444

Greater Vancouver Coastal Distress Line

Hours: 24 hours a day, every day
Areas Served: Vancouver, North Vancouver city and district, Bowen Island, West Vancouver, Powell River and area, the Sunshine Coast, Squamish, Whistler, Pemberton, Howe Sound/the Sea-to-Sky Corridor
Website: www.YouthInBC.com (Crisis Chat) or www.crisiscentrechat.ca
Phone: 604-872-3311 or 1-866-661-3311
TTY: 604-873-0113 (TTY) or 1-866-872-0113 (TTY)

Interior Crisis Line Network

Hours: 24 hours a day, every day
Areas Served: Serves all support, crisis and suicide calls from across the Interior Region through a network of local crisis lines including: East Kootenay Crisis Line, Cranbrook; Kelowna Crisis Line, Kelowna; PIN Crisis Line, Vernon; West Kootenay Boundary Regional Crisis Line, Trail; and Williams Lake and Area Crisis Line, Williams Lake
Phone: 1-888-853-2273 (CARE

Kids Help Phone

Person(s) served: Kids and youth
Support services: Text, phone, live chat, and referral to services near you
Website: https://kidshelpphone.ca
Text to: 686868
Phone: 1-800-668-6868
Hours: 24-7
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/KidsHelpPhone/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/kidshelpphone/?hl=en
Twitter: https://twitter.com/KidsHelpPhone?lang=en

KUU-US Crisis Response Services

Hours: 24 hours a day, every day
Website: https://www.kuu-uscrisisline.ca
Phone: 1-800-KUU-US17 (1-800-588-8717)
Adults/Elders: 250-723-4050
Child/Youth: 250-723-2040
Email: kuu-usexecutivedirector@shaw.ca

Prince George 24-Hour Crisis Line, Youth Support Line, Youth Online Chat

Hours: 24 hours a day, every day
Areas Served: Serves from the Alberta border to Haida Gwaii and from Quesnel north to the Yukon border
Crisis Chat: www.northernyouthonline.ca
Phone: 250-563-1214 or 1-888-562-1214
Youth Line Phone: 250-564-8336 or 1-888-564-8336

QChat

Website: www.qchat.ca

S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Multilingual Help Lines

Summary: Help lines with Cantonese- and Mandarin-speaking volunteers to support individuals and families in crisis.
Areas Served: Serves callers in the province of BC who speak Mandarin or Cantonese
Cantonese help line: 604-270-8233
Mandarin help line: 604-270-8222
Hours: 11:00 a.m. to 8 p.m., seven days a week
Head office address: 28 West Pender Street, Vancouver, BC V6B 1R6
Head office phone: 604-684-1628
Email: info@success.bc.ca
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SUCCESSBC/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/SUCCESSCanada

Trans Lifeline

Person(s) served: Trans, Two Spirit, gender fluid, gender nonbinary, and gender questioning individuals aged 14 and up
Support services: Trans-led peer support phone line
Website: www.translifeline.org
Crisis Line: 877-565-8860
Hours: 24-7
Facebook: www.facebook.com/TransLifeline/
Instagram: www.instagram.com/TransLifeline/
Twitter: twitter.com/TransLifeline/

WAVAW Rape Crisis Centre

Person(s) served: Women, including cisgender, transgender, Two-Spirit, gender fluid, genderqueer, and gender nonbinary individuals
Support services: Crisis line with intakes, referrals, and resources, plus free counselling and hospital, police, and court accompaniment
Inclusion Project by WAVAW: www.wavaw.ca/inclusion-project/
Website: www.wavaw.ca/get-support/
Crisis line: 604-255-6344 or 1-877-392-7583
Crisis line hours: 24-7-365
Facebook: www.facebook.com/WAVAWRCC/
Twitter: twitter.com/wavawrcc
Donate: www.wavaw.ca/donate/

Vancouver Island Crisis Line and Chat

Areas Served: All of Vancouver Island
Website: www.vicrisis.ca
Phone: 1-888-494-3888 (available 24/7) or 250-800-3806 (daily 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm Pacific Time)
Email: info@vicrisis.ca

Low Cost or Free counselling

Low-barrier counselling options of Vancouver from mostly charitable providers that have affirmed LGBT*IQ inclusion.

Battered Women's Support Services

Summary: Counselling for any self-identifying woman who has been abused in an intimate relationship, as well as women survivors of childhood sexual abuse, adult sexual assault, and Indigenous residential school survivors.
Phone: 604-687-1867
Website: www.bwss.org/support/programs/counselling/
Donate: www.bwss.org/take-action/donate/

BounceBack® Program from CMHA

Summary: Free coaching by telephone for people with mild-moderate depression with or without accompanying anxiety. Service available in English, Cantonese, French, and Punjabi. Family doctor’s referral required to access this free CMHA program.
Website: https://bouncebackbc.ca
Phone: 1-866-639-0522
Email: bounceback@cmha.bc.ca
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CMHABCDIVISION/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/CMHABC
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/cmha_bc/
Donate: https://cmha.bc.ca/get-involved/donate/

Catherine White Holman Wellness Centre

Population(s) served: Transgender, Two Spirit, gender fluid, gender nonbinary, genderqueer, and gender questioning
Support services: Counselling, legal advice, massage therapy, nursing-led primary care, and nutrition information
Address: 202-1193, Kingsway, Vancouver, BC V5V 3C9
Website: https://cwhwc.com
Phone: 604-442-4352
Fax: (604) 677-6272
Email: contactus@cwhwc.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/cwhwc/
Twitter: twitter.com/cwhwc
Donate: https://cwhwc.com/about/financial/

Counselling and Wellness Centre at MDABC

Summary: The Counselling and Wellness Centre at Mood Disorders Association of BC exists to inspire and support people who wish to cultivate a calm mind, a resilient spirit, and a renewed sense of wellbeing. MDABC provides CBT skills, individual counselling, and group counselling. Appointments are offered online during the COVID-19 pandemic.
: 789 West Pender Street, Vancouver, BC V6C 2X1
Phone: 604-873-0103 ext. 2
Email: info@mdabc.net
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mdasupport
Twitter: https://twitter.com/MDA_BC
Donate: https://mdabc.net/get-involved/donate/

Counselling and Wellness Program at Qmunity

Population(s) served: LGBTQ2IA+ individuals, including youth, adults, and older adults
Support services: Counselling and wellness programs, older adult programs, and youth programs
Address: 1170 Bute St, Vancouver, BC V6E 1Z6
Website: qmunity.ca
Program link: https://qmunity.ca/get-support/counselling/
Phone: 604-684-5307 ext. 100
Email: reception@qmunity.ca
Facebook: www.facebook.com/Qmunity
Instagram: www.instagram.com/qmunity/
Twitter: twitter.com/qmunity
Donate: qmunity.ca/donate/

Counselling at Family Services of Greater Vancouver

Summary: Family Services of Greater Vancouver offers professional, compassionate counselling and trauma services to individuals, families, children and youth in Vancouver, Richmond, and New Westminster.
Phone: 604-731-4951
Email: contactus@fsgv.ca
Website: https://fsgv.ca/programs/counselling/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FamilyServicesGreaterVancouver/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/VanFamServices
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/vanfamservices/
Donate: https://fsgv.ca/donate/

