Support Groups

This page is your gateway to contact information for selected
transgender support groups across North America.

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Canada  National Capital Region
Canada Ontario
Canada Other Provinces
United States Support Groups
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Canada – National Capital Region

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Capital Pride 2008

www.capitalpride.ca/2010
Ottawa Transsexual & Transgender Transition
Resources & Support

www.ottawatransitionsupport.com/
Algonquin Pride (Ottawa)
C/O Algonquin College, C-151-1375 Woodroffe Ave,
Nepean, ON, K2G 1V8
727-GRAD (4723) extension 7711
E-Mail:
pride@algonquincollege.com
Carleton University GLBT Centre (Ottawa)
c/o 401 Unicentre Building, Carleton University
Ottawa, ON, K1S 5B6
(613) 520-3723
E-Mail:
glbt@carleton.ca
www.carleton.ca/glbt
EGALE Ottawa
396 Cooper Street
Ottawa, ON, K2P 2H7
(613) 230-1043
Gender Metaphor
Ottawa Transgender Support for Couples
P.O. Box 27097, Ottawa, ON, K1J 9L9
E-Mail: gender-metaphor@ottawa.com
Gender Mosaic Youth Group
E-Mail: gender_mosaic_youth@yahoogroups.ca

 

  

Ottawa Youth Services Bureau
1338 1/2 Wellington Street
Ottawa, ON, K1Y 3B7
(613) 729-1000
www.ysb.on.ca
PFLAG Ottawa
38l Lefebvre Way,
Orleans, ON, KlE 2W5
Diana or Dennis Stimson (613) 834-9880
Meets every second Wednesday at 7:30pm
E-Mail: ddstimson@rogers.com
www.gaycanada.com/pflag-ottawa

Pink Traiangle Services
Claudia Van den Heuvel
Acting Executive Director
PTS – Pink Triangle Services
251 Bank Street, Suite 301
Ottawa, ON  K2P 1X3
Tel: 613.563.4818
Fax: 613.563.1967
Email:  <mailto:pinktriangle@bellnet.ca> pinktriangle@bellnet.ca

Rainbow Youth Coalition (Ottawa)
A network of social service workers, health care providers,
teachers, youth and parents working together on
behalf of LGBTQ youth.
(613) 237-XTRA (9872) Ext. 2105
Trans Peoples Political Action Network (TPPAN)
(613) 594-5756
E-Mail: flundie@engsoc.carleton.ca
Universit d’Ottawa / University of Ottawa
Centre de la fiert GLBTQ Pride Centre

85 University Ave, University Centre, Room 215 E
Ottawa, ON, K1N 6N5
(613) 562-5800 x3161
Fax: (613) 562-5343
E-Mail: uopride@uottawa.ca
www.uottawa.ca/student/glbtq/

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Canada – Ontario

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Canadian Crossdressers Club – Wildside (Toronto)

161 Gerrard St E, Toronto, ON, M5A 2E4
(416) 921-6112
E-Mail: info@wildside.org
www.wildside.org/
Chrysalis TG Support (Peterborough)
349A George Street, North, Suite 206
Peterborough, ON, K9H 3P9
E-Mail: chrysalistg@yahoo.ca
www.angelfire.com/ok3/chrysalistg/
COLAGE – Toronto Chapter
Support and advocacy organization for daughters and
sons of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender parents..
Sheri Zernentsch
(416) 928-0513
www.colage.org
Fabulous Youth of Halton
(905) 469 -1859
E-Mail: fabyouth@home.com
Female to Male Transsexual/Transgender
Peer Support Group

