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We are proud to produce or be involved with these great events being held across the Province of Ontario.



2nd Annual Craftathon

Join us on February 11, 2017 to support LGBTTQQ2SIA youth by crafting!   At Sketch Working Arts, Artscape Youngplace, we’ll be crafting in teams from 11am-4pm. Make your own crafty treasures! This is a family friendly event with food provided. ASL is available upon request!   Create your team, start fundraising now, and join us at the 2nd Annual Craftathon! bit.ly/craft4YL For more info see youthline.ca/craftathon
180 Shaw St, Toronto, ON M6J 2W5 Sat Feb 11, 2017 11am-4pm View Map

For All the Feels: Self Care First Aid

SELF CARE FIRST AID KIT Bad days are going to happen. Overwhelming moments & annoying little bumps in life never cease, but we can take charge of our self care & overcome this through self soothing! It's important to be prepared and cope ahead, planning self care & self soothe coping strategies and building a tool kit while we are calm and connected with our inner self. With the help of this workshop you will recieve one amazing Self Care First Aid Kit, built, decorated and filled by you! After personalizing & decorating our Self Care First Aid Kit Box, we will be creating DIY stress balls, designing powerful affirmation cards to guide us, and learning new skills to remember simple self care in tough times. We will be picking out specific sensory items to help calm us through our senses while also picking out creative, relaxing or distracting items."
For All the Feels is a series of 8 free arts workshops for and by lesbian, gay, bi, trans, queer, questioning, two spirit, intersex, ace youth within Toronto. We want to create low-key and accessible spaces for queer youth to come together and have fun, learn something, and make connections in the community. Each workshop will be free, will include food and tokens, be physically accessible and have ASL provided. For more information please visit http://youthline.ca For questions or specific accommodations please email outreach@youthline.ca For All the Feels is produced with the support of the City of Toronto through the Toronto Arts Council.
East Metro Youth Services 1200 Markham Rd, Toronto, ON, Canada Thu Nov 24, 2016 6pm-8pm View Map

For All The Feels Workshop: Indigenous Beading (by Shane H.C)

Our first workshop is for two spirit, trans, and queer identified First Nations, Métis, and Inuit folks! Join us at 2 Spirits for a beading workshop facilitated by Shane H.C.! On Saturday October 8th from 1pm to 3pm, come learn and practice your bead work with other two spirit youth and community members. We will be sharing skills, tips and stories. This space is both for folks who have never beaded before as well as longtime beaders - we've all got something to learn and share. You will have the option of building your own DIY loom, flat stitching, beading by hand or whatever you'd like to try! __________________________________________________ 2 Spirits has a ramp going up to the front door. It is a scent conscious organization- perfumes and chemical fragrances are limited and medicines are used within the space. There is key access to single stall washrooms, and we will have ASL interpretation available upon request. Sign up using our Eventbrite page: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/for-all-the-feels-indigenous-beading-workshop-tickets-669428278 For any questions at all, please email Tamar at outreach@youthline.ca
145 Front Street East, Toronto Sat Oct 08, 2016 -Sat Oct 08, 2016 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm View Map Visit Website

15th Youth Awards Gala

The Youth Awards are back! Join us on November 12th at the Elm Centre, 87 Elm St in celebrating the outstanding accomplishments of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, transsexual, intersex, queer, asexual and two-spirit youth, and youth services that are making a difference throughout the province of Ontario. 7pm - Reception // 8pm - Awards show begins // 9:30pm - Desserts and Mingling Finger foods will be served with gluten free and vegan options // Cash bar Tickets: $20 Advanced // $25 at the door // FREE for Youth (26 and under) Space is limited, so get your tickets today Physical ticket sales will be available in limited quantities at a location to be announced soon. Accessibility:
  • Physically accessible at a central location in downtown Toronto
  • Gender neutral washrooms
  • ASL interpretation and closed captioning
  • Low scent space (please try to come scent free!)
  • Live Streaming
Click here for more information about the event Click here to nominate somebody for an award! 
87 Elm Street, Toronto ON Sat Nov 12, 2016 -Sat Nov 12, 2016 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm Visit Website

Annual General Meeting

Join us for our Annual General Meeting! This year we are inviting current and past Youth Line volunteers, staff, board members and supports to join us for dinner and an alumni mixer.
  • 6 pm - 7 pm: Alumni Mixer
  • 7 pm - 8:30 pm: AGM
Become a member of the Youth Line and vote at the AGM by filling out this form before Sept. 20. Access:
  • Fully accessible venue with gender neutral washrooms
  • Low scent event
  • ASL interpretation provided
  • Food will include vegan, gluten-free, nut-free options
Let us know if you have any other access needs that we can support! RSVP: board@youthline.ca
Sherbourne Health Centre, Great Room Wed Sep 28, 2016 -Wed Sep 28, 2016 View Map

1st Annual Craftathon

We are so excited to announce LGBT Youth Line's First Annual Craftathon!!! The date is set as Saturday, March 19th from 1-4pm at Sherbourne Health Centre. We need more teams of amazing Youth Line supporters to join us in 3 hours of crafty camaraderie. Click on the link below to sign-up and learn more! https://www.canadahelps.org/en/charities/lesbian-gay-bi-trans-youth-line/craftathon/
533 Sherbourne Street, Toronto, Ontario Sat Mar 19, 2016 -Sat Mar 19, 2016 1:00 - 4:00 PM View Map Visit Website

Youth Line Annual General Meeting

You're invited to Youth Line's Annual General Meeting coming up on Thursday, September 17th from 7-9 pm. at The Sherbourne Health Centre! It'll be a great opportunity to check in with us, find out more about what we're up to, eat some good food on us (veg and gluten free options available) and listen to live music by special guest Charmie Deller! We hope to see you there.
Sherborne Health Centre (333 Sherbourne Street) Thu Sep 17, 2015 -Thu Sep 17, 2015 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm View Map

Pride Toronto 2015

We will be participating in various events throughout Pride Week Toronto this year. Check out our news page for ways you can get involved and the official Pride Toronto website for more details on the schedule.
Fri Jun 19, 2015 -Sun Jun 28, 2015 Visit Website

Axe Out Homophobia 2015

The ultimate all-agency throw down to Axe Out Homophobia On June 6th, 2015 teams from the top advertising agencies in Toronto will descend upon the BATLgrounds for a no holds-barred axe throwing tournament in support of the LGBT Youth Line. Teams from agencies such as Zulu Alpha Kilo, KBS+, Cause Company, Publicis, John St., Fuse Marketing Group, North Strategic, and sponsors Beau's All Natural Brewing Co. fundraise for 4-weeks leading up to tournament day before laying it on the line for ultimate supremacy. Last year saw a collective $11,350 raised on behalf of Youth Line and this year we're looking to crush that record! Check out the event website for even more details.
33 Villiers St Toronto Sat Jun 06, 2015 12:00pm-3:00pm View Map Visit Website

Love Out Loud

Students of Centennial College's PR program have put together an event which celebrates LGBT culture including some great performances, and appearances from Toronto's top drag performers. All funds raised through the event go to support the LGBT Youth Line.
Thu Mar 19, 2015 View Map Visit Website