In crisis? Please, ask for help. Here’s a short list of phone numbers:
LGBT youth crisis line toll free: 1-800-268-9688
Here we list national faith, advocacy and education organizations. Thanks to years of community effort, many provinces and local communities now have Pride societies and excellent LGBTQ friendly programs. Please search for or ask about your own community’s resources. And don’t forget that you can contact any Affirming ministry for support: check out the United Church’s national map and search “Affirming ministries” by location.
National groups: education and advocacy
Fierté Canada Pride (National Organisation of Pride Festivals)
Rainbow Railroad: support and sponsorship advocacy for LGBTQI refugees
PFLAG Canada (Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays)