BC Support Groups

BC Support Groups

This page was last updated on Nov 9th, 2016. This is a list of support groups that the THiP has been made aware of, however, THiP is unable to endorse groups that we are not directly involved in delivering. We recommend that you contact the organization or facilitator prior to attending to ensure that the group is happening as scheduled. Please Contact Us if you know of other groups or need to update your group’s information!

Vancouver Coastal Health Authority (VCH)
Children, Youth & Families:

Trans Youth Drop-In (THiP)

This is a group  for trans, gender diverse and questioning youth and their allied peers (siblings, friends, partners etc), 13 – 24 years old. It is a place to connect with peers and adult mentors for discussions, games, recreation activities, and great snacks.
Where: Broadway Youth Resource Centre – 2455 Fraser Street, Vancouver (Fraser & Broadway)
When: Every Thursday from 5 – 7 pm
For info: Please feel free to Contact Us.

Transgender Wrap-Around Support Group: A Group for Children and Youth with a Trans Family Member

This is a Wrap-Around Group especially for children and youth with a family member (i.e. a parent, a sibling, a close relative). The objectives of this group are providing a safe place for these children and youth to process their grief and other difficult feelings, learning about new roles that they play in this new family dynamic, and gaining skills and support through facilitator and other participants.
When: once a month on Monday from 5:00 to 6:30 starting September 21st, 2015.
To register: Email Wallace Wong at Wallace.Wong@gov.bc.ca

CounterACT- Qmunity

Counselling group for LGBTQ2S+ youth, ages 14-25, counterACT, exploring issues and concerns relevant to LGBTQ2S+ youth through theatre games and exercises. We will focus on mental wellness and topics such as community, identity, relationships, and other issues selected by group members during our weekly meetings.
Where: Qmunity Accessible Office, 610-1033 Davie Street, Vancouver
When: Thursdays 5-7pm
Contact: counterACT@qmunity.ca or call 604-684-5307

 

Queer and Trans Youth Safety and Healing Group

For youth 18-24 with substance use concerns.
Where: Three Bridges Community Health Centre, Room 310 1290 Hornby Street
When: Thursdays (Oct 20th-Dec 8th) 4-5:30pm
For info: Corrine (604-714-3480) or Alex (604-875-2345 ext 2038)

 

Whatever Youth Drop-in

A safe, fun drop-in for LGBTQI2S youth, allies, and friends. Activities, events, information, resources and referrals for queer and trans youth, allies, family, and friends. Opportunities to be involved, special events, raising community awareness and leadership development.
Who: Youth ages 13-24

Where: Youth Lounge at West Vancouver Community Centre, 2121 Marine Drive, West Vancouver
When: Thursdays 6-8pm (Advisory group Thursdays (bi-weekly) 8-9pm)
Contact: Melanie at 604-925-7222

Be Yourself

Drop-In, facilitated group for youth to talk about Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation.
Where: Ambleside Youth Centre, 1018 Pound Road, West Vancouver
When: Wednesday 6pm-8pm
Contact:  intake@familyservices.bc.ca or 604-988-5281

Vancouver Addictions Matrix Program (VAMP)

A 16-week intensive outpatient addiction treatment program for residents of Vancouver.  This day and evening program offers group treatment and family education, along with individual counselling sessions.  Program offers a co-ed stream open to all genders and a stream serving gay/bi/queer men, and trans people are welcome in both streams.  Clients can self-refer.  Please call for more information.
Phone: 604.714.3480
E-mail: vamp@vch.ca
Ages: 16-25 y/o

 

Parenting Gender Diverse Youth Drop-In for Parents

Group focusing on building resiliency skills within parents and providing resources and support s that are specific to gender diverse youth.
Where: 203-1111 Lonsdale Avenue, North Vancouver, BC
When: Tuesday 6pm-8pm
Contact: watson@familyservices.bc.ca  or 604-988-5281

 

Adults:

Adult Drop-In Group for Gender Diverse and Trans People (THiP)

We are piloting a new adult drop-in group for gender diverse and trans people. This group incorporates a variety of activities, including discussions, guest speakers, community building, and social opportunities. Not necessarily a support group, more so a social group to get to know each other and have discussions
When: The group runs on the 1st and 3rd Fridays of the month, 5-7 pm.
Where: Room 150 at Three Bridges Community Health Centre (1290 Hornby Street, Vancouver).
For info: Please feel free to Contact Us.

