Lesbian Gay Bi Trans YouthLine

Service: Text and Chat YouthLine

Record #: MET7095
Last Full Update: 08 Feb 2023

Contact Information

Office Phone Support: 647-694-4275, Text Help Line ; 416-962-2232 ; 1-888-687-9688
E-Mail info@youthline.ca
Website www.youthline.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook, Instagram Instagram, LinkedIn LinkedIn, Twitter Twitter, YouTube YouTube
Primary Contact Manager, Peer Support; Phone: 416-962-2232 ext 201

Description and Service Details

Description (Service)

Peer support by chat and text Mon-Fri, Sun 4 pm-9:30 pm EST, visit YouthLine website for information; not a crisis service

Anonymous, confidential peer support by email, text and chat, on issues of concern to 2SLGBTQ+ youth such as anti-oppression, anti-racism, sex and consent, STIs, HIV, self-care, mental health

YouthOrganize (YO), organize@youthline.ca
Youth led initiative hosts 2SLGBTQ+ programs, develops leadership skills and builds community capacity for youth in Peel Region and Halton Region

  • art workshops and drop-in events
  • visit YouthLine social media (Instagram; Facebook) for updates
  • locations vary

Text and chat support Mon-Fri, Sun 4 pm-9:30 pm EST

Areas Served Ontario
Eligibility Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, transsexual, two-spirited, intersex, queer and questioning youth 29 years and under; volunteer peer supporters 16-29 years with diverse 2SLGBTQ+ identities and lived experiences 
Residency Requirements: HelpLine: Ontario; YouthOrganize: Peel and Halton regions

For support, text 647-694-4275, email askus@youthline.ca, or access chat at www.youthline.ca
For information on YouthOrganize, email organize@youthline.ca

Languages English
Fees None

Site Information

Located In Community Toronto
Address & Map
Toronto, ON
Mailing Address PO Box 73118, Wood St 
Toronto, ON 
Canada M4Y 2W5
Physical Access Not Applicable

Categories and Classification

HCSD Main Heading Arts / Culture ; Community Programs ; Youth
HCSD Sub Heading 2SLGBTQ+ ; 2SLGBTQ+ Supports ; Arts and Hobby Instruction
Service Categories Arts and Crafts Instruction ~ LGBTQ2+ Youth ; Leadership Development ~ LGBTQ2+ Youth ; LGBTQ2+ Helplines ; Peer Mental Health Support Services ~ LGBTQ2+ Youth ; Peer to Peer Networking ~ LGBTQ2+ Youth ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ LGBTQ2+ Youth ; Talklines/Warmlines ~ LGBTQ2+ Youth ; Youth Issues Information Services ~ LGBTQ2+ Youth

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