Crime Victims Assistance Program

Summary: Funded counselling for victims of crime, their immediate family members and witnesses.
Phone: 1-800-563-0808
Website: https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/justice/criminal-justice/bcs-criminal-justice-system/if-you-are-a-victim-of-a-crime/victim-of-crime/financial-assistance-benefits

Fearless Femme 100 for BIPOC

Summary: Peer-to-peer counselling and support for Black, Indigenous, and all persons of colour by a collective of Black and Indigenous Trans femmes, GNC folks, and cis women. Free for BIPOC. Available for non-BIPOC by donation.
Website: www.fearlessfemme100.com/
Peer counselling: www.fearlessfemme100.com/peer-counseling
Email: FearlessFemme100@gmail.com
Contact form: www.fearlessfemme100.com/contact
Instagram: www.instagram.com/fearlessfemme100/

Health Initiative for Men (HIM)

Person(s) served: Men, including transgender men, who identify as non-heterosexual.
Support services: Full-spectrum sexual health testing, peer support, primary health care, professional coaching and counselling, special events, and workshops
Locations: HIM on Davie, HIM on The Drive, HIM in New West, HIM in Surrey, and HIM in Abbotsford
Address: 310-1033 Davie Street, Vancouver BC, V6E 1M7
Website: https://checkhimout.ca
Phone: 604-488-1001
Email: office@checkhimout.ca
Facebook: www.facebook.com/HealthInitiativeforMen
Instagram: www.instagram.com/instahim/
Twitter: twitter.com/HIMtweets
Donate: https://checkhimout.ca/donate/

I Belong at MOSAIC

Person(s) served: Immigrants and refugees who identify as LGBTQ2IA+
Support services: Counselling, peer support, and social mentoring by I Belong, plus employment, language interpretation, settlement, and translation services from MOSAIC.
Address: 5575 Boundary Road, Vancouver, BC V5R 2P9
Website: trans.mosaicbc.org and mosaicbc.org
Phone: 604-254-9626
Fax: 604-254-3932
Email: ibelong@mosaicbc.org
Facebook: www.facebook.com/MOSAICBC
Instagram: www.instagram.com/mosaicbc_
Twitter: twitter.com/MOSAICBC
Donate: www.mosaicbc.org/about/donate/donation-form/

Kelty's Key Online Therapy from VCH

Summary : Free online cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT) for qualifying Vancouver residents. Registered online clients are assigned an online psychotherapist for time-limited sessions.
Website: https://www.keltyskey.com
Donate: https://secure.vghfoundation.ca/site/Donation2?df_id=2080&mfc_pref=T&2080.donation=form1&set.SingleDesignee=1118&set.custom.Designated_Giving_Other=Kelty%20Online%20Therapy%20Services%20(11-25014000)&utm_source=keltyskey.com&utm_medium=website&utm_campaign=grateful_patient&utm_content=Keltys-Key

MOSAIC

Summary: MOSAIC is a multilingual non-profit organization dedicated to addressing issues that affect immigrants and refugees during settlement in Canada. The organization offers counselling programs that support LGBTQ individuals and families.
Address: 5575 Boundary Road, Vancouver, BC V5R 2P9
Phone: 604-254-9626
Email: info@mosaicbc.org
Website: trans.mosaicbc.org and mosaicbc.org
Facebook: www.facebook.com/MOSAICBC
Instagram: www.instagram.com/mosaicbc_
Twitter: twitter.com/MOSAICBC
Donate: www.mosaicbc.org/about/donate/donation-form/

Residential Historical Abuse Program

Summary: Free counselling for those who were sexually abused while under the care of the province.
Phone: 604-875-4255
Website: counsellingservicevancouver.com/residential-historical-abuse-program-rhap/

Sexual Assault Counselling at WAVAW Rape Crisis Centre

Person(s) served: Individuals marginalized by gender, including cisgender, transgender, Two-Spirit, gender fluid, genderqueer, and gender nonbinary individuals who have experienced sexual assault
Support services: Barrier-free counselling; crisis line with intakes, referrals, and resources; and hospital, police, and court accompaniment
Inclusion Project by WAVAW: www.wavaw.ca/inclusion-project/
Website: www.wavaw.ca/get-support/
Crisis line: 604-255-6344 or 1-877-392-7583
Crisis line hours: 24-7-365
Facebook: www.facebook.com/WAVAWRCC/
Twitter: twitter.com/wavawrcc
Donate: www.wavaw.ca/donate/

S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Counselling and Crisis Support Services

Summary: Counselling offered in Mandarin, Cantonese, Korean, and English with a focus on helping new immigrants of Chinese and other ethnic origins. Art therapy also available. Fees: $25-$130/hour and free for those referred by the Ministry for Children and Family Development.
Website: https://successbc.ca/counselling-crisis-support/
Head office address: 28 West Pender Street, Vancouver, BC V6B 1R6
Head office phone: 604-684-1628
Email: info@success.bc.ca
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SUCCESSBC/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/SUCCESSCanada

Vancouver Association for Survivors of Torture (VAST)

Summary: Trauma-informed counselling for refugees in one-on-one and group settings. Services provided in more than a dozen languages.
Phone: 604-255-1881
Toll-free phone: 1-866-393-3133
Website: vast-vancouver.ca
Facebook: www.facebook.com/VASTNonProfit/
Instagram: www.instagram.com/VastVancouver/
Twitter: twitter.com/Vast_Vancouver
Donate: www.canadahelps.org/en/charities/vancouver-association-for-the-survivors-of-torture-vast/

Vancouver Women's Health Collective

Population(s) served: Women, including cisgender, transgender, Two-Spirit, gender fluid, genderqueer, and gender nonbinary individuals
Support services: Acupuncture, art therapy, counselling, nurse-practitioner community clinic, and yoga
Address: 29 W Hastings St, Vancouver, BC V6B 1G4
Website: womenshealthcollective.ca
Phone: 604-736-5262
Fax: 604-736-5263
Facebook: www.facebook.com/VancouverWomensHealthCollective/
Twitter: twitter.com/vwhc
Donate: womenshealthcollective.ca/giving/

Peer Support

Peer-led support for youth and adults across BC who may identify as trans*, Two Spirit, GNC, GNB, questioning, or queer.

ABBY Parents, Caregivers, and Loved Ones of Trans People of Abbotsford

Support services: This is a free facilitated discussion and info-sharing group for parents and loved ones of anyone dealing with gender diversity and/or gender identity issues. This group meets once a month from 7:00-9:00pm. Please contact Lukas directly for more info, including which day the group meets. Once Monthly 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm, contact for more information.
Address: Positive Living Fraser Valley Society, 32883 South Fraser Way, Abbotsford, BC V2T 2Z1
Contact: Lukas Walther
Phone: 604-996-8169
Email: lukas.walther@telus.net

ALLWAYS of Richmond

Support services: A drop-in safe space for youth aged 13-24 of all identities. Drop-in and participate any time in awesome activities and projects in this safe space for youth of all identities! Weekly drop-in meetings are filled with conversation, guest speakers, out trip activities and more exploring gender, identity and acceptance.
Wednesday: 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Address: City Centre Community Centre, 5900 Minoru Boulevard, Richmond, BC V6X 0L9
Website: www.richmond.ca/parksrec/centres/city/youth
Phone: 604-204-8589
Email: allways@richmond.ca

