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Bullying Prevention
Bully Free Community Alliance
Bully Free Community Alliance is a grass roots not-for-profit organization, based in York Region. It provides education, awareness, and support with respect to …
York Region
LGBT Ok
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Service
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Stop A Bully
STOP A BULLY is a safe Bullying Reporting Program, allowing any student in Canada to report bullying to school officials, without any risk of becoming …
Canada
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LGBT Ok
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Domestic and Sexual Abuse
York Region Abuse Program (YRAP)
York Region Abuse Program provides individual and group therapy to adults, adolescents, children and families who have experienced childhood sexual abuse. …
York Region
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Service
Women's Support Network
The Women’s Support Network (WSN) is York Region’s only sexual violence crisis centre. We are dedicated to providing free, nonjudgemental and …
Newmarket
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Service
Canadian Centre for Men and Families
The Canadian Centre for Men and Families is a social service facility focused on workshops, support groups and counselling dedicated to fathers, boys, …
Toronto
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Sandgate Women’s Shelter of York Region
Sandgate is dedicated to providing all persons who identify as women and their children shelter, support and information so they can take steps …
York Region
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Homeless Youth
Newmarket Youth Shelter
The Newmarket Youth Shelter is a shelter for homeless male youth (aged 16-25) providing food, shelter, individual and group counselling, referral to …
York Region
LGBT Ok
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360°kids’ Homebase: Youth Drop-In Shelter
Home Base provides shelter, support and solutions to youth aged 13-24 who are homeless, at risk of homelessness, or in need of help getting a job or returning …
York Region
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LGBT Ok
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Sutton Youth Multiservice Centre
Emergency shelter for males and females aged 16-26
York Region
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Five/Fourteen
Five/Fourteen is a foster placement agency that matches LGBT+ youth in Ontario’s foster care system with LGBT+ foster parents. …
Ontario
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LGBT Ok
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LGBT Human Rights
Egale
Egale Canada is a national lesbian, gay, bisexual, and trans (LGBT) human rights organization: advancing equality, diversity, education and justice. …
Toronto
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Service
LGBT Parents, Families and Friends
PFLAG York Region
PFLAG provides support, education and an opportunity for dialogue about sexual orientation and gender identity. It acts to create a society that is healthy and …
York Region
Service
Welcome Friend Association
Welcome Friend Association, based in Thessalon Ontario, promotes understating, cooperation and support for and among members of the Lesbian, …
Ontario
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Service
LGBT Phone Lines
York Region LGBT Information & Support Line
An anonymous, confidential and free information and support service for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans residents of York Region.
York Region
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Youthline
The Youth Line is a free service for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans youth, up to the age of 26.
- Open Sunday-Friday from 4pm-9.30pm
Ontario
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Trans Lifeline
Trans Lifeline is a non-profit dedicated to the well being of transgender people. We run a hotline staffed by transgender people for transgender people. Trans …
Canada
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LGBT Support Groups
YRGSA North
YRGSA North is a youth-run group, based in Newmarket, for LGBTTIQQ2SA youth and their Allies. We operate in partnership with the YRGSA (York Region Gay-Straight …
York Region
Service
My House: Rainbow Resources of York Region
'My House is an inclusive and safe space. Those who identify with the LGBT community and their allies can use My House as a central point to access …
Richmond Hill
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Rainbow Families of York Region
Rainbow Families of York Region is an LGBTQ+ friendly parenting group that provides a safe space for parents and their children to gather as a community …
Richmond Hill
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Supporting Our Youth (SOY)
Supporting Our Youth (SOY) is a Toronto based, exciting, dynamic community development project designed to improve the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual, …
Toronto
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Service
LGBTQ Parenting Network
Supporting lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and queer parenting.
The LGBTQ Parenting Network is a program of Sherbourne Health Centre in Toronto. …
Toronto
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Service
Women's Journey - Gay Women's Support Group
This support group is for women who are gay, bisexual or questioning their sexual orientation. It welcomes both single and married women who are …
York Region
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Rainbow Youth Support Group
For gay youth 26 and under. The Rainbow Youth Support Group provides support for issues experienced by LGBT Youth such as coming out, discrimination, family …
York Region
Service
Gay Men's Support Group
Within York Region, there is presently no support group in operation for adult gay men, although the formation of such a group is being actively considered. …
York Region
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Bisexual Men Of Toronto
For bisexual men, or men interested in bisexuality. Offers confidential peer support, a social network, information and referrals to other bisexual …
Central Ontario
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Bisexual Women Of Toronto
For bisexual women, or women interested in bisexuality. Offers confidential peer support, a social network, information and referrals to other bisexual …
Central Ontario
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Gay Fathers Of Toronto
A non-profit organization offering a supportive environment to fathers who are gay oriented
Central Ontario
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Service
Salaam Toronto
An organization dedicated to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transsexual, transgender or questioning muslims and their friends.
Central Ontario
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Service
Women for Recreation, Information and Business
WRIB is an organization dedicated to providing a social, business, and informational networking environment for lesbians, bisexual, transsexual and …
Central Ontario
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Service
LGBT Youth Groups
YRGSA North
YRGSA North is a youth-run group, based in Newmarket, for LGBTTIQQ2SA youth and their Allies. We operate in partnership with the YRGSA (York Region Gay-Straight …
York Region
LGBT Ok
Service
We Are: A Safe Place
We Are: A Safe Place is a place for LGBTQ youth (12-17 years old) from East Gwillimbury/Newmarket and the area to gather in a safe environment and create …
Sharon
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LGBT Ok
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Service
PFLAG York Region
PFLAG provides support, education and an opportunity for dialogue about sexual orientation and gender identity. It acts to create a society that is healthy and …
York Region
LGBT Ok
Service
Jer's Vision - Canada's Youth Diversity Initiative
Jer's Vision works to eliminate bullying, homophobia, transphobia, and other forms of discrimination in schools and youth communities, through: …
Ottawa
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LGBT Ok
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Seneca College - Rainbow Pride Club
A bunch of fun and friendly students who are passionate about spreading a positive word on LGBTTQQI2S issues. The club welcomes all students, (including …
King Township, Markham, Newmarket
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LGBT Ok
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Rainbow Youth Support Group
For gay youth 26 and under. The Rainbow Youth Support Group provides support for issues experienced by LGBT Youth such as coming out, discrimination, family …
York Region
LGBT Ok
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York Region Gay-Straight Alliance (YRGSA)
A Richmond Hill based, youth-run group for LGBTTIQQ2SA youth and their Allies. This group is open to all youth in the York Region community. …
York Region
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LGBT Ok
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York Region Rainbow Umbrella
York Region Rainbow Umbrella is a post-graduate group for LGBTTIQQ2SAP+ people and their allies based in Richmond Hill. However, you DO NOT have …
York Region
LGBT Ok
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Mental Health Support
Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) York Region
We help people learn how to maintain their mental health, look for and identify the signs of mental illness, and get help and support when they need …
Aurora, Markham, Newmarket, Vaughan
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LGBT Ok
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Krasman Centre, Self-Help Network
A supportive place in Richmond Hill where people can drop in, meet other people, participate in the ongoing activities and help to start new …
York Region
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LGBT Ok
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Community Crisis Response Service
For York Region residents who are experiencing a mental health crisis, and their family or friends, York Support Services Network offers the Community …
York Region
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LGBT Ok
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