Central Alberta Pride Society

Description:

Central Alberta Pride Society was founded in 2012 to bring LGBTQ+ awareness and community to Red Deer and surrounding areas. It organizes events, most of them family friendly, to welcome members of the LGBT community as well as friends, family, and allies to participate in fun, social activities and to foster a sense of pride and community in Central Alberta..

Alberta Human Services – LGBT Resources

Description:

Government of Alberta site providing a number of online programs and support for the LGBTQ community that address issues such as discrimination, bullying, family violence and mental health issues.

Contact Details

Family Violence Info Line: 310‑1818

Bullying Helpline: 1‑888‑456‑2323

Child Abuse Hotline: 1‑800‑387‑5437

Website: http://www.humanservices.alberta.ca/abuse-bullying/LGBTQ-support.html

Alberta GSA Network

Description:

The Alberta GSA Network is a collective of resources specific to Alberta K-12 students, teachers, and school staff. The network is organized by the Provincial GSA Coordinator, a position within the Institute for Sexual Minority Studies and Services (iSMSS) at the University of Alberta. The website provides contact information for the Provincial GSA Coordinator, and GSA Coordinators for Calgary and area; Sherwood Park, Elk Island area, Camrose, and rural Alberta; and Lethbridge.

HIVNorth

Description:

HIV North is an AIDS service organization based in Grande Prairie and Fort McMurray that promotes awareness, initiates prevention and provides care and support throughout the northern region of Alberta. HIV North provides access to a LGBTQ Youth Mentor who supports identifying youth, their families and allies through gender and sexual diversity education, one-on-one support, and a once per week drop-in in Grande Prairie.

Contact Details

Email: youthmentor@hivnorth.org

Phone: (780) 538-3388

Web: https://hivnorth.org/education-2/lgbtq/

ISMSS (Institute for Sexual Minority Studies & Services)

Description:

Hundreds of sexual and gender minority (SGM) youth have been helped by Camp fYrefly and other programs. Projects like NoHomophobes.com have raised the awareness of millions of people around the world of the homophobic language used in daily online conversation.

Contact Details

Phone: (780) 492-0772
Web: www.ualberta.ca/ismss

Turning Point

Description:

Turning Point Society of Central Alberta, formerly known as The Central Alberta AIDS Network Society (CAANS) is a local charity responsible for sexually transmitted and blood borne infection prevention and support in the Alberta Health Service Central Zone.

Contact Details

Address:
4611 – 50th Avenue
Red Deer, AB T4N 3Z9

Phone: (403) 346-8858
Toll Free: (877)346-8858
Email: info@turningpoint-ca.org
Webhttps://turningpoint-ca.org

 

Pride on Campus, Red Deer College

Description:

Pride on Campus seeks to (1) promote acceptance, awareness and understanding of the gay and lesbian community of central Alberta, (2) provide a comfortable and safe environment to discuss issues around homosexuality/bisexuality and transgendered issues and (3) diversify the lifestyle of gay/lesbian/bi/trans students by promoting socials and events.

Contact Details

c/o SARDC, Box 5005 Red Deer, AB T4N 5H5
Web: http://www.sardc.ab.ca/student-groups/

Under the Rainbow Community Group

Description:

Under The Rainbow is a non-profit community support group for the community of Medicine Hat and area. They provide a safe space for LGBTQ+ members to discuss experiences, get support, advocate in the community, express themselves, provide education and resources for matters affecting individuals.

Contact Details

Address:
Medicine Hat College
Medicine Hat, AB

Michael Fritzler, President
Phone: (403) 928-7574
Email: micfritz123@gmail.com
Webhttps://www.mhc.ab.ca/currentstudents/undertherainbowcommunitygroup

 

HIV/AIDS Society of Southeastern Alberta

Description:

To serve the area of Southeastern Alberta in providing support to and advocacy for, those affected and infected by HIV/AIDS/HCV, and to educate and inform the public about HIV/AIDS/HCV. Our agency also offers resources and a meeting place for the gay, lesbian and bi-sexual communities.

Contact Details

356 2nd Street SE
Medicine Hat, AB T1A 0C1

Phone: (403) 527-5882
Toll Free (877) 440-2437

 

Lethbridge Regional Police Service-Diversity Liaison Unit

Description:

The Community and Diversity Resource Team Unit promotes a professional image within diverse communities by demonstrating impartial service and adherence to the rule of law by offering service and friendship to all members of the public without regard to race, national or ethnic origin, language, color, religion, gender, age, mental or physical disability or sexual orientation.

Contact Details

Contact: Les Vulcman
P: (403) 330-5133
Web: www.LethbridgePolice.ca