All Ages Welcome

PFLAG Vancouver (Parents & Friends of LGBT)

PFLAG provides support for all family members and friends of gay, lesbian, bisexual and trans people. www.pflagvancouver.com
Where: Various meeting locations in Vancouver
When: Monthly meetings- please see website for more up to date information.
For info: 604-626-5667 or info@pflagvancouver.com

Two Spirit Sweat Lodge

Sweat lead every two weeks on Tsleil Waututh.

When: Every 2 Weeks
Where: Near Deep Cove -for where & when, contact email
For info: dancingtoeaglespirit@gmail.com

 

Gay Warriors Talking Circle

Who: Gay or Two Spirit men to connect and share stories. Smudge and First Nations prayer practice.

When: Suite #103, 1033 Davie St.

Where: Contact for details (currently on 3rd Tuesday from 7-8:30pm)

For info: 604.488.1001 or register@checkhimout.ca

 

Trans Taking Care Of Business/TTCB (THiP)

Weekly drop-in for trans sex workers. Food, information and support provided. Safe, confidential space.
For location & info: contact April at 604-734-1514 or transhealth@vch.ca

LGBT2SQ Drop-In Group (Prism/DAYTOX)

Ongoing support for addiction recovery and/or mental wellness.  This open group welcomes everyone who are anywhere on the trans spectrum – and those who are lesbian, gay, bi, pan, queer, Two Spirit.
Note: This is a drop-in group, registration is not necessary.
When: Thursdays 5:00-6:00 pm (ongoing)
Where: Daytox, 377E. 2nd Avenue
For Info:  604-658-1278 and ask to speak with Mitch or Heather

 

A Queer State of Mind (QMUNITY)

New support, discussion, and community group for LGBTQ2S+ folks with lived experience of mental health and/or addictions issues. All gender welcome from the North Shore and all neighbouring / Metro Vancouver communities. Wheelchair accessible. Scent-reduced.
When: Thursdays 2 – 3:30pm
Where: The Canadian Mental Health Association 3rd Floor, 1835 Lonsdale Avenue, North Vancouver
For Info: Contact Gill Walker at 604-649-1983 or the Queer State of Mind group at stateofmind@qmunity.ca

 

Sher Vancouver

Sher Vancouver is a social, cultural and support group for gay, lesbian, bisexual and trans South Asians, and their friends, families and allies. It is based out of Vancouver, B.C., but people from all over the world are welcome to join. Sher offers peer support, social activities, information, referral and outreach presentations. Sher would like to help inform, educate and bring about more acceptance and understanding. Everyone is welcome to join Sher, regardless of ethnicity, religious belief or sexuality.
Email: shervancouver@hotmail.com
Website: www.shervancouver.com

Rainbow Refugee Community: (Refugee Claim Support)

A drop-in group for anyone seeking information about a refugee claim based on persecution of their sexuality, gender identity or HIV status. It is facilitated by experienced volunteers, in English with bilingual Spanish and Arabic speakers. They can arrange for Farsi speaking too. Please let them know if there is another language needed.
Where: 1170 Bute Street, Vancouver, BC (Qmunity).
When: 7:30pm every 2nd Thursday of the month

 

I Belong — Free Counselling Support Group for LGBTQ Immigrants, Refugees, and Newcomers

Share your experiences and explore opportunities to make positive changes to your life! Interpretation available.
Where: MOSAIC Burnaby Centre for Immigrants, 5902 Kingsway
When: Every last Monday of the month 6:30-8:30pm
For info: Please register with Darae ibelong@mosaicbc.com or 604-254-9626

 

Queer and Trans Mood Disorder Peer Support Group

A free drop-in group for people experiencing symptoms of depression, anxiety, or bipolar disorder.
Where: MOSAIC Community Room, 1720 Grant Street, Vancouver
When: Fridays 6-8pm
For info: Contact queertransmda@gmail.com

GenderQueer, Non-Binary, Agender and those Fluid (subtitled) Neutrois, Apora-, Maverique, etc.

