Please click the links below to access resources about lesbian, gay, bisexual, queer and questioning health and culture.
Canadian Rainbow Health Coalition
The Canadian Rainbow Health Coalition / Coalition santé arc-en-ciel Canada (CRHC / CSAC) is a national organization whose objective is to address the various health and wellness issues that people who have sexual and emotional relationships with people of the same gender, or a gender identity that does not conform to the identity assigned to them at birth.
Catherine White Holman Wellness Centre
The Catherine White Holman Wellness Centre aim to provide low-barrier wellness services to transgender and gender non-conforming people in a way that is respectful and celebratory of clients’ identity and self-expression.
Egale advances equality and justice for lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans-identified people, and their families, across Canada.
Health Initiative for Men
HIM involves and engages gay men to improve foundations of their physical, sexual, social and mental health through research-based, community-minded, volunteer-driven activities. Their materials and programs are for adults and deal with gay sexuality positively and explicitly.
Kelty Mental Health Resource Centre
The Kelty Mental Health Resource Centre is a provincial resource centre that provides mental health and substance use information, resources, and peer support to children, youth and their families from across BC.
Phone: (604) 875-2084
Toll Free: (1-800) 665-1822
PFLAG is a nation-wide organization that provides support, education, and resources on issues of sexual orientation and gender identity.
Preece & Associates Psychological Consulting, Ltd.
Dr. Melady Preece is a Clinical Psychologist with extensive experience working with transgender youth, adults, and their families.
QMUNITY is BC’s leading queer resource centre. Located on Bute Street in Vancouver’s West End, [QMUNITY is] a hub for the lesbian, gay, trans, bi and queer community.
Sher Vancouver is a social, cultural and support group for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender South Asians, and their friends, families and allies. It is based out of Vancouver, B.C., but people from all over the world are welcome to join. Sher offers peer support, social activities, information, referral and outreach presentations. Sher would like to help inform, educate and bring about more acceptance and understanding. Everyone is welcome to join Sher, regardless of ethnicity, religious belief or sexuality.
Transgender Health Information Program (THiP)
The VCH Transgender Health Information Program is a BC-wide information hub providing access to information about gender affirming care and supports.
Phone: (604) 734-1514
Toll-free in BC: (1-866) 999-1514
Crisis hotline for transgender people, offering counselling from transgender volunteers.
Toll-free: (1-877) 330-6366
TransPulse Resource List
Contact info for services across Canada for transgender and transitioning people.
The Lesbian Gay Bi Trans Youth Line is a toll-free service provided by youth for youth. Offering support, information and referrals specific to your concerns.
Phone: (1-800) 268-9688