ROCK

Site: Burlington - Pearl St - Head Office

Service: Positive Space Network

Contact Information
Crisis Phone ROCK 24 hour crisis line 905-878-9785
Website www.positivespacenetwork.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/positivespacenetworkCA
Instagram Instagram: www.instagram.com/psn.yac/
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/PSN_YAC
Primary Contact Jess Kiley, PSN Coordinator, Positive Space Network; Phone: Confidential telephone line 905-339-3525 ext 295 * Work (Cell) 905-320-0740; Email: psncoordinator@rockonline.ca
Site Information
Located In Community Burlington
Address & Map
ROCK
471 Pearl St
Burlington, ON L7R 4M4
 
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Intersection Brant St and New St
Accessibility Fully Accessible - meetings
Agency and Service Names
Alternate Name LGBTQ+ Family support ; LGBTQ+ Youth Support Groups ; PSN
Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 2011
Primary Executive Kelly G, Manager, Youth and Community Development; Phone: (Business) 905-634-2347 ext 255; Email: kellyg@rockonline.ca
Funding Foundation - Youth Opportunities Fund/Trillium ; Donations made payable to ROCK are eligible for tax receipt for charitable deduction
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Network of agency staff and community members committed to education and training for Halton community organizations, the business community, medical professionals, educators and families around issues of homophobia, bi-phobia and trans-phobia * seeks to change negative perceptions and attitudes toward the LGBTQ+ populations through education, awareness and support programming for the broader Halton community * also dedicated to developing supervised and accountable youth support services 
 
LGBTQ+ Youth Drop-ins:  
* held at locations throughout Halton 
* no registration or notification required 
* transportation available, text or call Beckham at 289-208-0886 
* for drop-in times, see 'Hours' below 
 
ConnecTions:  
* social group for trans/gender independent children and youth and their families/caregiver 
* transportation available, text or call Beckham at 289-208-0886 
* for times, see 'Hours' below
Hours LGBTQ+ Youth Drop-ins (no registration or notification required): 
 
Burlington/Milton/Oakville: 
Every Tue, 5 pm-8 pm at St. Luke's Community Centre, 3114 Dundas St W, Oakville 
 
Acton: 
3rd Wed of the month, 5 pm-8 pm at Acton Hub, McKenzie-Smith Bennett Public School (south side) - 69 Acton Blvd 
 
Georgetown: 
Last Wed, 3 pm-6 pm at the Open Door Youth Centre - St George's Church, 60 Guelph St 
 
ConnecTions (social group for trans/gender independent children and youth and their families/caregivers):  
1st Wed of the month, 5 pm-8 pm at Oak Park Neighbourhood Centre - 2200 Sawgrass Dr, Oakville
Areas Served Halton Region
Eligibility No restrictions for inquiries or crisis line  
Youth support groups are for those aged 13-21 years, contact Jess Kiley for any questions
Application Drop in, no application required.
Languages English
Fees None - for individuals ; there may be a fee for education and training for groups and organizations
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Transgender Support Groups ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Transgender Issues

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