This group is intended as a forum for those who don’t Identify with the Male/Female gender dichotomy, there are those are between and even absent of having a gender identity.
For Info: http://www.meetup.com/Trans-Gender-Queer-Aspies/
University of British Columbia

 

 

Trans Tea Time

facilitated by a trans person but is inclusive to all gender and sexual identities and non-identities.  The time will be posted on the website when it is set for each semester.

Label Free Fridays  

a discussion group which tries to bring the focus away from labels, this is in reference to both gender and sexuality. Discussion ranges in topics within a queer context and there are usually some discussions on issues surrounding labels.

Trans Day of Remembrance:

facilitated by a trans person but is inclusive to all gender and sexual identities and non-identities.  The time will be posted on the website when it is set for each semester.

Online

Kelty Mental Health Resource Centre

The Kelty Mental Health Resource Centre is a provincial resource centre that provides mental health and substance use information, resources, and peer support to children, youth and their families from across BC.
Local Phone: 604-875-2084 or Toll Free: 1-800-665-1822
E-mail: keltycentre@bcmhs.bc.ca
Website: http://keltymentalhealth.ca

Cornbury Society

A social, educational and support group that caters primarily to crossdressers, their partners and loved ones, and others who support them. Meetings can be social events, seminars on the various aspects of the craft of crossdressing, guest speakers, shopping trips and so on. Locations and dates provided only to members.
For Info: www.cornbury.org   info@cornbury.org

Fraser Health Authority (FHA)
Children, Youth & Families

Trans Youth Group

Who: For Youth 25 years & under
Where:
Near Metrotown Skytrain Station
When:
Every 2nd & 4th Wednesday of the month from 7-9pm

Trans Youth Group (In North Fraser Region)

A discussion, information-sharing, and support group for trans youth ages 25 and under in the North Fraser Area.
Where: Tri-Cities (Port Coquitlam, Coquitlam, and Port Moody)
When: The 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month 7-9pm (starting January 6th, 2016)
Contact: Please contact transsupport@plea.bc.ca for more information.

Trans Youth Group (In Surrey –South Fraser Region)

Who: For 18 years or less and must reside in either Delta, White Rock, Surrey, Langley, or  Ladner area.
When: every other Tuesday from 4:00 to 5:30.
For info: Call the facilitator, Dr. Wong (registered psychologist)  at (604) 501-3122

AllWays Youth Drop-in

A drop-in safe space for youth of all identities and we meeting weekly and do fun activities.
Where: Richmond South Arm Community Center, 8880 Williams Rd, Richmond,
When: Every Tuesday from 4 pm – 6 pm.
Contact: Neela at ngottenbos@richmond.ca

 Learning About Me & Myself – Play & Art Therapy Group for Gender Nonconforming Children Under 12

The goal of this group is helping gender non-conforming children to promote resiliency and self-awareness. The family must reside in Delta, White Rock, Surrey, Langley, or Ladner area.
When: Monthly Group meets from 5:00 to 6:30pm
To Register: Please contact Dr. Wallace Wong or Katherine O’Donnel by email or fax:
Wallace.Wong@gov.bc.ca
Katherine.O’Donnel@gov.bc.ca
Tel: 604-501-3122
Fax: 604-501-3137

 

Free2BU (PCRS)

