Resources for LGBTQ2S Youth
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Etcetera Youth Group

Etcetera is a weekly, facilitated LGBTQ+ program hosted at the Foundry for youth age 11-18.

Foundry Kelowna

Foundry Kelowna brings together more than 25 different programs and organizations that will address the health care needs of youth ages 12 to 24 years and their families. This includes mental health services, primary care, and peer support services.

Gender Identity Group- Okanagan

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.

Generous Space Ministries (Vernon)

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 Vernon, retreats, pastoral care, peer connection, and online connection for LGBTQ+ Christians.
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Mens Health Initiative

Men's Health Initiative (MHI)'s goal is to increase supportive, community-based networks for guys-who-like-guys within Interior BC while raising attention to their health care needs and concerns. This includes but is not limited to bisexual, cis, curious, gay, male, non-binary, queer, questioning, straight, trans, two-spirit, and all other guys-who-like-guys.

Safe Spaces - Kamloops

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.

Trans Connect

Trans Connect is a transgender health, education, and community program servicing the East and West Kootenays. They offer Gender Outlaws support group, Buddy System social connection and/or mentorship, Rainbow Clinic, and meet-ups with a peer support worker.

Vernon LGBT Youth Drop-In

A drop-in for youth ages 14-19 years old
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