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You’re invited to our Annual General Meeting!

LGBT YouthLine invites you to join us for our virtual Annual General Meeting (AGM)!   On October 27, 2021 at 6:30 PM EST, we are excited to host an evening of community and discussion as we reflect on the past year at YouthLine and plan for the next. Admission is free, and everyone is welcome to join! […]

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Introducing We’re Here… For You

Created by Abbey Lee Hallett, one of our 2020 Youth Ambassadors, We’re Here… For You is a video and audio-sharing series that aims to provide 2SLGBTQ+ youth with community, affirmation, education, and resource-sharing during COVID-19 and beyond!   Hear Abbey Lee share their favourite 2SLGBTQ+ media representation, ways they support fellow 2SLGBTQ+ youth, and affirmations […]

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Apply to the Provincial Youth Ambassador Project! (CLOSED)

The Provincial Youth Ambassador Program (PYAP) is back, and we’re looking to recruit some awesome youth leaders for this 2021-2022 cohort! Are you a 2SLGBTQ+ youth (ages 16-29) in Ontario? Do you have a passion for youth leadership and a vision for the future? Become a Youth Ambassador!     PYAP  brings together 20 2SLGBTQ+ youth from across Ontario […]

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Request for Services – Independent Consultant (CLOSED)

Lead, Youth Mental Health Workshop Series Request for Services – Independent Consultant   About the Project: LGBT YouthLine has received funding from the City of Toronto to run a multi-week workshop series focused on providing practical & hands-on support skills to 2SLGBTQ+ youth to better support their own mental health; this includes skills in active listening, […]

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Join our Board of Directors!

Apply to be on our Board of Directors! (CLOSED)

LGBT YouthLine is looking for 2SLGBTQ+ folks to join the YouthLine Board of Directors!  Why apply to the YouthLine Board?  Come be a part of the largest 2SLGBTQ+ youth organization in the province!  Apply your skills, knowledge, and expertise (or develop new ones!) in board governance, finance, policy, fundraising, and more;  Make an impact and help to shape the future strategy of YouthLine to support and continue its future growth;  Access events […]

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#Dare2Imagine 2SLGBTQ+ Futures

Happy Pride!   #Dare2Imagine a world where youth of all genders and sexualities are supported and celebrated. #Dare2Imagine a world where 2SLGBTQ+ youth can exist fully, as our whole selves. #Dare2Imagine a future where our communities have all we need to live our lives safely, proudly, and joyfully.      This Pride Season, LGBT YouthLine wants you to […]

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Apply to YouthOrganize! (CLOSED)

Applications to become a YouthOrganize volunteer are now closed! Thank you to everyone who applied. You will hear back from us shortly. —– Do you have an idea for a community project? Interested in skill-building and mentorship to support your idea? Want an opportunity to build region-specific relationships/networks? Apply to YouthOrganize!   ***PRIORITIZING INDIGENOUS, BLACK AND TRANS YOUTH*** […]

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Re-affirming Our Commitment to 2SLGBTQ+ Youth

To our community,   Earlier this year, we released two statements on January 11th and January 14th in response to a situation where our work was questioned and attacked. We have recently been informed that these attacks have continued.   For 27 years, LGBT YouthLine has been a 2SLGBTQ+ youth-led organization providing peer support and […]

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Our Phones Are Back Up!

Since March 2020 our volunteers and staff have been working remotely, running our HelpLine to provide support to 2SLGBTQ+ youth through chat and text only. This was a crisis response and we knew that we would need long-term solutions to meet the growing demand for our HelpLine, and to continue service delivery on phone, chat, and text.   Today we are excited to announce the re-launch of our phone lines! Our dedicated volunteers have completed a brand-new phone training to […]

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2SLGBTQ+ Youth Recommendations for Change in Ontario

After much anticipation, we are excited to announce the release of “Do Better: 2SLGBTQ+ Youth Recommendations for Change in Ontario.” This report draws from LGBT YouthLine’s Needs Assessment, “We’re Here: 2SLGBTQ+ Youth across Ontario Assert Needs and Experiences,” where almost 1,200 2SLGBTQ+ youth from across Ontario shared their experiences, dreams, and demands for change.   The report details seven recommendations calling on organizations, government, service providers, educators, […]