Alphabet Soup of Whistler

Support services: An all ages LGBTQ+ group for individuals, their friends and family support. 4th Wednesday of the month (September through June), 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Address: Whistler Public Library Community Room, 4329 Main Street, Whistler, BC V8E 1B2
Website: www.whistlerlibrary.ca
Phone: 604-932-0113
Email: bmuldoon@whistler.ca; jbruce@whistlerlibrary.ca; prismaticsoul@hotmail.com

AVI Queer Peers Youth Leadership Program Victoria

Support services: A leadership program for queer and trans youth aged 15-24, focused on peer support skills, sexual health, harm reduction, queer and trans issues, and community participation.
Address: 713 Johnson Street, 3rd Floor, Victoria, BC V8W 2G2
Phone: 250-384-2366
Facebook: www.facebook.com/AVI.queerpeers

Be Yourself of North Vancouver

Support services: Drop-In, facilitated group for youth to talk about Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation. Offers two groups for youth ages 13-14 and 15-19
Ages 13-14: Mondays 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Family Services of the North Shore (203 – 1111 Lonsdale Avenue, North Vancouver)
Ages 15-19: Wednesday 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
North Shore Neighbourhood House (225 East 2nd Street, North Vancouver)
Address: North Shore Neighbourhood House / Family Services of the North Shore, 225 East 2nd Avenue, North Vancouver, BC V7L 1C4
Website: www.familyservices.bc.ca
Phone: 604-988-5281
Email: intake@familyservices.bc.ca

Beyond the Street of Vancouver

Support services: Drop-in for trans women who identify as women and non-binary. Onsite services. Housing, legal, and emotional counselling. Food outings and focus groups. Every Sunday, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Address: Atira Women’s Resource Centre, 101 East Cordova Street (corner of Columbia and Cordova), Vancouver, BC V6A 1K7
Phone: 604-331-1407 ext 106
Email: beyondthestreet@atira.bc.ca

Cambie Community Centre LGBTQ+ Club of Richmond

Support services: Weekdays 7:00 am – 9:45 pm. Weekends 9:00 am – 8:45 pm
Address: Cambie Community Centre, 12800 Cambie Road, Richmond, BC V6V 0A9
Website: www.richmond.ca/cambie
Phone: 604-238-8379
Contact: Omar Rajan
Email: orajan@richmond.ca

Cariboo Gender Support Network of 100 Mile House

Support services: Interior Cariboo parent/peer support and resources for families with gender variant children. We tailor support based on needs, and we meet at parent and caregivers’ request. Monday – Friday, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Address: Cariboo Family Enrichment Centre, 486 Birch Avenue, #1, 100 Mile House, BC V0K 2E0
Phone: 250-395-5155
Email: caribooproudparents@gmail.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/groups/155962525147080

Chilliwack Gender Support Network of Chilliwack

Support services: The Gender Support Network is a peer-lead trans gender support group in Chilliwack, BC, providing a safe, supportive environment for trans identifying people of all ages and their families. Meets bi-weekly, every 2nd Tuesday from 6:30-8pm at the Sto:lo Service Agency. Open to folks from all communities. Child minding provided every second meeting. See the Facebook events page for the exact dates. Every 2nd Tuesday, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Address: Sto:lo Service Agency, Portable 2B – 7201 Vedder Road, Chilliwack, BC V2R 4G5
Email: chilliwackgsn@gmail.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/pg/gender.support.network/

Chronically Queer of Burnaby

Support services: Chronically Queer is a peer-facilitated support group where LGBTQIA2S+ folk with chronic health conditions and/or disabilities can come together and be themselves fully and openly without fear of judgment while sharing what is happening in their lives. Second Wednesday of the month, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Address: South Burnaby Neighbourhood House, 4460 Beresford Street, Burnaby, BC V5H 0B8
Website: www.qmunity.ca
Phone: 604-437-7331
Email: chronically.queer@qmunity.ca

Chronically Queer of Vancouver

Support services: Chronically Queer is a peer-facilitated support group where LGBTQIA2S+ folk with chronic health conditions and/or disabilities can come together and be themselves fully and openly without fear of judgment while sharing what is happening in their lives. Fourth Wednesday of the month, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Address: Qmunity’s Accessible Office, 610 – 1033 Davie Street, Vancouver, BC V6E 1Z6
Website: www.qmunity.ca
Phone: 604-437-7331
Email: chronically.queer@qmunity.ca

DUDES Club of DTES

Population(s) served: An indigenous-focused organization that welcomes all self-identified men
Support services: Events and activities that focus on holistic wellness in men who live on the Downtown Eastside
Address: 900-609 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC
Phone: 778-244-8363
Email: info@dudesclub.ca
Website: www.dudesclub.ca
Facebook: /www.facebook.com/DudesClub.ca/
Instagram: www.instagram.com/dudesclub.ca/

Emotional Connectedness and Happiness for Transgender Youth and Adults of Nanaimo

Support services: This is a psycho-educational group with a therapeutic purpose to develop mental wellness and resilience. Hosted by the Nanaimo Pride Society to support the local trans community. For info and to register contact the facilitator Chrisella: cpstasiuk@gmail.com Fridays 6:30-8:30pm, sessional, free, and registered. Fridays from 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Address: Nanaimo Family Life Association, 1070 Townsite Road, Nanaimo, BC, V9S 1M6
Phone: 250-752-9293
Email: cpstasiuk@gmail.com
Contact: Chrisella

Etcetera Youth Group of Kelowna

Support services: The youth group is a is a weekly, facilitated program where youth ages 10-13 and 14-18 who identify as LGBTQ+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and Questioning), and their allies, can meet and make lasting friendships with supportive peers. The name “Etcetera” reflects the diversity of the youth who participate in the program, including those whose identities are more varied and expansive than what could ever be described in an acronym. Etcetera is a weekly, facilitated LGBTQ+ program hosted at the Foundry for youth age 11-18.
Every Thursday.
Ages 11-14 from 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
All ages from 5:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Ages 14-18 from 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Address: Kelowna Foundry, 100 – 1815 Kirschner Road, Kelowna, BC V1Y 6G3
Website: www.foundrybc.ca/kelowna/
Phone: 250-763-0456
Email: info@thebridgeservices.ca
Facebook: www.facebook.com/EtceteraKelowna/

Être LGBTQ+ Youth Drop-In of Surrey

Support services: The Youth Space is a safe, sober, and inclusive space for youth ages 13-24. All our activities and events are run by local youth in community, based off their own passions and interests. Visit their website or Facebook group for a full calendar of events. Hours vary on season. Please contact for more information.
Address: Être LGBTQ+ Youth Drop In, 1845 – 154 Street, Surrey, BC V4A 5J8
Website: www.theyouthspace.com
Phone: 778-545-9188
Email: youthspace@alexhouse.net
Facebook: www.facebook.com/sswryouthspace

Fearless Femme 100 for BIPOC of USA

Summary: Peer-to-peer counselling and support for Black, Indigenous, and all persons of colour by a collective of Black and Indigenous Trans femmes, GNC folks, and cis women. Free for BIPOC. Available for non-BIPOC by donation.
Website: www.fearlessfemme100.com/
Peer counselling: www.fearlessfemme100.com/peer-counseling
Email: FearlessFemme100@gmail.com
Contact form: www.fearlessfemme100.com/contact
Instagram: www.instagram.com/fearlessfemme100/

