Queen Square Family Health Team
Transgender and non-binary clients are a priority at Queen Square Family Health Team (QSFHT). QSFHT provides individuals with safe, supportive, and gender-affirming health and counselling services.
•Education and information
•Support for social, medical, and legal transition
•Sexual health and screening
•Provide clients with access to medically supervised transition and psychosocial transition support in a culturally safe environment
•Supervised transition (hormonal therapy and/or surgery)
•Culturally safe clinic space
•Services are open to anyone seeking Gender Affirming services.
Patients can call 905-453-1453 and ask to self-refer to the gender programService providers or practitioners can send a referral letter by fax to 905-453-7498Patients and service providers can also refer via the referral portal online. Visit it here.
Connect-Clinic offers specialty services to trans and gender diverse individuals, including nonbinary and genderqueer folx. The term trans refers to transgender, transsexual, gender non-conforming, and gender questioning persons. Different medical treatment plans and supports are offered in order to meet individual needs and goals.This program offers telemedicine-based medical consultations, advice and treatment related to trans care, including general health and wellness services, hormone therapy, and surgery referrals. All services are covered by Ontario Health Insurance Plan (OHIP). Referrals to this program are appreciated and accepted, though they are not necessary.T: 647-670-0493
Women's College Hospital
Women's College Hospital is a teaching hospital in Toronto that maintains a focus on women's health, research in women's health, and ambulatory care.
Access Their Transition-Related Surgeries: https://www.womenscollegehospital.ca/care-programs/surgery/transition-related-surgeries/
Trans Pride Toronto
Trans Pride Toronto's mission is to improve the lives and wellbeing of Trans/2Spirit, Black, and non-binary identities who experience homelessness, marginalization, poverty, and transphobia through low barrier, accessible, and equitable access to housing, employment, harm reduction services, and drop-in services.
Sherbourne Health offers a wide range of primary healthcare programs and services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, two-spirited, intersex, queer or questioning individuals.
Rainbow Health Ontario is a program of Sherbourne Health that creates opportunities for the healthcare system to better serve LGBT2SQ communities.
Access Their Trans Health Knowledge Base: https://www.rainbowhealthontario.ca/trans-health-knowledge-base/category/changing-your-name-and-or-sex-marker-on-government-id/
Canadian Mental Health Association Ontario is a non-profit, charitable organization committed to making mental health possible for all. Access Mental Health Services for Gender-Diverse and Sexual-Minority Youth: https://ontario.cmha.ca/documents/mental-health-services-for-gender-diverse-and-sexual-minority-youth/
Dr. McLean is a plastic surgeon with more than 25 years of experience who offers FTM top surgery at the McLean Clinic in Mississauga, Ontario.
The Hospital for Sick Children
SickKids, affiliated with the University of Toronto, is Canada's most research-intensive hospital and the largest center dedicated to improving children's health in the country.
Access Their Transgender Youth Clinic: https://www.sickkidsfoundation.com/faqs/transgenderyouthclinic
For additional information contact the Nurse Practitioner at 416-813-7654 ext. 203569.
For appointments and referrals, call the Clinical Coordinator at 416-813-5097.
T: 416-813-1500 (General Inquiries)
Cosmetic plastic surgery practice in Toronto offering a wide range of procedures.
Access Their Gender Confirming Surgeries: https://www.visageclinic.com/cosmetic-surgery/gender-reassignment/
T: 416- 929-9800
BindersOUT is a binder exchange program created to give trans and nonbinary folks access to affordable (and safe!) chest binding.
A plastic surgery clinic in Montreal, focused on Gender Affirmation Surgeries.
Kyle’s Place is a trans and non-binary prioritized space that is committed to fostering community, solidarity, support, advocacy and access to resources, particularly for community members who are marginalized due to race, class, age, mental health and abilities. Kyle’s Place uses a peer/mutual aid model and values the knowledge gained from lived experience.
Kyle’s Place is home to transParent Hamilton-Niagara which offers advocacy workshops and support to parents/guardians of trans and non-binary youth; The Brody Brown Name Change Fund which assists with the financial burden of changing legal documents; and The TransForm Pop-up Shop which is a social enterprise supporting trans and non-binary folks with paid employment skills and experience.
They also offer a once monthly older trans peer support group, a food pantry, clothing swaps and a weekly afternoon social drop-in.
Kyle’s Place offers no cost meeting space and a place to host events for grassroots agencies that are committed to and work from an anti-racist/anti-oppression perspective.
