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.
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. firstname.lastname@example.org
8-week social education series, and individual support for partners of trans people. 416-324-4180.
Online Resources for Families
Resources in multiple languages to support LGBTQ youth and their families.
Resources for gender creative kids and their families, schools, and communities.
Information to create gender-sensitive and inclusive environments for all children and teens.
Information about LGBTQ health and links to LGBTQ-friendly physical and mental health services in Ontario.
Toronto-based resources for trans people and their families.
BC-wide hub providing information about gender-affirming care and supports.
National parent-to-parent support network.
Literature for Families
Families in TRANSition Guide