Programs for LGBTQ2S+ YOUTH

Supporting Our Youth (SOY)
333 Sherbourne
https://soytoronto.com/about/contact-2/

Programs that serve dinner at 6 pm and run to 8pm for youth up to 29. Programs for trans, non-binary, black, newcomers.

The 519
519 Church
https://www.the519.org/programs-search/?q=youth

The 519 has many, many programs so check out their full list! A sampling of some that may be of particular interest:

The Trans Youth Mentorship Program is a six month program that provides skills and training to increase employability (and food!) for trans and non-binary youth age 16-29.

Saturday morning Arts programs at the 419 for LGBTQ kids 6-9 and 10-12.

Central Toronto Youth Services
65 Wellesley Street East
https://ctys.org/information/resources/

CTYS offers a variety of programs for LGBTQ2S+ youth
- Boy-O-Boy for gay/bi/trans/queer/questioning guys, 16 – 24 years old.
Discussions of health, arts & culture, and current events
- TFAB for young trans women
- Yoga for queer and trans youth (16-24) in counselling, trauma sensitive

Skylark
40 Orchard Park Blvd (Yonge & Eglinton)
https://www.skylarkyouth.org/for-youth/the-studio/

The Studio, drop-in social hangout space for youth (age 12-21) 3 pm - 7:45 pm Monday to Thursday. LGBTQ2S+ friendly, but open to all youth.

Tweeny Stars, a program for LGBTQ2S+ youth ages 12 to 16 on Fridays

Walk-In mental health clinic and short term counseling

Toby’s Place

33 East Road, Scarborough (Birchcliffe Bluffs United Church)

https://www.facebook.com/tobysplacebbuc/

Drop in for LGBTQ2S+ youth up to 23 from 3pm to 8:30 pm.

East Metro Youth Services (EMYS)

1200 Markham Road

http://emys.on.ca/programs/#lgbt

East Qrew drop-in for queer youth ages 12 to 24 Thursdays from 5 to 8. Also has walk-in

mental health support.

Christie Ossington Neighbourhood Centre (CONC)

George Chuvalo Centre, 50 Sousa Mendes St.

https://www.conccommunity.org/lgbtq2siprograms/

LGBGTQ2S+ drop-in on Thursdays from 3 to 6 PM. Food and tokens. Also LGBTQ2S+ and friends

Art Program (writing, performing, film, spoken word)

Rex Pride

222 Dixon Rd. (Rexdale Community Health Centre)

https://www.rexpride.ca/

There’s a Queer Media Arts Program on Tuesdays from 4 to 8 p.m., and training programs

scheduled on a case-by-case basis for those that want to mentor youth, and affect social

change in the community.

Egale Youth Outreach

489 Queen Street East

https://egale.ca/youthservices/

Food, counselling, tokens and housing help for youth up to 29.

Youthline

https://www.youthline.ca/get-support/ways-we-support/

Phone/text/chat peer support for LGBTQ2S+ youth.

Queer Asian Youth (QAY)

ACAS, 260 Spadina, Suite 410

Planned Parenthood

36B Prince Arthur Ave.

http://www.ppt.on.ca/

Teen health clinic/text/chat/phone with or without OHIP. HIV testing.

Gender Independent Groups (GIG) at the TDSB.

https://gendercreativekids.ca/providers/gender-independent-groups-toronto/

They meet monthly on Tuesday evenings and have two groups: one for children from

Kindergarten to grade 5 and the other for kids from Grades 6 to 9.



HOUSING Assistance

Sprott house

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