519 Church Street Community Centre
Toronto, ON, M4Y 2C9
Contact: James Brown
(416) 392-6878
E-Mail: jamesm.brown@utoronto.ca
Free to be Me Youth Group (Belleville)
For gay, lesbian, bi-sexual, transgendered and
their supportive friends, between the ages of 18-28.
(613) 962-5860
GaBaLoT Youth of Haldimand & Norfolk
A social support group for youth ages 14-24.
www.gabalot.ca
hn_gabalot@hotmail.com
Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgendered
Youth Group of Halton
Meetings are held in Burlington for youth up to age 24
on the first Thursday of each month.
(800) 563-6919 Ext. 50.
GLBTQ Youth Group (Cornwall)
A support and social group for youth aged 25 and under
serving Cornwall and the surrounding area. It meets
once a week in the evening.
(613) 874-2289 or Toll Free 1-888-886-4715
E-Mail: pmacrae@datacom.ca
Hamilton Transsexual Support Group (FTM-MTF)
135 Rebecca Street
Hamilton, ON, L8R 1B9
(905) 528-0854
E-Mail: janet@interlynx.net
Kingston Lesbian Gay Bi Trans-identified Association
c/o 51 Queen’s Crescent
Kingston, ON, K7L 3N6
(9613) 533-2960
Fax: (613) 533-2960
E-Mail: klgbta@hotmail.com
LGBT Youth Drop-in (Scarborough)
A support group for lesbian, gay, bisexual,and transgendered
students in Scarborough and surrounding areas.
Call Bonnie Simpson (416) 438-3697 Ext. 600.
Meal Trans Toronto
C/O The 519 Church St. Community Centre
519 Church Street, Toronto, ON, M4Y 2C9
Contact Christina Strang at: (416) 392-6878, ext. 104
E-Mail: mealtran@519.icomm.ca
Drop-in primarily for low income and/or street-active
transsexual and transgendered people.
www.gaytoronto.com
Ontario Female to Male Network Email List
groups.yahoo.com/group/ONFTM
Ontario Human Rights Commission
Policy on Discrimination and Harassment
Because of Gender Identity
www.ohrc.on.ca/english/publications/
Ottawa Female To Male monthly meeting
For information see:
ca.geocities.com/ottawaftm/
OUTline
(519) 836-4550
E-Mail: outline@uoguelph.ca
www.uoguelph.ca/~outline/
PFLAG Toronto
115 Simpson Avenue,
Toronto, ON, M4K 1A1
(416) 406-6378
E-Mail: toronto@pflag.ca
www.pflag.ca/Toronto.html
Pride@LU (Sudbury)
(705) 673-6506
E-Mail: pridelu@geocities.com
www.geocities.com/WestHollywood/3859
Rainbow Action for Youth Network ( Simcoe-Muskoka)
An association of LGBT adults and youth as well
as health, education and social service providers
offering support to LGBT Youth.
Anita Bol (705) 435-5734
Reflections (Niagara Region)
A Transgender Support Group in the Niagara Region.
E-Mail: gurrlmail@yahoo.com
www.geocities.com/gurrlmail/reflections.html
SOS Club – TS (in Toronto)
Support for Spouses of Transsexuals in transition

C/O The 519 Church St. Community Centre
519 Church Street,
Toronto, ON, M4Y 2C9
(416)392-6874
E-Mail: sosclub@idirect.ca
Supporting Our Youth Trans Fusion Group
300-65 Wellesley Street, East
Toronto, ON, M4Y 1G7
Contact: Elisa Hatton
(416)942-2100
E-Mail: coordinator@soytoronto.org
www.soytoronto.org
TG Station London
Transgender support group.
E-Mail: michelle@mdoll.com
www.tgstation.org
Toronto Transition Support
C/O The 519 Church St. Community Centre
519 Church Street, Toronto, ON, M4Y 2C9
TransEqual
609-165 Ontario Street
St Catherines, ON, L2R 5K4
Contact: Laura Blake
(905) 688-1309
Transformations
C449 Student Centre, York University,
4900 Keele Street
North York, ON, M3J 1P3
(416) 736-2100 x20494
E-Mail: tblgay@yorku.ca
Transgendered, Bi-Sexual, Lesbian, & Gay
Alliance of York
C449 Student Centre, York University
4900 Keele Street
North York, ON, M3J 1P3
(416) 736-2100 x20494
E-Mail: tblgay@yorku.ca
Transition Support Group TV/TS
c/o 519 Church Street Community Centre
Toronto, ON, M4Y 2C9
Contact: Shadmith Manzo
(416) 923-0717
E-Mail: shadmith@hotmail.com
Transsexual Menace – Toronto
themenace.net
Trans Youth Toronto
C/O The 519 Church St. Community Centre
519 Church Street, Toronto, ON, M4Y 2C9
Contact: Gavin Downie
(416) 392-6878
E-Mail: mealtran@the519.org
Free drop-in for transsexual and transgendered
youth age 26 and under.
Two Spirited People of First Nations (Toronto)
(416) 944-9300

