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Ahead of Transgender Day of Visibility on March 31, these services and resources may be helpful to you or someone you know. Please note: this list is not exhaustive.
2-Spirited People of the 1st Nations: provide physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual advocacy.
Aide aux Trans du Québec: support and break isolation of trans, non-binary, and questioning people in Québec. Helpline: 1-855-909-9038, extension 1
CACTUS Montréal: community-based harm reduction organization in Montréal, and through ASTT(e)Q, they offer specific support to Quebec trans communities.
Canadian Centre for Sexual and Gender Diversity: empower gender and sexually diverse communities through education, research, and advocacy.
Egale Canada: research, education, awareness and legal advocacy.
LGBT YouthLine: confidential and non-judgemental peer support.
Text: 647-694-4275 (4 PM – 9:30 PM EST) | Chat online (4 PM – 9:30 PM EST)
Rainbow Health Ontario: creates opportunities for the healthcare system to better serve LGBT2SQ communities.
The 519: committed to the health, happiness and full participation of the 2SLGBTQ+ communities. Offers Trans-specific programs in the City of Toronto.
Trans Care BC: works to enhance and coordinate trans health services and supports across British Columbia.
Trans Equality Society of Alberta: a witness to and a voice for matters concerning trans Albertans.
Trans Lifeline: peer support phone service run by trans people for trans and questioning peers. Canada helpline: 877-330-6366
Trans Sask: resource network for trans-identified, genderqueer, intersex and gender non-conforming individuals, their spouses, family, friends, and allies in Saskatchewan.
Transgender Day of Remembrance, November 2021 episode of Alright, Now What? podcast (listen on Spotify or wherever you get your podcast content)