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Our phones are closed tonight (January 21, 2022)

Unfortunately, our phone lines are closed tonight, but you can still reach us through chat and text! Reach us today between 4:00 PM – 9:30 PM through: Text: 647-694-4275 Chat: Click the Chat button at the bottom or top of the page   Thanks for your understanding! Our phones will be back on Sunday, January […]

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YouthOrganize and QTBIPOC sauga are hosting Listening Sessions!

We’re excited to be co-hosting Listening Sessions with QTBIPOC sauga this week and next! These listening sessions are for queer, trans, Black, Indigenous and people of colour who are currently living in OR who have lived, worked and/or studied in Peel (Brampton, Caledon, Mississauga).   In these sessions, we want to listen to the experiences […]

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Learning, Grounding, Growing: A Skills-Based Mental Health Workshop Series

For it’s second round, LGBT YouthLine is excited to present Learning, Grounding, Growing: A Skills-Based Mental Health Workshop Series for 2SLGBTQ+ youth! ✨ From February 8th – March 9th , we invite 2SLGBTQ+ youth (ages 12-29) who live in Toronto to join us for a FREE, five-part workshop series. This series will teach you practical […]

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Fill out our form to get hired!

LGBT YouthLine is currently revamping and updating our curriculum for volunteers on the Peer Support line. We are looking for freelance trainers, facilitators, educative content creators, videographers, animators, and graphic designers to support this work. We are hiring for roles of consultants, content developers, and other types of creators starting in January 2022 for this project. How this […]

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Our HelpLine is open during the Holidays!

We know the holidays can be tough for 2SLGBTQ+ youth, especially this year, as we enter yet another holiday season of isolation while we balance safety and seeing loved ones. Thanks to our shift supervisors and volunteers, our Peer Support HelpLine will be open for our regular hours!   We’re open Sunday-Friday. This includes December […]

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YouthLine’s response to the passing of Bill C-4

LGBT YouthLine celebrates the passing of Bill C-4 (An Act to Amend the Criminal Code – Conversion Therapy) by the Canadian government to ban conversion “therapy” practices that harm 2SLGBTQ+ people in Canada. We commend the work done by various organizations and individuals in achieving this milestone, particularly that of No Conversion Canada.    According to No Conversion Canada, “conversion “therapy” is […]

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Kick off the Holiday Season on #GivingTuesday!

This past year at YouthLine, we have felt the love, support, joy, and abundance of our communities. We want to thank you for being part of it all!   Almost two years into this pandemic, we’ve worked hard to make sure youth know that they are not alone. The increased isolation that youth have faced due […]

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2SLGBTQ+ Black and Indigenous Healing Spaces

The Provincial Youth Ambassador Program is now offering dedicated Healing Spaces exclusive to 2SLGBTQ+ Black and Indigenous youth (ages 16-29) in Ontario!   Running from late December 2021 to March 2022, this initiative offers Youth Ambassadors in these pods the opportunity to engage each other in holistic conversations and activities centered on healing and the intersections of race, indigeneity, sexuality and gender.    Example workshops include: […]

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YouthLine Presents: 2SLGBTQ+ Service Provider Gatherings

2SLGBTQ+ service providers are wonderfully caring, incredibly strong and empathetic, and are absolutely in the best position to support 2SLGBTQ+ youth.   BUT, it’s also no secret within our communities that 2SLGBTQ+ service providers experience intense isolation, burnout, vicarious trauma, and systemic violence.   To better support 2SLGBTQ+ youth, we need space to support and […]

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Learning, Grounding, Growing: A Skills-Based Mental Health Workshop Series

LGBT YouthLine is excited to present Learning, Grounding, Growing: A Skills-Based Mental Health Workshop Series for 2SLGBTQ+ youth! ✨   From November 15th to December 9th, we invite youth (ages 12-29) who live in Toronto to join us for a FREE, four-part workshop series. This series will teach you practical tools to support yourself and […]