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Category: LGBTQ2S+ Affirming

Ah-ha Counselling & Consulting, Al Zwiers, Social Worker (RSW & RCSW)

  • Individual counselling Individual counselling
  • Sliding Scale Sliding Scale
  • LGBTQ2S+ Affirming LGBTQ2S+ Affirming
  • Telehealth Telehealth

Al has worked within the LGBTIQ2+ communities for over 20 years, offering counselling in all life areas including: substance use, addiction & recovery; compulsive behaviours; anxiety, depression & stress management; sexuality, kink & poly relationships; couples therapy; gender identity & expression;...

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Happening Now: AllWays If you are looking to meet new friends, hang out, and also talk about gender, diversity, and acceptance, then join us for AllWays youth drop-in! *Please note that AllWays will resume operation January 2021 and COVID protocol requires registration. Visit Richmond.ca/register to...

The BYRC is a one-stop youth centre that provides a wide range of social, health, education, employment, and life skills services to youth. It is a multi- service and multi-agency hub with a range of services for youth all under one roof.

Services: Counselling We think being a member of trans and gender diverse communities is something to celebrate and be proud of. We also know that our communities have to deal with a lot of oppression. Whatever challenges you face, we have a team of registered clinical counselors who can help you...

NOTE: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic meetings may be held via Zoom. Visit the website or Facebook page for more information. The Gender Support Network is a peer-lead transgender support group in Chilliwack, BC, providing a safe, supportive environment for trans identifying people of all ages and...

Providing Individual Counselling, Relationship Counselling, and Sex Therapy - online and in-person. CLEAR is about providing clients with counselling services that are respectful, supportive, and encouraging within a counselling space that also contributes to the client spirit. All counsellor...

Connor situates himself in a Person-Centred framework developed by psychologist Carl Rogers, and takes an eclectic approach towards the interventions he uses. He genuinely believes all human beings are inherently good-natured, and we have the unique and instinctual ability to strive towards growth,...

As a Registered Clinical Counsellor, I call on over 20 years of experience in the healthcare field and training in both public health and counselling psychology. I use a holistic approach that recognizes that good mental health is not just the absence of mental illness or distress, but is also...

I support people who struggle with depression, anxiety, grief and loss, perfection, disordered eating/body policing, and addiction (gambling, porn, substances). I offer individual, couple, family and group counselling.

At Dragonstone you will find a community of counsellors offering holistic services integrating mind, body, and spirit. We practice individual, relationship, and family counselling for diverse clients of all ages and genders in Vancouver, BC.

Eagle Wellness is a group of psychotherapists with a shared belief in holistic health and integrated wellness. We strongly believe in spirituality as a means to support healing in our own lives and as shaping of our practice. We are collective-minded, queer-identified, trans allies who have a keen...

Offers individual counselling for adults and adolescents dealing with anxiety, stress, life transitions, self esteem, and body image issues. Reduced rates may be available for students. Free 20-minute phone consultation available.

Family Services of the North Shore is a non-profit, community-based agency. For over 60 years, we have been committed to making deep and lasting impact across the entire North Shore, from Deep Cove to Bowen Island and every point in between. We offer counselling, support, education, and volunteer...

I work primarily with clients who are queer and/or who are Indigenous, Black, and/or People of Colour, including folks of mixed ancestry. My commitment is to offer a significant contribution towards healing for racialized and politicized folks in Vancouver, so more of our wholeness, brilliance and...

Foundry Vancouver-Granville offers young people 12-24 access to mental health and substance use support, primary care, peer support and social services.

FRAFCA fosters the health and well-being of urban Indigenous people in the Fraser Salish Region by providing culturally-relevant services, support, and advocacy. FRAFCA provides culturally-relevant programs and services to suit the various needs of members including Early Childhood Development,...

The Fraser Valley Youth Society (FVYS) is a not for profit society located in the Fraser Valley since 2000. Our main focus is to support LGBTQ2S+ and Allied youth in the Fraser Valley. We want to connect them to their peers, their communities and to provide supportive & inclusive help where needed....

The Fraser Valley Youth Society (FVYS) is a not for profit society located in the Fraser Valley since 2000. We have been providing opportunities for personal growth and leadership through our workshops, programs and community connections since 2000. We have gone from a group of volunteers running a...

The Fraser Valley Youth Society (FVYS) is a not for profit society located in the Fraser Valley since 2000. We have been providing opportunities for personal growth and leadership through our workshops, programs and community connections since 2000. We have gone from a group of volunteers running a...

Welcome to the Free 2BU. We're a drop-in and support group for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgendered, transsexual, two-spirited, queer, questioning, and straight youth between the ages of 14 to 21 in the Fraser Valley and surrounding area. There's really no limit on where you have to live to show...

Inclusive, safe, LGBTQ2S+ centered, weekly drop-in for youth ages 12-24. We provide a space for youth to connect with and support one another; and to plan and participate in events and awareness campaigns. This drop-in group operates out of the Langley Youth Hub. For more information about Friends...

Gender, Sexuality, and Substance use is a drop-in group hosted by Three Bridges Substance Use Services. All are welcome, but this group centers the voices and experiences of queer women, Trans, and Gender diverse folx. Explore the overlap of substance use/recovery, gender, and sexuality. Open to...