Founded in 1997, GenderGear.ca is a worker-owned co-operative located in Ontario, Canada. Owned-and-operated by trans and gender variant folks, They're here to make finding gender gear simple, easy, and affordable. They wear, read, and use all of the stuff we stock, and we only carry products they truly love!
Action Canada for Sexual Health & Rights
Action Canada for Sexual Health & Rights is a progressive, pro-choice charitable organization committed to advancing and upholding sexual and reproductive health and rights in Canada and globally.
Find Sexual Health Services Near You: https://www.actioncanadashr.org/resources/services
Sexual Health Information Hub: https://www.actioncanadashr.org/resources/sexual-health-hub
Planned Parenthood Toronto
We are a pro-choice community health centre that advances and advocates for the sexual health, health, and well being of youth.
Teen Health Source: https://teenhealthsource.com/contact/
Clinics who can provide PrEP
PrEP, or Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis, is a highly effective way for people at high risk to have more control over their sex lives and protect themselves from HIV.
Digital Informational Resources
HIV, Hepatitis C & COVID-19 from CATIE (available in French here: https://www.catie.ca/fr/vih/ressources-covid-19)
How does PrEP prevent HIV? | CATIEinfo (available in French here: https://youtu.be/qXIjEWN8I6Q)
PEP: Preventing HIV after a potential exposure | CATIEinfo (available in French here: https://youtu.be/T3IgnoAW3FA)
CMHA Peel-Dufferin Crisis Line
If you are in a mental health crisis, we can help 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
All ages in Peel call: 905-278-9036 24.7 Crisis Support Peel Dufferin.
Over 18 years in Dufferin, call: 1-888-811-2222 24.7 Crisis Support Peel Dufferin.
Under 18 years in Dufferin County, call 519-941-1530 Dufferin Child & Youth Mental Health Crisis Line.
Umbrella Mental Health Network
A Network of Queer and Trans-identified Mental Health Professionals Who Serve the 2SLGBTQIA Community.
AYSP Youth Beyond Barriers Program
AYSP offers office-based, outreach and virtual counselling programs for youth, ages 12-17, and at times their caregivers. Programs focus on managing mental health issues; school/employment issues; housing and connection to services, including transitions to adult services; and support for youth who identify as 2SLGBTQ+.
LGBT YouthLine is a Queer, Trans, Two-Spirit* youth-led organization that affirms and supports the experiences of youth (29 and under) across Ontario. They do this by:
•Providing anonymous peer support and referrals;
•Training youth to provide support to other youth; and
•Providing resources so youth can make informed decisions.
Phone line: 1-800-268-9688
Text line: 647-694-4275
Live chat: https://www.youthline.ca/
Resource database: https://resources.youthline.ca/
T: 416-962-2232 or toll free at 1-888-687-9688
Friends of Ruby
Friends of Ruby is dedicated to the progressive well-being of LGBTQI2S youth (aged 16-29) through mental health services, social services and housing. Their approach is comprehensive, involving mind, body and community – wherever you are on your personal journey.
Drop-In Services and Youth Centre Programming: https://www.friendsofruby.ca/programs-and-services/drop-in-services-and-programming/
2 Spirits in Motion Society launched 2SpiritYouth.ca in November 2021 with the support of it’s funding partner ‘Indigenous Services Canada’ accompanied by the mandate to produce a digital space that shares the ‘Good News’ for and by 2 Spirit / Indigiqueer / LGBTQIAA+ Indigenous Youth across colonially defined ‘Canada’.
How To Be An LGBTQI2S Ally | Egale
LGBTQ2S+: What does it mean? | Kids Help Phone
The 519’s Glossary of Terms | The 519
Gender Creative Kids: For Kids, Parents & Allies
Washrooms and Change Rooms | Creating Authentic Spaces | The 519
Still Here, Still Queer: A Handbook for Affirming LGBTQ Older Adults
Gender Affirming and Inclusive Athletics Participation | GLSEN
Supporting Transgender Youth & Their Families Amidst Trans Sports Bans | Athlete Ally
Parents of 2SLGBTQ+ Youth
Family Acceptance Project | SFSU
Gender Creative Kids: For Kids, Parents & Allies
Families in TRANSition: A Resource Guide for Families of Transgender Youth. (French version available here)
For Service Providers
Rainbow Health Ontario
Women, HIV & Stigma: A Toolkit for Creating Welcoming Spaces | WHAI
The 519 Education and Training Resources | The 519
Creating Authentic Spaces: A Gender Identity and Gender Expression Toolkit to Support the Implementation of Institutional and Social Change | The 519
LGBTQ2S Inclusion Playbook: A Series of Best Practices for Healthcare Environments | The 519