Sexuality, Gender, and Cultural Diversity Resources

Local Resources
In a crisis? Child, Youth and Family Crisis Line for Eastern Ontario, 613-260-2360 or toll-free, 1-877-377-7775

GLBTTQ Youth Services: Outreach, support and counseling for young people 12-25 and their families in Ottawa. Request counseling through Social Services Intake 613-233-5430, and leave a phone number or email address where it is safe to contact you. Please visit the Centre Town Community Health Center website for more information.

Youth Services Bureau: GLBTTQ positive individual, family and group counseling and crisis intervention within Ottawa, for youth 12 years and older. Counseling Intake: 613-562-3004.

translifeline.org: 1-877 330-6366 Trans Lifeline is a 501(c)3 non-profit dedicated to the well being of transgender people. We run a hotline staffed by transgender people for transgender people.

Trans Health Information Ottawa (THIO): A Community Resource

gaycanada.ca: Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) Ottawa, is a support group for parents, families, friends and spouses of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered people, 613-860-7138.

KIND (formerly Pink Triangle Services): For youth up to age 24. A LGBTTQ+ centre that hosts support groups, events, and sliding-scale counselling. For more information, contact 613-563-4818. For more information please visit the KIND website.

youthline.ca: Ontario's provincial LGBT peer support and info line 1-800-268-9688

The AIDS Committee of Ottawa: Telephone: 613-238-5014, Address: 18 Main St, Ottawa.

GayZone: A Clinic for Guys into Guys 

KidsHelp Line: 1-800-668-6868

National Resources

National and International Links: COLAGE (Children of Lesbians and Gays Everywhere)

Human Rights Campaign

PFLAG Canada

GLSEN: (Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network)

LGBT Youth Line

The Sex You Want: A campaign aimed at getting cisgender and transgender gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men preventing, testing, and treating HIV and other sexually transmitted infections. For more information, please visit the Sex You Want website.

National Aboriginal Health Organization:
African, Caribbean and Black Organizations
The African and Caribbean Council on HIV/AIDS in Ontario (ACCHO)

Canadian HIV/AIDS Black, African and Caribbean Network (CHABAC)

Africans in Partnership Against AIDS

Black AIDS Institute

Responding to Questions on HIV Cure Research in African, Caribbean and Black Communities

African Black Diaspora Global Network on HIV and AIDS (ABDGN)

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