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Resources for LGBTQ2S Youth
Lower Mainland

Access Pro-Bono Free Legal Help

Offers free legal advice and some free legal representation. Available by appointment to assist members of the LGBTQ/2S community.
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AllWays Youth Drop-in

A drop-in safe space for youth aged 13-24 of all identities. Wednesday: 4pm-6pm; City Centre Community Centre (5900 Minoru Blvd, Richmond, BC) Tuesday: 4pm � 6 pm; South Arm Community Centre (8880 Williams Rd, Richmond)
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Be Yourself

Drop-In, facilitated group for youth to talk about Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation. Offers two groups (13-14 year olds and 15-19 year olds) Ages 13-14: Mondays 6-7:30pm Ages 15-19: Wednesday 6-7:30pm. Ages 13-14: Family Services of the North Shore (203-1111 Lonsdale Avenue, North Vancouver) Ages 15-19: North Shore Neighborhood House (225 East 2nd Street, North Vancouver).
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Bras, Binders and Breast Forms program

Assist in finding the right gender-affirming chest wear. Free new and used gender affirming chest-wear for trans and gender variant youth who are unable to purchase their own.
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Bute Stree Clinic

Free drop-in STI clinic for the LGBTQ/2S community. No ID required.
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Catherine White holman Wellness Centre

Low barrier wellness services to trans and gender diverse people. This includes general health care, counselling, education, STI/HIV testing, a binder/chest compressor swap, and some legal services.
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Chronically Queer

Chronically Queer provides a safe, supportive environment where LGTBQIA2S+ identified people living with chronic health conditions and/or disabilities can come together and share what is happening in their lives.
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Dancing to Eagle Spirit Society

Trans positive and inclusive ceremonies led by Tsleil-Waututh, Two-Spirit and trans elder on Tsleil-Waututh Territory. Contact Sandy Leo Laframboise at dancingtoeaglespirit@gmail.com
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Dear John, I Love Jane

Peer support group for questioning women interested in exploring queer women's identities, relationships and communities.
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Empower Me Mental Health Resources UBC

A mental health and wellness service for UBC students that seeks to contribute to a resilient student community by supporting existing on-campus and Studentcare mental health resources. Empower Me allows students to connect with qualified counsellors, consultants, and life coaches for a variety of issues. It is multilingual, cultural, gender, and faith inclusive
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FTM Etc

A group for anyone mid-teens and older who was assigned female at birth, who has a male or masculine identity either part of the time or all the time.
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Foundry Abbotsford

Offers health services such as walk in counselling, mental health crisis response, a youth health clinic, and trans healthcare.
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Foundry North Shore (Nort & West Vancouver)

Our centres bring many services together under one roof to make it easier for young people aged 12-24 to find help and support for all of life's problems, big or small. This includes medical services, mental health and substance use counselling, urgent metnal health response services, peer support, and eating disorder services.
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Foundry Vancouver-Granville

Located in heart of downtown Vancouver, our centre provides young people from ages 12 to 24 with easy access to primary care, mental health and substance use services, psychosocial rehab supports, peer support, supported employment and recreational activities all housed under one roof.
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Fraser Valley Youth Society (Abbotsford)

Weekly drop-ins for LGBTQ+ youth aged 13-25
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Fraser Valley Youth Society (Chilliwack)

Weekly drop-ins for LGBTQ+ youth aged 13-25 in the Fraser Valley
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Fraser Valley Youth Society (Mission)

Weekly drop-ins for LGBTQ+ youth aged 13-25 in the Fraser Valley
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Free2BU

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.
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Friends of Dorothy

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.
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GLITTER Youth Drop In

A drop in for youth ages 13-24, Tuesdays 4pm-6pm at South Arm Community Centre.
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Gab Junior

Youth 10-14 can hang out and seek support from peers, youth workers, and volunteers
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Gab: Drop-in for youth

Youth 14-25 can hang out and seek support from peers, youth workers, and volunteers
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Gay/Bisexual Men's Bereavement Support Group