Weekly drop-ins for LGTBQ2SI+ youth and allies aged 14-21. Free2BU youth are as diverse as any high school in Canada, with different ages, genders, races, and religions meeting for a common reason: support for LGTBQ2SI+ teens.
Free2BU is friendly to youth of all genders and sexual orientations. It’s also a great place for questioning or unsure youth to come and ask questions. Snacks are supplied at every meeting, and a group discussion is usually held, discussing ideas for upcoming events, suggestions for drop-in activities, and a quick once-over of current events both in the community and in the world. The youth can discuss their week, ask for advice or ideas for projects or obstacles, and occasionally a topic discussion will be put on the table, for all youth to listen and participate in. We try and keep Free2BU a positive and friendly place to be.
Where: Newton Youth Resource Centre, #114-13479 76th Ave, Surrey
When: Wednesday Evenings 6:30-8:30pm
Contact: Call 604-592-6200 or drop by the resource centre

 

 Youth for a Change

Youth for a Change is an educational and advocacy group for and by young people. We are educators, activists and advocates on many youth issues but especially issues facing lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans*, two-spirit, and queer youth and allies. Members range in age from 13-21, many identify as LGBTQ+, others as allies, ALL participate in planning and decision-making about the group’s activities. We are based in Surrey but our members live in other cities and we have worked in Richmond, New Westminster, Vancouver, Victoria, Kelowna, Prince George and Nelson as well as in Surrey.
Where: Newton Youth Resource Centre, #114-13479 76th Ave, Surrey
When: Monday 6:00pm-8:30pm
For info: Email: youth4achange.com

 Trans Youth Group (in North Fraser Region)

A discussion, information-sharing, and support group for parents and caregivers of trans youth ages 25 and under in the North Fraser Area.
Where: Tri-Cities (Port Coquitlam, Coquitlam, and Port Moody)
When: The 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month (starting January 6th, 2016)
Contact: Please contact transsupport@plea.bc.ca for more information.

Support Group for Parents & Caregivers

Where: Near Metrotown Skytrain Station
When: Every 2nd & 4th Wednesday of the month from 7-9pm
Contact: transsupport@plea.bc.ca

Support Group for Parents & Caregivers

Where: Tri-Cities ( port Coquitlam, Coquitlam & Port Moody)
When: The 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month 7-9pm
Contact: Please contact transsupport@plea.bc.ca for more information

 

Parents of Trans Youth Group (In Surrey –South Fraser Region)

Parents of trans youth (18 or under), the family must reside in Delta, White Rock, Surrey, Langley, or Ladner area.
When: once a month on Tuesday from 5:00 to 6:30.
For info: Call the facilitator, Janine Tredwell or Dr. Wallace Wong at (604) 501-3122

PFLAG Surrey (Parents & Friends of LGBT)

Drop in support for all family members and friends of gay, lesbian, bisexual and trans people. www.pflagvancouver.com
Where: Sunnyside United Church 2756 127th St.
When: 7-8:30pm, check for more details
Contact: 604-626-5667 or 
info@pflagvancouver.com

 

Among Friends

A drop in support group for gender diverse and trans people in the Fraser Valley. This is group is located in a quiet setting in the flatlands of Sumas East Abbotsford. There is a 5$ drop in fee to help with snacks and supplies for group time. If you live in the area come on out and join us.
When: The first Wednesday of every month 7 – 8:30pm
For info and location: Contact Deana deana@cheamcentre.com or 604-751-3599

 

Online Support Group for Transgender Youth in BC — THIS GROUP IS NOW CLOSED


Trans Gathering (QMUNITY)— THIS GROUP IS ON HIATUS

Sylvia & Marsha’s Place– THIS GROUP IS NOW CLOSED

 

 Vancouver Island Health Authority

Children, Youth & Families:

 

Campbell River Gender Dysphoria Group for Children and Teens — THIS GROUP IS NOW CLOSED

Campbell River Youth Drop-in Group

A youth Drop in for queer, questioning, trans, and allied youth in Campbell River BC.
Where: Contact for details
When: Contact for details
Contact: Lauram@jhsni.bc.ca