Fraser Valley Youth Society of Abbotsford

Support services: Weekly drop-ins for LGBTQ+ youth aged 13-25 in the Fraser Valley. Thursdays 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Address: Impact, 32555 Simone Avenue, Abbotsford, BC V2T 4Y2
Website: www.fvys.ca
Phone: 604-200-3203
Email: info@fvys.ca

Fraser Valley Youth Society of Chilliwack

Support services: Weekly drop-ins for LGBTQ+ youth aged 13-25 in the Fraser Valley. Every Wednesday, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Address: Sto:lo Service Agency, 7201 Vedder Road, Chilliwack, BC V2R 4G5
Website: www.fvys.ca
Phone: 604-200-3203
Email: info@fvys.ca

Fraser Valley Youth Society of Mission

Support services: Weekly social drop-ins for LGBTQ+ youth aged 13-25 in the Fraser Valley. Thursdays 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Address: Fraser House (Basement door in front), 33063 4th Avenue, Mission, BC V2V 1S6
Website: www.fvys.ca
Phone: 604-200-3203
Email: info@fvys.ca

Free2BU of Newton, Surrey

Support services: Free2BU is friendly to youth aged 14-21 of all genders and sexual orientations. It’s also a great place for questioning or unsure youth to come and ask questions. Snacks are supplied at every meeting, and a group discussion is usually held, discussing ideas for upcoming events, suggestions for drop-in activities, and a quick once-over of current events both in the community and in the world. Wednesdays 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Address: Newton Youth Hub, 114-13479 76th Avenue, Surrey, BC
Phone: 604-592-6200
Email: nyrcreception@pcrs.ca
Facebook: www.facebook.com/nyrcs

Free2BU of Whalley, Surrey

Support services: Free2BU is friendly to youth aged 14-21 of all genders and sexual orientations. It’s also a great place for questioning or unsure youth to come and ask questions. Snacks are supplied at every meeting, and a group discussion is usually held, discussing ideas for upcoming events, suggestions for drop-in activities, and a quick once-over of current events both in the community and in the world. Wednesdays 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm.
Address: City Centre Youth Hub, 10453 Whalley Blvd, Surrey, BC
Phone: 604-587-8100
Email: ccyh@pcrs.ca
Facebook: www.facebook.com/nyrcs

Friends of Dorothy of Langley

Support services: Weekly youth-led drop ins for ages 12- 24. The group is a safe place for LBGTQ2 youth to be, a place for them to learn about LGBTQ2 issues, to share their experiences with other youth as well as to connect with each other and support each other. Wednesdays 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Address: EnCompass, 6275 203rd Street, Langley, BC V3A 5E6
Website: www.langleyyouthhub.com
Phone: 604-546-1130
Email: support@encompasssupports.com

FTM Etc. of Vancouver

Summary: Monthly peer-run discussion and support group open to AFAB individuals from their late teens to elders who is either questioning their gender identity or who identifies as male all or part of the time. The group meets the third Saturday of every month from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Hosted by: Ravensong Community Medical Centre
Address: 2450 Ontario Street, Vancouver, BC V5T 4T7
Contact: Lukas
: 604-996-8169
Email: bcftmnetwork@hotmail.com

Gen-Out (Ridge Meadows) of Maple Ridge

Support services: Gen-Out is a free, confidential and voluntary support group for youth aged 13-18 who are exploring gender and sexuality. Their allies are also welcome to attend. Please call or email for information and location.
Address: Maple Ridge, BC
Website: www.plea.ca
Phone: 604-708-2648
Email: genoutrm@plea.bc.ca

Gen-Out (Tri Cities) of Port Coquitlam

Support services: Gen-Out is a free, confidential and voluntary support group for youth aged 13-18 who are exploring gender and sexuality. Their allies are also welcome to attend. Please call or email for location information. Mondays 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm.
Address: Port Coquitlam, BC
Website: www.plea.ca
Phone: 604-708-2648
Email: genouttc@plea.bc.ca

Gender Identity Group-Okanagan of Kelowna

Support services: This is a positive, safe, inclusive, supportive space for trans people living in or near Kelowna or the Okanagan area to discuss matters and various topics while providing and obtaining peer support. The minimum age is 16 however if you find yourself in a situation, regardless of age, where you need support, please do not hesitate to reach out. We would never turn someone away. Every Tuesday from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm. Doors open at 5:45 pm.
Address: Okanagan Regional Library, 1380 Ellis Street, Kelowna, BC V1Y 2A2
Facebook: www.facebook.com/groups/483013015099468

Gender Outlines Transgender Society of Prince George

Support services: GenderOutlines is a peer support group for anyone under the Transgender umbrella, identifies as Two-spirit, or is questioning their gender identity. GenderOutlines provides a safespace where individuals are able to express their unique identities in a validating setting, create community connections, and address any opposition faced by the members. GenderOutlines hosts a Members group, an Ally group, & a Youth group once a month. A workshop aimed at increasing empathy and understanding for service providers, classrooms, and community members is also available. Youth group is 8-25 Ally friendly group is all ages Adult group is 17+. Each month we hold a youth group, an ally friendly group, and an adult group. Please contact for more information and location.
Address: Prince George, BC V2L 4Y5
Phone: 778-401-4549
Email: Genderoutlines@gmail.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/GenderOutlinesPG/

Gender Spectacular Family Drop-In of Saanich

Support services: Fun for families* of Two-Spirit, trans, and gender creative kids in Gr. 8 or younger. After about 30 minutes of free play time we hold a community gathering and move into facilitated games and activities. We always have food and bus tickets available. Parent support and resources accessible onsite too. *We consider families to be self-determined. Bring grandparents, siblings, aunties, cousins, chosen family. If someone is important to you and wants to help celebrate your gender spectacular family, we would love to meet them. 4th Saturday of the month (Jan 2020 – June 2020) 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm.
Address: Saanich Neighbourhood Place, 3100 Tillicum Road, in the Pearkes Rec Centre, Saanich, BC V8T 1W5
Website: genderspectacular.com
Email: support@genderspectacular.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/genderspectacular

Gender Spectacular Caregivers Support Group of Saanich

Support services: Come meet parents, caregivers, and close adult family members of trans, gender non-conforming, and Two-Spirit children, youth, and young adults. This group is facilitated by a trans person and a parent (on a rotating basis). We always have food and bus tickets available. No childminding on site, but childminding subsidies available. 1st Wednesday of the month 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm.
Address: Saanich, BC V5J 5K9
Phone: contact by email for information
Website: genderspectacular.com
Email: support@genderspectacular.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/genderspectacular

Generation Q Youth Program of Nanaimo

Support services: For youth aged 13-18. Youth aged 18-24 are encouraged to participate as youth mentors and volunteers. Thursday evenings. Contact for more information.
Address: South Side Teen Centre, 20 5th Street, Nanaimo, BC V9R 1M7
Phone: 250-754-3215
Email: generationqinfo@gmail.com or generationq@bgccvi.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/GenerationQPUBLIC

GLITTER of Richmond

Support services: A drop-in safe space for youth aged 13-24 of all identities. Come learn about LGBTQ+ related issues, gain leadership skills and connect with other LGBTQ youth in Richmond in this leadership and volunteer opportunity. Tuesday: 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm.
Address: South Arm Community Centre, 8880 Williams Road, Richmond, BC V7A 1G6
Website: www.richmond.ca/parksrec/centres/southarmcentre/youth
Phone: 604-238-8060
Email: Ryan.Murao@richmond.ca
Contact: Ryan Murao

