Griffin Centre is a mental health agency in Toronto for youth, adults, and their families. Griffin Centre offers ReachOUT, a creative, inclusive, and accessible program for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, and queer (LGBTQ) youth and adults in the Greater Toronto Area. Activities include drop-in groups, community outreach, art and skills exchange, counselling, training and consultation. They offer safe spaces that reflect the diversity of queer and trans communities, including LGBTQ+ people of colour, and those labeled with intellectual disabilities.
CultureLink provides settlement services for newcomers in Toronto, including employment services, language training, support with housing and finances, Roma settlement services, mentorship, programs for youth and seniors, and arts and recreation programming.
Queer Arts Network (QAN) is a group for LGBTQ newcomer youth, their friends and allies. Express yourself through art, poetry, music, the spoken word, or other forms of art / multi-media.
Centre for Spanish Speaking Peoples provides resources, services and support to Spanish-speaking communities. Services include HIV/AIDS awareness & prevention, Hispanic Gay-Straight Alliance / Parent Support Group, legal clinic, newcomer settlement program, support for women experiencing violence, programs for youth and kids, and volunteer opportunities.
Among Friends is a weekly program for LGBTQ Refugee Claimants. Among Friends is a great way to meet friends, build community networks, and access information to help you with your settlement in Canada. Among Friends includes weekly presentations and information sessions on different topics such as immigration / refugee law, employment / finding a job, and accessing medical / healthcare. Among Friends is hosted by the 519 Church Street Community Centre in Toronto.
Black Coalition for AIDS Prevention (Black CAP) works to reduce HIV/AIDS in Toronto's Black, African and Caribbean communities and enhance the quality of life of Black people living with or affected by HIV/AIDS. Services include HIV/AIDS prevention, outreach, education, support groups, counselling, advocacy, skill-building workshops, practical assistance, youth programs, anti-homophobia initiatives, and newcomer settlement services (including LGBT settlement services).
Centretown Community Health Centre offers a wide range of programs and services for the GLBTQ community in Ottawa, including sexual health clinic, mental health and counselling, trans health services, social support groups, and programs for youth and seniors.