Offer a range of social services (counselling and support services) in English and French to all residents of Ottawa. Counselling services are provided to children (6-12) and adolescents, adults, couples and families. Use ext. 0 when you call.
Queer Trans Youth is a peer-led discussion and support group for LGBTTQIA youth, ages 25 and under, in Ottawa. It’s Canada’s longest running group for LGBTTQIA youth and by LGBTTQIA youth: a safe space for young people to come for discussions, understanding, support, and most importantly, fun.
WHEN: Wednesdays 7:00–9:30 pm
WHERE: Kind – 222 Somerset St. W, suite 404
* Social group for LGBTQ+* youth, 12-18 years old
* Safe(r) space
* Hangout and meet new people
* Access resources and gain support from staff
* Youth and their families can get connected to community resources and services
* Inclusion, belonging, respect
Every Thursday from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. 170 Castlefrank Rd. (Lion Dick Brule Community Centre) Kanata, ON
The Sexual Health Youth Advisory encourages discussion and openness around the topic of youth sexuality. It focuses primarily on sex and sexuality and on related issues, such as healthy relationships and safe sex practices. SHAG is a part of the HIV/AIDS Education Prevention Program at the Youth Services Bureau of Ottawa.
Spectrum is an LGBTQ+ community youth group (ages 12-25) held each Tuesday night from 6-8pm at Youth Services Bureau (147 Besserer Street). We are a by-youth for-youth space offering a variety of programming including educational workshops, group discussions, art collaborations, counseling, and peer mentoring. We welcome those who are LGBTQ+ identified as well as people from LGBTQ+ families and other members of the LGBTQ+ community.
The Youth Services Bureau of Ottawa serves youth aged 12 and older. We focus on youth with difficulties affecting their physical and/or emotional well-being and development. We support youth in making positive health and lifestyle decisions.