Calgary Outlink, Centre for Gender and Sexual Diversity

Description:

Centre for Gender and Sexual Diversity (Formerly: Gay & Lesbian Community Services Association)
Providing support, safety and fellowship to Calgary’s community of sexual and gender diversity.  Our mission is to create networking and community building among all people by providing LGBTQ+ support, education, and resources. Calgary OutLink has been in our community for 25 years. Support, education, resources, and networking are the areas that we offer to theLGBTQ+ and Calgary communities, as well as family and friends. Contact us to find out about our programs, such as the Inside Out Youth Group (ages 13-17), New Direction (18+), Trans Families, Camp Fyrefly.

Contact Details

#103, 223 12 Avenue SW
Calgary, Alberta T2R 0G9
Phone: (403) 234-8973
E-Mail: info@calgaryoutlink.ca
Web: www.calgaryoutlink.ca

PFLAG – CALGARY

Description:

Do you need information on sexual orientation or gender identity?
PFLAG Canada, with a chapter in Calgary, is a registered charitable organization that provides support, education and resources to parents, families and individuals who have questions or concerns about sexual orientation or gender identity. If you are gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, transsexual, two-spirit, intersex, queer or questioning, or if you care about someone who is, we are here to help.

Contact Details

PFLAG Canada – Calgary AB (Chapter/Section)
Telepone:  403-234-8973
Email: mailto:calgaryab@pflagcanada.ca
Web:  http://www.calgaryoutlink.ca/pflag-calgary
Web: http://pflagcanada.ca
National Support Line 888-530-6777 (Toll-free)

Meetings

Meetings take place monthly.  Please call for dates and times

Q Centre – University of Calgary

Description:

The Students’ Union’s Q Centre is a safe, comfortable and inviting space for the LGBTQ+ community at the University of Calgary. Featuring a library and peer support services, the program coordinators and volunteers plan events and direct clients to relevant resources. Guests are also welcome to hang out and socialize.

Contact Details

210 MacEwan Student Centre
2500 University Drive N.W.
Calgary, AB T2N 1N4

Phone: (403) 220-4460
E-Mail: qcampus@ucalgary.ca
Web: https://www.su.ucalgary.ca/programs-services/student-services/the-q-centre/

 

Calgary Sexual Health Centre

Description:

The Calgary Sexual Health Centre offers counseling and education services that help people consider their sexual and reproductive choices in informed responsible ways. The Centre also tries to work toward validating the experience of  LGBTQ+youth and work to end isolation; To challenge heterosexual privilege; And to encourage heterosexual youth to acknowledge and work towards eliminating homophobia. Calgary Sexual Health Centre also offers a monthly support group for families and caregivers or gender creative children up to age 14.  Free one-to-one support for LGBTQ+ youth needing support with family acceptance, social disconnection, homelessness, transitioning or any other issues they may be facing.

Contact Details

700, 1509 Centre Street SW
Calgary, AB T2N 2A1
Phone: 403.283.5580
E-mail: intake@calgarysexualhealth.ca
Web: calgarysexualhealth.ca

Alberta Health Services, Sexual and Reproductive Health Services

Description:

Teachingsexualhealth.ca is an innovative website developed by Alberta educators and health professionals. We offer up-to-date, evidence-based information and strategies for teachers and educators teaching the Alberta Education Human Sexuality curriculum and for parents of children from birth up to 18 years of age.  Offers sexual health clinics in Calgary, Airdrie, Cochrane, Okotoks, High River and Strathmore. Also offers LGBTQ friendly services.

Contact Details

Address: Alberta Health Services Reproductive Health, Healthy Children and Families 10101 Southport Road SW Calgary, AB T2W 3N2

Web: https://teachingsexualhealth.ca/

Skipping Stone Foundation

Description:

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.

Contact Details

Address:
201 5115 Richard Rd SW,
Calgary, Alberta, T3E 7M7

Phone: (403) 988-9138
Emailmailto:info@skippingstone.ca
Web: www.skippingstone.ca

 

Metta Youth Gender Clinic

Description:

The Metta Clinic is an Alberta resource dedicated to health care for transgender youth. The Metta Clinic was established as a pilot program in 2014 created to provide transgender and gender diverse youth-targeted and comprehensive health care. This care includes access to mental health and peer support services, puberty suppressors and other hormone replacement therapy drugs.

Contact Details

Address:
Clients may be referred to the Metta Clinic through the Alex Youth Heath Centre
Phone: (403) 520-6270
Text: (403) 680-9627
Email: youthinfo@thealex.ca

Alex Youth Health Centre

Description:

The Alex Youth Health Centre provides a safe and supportive space for youth to receive health services, including psychology.  They offer a drop in and support group for ages 12-24. The Queermmunity Group meets every Monday evening. The Alex also has two physicians who offer gender affirming medical care and hormone replacement therapy.

Contact Details

Address:
2840 – 2 Avenue SE
Calgary, AB T2A 7X9
Phone: (403) 520-6270
Text: (403) 680-9627
Email: youthinfo@thealex.ca

 

Pride Centre, Mount Royal University

Description:

The Pride Centre is a queer-positive, all gender-inclusive, safer space in which students explore gender and sexual identity. The Pride Centre is a space for students to create inclusive community across the gender and sexuality spectrum, find support for themselves and support their gender and sexually diverse peers and enhance everyone’s learning about gender and sexual diversity.

Contact Details

Address:
Wyckham  House, MRU
Phone: (403) 440-5604
web: http://www.samru.ca/supportservices/pride/

 

Transformers

Description:

A monthly social meet up and information night, for trans guys, FTMS, those questioning their gender, trans-masculine folks, allies and partners to talk and learn about about gender and transition, and build community.

Contact Details

Facebook: Private Group – email facilitator at the address below to be added to the group

Email: mailto:transmeetup@gmail.com

Jane Oxenbury

Description:

Jane is a Registered Psychologist who is very familiar with LGBTQ+ issues. She provides counselling for individuals, couples and families. Her specialty areas include LGBTQ+ issues, Gender Dysphoria diagnosis assessments, sexual abuse, family violence, depression, anxiety and hypnotherapy.

Contact Details

2632 24th Street SW
Calgary, AB T2T5H9
Phone: (403) 255-7004
E-Mail: jmoxenbury@shaw.ca
Web: www.janeoxenbury.com 

Dr. Lynn Sloane

Description:

Dr. Sloane is a registered psychologist and is very familiar with transgender and transsexual issues. Her practice is gay positive, dealing with the following: Women’s Issues, Self Esteem, Depression, Anxiety, Relationships, Abuse Issues, Gender Identity, Stress Management.

Contact Details

1218 – 10 Ave. S.E.
Calgary, AB T2G 0W7
Phone: (855) 804-2237
E-mail: mailto:sloanelm@shaw.ca
Web: http://www.balshaw.ca/calgary-psychologist-sloane

 

Courtney Aarbo Barristers and Solicitors

Description:

We have been assisting the legal needs of the gay and lesbian community in Calgary for 10 years. We offer a general law practice, including special areas of expertise in employment law, human rights issues, family law (especially the needs of the gay and lesbian community and their relationships), personal injury, criminal law, and real estate.

Contact Details

3rd Floor, 1131 Kensington Road N.W.
Calgary , AB T2N 3P4
Phone: (403) 571-5120
Fax: (403) 571-5134
Email: info@aflawyers.ca 
Web: www.aflalawyers.ca/