Canada – Other Provinces

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ALBERTA

Edmonton Transgender Support Line
(780) 488-3234
Illusions Social Club
Box 2000, Calgary, AB, T2C 1B4
(403) 486-9661
Illusions Social Club II
Box 1852, Edmonton, AB, T5K 2P2
(780) 488-3234, Shae Guerin
E-Mail: illusionssocialclub@yahoogroups.com
Web: http://www.tic.ab.ca/~shae
OUTreach (Edmonton)
Box 75, Students Union Building, University of Alberta
Edmonton, AB, T6G 2J7
E-Mail: outreach@gpu.srv.ualberta.ca
Web: http://www.ualberta.ca/~outreach/
Pflag Edmonton
(780) 944-1394 vb 3524
E-Mail: pflag@freenet.edmonton.ab.ca
Phi Sigma
PO Box 81115, 755 Lake Bonavista Dr SE
Calgary, AB, T2J 7C9.
(403) 271-6247
E-Mail: flannerj@cadvision.com
Serenety
PO Box 81115, 755 Lake Bonavista Dr SE
Calgary, AB, T2J 7C9.
Call Jack/Jacqui at (403) 281-6426
E-Mail: jaki@tgforum.com

BRITISH COLUMBIA

BC FTM Network
P.O. Box 10, 1895 Commercial Drive
Vancouver, BC, V5N 4A6
(604) 254-7292
E-Mail: bcftmnet@thotmail.com
Cornbury Society
PO Box 3745,
Vancouver, BC, V3B 1Z1
(604) 862-1321
E-mail: cornbury@telus.net
Web: http://www.cornbury.org
Dream Girls
P.O. Box 535,
Kamloops, BC, V2C 5L7
East Kootenay Gay and Lesbian Organization
(Cranbrook)

Box 21023 Cranbrook Mall Postal Outlet
Cranbrook, BC, V1C 6K5
(250) 489-5939
E-Mail: dcattonnmawson@cyberlink.bc.ca
FTM Etc.
Vancouver BC FTM Peer Support/Discussion Group
Meets the 3rd Sunday of each month from 1pm to 4pm.
Contact:
Devon M: (604) 255-2313
Lukas W: (604) 254-7292
E-Mail: BCFTMNetwork@Off-GridSolutions.ca
Kootenay TG Support Group
Jigme Datse Yli-Rasku
250-352-9870 (leave confidential message if no answer, even with no
call back number)
jigme.datse@datsemultimedia.com
PFLAG Vancouver
(604) 626-5667
E-Mail: info@pflagvancouver.com
Pinkline (Victoria)
(250) 920-6121
Trans/Action
C/O 620 – 1033 Davie Street
Vancouver, BC, V6E 1M7
(604) 687-8752
A political action group which is advocating changes
to human rights and doing educational work on
trans issues.
E-Mail: bfindlay@imag.net
Trans Alliance Society (TAS)
C/O 1170 Bute Street
Vancouver, BC, V6E 1Z9
(604) 684-9872 Xtn 2044
TAS is a coalition of groups and individuals from across
British Columbia which is advocating changes to
human rights, medical needs and doing education work
on trans issues.
E-Mail: info@transalliancesociety.org
Web: http://www.transalliancesociety.org
UVic Pride (Victoria)
Student Union Building, University of Victoria
P.O. Box 3035, Victoria, BC, V8W 3P3
Open 11:00am to 6:00pm
(250) 472-4393
E-Mail: pride@uvss.uvic.ca
Youthquest
Gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgendered youth
to age 18.
#200 – 2540 Shaughnessy St.,
Port Coquitlam, BC
(604) 944-6293
E-Mail: youthquest@mail.org
Zenith Foundation
8415 Granville Street,
PO Box 46,
Vancouver, BC, V6P 4Z9
(604) 261-1695
E-Mail: zenithfoundation@hotmail.com
Zenith Foundation – Victoria Chapter
Ste 303, 955 Cooke St,
Victoria, BC, V8V 3Z1
(250) 384-4635

MANITOBA

Gays and Lesbians of Brandon and Elsewhere
(Brandon)

Box 22039,
Brandon, MB, R7A 6Y9
(204) 727-GAYS (4297)
Masquerade (Winnipeg)
(204) 586-9356
E-Mail: robin_z37@hotmail.com
Prairie Rose Gender Club
PO Box 23 Grp 4 RR1,
Dugald, MB, R0E 0K0
(204) ???-???? 
 
