- Addictions counselling
- Relationship counselling
- Individual counselling
- Crisis counselling
- Service navigator
- Peer Support
- LGBQ+ Affirming
- Trans Affirming
- Wheelchair Accessible
- 2S/LGBTQ+ Affirming
- Two-Spirit Affirming
- Online resource
- Remote services
This Space is a welcoming space for 2SLGBTQIA+ and/or IBPOC youth (up to age 24) within Syilx Okanagan (Kelowna, BC).
This program is currently offering no cost, in-person or virtual individual counselling for 2S/LGBTQIA+ and/or IBPOC youth by 2S/LGBTQIA+ and/or IBPOC staff.
Want to learn more about this service’s work with Two-Spirit, trans, LGBQ+ people?
We invite all service providers listed on MindMapBC to answer the following questions. These questions were developed in collaboration with community members, researchers, and mental health and other service providers. They're intended to help us understand what a service provider or organization is doing to affirm and support sexual and gender diverse service users.
See below for responses for this listing.
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Do you collect and use preferred names (rather than legal names) for all communications?
Are the forms used in your practice inclusive of various sexual orientations and gender identities (e.g., opportunities to fill in pronouns, etc.)?
Are you and your colleagues aware of what specific barriers may exist for trans individuals accessing your services?
Do you offer Indigenous 2S/LGBTQ+ specific resources, for example Indigenous Elders or Knowledge Keepers?
Are you and your colleagues comfortable asking relevant questions about gender identity and sexual orientation?
Are you and your colleagues aware of what specific barriers may exist for LGBQ individuals accessing your services?
Do you and your colleagues ask clients about pronouns and use them appropriately?
Are you and your colleagues aware of what specific barriers may exist for Two-Spirit, queer, or trans Indigenous individuals accessing your services?
Do you and your colleagues have experience working with people who identify as living with a disability or chronic illness? Please tell us more about your experience and any training you have received.
Do you and your colleagues have experience providing services that support clients with navigating gender dysphoria*?
*TransCareBC describes gender dysphoria as a term "intended to describe the distress some trans people experience with relation to their gender identity, particularly if they would like to transition but have not yet done so".
Do you/your colleagues understand the difference between gender dysphoria and mental health conditions/symptoms that are unrelated to gender dysphoria or distress?
Please tell us how equipped you feel to support a client in determining if/when their mental health symptoms are related to their gender-related experiences or other factors? Please describe your response choice below.
Does your practice have gender-neutral washrooms?
Are there clear anti-discrimination policies that include gender identity, gender expression, and sexual orientation in your organization or practice?
Are all individuals involved in service provision actively engaged in decolonizing their practices and/or organization? If yes, please type below what actions you and/or your organization are taking.
Are all individuals involved in service provision actively engaged in anti-racist practices, policies, and systems in their care model?
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Last updated: December 20, 2022
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