Saanich Queer, Trans, Two-Spirit & Allied Youth Drop-In

A drop-in for self-identified Queer, Trans, Two-Spirit & Allied youth between 13-18. This is a fun hang-out space for you to create what you need, meet new folks, make new friends, socialize, or just be you! A safer, supportive space with Queer/Trans mentors.
Where: Upside Teen Centre at Saanich Commonwealth Place
When: Fridays, 5:30-10pm
Contact: alana.goddard@saanich.ca  for more info

Support group for Parents and Families of Gender Divers and Transgender Children

Are you a family of a transgender or gender-creative child or youth? You are not alone! Facilitators create an environment where families find supports and connect with others. All caregivers welcome, register or drop-in. Child minding available upon request. Confirmed speakers at these meetings 
Where: Commonwealth Place, Upside Teen Lounge, 4636 Elk Lake Drive, Victoria (traditional territories of the WSÁNÉC people)
When: 3rd Wednesday of the Month, 6:30-8:30pm – March 15th, April 19th, May 17th, June 21 
Contact: gendercreativetransvictoria@gmail.com

Courtenay Peer Support/Discussion Group

For updated location, time and info: Contact Roz at rozclicks@outlook.com or http://www.comoxvalleytransgender.ca/comox-valley-transgender-discussion-group/

 AVI Courtenay Youth Drop-in Group

A youth Drop in for queer, questioning, trans, and allied youth in Courtenay BC.
Where: Contact for details
When: Contact for details
Contact: (250) 338-7400, or Jasmina.Majcenic@avi.org

Nanaimo Youth Support Group: (Less than 19 years old.)— THIS GROUP IS NO LONGER RUNNING

Victoria OUTLET Youth Drop-In

A youth Drop in for queer, questioning, trans, and allied youth in the Greater Victoria Region.
Where: 1660 Grant St. Victoria High school, Room 212
When: Thursdays, 6:30-8:30
Contact: facebook.com/outletdropin

 

PFLAG Victoria

A community of and welcome to LGBTIQQTSA persons of all ages that are seeking supports, education and resources for parents, families, friends and allies to queer and trans community(s).
Where: St. John the Divine
When: 3rd Sunday of each month, 2:00pm
Contact: 1 (250) 385-9462, victoriabc@pflagcanada.ca

South Vancouver Island Gender Variant Drop-In

A drop-in program for trans, gender variant, and Two-Spirit Individuals in the south island area. A safe space to come together, share, create, and support.
Where: Victoria Public Library, 1st floor 900s block group meeting rooms
When: Last Thursday of every month, 6pm-7:30pm
For info: https://www.facebook.com/southislandGVDI/

AVI Queer Peers Youth Leadership Program Victoria

A leadership program for queer and trans youth aged 15-24, focused on peer support skills, sexual health, harm reduction, queer and trans issues, and community participation.
Where: 3rd floor, 713 Johnson St, Victoria BC 
When: TBA, Annual Sessions.
Contact: AVI Youth at Risk Coordinator, 250-384-2366

 

Gender Spectacular

A youth Drop in for trans, gender creative two-spirit or non- binary kids grade 7 and their families (siblings welcome!). Trans parents and families with children grade 7 and under also welcome. The drop in is a chance to meet and build community with other families. Games, activities, resources, coffee/tea and snacks provided.
Where: Quadra Village Community Centre (901 Kings Rd, Victoria)
When: Every 2nd Friday of the Month, 5:30-7:30pm – March 10th, April 7th, May 12th & June 9th 
Contact: gendercreativetransvictoria@gmail.com

Nanaimo Generation Q Youth Program

Our mission is to create a safe, supportive, and inclusive space that allows youth to connect, and openly express their concerns regarding issues impacting their lives and the LGBTQQIP2SAA community. For youth aged 13-18. Youth aged 18-24 are encouraged to participate as youth mentors and volunteers.
Where: South Side Teen Centre, 20 Fifth St. Nanaimo BC
When: Thursday evenings
Contact: 1-250-754-3215, generationqinfo@gmail.com

