Resources

Canada and the province of Québec

Trans Lifeline - Peer Support Hotline (English only)

Trans Lifeline’s Hotline is a peer support service run by trans people, for trans and questioning callers. Our operators are located all over the U.S. and Canada, and are all trans-identified. Call 877-330-6366, the hotline is open 24/7.

Interligne - Help and information (previously Gai Écoute)

Interligne’s services are available to all those concerned with sexual orientation and gender identity. You can talk to someone 24/7 via text, email or phone. Toll-free phone number to talk and text : 1 888 505-1010

Gatineau

LGBT Family Coalition

The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans-identified (LGBT) Family Coalition advocates for the legal and social recognition of LGBT families. We are a bilingual group of LGBT parents and future parents exchanging information, sharing resources and having fun together with our children.

Chalk Rainbow

Annual family activity celebrating pride in Gatineau: an afternoon of drawing chalk rainbows and writing messages of support for the LGBT community, a picnic and some resources in the heart of Old Aylmer.

Clinique Santé Sexualité du Plateau

Our mission: to offer FREE STBBI testing (on presentation of your health card) to men and women in the Outaouais region, regardless of whether they have a family physician. Make an appointment online!

 

Ottawa and the region

Capital Pride

Capital Pride creates opportunities to celebrate, advocate, educate and connect people, respecting the full diversity of the LGBTQ2+ community in Canada’s capital region.

Canadian Centre for Gender and Sexual Diversity (CCGSD)

The Canadian Centre for Gender and Sexual Diversity aspires to support and transform Canadian and indigenous communities from coast to coast to coast in a shared vision of a discrimination-free gender and sexually diverse world.

AIDS Committee Ottawa (CSO-ACO)

To provide support, prevention, education and outreach services from an integrated anti-racism anti-oppression social justice framework that promotes the holistic wellbeing of those living with, affected by, impacted by and at risk of HIV/AIDS in Ottawa.

Girl 2 Girl

Girl 2 Girl is the largest social group for women who like women in Ottawa with over 1000 members. We host social events 2 to 3 times a month for women 21+

Kind Space

Kind Space is committed to providing Ottawa – located on unceded Algonquin territory, accessible resources, events, social, and educational programming to celebrate and support people of all sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions.

Ottawa Dyke March

The Ottawa Dyke March is a grassroots event committed to providing a welcoming and fun space for queer women, our families, friends and allies!

MAX Ottawa

We, at MAX, seek to address the unmet needs of gay, bi, two-spirit, queer and other guys who are into guys, whether cis or trans (GBT2Q), in the Ottawa area.

Ten Oaks Project

The Ten Oaks Project is a charitable, volunteer-driven organization that engages and connects children and youth from LGBTQ+ families, identities, and communities. We offer three annual camp programs to children and youth: Camp Ten Oaks (ages 8-17), Project Acorn (ages 16-24), and Oak Grove Family Camp (ages 0-99).

Trans Health Information Ottawa

The aim of this website is to provide a platform for trans, Two Spirit, non-binary and gender nonconforming people around Ottawa to discuss and advocate for our health care needs.

  • ITOU (Info santé Trans Outaouais) en progrès

Youth Services Bureau

We are committed to providing a safe, non-judgmental and accessible environment where individuals 12 years and older can pursue their life goals and be encouraged in making informed decisions.

Ottawa Resource for LGBTQ Youth by the Centretown Community Health Centre (2016) (PDF document)

For an extensive list of francophone, anglophone and bilingual resources in Ottawa and in Canada.