Provincial Resources Alberta Civil Liberties Research Centre The Research Centre responds to members of the public who call with questions about civil liberties and human rights. Address: 2500 University Drive NW, Calgary, AB T2N 1N4 Phone: 403-220-2505
AlbertaTrans.org A good source of information for and about trans people in the Province of Alberta.
Skipping Stone Foundation The Skipping Stone Foundation is a Calgary-based not-for-profit organization that was formed to give youth positive and affirming opportunities surrounding their gender identity. The mission is to empower transgender and gender diverse youth by providing them with the resources and opportunities to follow and achieve their goals and dreams. Address: 201 5115 Richard Road SW, Calgary, AB Phone: 586-333-4342 Address: 1250 ‑ 407 2 St SW, Calgary, AB T2P 2Y3 Email: email@example.com
Trans Equality Society of Alberta TESA’s mission is to be a witness to and a voice for matters concerning trans Albertans. TESA was formed in the hopes that building a traditional non-profit advocacy group would open opportunities for formal engagement with authorities who otherwise overlook the unique needs of the larger trans community. TESA engages in advocacy and education in three primary areas: government, outreach, and community development. TESA welcomes members who fall under the transgender umbrella, as well as allies and other supporters.
YQueerL YQueerL aims to support, represent, mobilize, and promote the LGBTQ+ community of Lethbridge and Southern Alberta. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Didi’s Playhaus Lethbridge’s home for queer theatre, offering a variety of queer friendly and fun events, from cabarets to live drag and improv comedy! Didi’s Playhaus is home of Theatre Outre and ImpromptOu. It is a membership-based private club and performance space. 210-517a 4th Avenue S, Lethbridge, AB Lethbridge Food Bank Supporting people with access to food and community resources. 1016 2nd Avenue S, Lethbridge, AB Phone: 403-320-1879
Interfaith Food Bank Aims to address food insecurity by providing food, resources, programs, and workshops to help those within the Lethbridge community. 1103 3rd Avenue N, Lethbridge, AB Phone: 403-320-8779 Email: email@example.com Lethbridge Pride Fest Society Works to celebrate and promote equality for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, two-spirit, queer, questioning, pansexual, intersex, and asexual community. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Pro-Choice Society of Lethbridge & Southern Alberta The Pro-Choice Society of Lethbridge & Southern Alberta works to provide accurate information about abortions and access to abortion services in our community. They are judgement free, stigma free, and work to support and advocate for you. Facebook
University of Lethbridge Resources
ULeth 2SLGBTQ+ Resources A compiled resource of campus, community and digital resources for UofL students, staff, and faculty.
ULeth Q Space Formerly the Pride Centre, seeks to provide a safe(r) space for all queer and marginalized individuals within the University of Lethbridge community. SU170-4401 University Drive West, Lethbridge, AB
ULeth Campus Collective Centre Formerly the Campus Women's Centre, a student-led safe(r) space and resource referral centre. They work to foster an environment wherein individuals may seek empowerment and guidance while feeling recognized and validated SP150-4401 University Drive West, Lethbridge AB Email: email@example.com Facebook - WebsiteOUTreach Southern Alberta Society
2SLGBTQ+ Youth & Families Resources
Local Resources LGBTQ2S+ Hang-out This program is free and available for LGBTQ2+ Youth at the Boys & Girls Club. Camp FireFly Camp fYrefly is a fun, educational, social, and personal leadership retreat for queer and trans youth ages 14 - 24. Campers explore their identity, build resilience, enhance self esteem, and develop leadership skills that will positively impact their lives, homes, schools, and communities. ! Check out theProgrampages for more information or the locationnearest you to apply.
Wood's Home Wood’s Homes is a children’s mental health centre that provides treatment and support to children, youth and families with mental health needs.
Wood's Home: Youth Support Navigators Connects youth with the right support at the right time to help them manage challenges big or small, access community services and supports, and enhance their connection to culture and the community in order to live a healthy lifestyle. Rather than just providing referrals, Youth Support Navigators introduce youth to supports and assist them in following through with their appointments. Barriers for vulnerable youth include meeting new people, filling out paperwork, and telling their story over and over again. Navigators walk alongside clients through intake and referral processes, easing anxieties and eliminating barriers.
Trans Parent Alberta 101 A compilation of resources for supportive parents, guardians and caregivers of transgender, non-binary and gender expansive children (minor or adult) in order to:
help parents learn, navigate and support their loved one and the trans community.
help parents find support groups and supportive organizations.
The Trevor Project The Trevor Project is an organization that provides crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning (LGBTQ) young people under 25.
Trevor Lifeline- The only national 24/7 crisis intervention and suicide prevention lifeline for LGBTQ young people under 25, available at 1-866-488-7386. TrevorChat- A free, confidential, secure instant messaging service for LGBTQ youth that provides live help from trained volunteer counselors TrevorText- A free, confidential, secure service in which LGBTQ young people can text a trained Trevor counselor for support and crisis intervention, available daily by texting START to 678-678. Coming Out: A Handbook for young LGBTQ+ People A resource for queer, trans, and questioning youth created by the Trevor Project.
Families Like Mine: A website created by Abigail Garner, author of Families Like Mine: Children of Gay Parents Tell It Like It Is. This site was created to help decrease isolation for people who have parents who are lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT), and bring voice to their experiences.
GLSEN: Network of educators, students, and organizers working to advise on, advocate for, and research comprehensive policies designed to protect LGBTQ students as well as students of marginalized identities.