Northern Alberta

Last updated: April 29, 2019


Pride Centre of Edmonton: Seahorse Support Circle

  • Monthly peer support circles for families of transgender, gender non-conforming, and gender-creative children.
  • Second Saturday of every month, 11am-1pm.
  • Click HERE for more information on their Facebook page.

Pride Centre of Edmonton: Parents’ & Caregivers’ Support Group

  • Peer support group for parents and caregivers of trans, non-binary, and gender diverse children and people.
  • First Tuesday of every month, 7-9pm.
  • Click HERE to see their programs calendar, at the bottom of the page.

Pride Centre of Edmonton: Youth Programs

  • Trans youth group: 3rd Monday monthly. 7 to 9pm at the Pride Centre.
  • Youth drop-in: 4:30 to 6pm every Tuesday.
  • Click HERE to see their programs calendar, at the bottom of the page.

PFLAG Canada: Edmonton Chapter

  • 2nd Saturday of every month at the Pride Centre of Edmonton, 2:30 to 4:30pm.

Edmonton and Area GSA Roundtable

  • 3rd Wednesday of the month. 4:30 to 6pm at the Pride Centre of Edmonton. Only runs during school months.
  • ASL interpreters & pizza/snacks provided!
  • Click HERE for more information on their Facebook page.

okimaw kihêw mêkwanak  ᐅᑭᒪᐤ ᑭᐦᐁᐤ ᒣᑿᓇᐠ (Indigenous PFLAG)

  • Gather each month to eat, share, learn and nurture one another’s living story of supporting LGBTTQ loved one from a nehiyaw perspective. There are also special guests who generously shares their wisdom in return our perspectives on gender and sexuality is opened to share with others.
  • These gatherings are open to all peoples who want to learn and support Indigenous worldviews surround our LGBTTQ community members.
  • Last Wednesday of the month, 5:30pm to 7pm, at MacEwan University kihêw waciston (7-131, 10700 – 104 Avenue NW, Edmonton)
  • More information on their Facebook page HERE.


Queerflex: Gender Creative Kids Movement Group

  • Yoga-inspired group class for gender creative kids ages 5-10. Sliding scale price $50-$100.
  • Sundays on May 12, 19 and June 2, 9th, and 16th at 10am (for 45 minutes).
  • Limited to 7 kids. First come first serve, please register by emailing
  • Click HERE for more information.

Rainbow Connection Edmonton: Camp Dragonfly 2019

  • Summer day camp for gender creative kids (and their friends and siblings!) ages 6-13 on August 23-25, 2019.
  • A safe place for kids and their families to explore, be creative, and celebrate. Registration open!
  • Click HERE for more information.…….


The altView Foundation & Family and Community Services: Support Groups

  • Our concurrent parents and youth support groups.
  • Parent group: a safe space to share experiences, support one another with the guidance of professional facilitation, and become connected to supports and resources out there for families like theirs.
  • Youth group: a fun space for LGBTQ2S+ youth and allies to hang out, connect with other youth in the community, and learn about skills and resources that can help them navigate the world.
  • 1st and 3rd Monday of every month, 6:30-8pm, at Family and Community Services building on the 2nd floor.
  • More information on our main website HERE.


The altView Foundation: Drop-in Peer Support

  • Offered in partnership with Strathcona County’s Family and Community Services.
  • Drop-in peer support
  • Every Monday and Wednesday from 9am to 12pm.



  • Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG): supportive group for families of LGBTQ2S+ youth. 2nd Tuesday of every month, 7 to 9pm.
  • OutLoud Juniors: fun and safe group for LGBTQ2S+ youth 12 years old and younger. 1st Tuesday of every month, 6 to 8pm. More information HERE.
  • OutLoud Youth: for LGBTQ2S+ youth ages 13 to 24. 1st Tuesday of every month, 7 to 9pm. More information HERE.


Parent Counselling 

  • For parents of youth (K-12) in both Fort McMurray Public and Catholic schools. Available through the school districts.
  • Consultation and counselling available.


  • A space for parents, caregivers, and family members of transgender and gender diverse youth to share their experiences and stories as they work to understand and support their amazing kids.
  • In collaboration with the Skipping Stone Foundation and facilitated by Ashleigh Yule, MA, R. Psych.
  • Next dates: Thursday, May 9, 2019, 6:30-8:00pm and Wednesday, June 19, 2019, 6:30-8:00pm
  • Please RSVP to for location & updates
  • More information HERE.

Transgender Support Group 

  • Biweekly support group through Canadian Mental Health Association.
  • Contact information TBA.


Caregiver Support Group

  • Support group for caregivers of children, teens or young adults who may identify as transgender, non-binary, gender-non-conforming, or anywhere along the spectrum of gender diversity. Open to the public. Sessions are free.
  • Every second Thursday of the month, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. At Nordic Court, 6th floor, 10014-99 St.
  • To RSVP, or for more info, call Nicole Marshall (780) 512-1122, or email
  • More information on Facebook HERE or their poster HERE.

HIV North

  • LGBTQ Youth Mentor: weekly youth drop-in on Thursday nights. Offers one on one consultations with parents if requested.
  • More information on their website HERE and their Facebook HERE.