 

Port Alberni Port Alberni Wilde Youth

A youth Drop in for queer, questioning, trans, and allied youth aged 13-18 in the Alberni Valley Region.
Where: 4260A – 10th Ave. Port Alberni, BC
When: Thursday 3:15pm-5:00pm
Contact: 1-250-724-6166, or debra.adaps@shaw.ca

 

New Directions — THIS GROUP IS NOW CLOSED

University of Victoria Caucuses

Pride Youth Caucus: The Youth Caucus consists of and is led by queer/ trans/ 2-spirit youth. Being an action-oriented team, they plan events for these communities

Transfeminine Caucus: closed space for transwomen, two spirit, and transfeminine people. It is a space to meet in solidarity and support in transition and in life in general. They offer group-peer support, and plan events by and for members of their communities.

IPOC Caucus: The Indigenous/People of Colour Caucus is made up of Indigenous and racialized members of UVic Pride. They plan political, advocacy, and social events for the QT2IPOC (queer, trans, 2sprit, Indigenous, people of colour) community.

Where: Contact for details
When: Contact for details
Contact: pride@uvic.ca

Interior Health Authority

 

Children, Youth & Families:

QSA @ FSJPL

Our Queer-Straight Alliance (QSA) is a fun group for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, Two Spirit, queer, or questioning youth in Grades 7 through 12. Friends, family and straight allies are welcome! We meet the first Thursday of every month for fun activities like cosplay, movies & munchies night, gaymer nights, maker & tech, crafting, and more!

When: The first Thursday of the every month 7-8:30pm
Where Fort St. John Public Library, 10015 100 Ave, Fort St John
For info: Join our QSA @ FSJPL facebook group to find out what we’re doing this month!

Kamloops Safe Spaces

Kamloops Safe Spaces runs a weekly support group for trans youth up to 25 years of age.  Individual support is also given to youth and adults as needed.
For Info: (250)371-3086  or sspaces@interiorcommunityservices.bc.ca

Kamloops: Trans/Gender Queer Social Support Group

This is a support group for those who have the experience or are transsexual, transgender, two-spirited, intersex, gender queer, or anyone who fits on the gender spectrum.  The group is for anyone 18 and older. Driver is available for participants to get to and from meetings.
For Info: Contact Corey @ (250)299-6250 or coreyvkeith@gmail.com
Where: Blue Room (not always in Blue Room, but may be in another room in the Student Union Building), Student Union Building, Thompson Rivers University.
When: 6-8pm; 1 Thursday per month (participants should contact Corey for next date of group)

 

Etcetera Youth Group

Etcetera is a weekly, facilitated program where youth ages 10-13 and 14-18 who identify as LGBTQ+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and Questioning), and their allies, can meet and make lasting friendships with supportive peers. The name “Etcetera” reflects the diversity of the youth who participate in the program, including those whose identities are more varied and expansive than what could ever be described in an acronym.

We do social activities, hold special events, conduct empowerment and healthy relationship discussions, and engage other areas of interest for our young people. Our program expands beyond the youth group to provide youth with community navigation services, and offer leadership training and education initiatives to develop youth skills and allow them to bring their knowledge back to their schools and community.
Where: 630 Cadder Ave, Kelowna
When: Thursdays, Ages 10-14 from 4:30-5:30, Ages 14-18 from 6:00-7:00
For info: http://okanaganpride.com/youth/ or E-Mail. AstriJ@lprc.ca tel.778-753-5830 x 104

 

Etcetera Parent Network

The Etcetera Parent Network is a once monthly meeting for parents and guardians of LGBTQ+ youth. They may come alone or bring their youth under 18 with them. The group features facilitated discussion and education for parents and families and provides the space for families to connect, support, and learn from each other.
Where: 630 Cadder Ave, Kelowna
When: 1st Thursday of each month, 4:30-5:30
For info: http://okanaganpride.com/youth/ or E-Mail. AstriJ@lprc.ca tel.778-753-5830 x 104

