AIDS Committee of Cambridge, Kitchener, Waterloo, & Area (ACCKWA) is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting people who are infected, affected and at risk for HIV/AIDS and strive to create awareness about HIV/AIDS in the community. Services include HIV testing, support, outreach, and education, as well as specific programming for African and Caribbean people, gay / bisexual / men who have sex with men, youth, women, and persons living with HIV/AIDS.
Spectrum: Waterloo Region's Rainbow Community Space welcomes the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans*, Queer community, their families, friends and allies. They serve Waterloo Region, including Kitchener, Waterloo, Cambridge, and area. Services include a friendly gathering place with drop-in hours and a DVD lending library, a variety of programming including for youth and seniors, a Rainbow community calendar, and an extensive directory of community groups, events, and resources in the area.
OK2BME is a set of free and confidential support services for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or questioning (LGBTQ) kids and teens in Waterloo Region. Services include LGBTQ positive individual and family counselling, LGBTQ social and recreational youth group, trans/gender questioning youth group, establishing Gay-Straight Alliances and similar initiatives in local schools, consultations and collaboration, and public education and training.