Health Initiative for Men (HIM) of the Lower Mainland

Person(s) served: Men, including transgender men, who identify as non-heterosexual.
Support services: Full-spectrum sexual health testing, peer support, primary health care, professional coaching and counselling, special events, and workshops
Locations: HIM on Davie, HIM on The Drive, HIM in New West, HIM in Surrey, and HIM in Abbotsford
Address: 310-1033 Davie Street, Vancouver BC, V6E 1M7
Website: https://checkhimout.ca
Phone: 604-488-1001
Email: office@checkhimout.ca
Facebook: www.facebook.com/HealthInitiativeforMen
Instagram: www.instagram.com/instahim/
Twitter: twitter.com/HIMtweets

I Belong - Free Peer Support Social Group for LGBTQ Immigrants, Refugees, and Newcomers of Burnaby

Support services: A free peer support social group for LGBTQ immigrants, refugees, and newcomers. Meet new people, make friends, and participate in fun activities! Volunteer language support available. Every 2nd Monday of the month, 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm.
Address: MOSAIC Burnaby Centre for Immigrants, 5902 Kingsway, Burnaby, BC V5J 1H2
Website: www.mosaicbc.org
Phone: 604-254-9626
Email: ibelong@mosaicbc.org

Langley Youth Hub LGBTQ2S+ Wellness Night

Support services: Langley Youth Hub LGBTQ2S+ Wellness Night is our gender-affirming, LGBTQ2S+ friendly, confidential, walk-in medical clinic with Dr. Gupta. It happens on the 3rd Wednesday of the month. Walk ins are welcome between 5 pm and 6 pm, appointments only from 6 pm to 7 pm. 3rd Wednesday of the month, 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Address: Langley Youth Hub, 6275 203 Street, Langley, BC V5A 5E6
Website: www.langleyyouthhub.com
Phone: 604-546-1130

LGBT2Q Drop-In Group (Prism/DAYTOX) of Vancouver

Support services: Ongoing support for addiction recovery and/or mental wellness. This open group welcomes everyone who are anywhere on the trans spectrum – and those who are lesbian, gay, bi, pan, queer, Two Spirit. Drop in, registration not necessary. Thursdays, 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Address: 377 East 2nd Avenue, Vancouver, BC V5T 4R6
Phone: 604-658-1278

LGBT2Q+ Youth Group of Campbell River

Support services: A place for LGBTQ2S+ youth to connect for activities, information, and support. To register please call Foundry Campbell River at 250-286-0611 or drop in to 140 10th Ave. Every Tuesday 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm.
Address: Foundry Campbell River, 140 10th Avenue, Campbell River, BC V9W 4E3
Phone: 250-286-0611
Email: foundry@jhni.bc.ca
Facebook: www.facebook.com/foundrycampbellriver/

LGBTQ Youth Support Group of Vanderhoof

Support services: A Group to connect youth going through the transition process. For youth ages 12-25. Once a month. Please contact for location and hours
Address: Vanderhoof, BC
Phone: 250-925-4691
Email: accessiblecounsellingservices@gmail.com

LGBTQ2+ Hangout of Victoria

Support services: For Ages 13 – 18. Wednesdays 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm.
Address: Gordon Head Recreation Center, 4100 Lambrick Way, Victoria, BC V8N 5R3
Phone: 250-475-7111
Email: loryn.anderson@saanich.ca
Contact: Loryn Anderson

Monthly Dinner for Trans, Non-Binary, and Two-Spirit Sex Workers of Esquimalt

Address: Peers Victoria, 1-744 Fairview, Esquimalt, BC V9A 5T9
Website: www.safersexwork.ca
Email: trans.support@peers.bc.ca

Mpowerment Fraser

Support services: Mpowerment Fraser host weekly events across the Fraser Region. You can find us in Burnaby, New Westminster, Surrey and Abbotsford. Our social events include a monthly Art Night, Cooking Lesson and Board Game Hangout! Check us out on Facebook to stay up to date on what we’re doing and when we’ll be in a city near you!
Address: Abbotsford, New Westminster, Surrey, Burnaby BC
Facebook: www.facebook.com/MpowermentFraser/

Mpowerment of Prince George

Support services: Mpowerment PG is an event based peer support group for queer and trans folx to learn more about themselves and all the things that give us pleasure. We work to create safer spaces for all youth, including those of us who are living with HIV. For youth ages 18-30. Free rides to and from events + accessibility needs can be arranged upon request! 250-981-7065 (text anytime, calls available weekdays from 10:00 am – 5:00 pm)
Events twice a month, 6:60 pm – 9:00 pm, usually on Wednesdays. Please contact for location.
Address: Prince George, BC V2L 3B8
Phone: 250-981-7065
Email: shaing@youthco.org
Facebook: www.facebook.com/mpowermentpg
Snapchat: @mpowermentpg

Mpowerment YVR

Support services: Mpowerment YVR is based in Downtown Vancouver and hosts new events in the city every week. We host social events three times a month including movie nights, hikes, performance nights, karaoke and art workshops. On the last Wednesday evening of every month we welcome our newer participants to connect and learn more about Mpowerment at a special dinner and discussion that you don’t want to miss! Get in touch via Facebook to find out more. Wednesday evenings
Address: Contact for location
Facebook: www.facebook.com/MpowermentYVR/

North Island Parents and Caregivers of Trans, Two-Spirit, Gender Diverse Children and Youth of Campbell River

Support services: A support group for parents and caregivers of Trans, Two-Spirit, gender diverse children and youth. Please contact for more information, address and meeting time
Address: Campbell River, BC V9W 4F3
Email: kindrootswellness@gmail.com

Parenting Gender Diverse Youth Drop-In of North Vancouver

Support services: This group for parents runs weekly focusing on building specific resiliency skills within parents and on providing resources and support that are specific to parenting gender diverse youth. Parents will be able to speak with other parents that are struggling through the same issues, learn how to support their youth and gain more information regarding this diverse community. Tuesdays 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm.
Address: Family Services North Shore, 203-1111 Lonsdale Avenue, North Vancouver, BC V7M 2E9
Website: www.familyservices.bc.ca
Phone: 604-981-5281
Email: intake@familyservices.bc.ca

Parents and Caregivers of Trans Youth Group of Maple Ridge

Support services: This group is an opportunity for discussion, information sharing, and support for parents and caregivers of trans youth under 25. Runs concurrently with “Trans Youth Group”. For further information and to register please email. 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Address: PLEA, Maple Ridge, BC
Website: www.plea.ca
Phone: 604-871-0450
Email: transsupport@plea.bc.ca

Parents and Caregivers of Trans Youth Group (North Fraser/Burnaby) of Burnaby

Support services: This group is an opportunity for discussion, information sharing and support for parents of trans youth under 25. Runs concurrently with “Trans Youth Group”. For further information and to register please email. Every 2nd and 4th Wednesday, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm.
Address: PLEA, Near Metrotown Station, contact for address, Burnaby, BC
Website: www.plea.ca
Phone: 604-871-0450
Email: transsupport@plea.bc.ca

Parents and Caregivers of Trans Youth Group (North Fraser/Tri-Cities) of Port Coquitlam

Support services: This group is an opportunity for discussion, information sharing, and support for parents and caregivers of trans youth under 25. Runs concurrently with “Trans Youth Group”. For further information and to register please email. 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Address: PLEA, Port Coquitlam, BC
Website: www.plea.ca
Phone: 604-871-0450
Email: transsupport@plea.bc.ca

