Support / Social / Networking Groups
Face it! is a non-profit initiative that aims to promote the recognition of ethnic/racial and gender/sexual diversity within and outside Latin American* communities in Ontario. It offers an interdisciplinary space for groups and individuals who have an interest in community work along the lines of queer, feminist, indigenous, environmentalist, marginalized and anti-oppression analysis and action.
Kulanu Toronto is a Jewish LGBTQ social, educational, and cultural group whose programming is geared towards people of all ages. Our community includes people of various Jewish affiliations, from secular to religious. Events include Shabbat dinners, Chanukah parties, speed dating, Pesach Seders, and pub nights. Friends and allies welcome.
Two-Spirited People of the First Nations is a non-profit social services organization serving two-spirit / Aboriginal LGBTQ+ people in the Toronto area. Services include counseling and referrals, outreach and education, community events (including social, cultural, and spiritual), volunteer programs, long-term care program, community-based Aboriginal research projects, two-spirit curriculum development project, HIV/AIDS support and prevention, harm reduction tools and materials, and quarterly newsletters.
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.
Pink Triangle Services (PTS) is a not-for-profit registered charity and social service agency providing peer support, educational, research and advocacy services for all gay, lesbian, bisexual, trans, two-spirit and queer (GLBTTQ) persons in the National Capital Region (Ottawa, Ontario).