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Closed today but we’ll be here Christmas Day and the rest of the week!

We’re very sorry but due to some unforeseen circumstances we are having to close our service tonight…we will be here on Christmas Day (Sunday) and for the rest of the week. We know the holidays can be hard so get in touch with us during that family dinner (by texting in between) or afterwards and […]

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Giving Tuesday

On November 29th, Youth Line is participating in Giving Tuesday, a fundraising campaign to encourage donations during the holiday season. This year, we’ve seen a significant increase in our calls from lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer, and questioning youth from across Ontario. Last year we had over 5,000 calls. We want to build on the […]

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Today is the Trans Day of Remembrance

Trans women of colour are irreplaceable. Two spirit folks are irreplaceable. Trans feminine, non-binary, trans masculine people are irreplaceable.   On November 20th, we recognize the Trans Day of Remembrance. We acknowledge that our pronouns and lives and bodies, our experiences and existences are legitimate. We honour and remember our community members who have died. […]

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We’re Phone Call Only Right Now!

We’re currently having issues with our Internet! We’re here for you over the phone, but our Instant Message, Text, and Email service is unavailable for the time being. Please continue to check in with us: we’ll update as soon as our tech is back up and running!   Talk to you soon!

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Help Line Closure: Tuesday, Nov. 15

Due to some unforeseen circumstances, we will be closed and not able to take calls/texts/IM’s today (November 15, 2016) for the entire evening (4:00 – 9:30). We apologize for the sudden closure and will reopen on Wednesday November 16th at 4:00pm. If you are looking for someone to talk to right now, below we have some alternate hotlines […]

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A letter to our communities after elections

“…As always, we see you in your solidarity. We see you protecting the land, the water, and each other. We see you organizing. Love will always outlast hard times, and we are committed to supporting you along the way.”

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For All The Feels: SELF CARE FIRST AID

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 […]

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15th Community Youth Awards Gala: PERFORMER CALL OUT

The 15th Community Youth Awards Gala will take place on the evening of November 12th, at the YWCA Elm Centre in downtown Toronto. We are looking for LGBTTIQQ2SA youth who are under 26, with a priority for BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Colour) and/or trans performers for our Gala. There will be a small honorarium, and […]

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For All The Feels Workshop Series: INDIGENOUS BEADING

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 […]

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Pink banner with text on the left side that reads - LGBT Youth Line presents the 15th community Youth Awards Gala. On the right of the text are 5 circles each with a different image inside. The top two circles have one showing an open hand holding small plant with some soil under it. The second circle on the top has 4 books stacked on top of each other. The first circle on the bottom left is of a thinker, which is a silhouette of a person sitting on a rock looking lost in thought. The middle circle is of open hands holding a floating heart between them that appears to be beating. The last circle has two mountain peaks with a sun rising between them.

The Youth Awards are back!

Join us on November 12th, 2016 at 7pm the YWCA Elm Centre, 87 Elm St. in Toronto for an evening of celebration and affirmation. Our 15th Community Youth Awards will honour the exceptional and outstanding contributions of LGBTQQ2SI youth leaders across Ontario.   For more information: youthline.ca/youthawards