About Us

Mission, Vision & Values


LGBT YouthLine is a *2SLGBTQ+ youth-led organization that affirms and supports the experiences of youth (29 and under) across Ontario. We do this by:


Youth of all sexual and gender identities are celebrated and supported.


In all aspects of our work and throughout the organization, as we pursue our mission, we live by the values listed below. Together, they provide a picture of who we are and how we want to be. Read more about our values here.

  1. Youth-Centred
  2. Confidentiality
  3. Anti-Oppression/Anti-Racism
  4. Accessibility
  5. Harm Reduction
  6. Sex Positive
  7. Indigenous Solidarity
  8. Growth and Learning
  9. Collaboration

Strategic Plan 2018 – 2021

*Language: 2SLGBTQ+ / Queer, Trans, Two-Spirit

We use 2SLGBTQ+ (Two-spirit, Lesbian, Gay, Bi, Trans, Queer) and Queer, Trans, Two-Spirit interchangeably as umbrella terms to identify the youth that we serve. We acknowledge that these terms cannot/do not encompass the rich diversity of identities that may fall under these umbrellas, including two-spirit, lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, genderqueer, intersex, queer, questioning, asexual, aromantic, non-binary or any other non-normative identities related to sexuality and gender.