Trans Care


Trans Lifeline
They offer 24 hours a day, 7 days a week hotline and micro-grants for Trans and gender questions individuals by Trans peers.

SPECTRUM is Waterloo Region’s Rainbow Community Space with a variety of programs and services to offer. Spectrum offers Support Groups such as PFLAG (Parents, Family & Friends support supporting 2SLGBTQ), Transgender support groups that are well attended by trans women and other trans feminine folks, there is also a dedicated trans masculine group, Rainbow Multicultural Connect, Youth (18-25) Peer Support Group, Ace Space (Asexual or Aromantic spectrum support) along with social groups.

LGBT Youthline
Text: 647-694-4275 Call: 1-800-268-9688 or access their live chat at
Offering peer support Sunday-Friday, phone available from 6pm-9pm, text and chat available 4pm-9:30pm. For additional assistance with accessing their services email

OK2BME by KW Counselling
519-884-0000 or
Free counselling program for LGBTQ2S+ individuals and couples aged 5-29. Youth groups are also available.

LGBT+ Kitchener-Waterloo Private Facebook Group
Be in the know of LGBT+ happenings in Kitchener Waterloo, seek support from other group members.

Medical Transition Options

  • Best option is to work with existing healthcare provider regarding trans and gender related care.
  • With your doctor or nurse practitioner, you can explore Rainbow Health Ontario together.
    • Your healthcare provider can access trans health mentorship calls the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of every month
  • If they do not have a primary health care provider refer them to
    • Kitchener Downtown Community Health Centre
      Call 519-745-4404
      44 Francis St. S Kitchener in the Tanner Building
      Get added to their client roster for primary care.
    • Cambridge Langs Community Health Centre
      Call 519-653-1470 x343
      1145 Concession Road Cambridge

Online Information Hubs

Working Groups

Gender Variant Working Group
*Not a support group. Available for individuals with capacity to do community work.
Contact Erin or Ben

Hormone injection supplies

Available through ACCKWA Harm Reduction program.

Text the Doin’ It line for assistance navigating the healthcare system.