Peace Area Trans Two-Spirit Supports (PATTS) of Fort Saint John

Support services: Peer based support group for trans*, two spirited, non binary etc. folks. Group meets once a month. Please contact for more information and location.
Address: Fort Saint John, BC V1J 7G4
Email: peaceareatrans@gmail.com

PFLAG Nanaimo

Support services: The Nanaimo PFLAG chapter. Meets 3rd Sunday of the month, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Address: Brechin United Church – Brechin House, 945 Waddington Road, Nanaimo, BC V9S 4V1
Website: pflagcanada.ca
Phone: 1-888-530-6777 ext 566
Email: nanaimobc@pflagcanada.ca
Facebook: www.facebook.com/pflagnanaimo

PFLAG Surrey

Support services: For parents, families & caregivers of LGBTQ+ youth. Wednesdays, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Address: Sunnyside United Church, 15639 24th Avenue, Surrey, BC V4A 2J6
Website: www.pflagvancouver.com
Phone: 604-626-5667
Email: info@pflagvancouver.com

PFLAG Vancouver

Support services: PFLAG provides support for all family members and friends of gay, lesbian, bisexual and trans people. Every 3rd Wednesday of the month, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm.
Address: Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre, 181 Roundhouse Mews, Vancouver, BC V6Z 2W3
Website: www.pflagvancouver.com
Phone: 604-626-5667
Email: info@pflagvancouver.com

PFLAG Victoria

Support services: PFLAG Chapter in Victoria, BC. Contact for up-to-date meetings.
Address: St. John the Divine Anglican Church, 1611 Quadra Street, Victoria, BC V8W 2L5
Website: pflagcanada.ca/
Email: victoriabc@pflagcanada.ca

Pride Alliance of Surrey

Support services: A group for youth aged 13-19 who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, two-spirit, or an ally. Join for games, crafts, movie nights, and discussions! Network with other Gender-Sexuality Alliances in the Surrey area. This will be a safe, positive, and friendly space. Snacks included. Generally the first Tuesday of every month, 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Address: Guildford Library, 15105 105 Avenue, Surrey, BC V3R 7G8
Website: www.surreylibraries.ca
Phone: 604-598-7366
Email: alan.woo@surrey.ca

Prince Rupert GLOW (Gay, Lesbian, or Whatever) of Prince Rupert

Support services: Located at the Prince Rupert Middle School and Charles Hayes High School. The middle school and high school GSAs have weekly lunch meetings that are run by sponsor teachers. All youth are welcome! It is a friendly space for LGBTQ2S+ and ally youth to gather and support one another. Occasionally, movie nights and community gatherings are organized as well. For youth ages 11-18. Please contact for more information
Address: Prince Rupert Middle School, 417 9 Avenue W, Prince Rupert, BC
Charles Hayes High School, 201 Prince Rupert Boulevard, Prince Rupert, BC
Phone: 250-624-0942
Email: christine.danroth@sd52.bc.ca
Contact: Christine Danroth

Qmunity of Vancouver

Population(s) served: LGBTQ2IA+ individuals, including youth, adults, and older adults
Support services: Peer-led groups include Bifocus, Chronically Queer; Dear John, I Love Jane; Generations Yoga; Rainbow Families; Rainbow Light Meditation; Rainbow Refugee Committee; Trans Medical Support Group; Trans + Partners; Vancouvernites: Asexual and Aromantic Social and Support Group; and Youth Drop-in
Address: 1170 Bute St, Vancouver, BC V6E 1Z6 and the accessible office at 610-1033 Davie Street, Vancouver, BC V6E 1M5
Website: qmunity.ca/groups
Phone: 604-684-5307 ext. 100
Email: reception@qmunity.ca
Facebook: www.facebook.com/Qmunity
Instagram: www.instagram.com/qmunity
Twitter: twitter.com/qmunity

Qmunity Youth Drop-In (GAB) of Vancouver

Support services: Youth drop-ins are a community-oriented space where youth can hang out and seek support. During drop-in times, there are always Youth Workers, volunteers, and other youth who are excited to get to know you. For ages 14-25. Wednesdays, 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm and Fridays, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm.
Address: Qmunity, 1170 Bute Street, Vancouver, BC V6E 1Z6
Website: qmunity.ca/groups
Phone: 604-684-5307 ext 108
Email: youth@qmunity.ca

QT2IPOC Dinners at Upside Teen Centre of Victoria

Support services: Monthly QT2IPOC Dinners. For self-identified queer, trans, and/or 2-spirit Indigenous people and/or people of colour. Third Monday of the month, 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm.
Address: Upside Teen Centre – Saanich Commonwealth Place, 4636 Elk Lake Drive, Victoria, BC V8Z 5M1
Email: qt21poc.foodsharing@gmail.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/groups/1280372561982369

QTBIMPOC Discussion Group at UBC Nest of Vancouver

Support services: Discussion and social space for all LGBTQIA+ Black, Indigenous, Mixed Race, and/or People of Colour to meet one another and chat! Email for information.
Address: 6133 University Boulevard, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z1
Website: www.prideubc.com/discussion-groups
Email: prideubc@gmail.com

Queer Youth Drop-in at The Dan's Legacy Foundation of Vancouver

Support services: Femme-focused queer youth drop-in for all gender ages 18-25ish. Hosted at REACH clinic in the 3rd floor kitchen. Mondays 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Address: REACH Clinic, 3rd Floor Kitchen, 1145 Commercial Drive, Vancouver, BC, V5L 3X3
Email: jayne@danslegacy.com

Rainbow Connections of Fort Nelson

Support services: Peer-led support group for parents and a facilitated youth group. Youth group is for ages 13-18, parent group is for 19+. Please email or call 250-774-2596 (requesting the Family Empowerment Coordinator) for more information and location. Monthly and some planned special events. Please contact for more information.
Address: Fort Nelson, BC V0C 1R0
Contact: Family Empowerment Coordinator
Phone: 250-774-2596
Email: rainbowconnections11@gmail.com

Rainbow Health Co-op of Victoria

Support services: Contact Rainbow Health Co-operative for more information about the group.
Address: Rainbow Health Co-op, 1208 Wharf Street, Victoria, BC V8W 3B9
Facebook: www.facebook.com/rainbowhealthcoop
Phone: 888-241-9992

Rainbow Refugee Claim Support of Vancouver

Support services: All ages, Immigrants/Refugees, A drop-in group for anyone seeking information about a refugee claim based on persecution of their sexuality, gender identity or HIV status. Please contact to arrange support in language other than those listed. 4th Thursday of the month, 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Address: Qmunity, 1170 Bute Street, Vancouver, BC V6E 1Z6
Website: www.rainbowrefugee.com
Email: info@rainbowrefugee.ca

Rainbow Roundtable of Vancouver

Summary: A Vancouver-based twice-weekly meetup for LGBTQ2S adults 55+ plus. “Share stories, wisdom, and experiences of the challenges with aging in the LGBTQ2S community…” There is a suggested drop-in fee of $5 for participation.
Time: Tuesdays and Fridays from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Hosted by: Collingwood Neighbourhood House or virtually via Zoom
Address: 5288 Joyce Street, Vancouver, BC V5R 6C9
Phone: 604-435-0323
Website: https://rainbowroundtable.ca
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/rainbowroundtable/