Winnipeg Transgender Support Group
1-222 Osborne Street South (at Confusion Corner)
Winnipeg, MB, R3L 1Z3
(204) 284-5208
E-Mail: wtsg@mts.net

NEW BRUNSWICK

Catalyst (Mount Allison University, Sackville)
c/o Donna Sutton, Counsellor
Mount Allison University
Sackville, NB, E0A 3C0
(506) 364-2357 or (506) 364-2255
Fax: (506) 364-2263
E-Mail: dsutton@mta.ca or ktrotter@mta.ca
Moncton Transgender Support Group
Contact: Eldon Hay
(506) 536-0599
E-Mail: eldonhay@nb.sympatico.ca
NB Gay Alliance
Contact: Art Vautour
(506) 863-1888
E-Mail: artgenea@nbnet.nb.ca
Saint John Rainbow Alliance
E-Mail: rb_alliance@hotmail.com
Web: http://www.hello.to/pride_saint_john/
Spectrum
A social and support group for students, staff and faculty
at UNB and STU in Fredericton. Meets every Wednesday
at 7:00 p.m. at:
Tilley 28 (downstairs Arts Common Room).

NEWFOUNDLAND & LABRADOR

LBGT-MUN (Memorial University, St. John’s)
(709) 737-7619
Room UC-6022, 6th floor, New University Centre
E-Mail: lbgtmun@plato.ucs.mun.ca
Web: http://www.mun.ca/lbgt/

NOVA SCOTIA

ATG (Atlantic TransGender) in Halifax
TS Support in Atlantic Canada
E-Mail: atggrp@geocities.com
Gender Expressions Atlantic
TG Support in Atlantic Canada
E-Mail: gender_expressions@hotmail.com
Web: http://www.geocities.com/gender_expressions/
Valley PRIDE (Kentville)
E-Mail: mike.giffin@ns.sympatico.ca

QUEBEC

ASTT(e)Q
Action Santé: Travesti(e)s et Transsexuel(le)s du Quebec
Information, Resources, Support and Workshops
for the Montreal area
c/o Cactus, 1626 Saint-Hubert
Montreal, QC, H2L 3Z3
Pager: (514) 890-7015
or
Cactus, 1250 rue Sanguinet
Montreal, QC, H2X 3E7
(514) 890-7016 Pager: (514) 851-7674
Club MET
4113 rue Dorion
Montreal, QC, H2K 3B8
FACT Quebec
PO Box 293, 5858 Cote de Neiges Blvd,
Montreal, QC, H3S 2S6
FTM International
5495 Trans Island
Montreal, QC, H3W 3A7
Contact: Dave Altrows
(514) 830-6740
Fax: (240) 597-6495
Gay Line Montreal
PO Box 384, Succ. H,
Montreal, QC, H3G 2L1
(514) 866-5090
Toll Free: (888) 505-1010 in QC
7pm to 11pm
Le Spectre (Montreal)
(514) 528-1700
Contact: Michelle de Ville.

SASKATCHEWAN

Gays and Lesbians at U of S (Saskatoon)
Box 369 RPO, University,
Saskatoon, SK, S7N 4J8
(306) 966-6615
E-Mail: glus.mail@usask.ca

YUKON

Gay and Lesbian Alliance Yukon
Box 31678,
Whitehorse, YT, Y1A 6L3
(867) 333-5800
E-Mail: galayukon@canada.com
Web: http://www.gaycanada.com/galayukon/index.html
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United States Support Groups

COLAGE
COLAGE is a national movement of children, youth, and adults with one or more lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and/or queer (LGBTQ) parents. We build community and work toward social justice through youth empowerment, leadership development, education, and advocacy.
COLAGE “Kids of Trans Resource Guide”

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