Southern Alberta

CALGARY

Calgary Centre of Sexuality

  • Gender Creative Families: support group for families and caregivers of gender creative children, up to age 14. Free childcare available. More information HERE.
  • Supports for youth and families such as a specialized counselor available for LGBTQ2S+ youth and families. More comprehensive information HERE about the supports they offer.

 

Skipping Stone Foundation

  • Individual Peer Support: individuals are matched with peer mentors who have similar lived experiences. Could be youth to youth, adult to adult, or parent to parent. Often done online. More information HERE.
  • Trans healthcare: connecting people with access to trans healthcare (hormone replacement therapy starts, surgical referrals, etc.) Includes mental health. Available over the phone. More information HERE.
  • System Navigation: connecting people with affirming medical and mental health professionals across the province. Can help in navigating public systems including gender marker amendments, ID changes, etc. More information HERE.
  • Gender affirming gear: provides gender affirming gear free of cost alongside youth peer mentorship. More information HERE.
  • Metta Gender Clinic: offers healthcare for trans youth in Alberta such as hormone replacement therapy. Only option to get hormone/puberty suppressants. More information HERE.

 

Outlink

  • Trans Families: 3rd Wednesday of the month. 6:30 to 8:30pm. Facilitated by parents for parents. More information HERE.
  • Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG): Last Wednesday of the month. 6:30 to 8:30pm. More information HERE.
  • Inside Out: fun and casual support group for youth (13 to 18). More information HERE.

 

Making Changes 

  • My Best Friend’s Closet: free stylish clothing for girls (ages 12 to 18) with financial barriers. Trans inclusive!
  • Contact them HERE to book a 90 minute personal style consultation!

 

MEDICINE HAT

McMan Colour Me Free

  • Provides resources, supports, help accessing services for LGBTQ2S+ youth and their families such as medical transition or any other goals identified by youth.
  • Safe Spaces: youth group for ages 12 to 24. Drop-in every Wednesday. 3:30 to 5:30pm. Allies welcome.
  • More information HERE.

 

TABER

Taber Equality Alliance

  • Youth Groups (ages 13 to 24) on the 4th Wednesday of every month. 3:30pm at local library (5415 5th Ave, Taber, AB).
  • Monthly meetings on 3rd Wednesday of every month. 6pm at Anglican Church St. Theodore’s.
  • More information & updates on their Facebook HERE.