 

Gender Identity Group- Okanagan

This is a positive, safe, inclusive, supportive space for, gender non-conforming, non-binary, transsexual, transgender, gender queer inter-sexed or questioning (or any variation there of under the rainbow spectrum) people living in or near Kelowna or the Okanagan are to discuss matters and various topics while providing and obtaining peer support. The minimum age is 16 however if you find yourself in a situation, regardless of age, where you need support, please do not hesitate to reach out. We would never turn someone away.
Where: The Public Library on Ellis Street in Kelowna
When: every second Tuesday commencing January 12, 2016. Doors open at 6:45 PM and we ask guests in attendance to be seated and ready to start at 7:00 PM.
For Info: https://www.facebook.com/groups/483013015099468/?__mref=message_bubble

Nelson, BC: Trans Connect

Support and Resources for Trans/Gender Diverse People.

  • Trans 101 workshops for service providers, police, educators, mental health workers, etc.
  • Buddy system to connect rural trans folks with others.
  • Peer-support/social groups in Nelson and Cranbrook.
  • Resources and referrals for trans folks living in rural communities.
  • Community forums.

Info: Christopher Moore 250-354-5362
Website www.kootenaytransgender.com
Facebook: Kootenay Trans Folk

 

Northern Health Authority (NHA)

Parents of Gender-Creative Kids – Prince George

Parent to parent support group. Concerned about your child’s gender identity or expression? Proud parent of a gender-creative kid or transgender child? A welcoming place to share in the joys and worries of raising a rainbow child in a pink and blue world!
When: First Thursday of each month, 5-6pm
Where: Meeting room, Blue Pine Health Clinic, 102-1302 7th Avenue, Prince George
For info: parentsgendercreativekidspg@gmail.com or www.facebook.com/gendercreative

All Ages

Get REAL (Ready to Embrace Authentic Living)

Get REAL (Ready to Embrace Authentic Living)
Who: For Anyone on the LGBTQIA spectrum who isn’t out of the closet and would like support of likeminded individuals who are going through the same thing. Getting support from folks who are out as to help folks in the closet who are going through the same thing. This is a private, confidential and non-judgemental space
Contact: For more information, contact Cameron at: Cameron.rose@cranbrookpride.ca

 

Peace Area Trans Support Group (P.A.T.S.G)

This group is for trans, gender queer and non binary folks to gather in a safe place and talk as well as share our stories and resources. We are very fortune to have two social workers who volunteer their time as well. (River Counselling Centre) For those in the South/North Peace and surrounding area.
For Info: Email dtcarnell@gmail.com
Where: The old medical building in Fort St John (9807 101 Ave) upstairs in the conference room
When: The third Thursday of the month at 7PM

Gender Outlines

GenderoutLines is a support, action, and discussion group for the trans community in Prince George. Trans is an umbrella term used to describe anyone whose gender identity or expression situates them differently than the traditional gender role they were assigned at birth. GenderoutLines welcomes not only trans individuals but those who are questioning and their gender identity
Email: genderoutlines@gmail.com or (250)561-0141

Online

 

Vancouver Trans Network

For trans, gender variant and questioning persons in the greater Vancouver area.  To share info and build community.
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/vancouvertrans/

 

Kootenay Transgender

This website has information on a variety of programs and groups advocating trans and gender variant folks in the East & West Kootenay regions of BC.
http://kootenaytransgender.com/

 

Trans Vancouver Island

A resource and information site for trans people and their allies on Vancouver Island.
http://www.transvancouverisland.ca/

 

Mid Island Trans

This group is for trans, gender variant, crossdressing, and questioning people in Nanaimo and the Central Vancouver Island area.
MidIslandTrans-subscribe@yahoogroups.com

 

Vanguys

Online listserve for trans guys in Vancouver and BC
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/vanguys/