Queerios is a drop-in program for youth 12-18 who identify as LGBTQ+. Like The Zone, it has a focus on social activities, positive mental health, skill-building, and connecting youth to resources in their community. On-site counselling is available to all youth. Activities include art, sports, and games, as well as a nutrition program. The program runs Thursday from 5-8 pm at the Kanata Dick Brûle Community Centre (170 Castlefrank Rd.).
*We would like to acknowledge and welcome all youth who identify as LGBTQ including non-binary, gender fluid, two-spirit, asexual, pansexual, and queer youth. We also welcome straight and cis youth who are invited as a support to their peers.
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Wondering about being GAY, LESBIAN, BISEXUAL, or TRANSGENDER?
- LGBT Youth Line: 1-800-268-9688
Peer support and info for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender youth
- Centretown Community Resource Centre: 613-233-4443
Free bilingual counselling/support for GLBTTQ youth
- PFLAG Canada – Parents and Friends of GLBT people: 613-860-7138
General concerns of health, sexuality, eating disorders
- Kind: 613-563-4818
Peer counselling, info and referral, discussion and support groups
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