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Trans Resources List

In-Person Support for Families in Toronto

P & P Program – Central Toronto Youth Services

Parent/caregiver counselling and education for parents of trans  youth, and family counselling services for trans youth and their families.

Families in TRANSition  –  Central Toronto Youth Services

10-week group for parents of trans youth (13–21) focused on: strengthening parent-child relationships, promoting youth mental health & resilience, and learning about social & physical transition options.

Gender Independent Groups – Toronto District School Board

Peer and social support groups (serving K-grade 9) provide opportunities for families and children to meet in a safe and inclusive space. A program of the TDSB’s Gender Based Violence Prevention Office. 416-898-0895.

Out & Proud Program – Children’s Aid Society of Toronto

Inclusive and positive services for LGBTQ children and youth served by CAS of Toronto, as well as LGBTQ families and care providers. 416-924-4640.

PFLAG (Toronto chapter)

416-406-6378 (support); 416-406-1727 (general inquiries). Phone and group-based support for parents, family, and friends of LGBTQ youth.

Transceptance – Central Toronto Youth Services

Drop-in, parent-run, peer-support group for parents of trans children; every third Thursday monthly. transceptance@gmail.com

Trans Partner Network – Sherbourne Health Centre

8-week social education series, and individual support for partners of trans people. 416-324-4180.

Online Resources for Families

Family Acceptance Project

Resources in multiple languages to support LGBTQ youth and their families.

Gender Creative Kids

Resources for gender creative kids and their families, schools, and communities.

Gender Spectrum

Information to create gender-sensitive and inclusive environments for all children and teens.

Rainbow Health Ontario

Information about LGBTQ health and links to LGBTQ-friendly physical and mental health services in Ontario.

RR Consulting Resource Lists

Toronto-based resources for trans people and their families.

Transgender Health Information Program

BC-wide hub providing  information about gender-affirming care and supports.

TransParent Canada

National parent-to-parent support network.

Literature for Families

Families in TRANSition Guide et al. (2016, 2nd Ed)

LGBTQ Resources List