Welcome to the Citizens’ Counselling Centre The Greater Victoria Citizens’ Counselling Centre offers affordable, accessible counselling to adult residents of Greater Victoria. All counselling is offered by volunteer counsellors trained and supervised by the Centre. We have a sliding fee scale based...

This program is open to self-identified men (trans, cis, and other men), two-spirit and non-binary folks who also identify as gay, bi, queer, asexual, and/or as guys who are into/or have sex with guys (for any reason –including for work). Counselling with HIM connects you with a therapist who has...

The Heartwood Centre for Women, located in Vancouver, is a 30-bed residential facility that provides integrated treatment for self-identifying women (19+) across British Columbia who struggle with severe substance use and mental health challenges. We will develop a customized care plan for you based...

I am a Chinese-Taiwanese trans and settler-identified Mindfulness Counsellor, Consultant and Clinical Educator. I have 22 years of experience in front line counselling, group facilitation, program design and curriculum development serving marginalized communities in educational, community health and...

I work closely with individuals, couples, intimate networks, and families to guide them on their journeys towards more fulfilling lives. I am transparent with my clients, and I reciprocate my clients’ openness by bringing my genuine self to our sessions. My counselling style is non-judgemental,...

Mpowerment is a space for queer and trans youth (15-29 years old) to meet, have fun and support each other in making informed decisions about their sexual health! Mpowerment Fraser host weekly events across Fraser Region. You can find us in Burnaby, New Westminster, Surrey, Hope, Chilliwack and...

Mpowerment is a space for queer and trans youth (15-29 years old) to meet, have fun and support each other in making informed decisions about our sexual health! We are committed to reducing stigma related to HIV and to building communities where we feel safe talking about the highs and lows of sex,...

Mpowerment is a space for queer and trans youth (15-29 years old) to meet, have fun and support each other in making informed decisions about their sexual health! Mpowerment YVR is based out of Downtown Vancouver and hosts new events in the city every week. We host social events three times a month...

CSFS Nanki Nezulne (Our Two Spirits) offers individual and group counselling to adults that are 18+ and self-identify as LGBTQ2+ and/or additional gender and sexual identities. Health and wellness services target the specific challenges that LGBTQ2+ individuals may be faced with, including but not...

We created our PROUD2BE programs because we know that those of us who identify as LGBTQ2S+ need a safe place to talk about how that feels – and how hard it can be sometimes. We also offer help to parents and family members if they’re having a hard time, too. Everyone should feel safe, supported, and...

NOTE: Closed until further notice due to COVID-19. The Pride Collective at UBC is an AMS resource group that offers educational and social services dealing with sexual and gender diversity to the UBC community, including but not limited to students, staff, and faculty. Pride provides support and...

We provide personal support for queer, trans, and Two-Spirit people of all ages to live healthier, happier lives. We are deeply committed to the health and wellness of our LGBTQ2S+ communities. Our specialized staff and volunteers offer support, information, and referrals to queer, trans, and...

Drop-in group for LGBTQ2+ youth ages 13-18 hosted by The Youth Space. Check website for meeting details. The Youth Space is a safe, sober, and inclusive space for youth ages 13-24. All our activities and events are run by local youth in community, based off their own passions and interests. If youth...

SWAN is one of only two organizations in Canada providing culturally-specialized supports and advocacy to im/migrant women engaged in indoor sex work. The diverse voices and ongoing resilience of these communities of women fuel SWAN's mission to change the social and political narratives that...

Sisters Together Active in Recovery (STAR) is an outpatient treatment program. We offer a variety of treatment options, free of charge, for women having problems related to the use of drugs or alcohol. We are a bisexual, gay, and transgender inclusive service and support all women. The...

The Student Recovery Community (SRC) at UBC provides weekly peer support meetings, one-on-one peer support, drop-in hours, resources and referrals for UBC students in or curious about recovery from drugs, alcohol, or other addictive behaviors. The team also provides weekly outreach across campus,...

The Corner is a drop-in program for men and gender diverse folx who have experience working in the sex economy. Services include food, harm reduction supplies, STI/HIV testing, case management, support groups, educational workshops, peer support, and referrals to various healthcare, mental health,...

Trans Care BC is a provincial program working to enhance and coordinate trans health services and supports across the province, bringing gender-affirming care closer to home wherever possible. We work to make sure people have the information they need to access gender- affirming health care and...

Trans Lifeline is run by and for trans people. Trans Lifeline is a grassroots hotline and microgrants non-profit organization offering direct emotional and financial support to trans people in crisis – for the trans community, by the trans community. Trans Lifeline’s Hotline is a peer support phone...

Turning Point Therapy has a team of dedicated therapists and interns who are passionate about their practice and what therapy has to offer. We all walk along side you in our own journey of transformation and knowledge that we bring to the therapeutic relationship with you.

Turning Point Therapy has a team of dedicated therapists and interns who are passionate about their practice and what therapy has to offer. We all walk along side you in our own journey of transformation and knowledge that we bring to the therapeutic relationship with you.

The VWHC hosts many different free programs or services related to all aspects of women’s health, including a community clinic, yoga, acupuncture, Pilates, counselling and a wide range of workshops. Other resources include a non-lending library, listings of local support groups and health...

The MindMap BC team respectfully acknowledges that we are privileged to be working within the ceded and unceded, ancestral, traditional, and shared territories of the Coast Salish people.

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