Trans Care

Support


Trans Lifeline
877-330-6366
They offer 24 hours a day, 7 days a week hotline and micro-grants for Trans and gender questions individuals by Trans peers.

Spectrum
226-779-9695
info@ourspectrum.com
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 youthline.ca
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 askus@youthline.ca

OK2BME by KW Counselling
519-884-0000 or ok2bme@kwcounselling.com
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 education@acckwa.com or Ben m2m@acckwa.com

Hormone injection supplies

Available through ACCKWA Harm Reduction program.

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

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