A support group for queer identified men who are grieving the loss of a same-gender partner or significant other to share support in a safe, facilitated space.
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Gender Support Network

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.
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Generous Space Ministries (Vancouver, Maple Ridge)

Generous Space is a Christian community organization that connect LGBTQ+ people interested in exploring the intersection of faith, sexuality, and gender together. They offer group meetups in Vancouver and Maple Ridge, as well as retreats, pastoral care, peer connection, and online connection for LGBTQ+ Christians.
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LGBT2SQ Drop-In Group (Prism/DAYTOX)

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.
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Learning About Me & Myself - Play & Art Therapy Group for Gender Nonconforming Children

A group helping gender non-conforming children under 12 to promote resiliency and self-awareness. The family must reside in Delta, White Rock, Surrey, Langley, or Ladner area. Email Wallace.Wong@gov.bc.ca or Katherine.O'Donnel@gov.bc.ca to register.
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PACE Society

PACE provides Sex Worker-led and driven programs and services to Sex Workers, including low-barrier programming and support. PACE promotes safer working conditions by reducing harm and isolation through education and support.
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Pride Alliance

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.
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Qmunity

QMUNITY is based in Vancouver, and provides a safe place for LGBTQ/2S people of all age. Call to inquire about queer-competent services in your area, or to book a free counselling session.
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Qmunity ID Change Clinics

QMUNITY’s Transgender ID Change Clinic provides basic notarial services for low-income transgender individuals who are applying for a legal name change and/or to change gender markers on their identification.
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Queer Youth Drop-In

Femme-focused queer youth drop-in for all gender ages 18-25ish. Hosted at REACH clinic in the 3rd floor kitchen Mondays 4-6pm starting on Sept 10th.
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Queer and Trans Youth Safety and Healing Group

For trans youth aged 18-24 with substance use concerns. Get in touch for further details.
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Rainbow Refugee Committee

Supports and advocates with people seeking refugee protection because of persecution based on sexual orientation, gender identity, or HIV status.
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Sher Peer Support Group for LGBT, Queer, Trans & Gender Variant Folks in Surrey

Provided by a non-profit society for LGBTQ South Asians, the purpose of the group is to reduce the alienation, isolation, loneliness of youth in our community and provide social and peer support to people in their sexuality and gender identities. For ages 16-30.
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Trans Kids Can Play

Supporting connection and play for trans and gender creative kids and families. Trans Kids Can Play provides a safe space for trans and gender creative children (under 14) as well as their families to connect, play, have fun and share their experinces along their journey. The play group runs twice a month from 6-8pm in Surrey. Snacks and board games are provided. For details regarding dates and location please contact transkidscanplay@gmail.com.
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Trans Medical Support Group

Peer volunteers facilitate a safe place to discuss gender affirming medical care and alternatives.
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Trans Youth Group

A discussion, information-sharing, and support group for trans youth ages 25 and under in the North Fraser Area. Runs concurrently with the Parents and Caregivers of Trans Youth group
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Two Spirit Sweat Lodge

�Sweat lodge held on Squamish Territory (North Vancouver) for Two-Spirit folks and allies. Contact Robbie Hong at robbiemail@shaw.ca
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UNYA: Urban Native Youth Association

Offers a wide range of Two-Spirit inclusive services for Indigenous youth, including some programming specifically designed for Two-Spirit youth through the 2-Spirit Collective. Also have housing, substance use, healthcare programs, and other services to support indigenous youth in Vancouver.
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Vancouvenites-Asexual & Aromantic Social & Support Group

A peer-facilitated community group to discuss ace and aro identities and issues.
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Whatever Youth Drop-in

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.
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Youth for a Change

An educational and advocacy group for and by young people aged 13-21
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ÊTRE! LGBTQ+ Youth Drop-In

The last Thursday of every month come and hang out // make art // chat about issues facing LGBTQ+ youth today // grab a snack. Free bus tickets to get to and from the event.
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