Safe Spaces of Kamloops

Support services: Safe Spaces is a service for youth up to 26 years of age who identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, two spirit, queer or questioning and their allies. A youth-driven, drop-in group meets once a week in a space that offers a resource library, sketch pads & other art supplies, a wii, dvd’s, board games and several comfortable couches! A coordinator is available for one to one appointments as required and attends all group functions. Safe Spaces also provides workshops and presentations in Kamloops and surrounding communities. Email or call for group dates, location and times.
Address: Kamloops, BC
Website: www.interiorcommunityservices.bc.ca/programs/youth/safe-spaces
Phone: 250-371-3086
Email: sspaces@interiorcommunityservices.bc.ca

Smithers 2SLGBT+ Youth Group of Smithers

Support services: Smithers 2SLGBT+ Youth Group is a safe place for young adults who are entering the workforce and leaving school to find support and meet like minded individuals. Want to hang out in a safe and supportive space or need someone to talk to about sexuality, sexual orientation, or gender identity? Stop by and hang out, play games, do some arts & crafts, talk, have a snack, all in a safe place. Ages 16-21
Last Thursday of the month. Email for address.
Address: Smithers, BC V0N 2N0
Website: www.smitherspride.com
Email: youth@smitherspride.com

Salt Spring Island Trans Youth Peer Support Group of Salt Spring Island

Support services: For youth ages 13-18. Please contact for meeting times and location information.
Address: Southern Gulf Islands, BC V8K 2K6
Phone: 250-537-4365
Email: laraujo@ssics.ca

Sher Vancouver

Support services: Sher Vancouver is a social, cultural and support group for gay, lesbian, bisexual and trans South Asians, and their friends, families and allies. It is based out of Vancouver, B.C., but people from all over the world are welcome to join. Sher offers peer support, social activities, information, referral and outreach presentations. Sher would like to help inform, educate and bring about more acceptance and understanding. Everyone is welcome to join Sher, regardless of ethnicity, religious belief or sexuality.
Address: Sher Vancouver, 187 East Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC V6A 1R8
Website: www.shervancouver.com
Email: shervancouver@hotmail.com

South Island Gender Variant Drop-In of Victoria

Support services: Hosted by AVI, for anyone identifying as trans, non-binary, gender variant, gender non-conforming, or any other not-cis identity. 2nd Wednesday of the month 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm and last Thursday of the month 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm.
Address: GVPL Central Branch 2nd floor meeting room, 735 Broughton Street, Victoria, BC V8W 3H2
Facebook: www.facebook.com/southislandGVDI

Teen Alliance of Prince George

Support services: The Teen Alliance is a safe, inclusive, and fun space for all teens. Each meet features a variety of activities, including board games and video games, crafts, and discussions. For youth ages 13-18. Alternating Tuesdays from 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm.
Address: Prince George Public Library – Bob Harkins Branch, 888 Canada Games Way (Keith Gordon Room), Prince George, BC V2L 5T6
Website: www.pgpl.ca
Phone: 250-563-9251
Email: cknapp@pgpl.ca
Facebook: www.facebook.com/groups/librarygsa

The Cornbury Society of New Westminster

Population(s) served: All who choose to dress in a way that may be perceived as different from sex assigned at birth, plus partners and significant others
Support services: Social support, special events, and workshops
Address: PO Box 051, 667 Columbia St. New Westminster, BC V3M 1A8
Email: info@cornbury.org
Website: www.cornbury.org

The Sounding Room of Squamish

Support services: Sounding Room is a safe space for LGBTQ+ individuals and their families to engage in important and meaningful conversations with the assistance of our Registered Clinical Counsellor Kristin Trotter. Sounding Room provides opportunities to forge friendships with others and build community while sharing resources, ideas, success, and challenges. The aim of Sounding Room is to offer a safer space to be seen, heard, and to feel supported and connected. 2nd Wednesday of every month, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm.
Address: Squamish Public Library Meeting Room, 37907 2nd Avenue, Squamish, BC V8B 0A7
Website: www.facebook.com/soundingroomsquamish
Phone: 604-892-3110
Email: safensoundsquamish@gmail.com

The Warm Zone at Sara for Women of Abbotsford

Support services: Drop-in centre for all women-identified folks who are homeless or precariously housed in Abbotsford BC. Open Monday-Friday, 9:00 am – 10:00 pm. Saturdays from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm. Closed Sundays and Stat holidays.
Address: Sara for Women, 33264 Old Yale Road, Abbotsford, BC V2S 2J5
Website: saraforwomen.ca
Phone: 604-746-3301

T.R.A.C.E.S. Drop-in at Nelson Women's Centre of Nelson

Support services: This is a casual, and supportive space for trans, non-binary, and questioning folks, where you can visit the free store, eat a meal with us , chat about different themes and get involved in special events from week to week. Our drop-in hours are on Fridays from 12-4pm. During these hours, trans, non-binary, gender variant, and gender questioning folks can access: A social space to meet other trans and gender variant people A free meal Food to take home Free clothing and shoes A feminist library A bathtub and personal care products Referrals to other resources **Children are always welcome! This Friday (& every Friday) the Trans Resource and Community Engagement Space drop-in program runs from 12:00 – 4:00 pm at the Nelson & District Women’s Centre.
Address: Nelson Women’s Centre, 420 Mill Street, Nelson, BC V1L 4R9
Website: www.nelsonwomenscentre.com
Phone: 250-352-9916
Email: info@nelsonwomenscentre.com

Trans + Partners (Social + Support Group) of Vancouver

Support services: All ages. Accessibility: This location is unfortunately not wheelchair accessible. Please contact the group organizer to make alternate arrangements. 4th Tuesday of the month, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Address: Qmunity, 1170 Bute Street, Vancouver, BC V6E 1Z6
Website: qmunity.ca/groups
Phone: 604-684-5307 ext 100
Email: transandpartners@qmunity.ca

TransActions of Terrace

Support services: A safe space for gender diverse and trans adults (19yrs+) in Terrace and the surrounding area. We meet monthly and video conference is available to accommodate folks outside of Terrace. Please contact us for further information.
Address: Terrace Health Unit, 3412 Kalum Street, Terrace, BC V8G 4T2
Phone: 250-631-4202

Trans Adult Drop-in of Vancouver

Support services: Ages 18+, Social discussion group for trans, gender diverse, Two-Spirit and questioning folks. At Three Bridges Community Health Centre (1128 Hornby St.) in the 1st floor West End Room. 1st and 3rd Friday of the month, 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm.
Address: Three Bridges Community Heath Centre, 1128 Hornby Street, 1st floor West End Room, Vancouver, BC V6Z 2L4
Website: www.phsa.ca/transcarebc/
Phone: 604-341-8316
Email: catherine.jenkins@phsa.ca
Contact: Catherine Jenkins

Trans and Gender Identities (TaGI) Discussion Group at UBC Nest of Vancouver

Support services: For trans and non-cisgender identities experiences. Provides a supportive group exclusively for trans and gender non-conforming folks. Tuesdays, 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Address: UBC Nest – Room 2103, 6133 University Boulevard, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z1
Website: www.prideubc.com/discussion-groups
Email: prideubc@gmail.com

Trans Connect of Cranbrook

Support services: Support and Resources for Trans/Gender Diverse People including workshops, forums and peer support. Please contact for location.
Address: Ankors, Cranbrook, BC
Website: www.kootenaytransgender.com or ankors.bc.ca/
Phone: 250-354-5362

Trans Connect of Nelson

Support services: Support and Resources for Trans/Gender Diverse People including workshops, forums and peer support for all ages.
Address: Ankors Nelson, 101 Baker Street, Nelson, BC V1L 4H1
Website: www.kootenaytransgender.com
Phone: 250-505-5506
Email: ankorstransconnect@gmail.com

TransGathering at Qmunity of Vancouver

Support services: Drop-in for all variations of trans-identified and gender-variant folks with the opportunity to connect, share, discuss, and learn in a safe and supportive environment. Use buzzer at street level to be let into building. First, Third, Fifth Tuesday of the month, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm.
Address: Qmunity Accessible Office, 610 – 1033 Davie Street, Vancouver, BC V6E 1M5
Website: www.qmunity.ca/groups
Email: transgathering@qmunity.ca

Transgender Mentorship and Support Network Group of Sechelt

Support services: Open to transgender, nonbinary, genderqueer and questioning individuals. All ages. Wheelchair accessible. 2nd Thursday of the month, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm.
Address: Rockwood Lodge, 5511 Shorncliffe Avenue, Sechelt, BC V0N 3A7
Phone: 604-989-9810
Email: editor@prideguide.ca
Facebook: www.facebook.com/pg/SundayintheParkwithPrideSociety/posts/

Trans Medical Support Group of Vancouver

Support services: All ages. A safe meeting place for all trans and gender diverse people who have undergone, or who are interested in accessing, gender-affirming medical care (or alternatives). 3rd Thursday of the month, 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm.
Address: Qmunity Accessible Office, 610 – 1033 Davie Street, Vancouver, BC V6E 1M5
Website: qmunity.ca/groups
Phone: 604-684-5307 ext 100
Email: transmedical.group@qmunity.ca

TransParent Okanagan of Kelowna

Support services: TransParent provides community consultation, advising and advocacy on issues related to families of trans youth. We also operate a peer support network, monthly meetings, guest speakers and a lending library of books, videos and other resources. Monthly meeting, 2-3 hours. Plus special events. Please contact for location information.
Address: Kelowna, BC V1Y 6G3
Phone: 250-863-2924
Email: transparentokanagan@gmail.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/transparentokanagan/

Trans Parents Discussion Group of Saanich

Support services: A peer-facilitated discussion group for trans and gender non-conforming people who are past/present/future parents and or their partners. Babies and children welcome. This group is run by community members. 3rd Monday of the month, 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm.
Address: Saanich Neighbourhood Place – The Flipside, 3100 Tillicum Road, Saanich, BC V9A 6T2
Website: www.saanichneighbourhoodplace.com
Phone: 250-360-1148
Email: gendercreativetransvictoria@gmail.com

Trans Supper Club of Vancouver

Support services: The Trans Supper Club is a weekly meal program and drop-in service for transgender, Two Spirit, and gender diverse sex workers. The club meets Tuesdays from 5:00 p.m. to 7 p.m..
Address: PACE Society, 148 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC V6B 1G8
Website: www.pace-society.org
Phone: 604-872-7651
Email: info@pace-society.org

Trans Youth Group of Maple Ridge

Support services: A discussion, information-sharing, and support group for trans youth ages 14-25. Runs concurrently with the “Parents and Caregivers of Trans Youth” group on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month. For further information and to register please email. 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm.
Address: Maple Ridge, BC
Website: www.plea.ca
Email: transsupport@plea.bc.ca

Trans Youth Group (North Fraser/Burnaby) of Burnaby

Support services: This group for ages 14-25 is an opportunity for discussion, information sharing and support for trans youth and the parents and caregivers of trans youth. Runs concurrently with “Parents and Caregivers of Trans Youth” group on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month 6:00PM – 8:00PM. Contact for location.
Address: Near Metrotown Station, Burnaby, BC
Website: www.plea.ca
Phone: 604-871-0450
Email: transsupport@plea.bc.ca

Trans Youth Group (North Fraser/Tri-Cities) of Port Coquitlam

Support services: A discussion, information-sharing, and support group for trans youth ages 14-25 in the North Fraser Area. Runs concurrently with the “Parents and Caregivers of Trans Youth” group on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month 7-9pm. For further information, location and to register please email. 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm.
Address: Port Coquitlam, BC
Website: www.plea.ca
Email: transsupport@plea.bc.ca

Trans Youth Support Group of Quesnel

Support services: A group to connect youth going through the transition process. For ages 12-25. Please contact for location and hours.
Address: Quesnel, BC V2J 3L1
Phone: 250-925-4691
Email: accessiblecounsellingservices@gmail.com

Two Spirit Sweat Lodge of Deep Cove, North Vancouver

Summary: Sweat lead every two weeks on Tsleil Waututh. Contact by email for more details.
Location: Deep Cove, North Vancouver, BC
Email: dancingtoeaglespirit@gmail.com

Vancouver Women's Health Collective of DTES

Population(s) served: All women, including cisgender, transgender, Two-Spirit, gender fluid, genderqueer, and gender nonbinary individuals
Support services: Acupuncture, art therapy, counselling, nurse-practitioner community clinic, and yoga
Address: 29 W Hastings St, Vancouver, BC V6B 1G4
Website: womenshealthcollective.ca
Phone: 604-736-5262
Fax: 604-736-5263
Facebook: www.facebook.com/VancouverWomensHealthCollective
Twitter: twitter.com/vwhc

Victoria Quadra - Gender Creative, Two Spirit Group of Saanich

Support services: All gender creative and trans experiential families are welcome, including two-spirit, transgender, non-binary and all gender diverse identities. The whole family is invited! Monthly Drop-In Saturdays from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm, 3rd Sunday of every month.
Address: Saanich Neighbourhood Place, 3100 Tillicum Road, Saanich, BC V9A 6T2
Website: www.saanichneighbourhoodplace.com
Phone: 250-360-1146
Email: gendercreativetransvictoria@gmail.com

Westshore LGBTQ2+ Drop-in of Victoria

Support services: Youth-led drop-in for LGBTQ2+ youth between the ages of 11-18 years. The drop-in runs on Wednesdays from 4:30-6:30pm at the Centennial Centre in Victoria starting October 10th. Contact ewestonatwork@gmail.com for more information.
Address: Centennial Centre, 2805 Carlow Road, Victoria, BC V9B 5V9
Phone: 250-886-0624
Email: ewestonatwork@gmail.com

Whatever Youth Drop-in of West Vancouver

Support services: Activities, events, information, resources and referrals for queer and trans youth aged 13-24 and their allies, family, and friends. Opportunities to be involved, special events, raising community awareness and leadership development. Thursdays, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm. Advisory group Thursdays (bi-weekly) 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm.
Address: Youth Lounge at West Vancouver Community Centre, 2121 Marine Drive, West Vancouver, BC V7V 1K3
Website: https://westvancouver.ca/parks-recreation/youth-centres/resources
Phone: 604-925-7222
Email: mclark@westvancouver.ca

Youth for a Change of Surrey

Support services: An educational and advocacy group for and by LGBTQ2+ young people aged 13-21. Mondays, 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm.
Address: Newton Youth Resource Centre, 114 – 13479 76th Avenue, Surrey, BC V3W 2W3
Website: www.gaysurrey.com/y4ac.htm
Email: sylviatraphan@yahoo.ca