altView Foundation

Description:

The altView Foundation is celebrating 10 years of providing services, programs and supports for LGBTQ2S+ communities in rural Alberta. The altView Foundation has several programs currently running or in development.

-thought OUT an all ages discussion group
-a community outreach program with a focus on education
-Status of Queer, an annual conference for rural communities
-Rainbow Alliance, a youth group for Fort Saskatchewan
-Breaking Down Walls, a series of monthly mini-conferences focused on engaging and empowering LGBT+ women, non-binary and Two Spirit individuals
-Our advocacy and facilitation support program for rural Alberta Gay Straight Alliances
-OUTlet, a monthly set of groups in Sherwood Park for LGBTQ2S+ youth and the adults in their lives

Contact Details

altView Foundation 780-666-LGBT
10010 105 ST Edmonton, Alberta T5J 1C4
Bryan Mortensen Executive Director
Michael Green Deputy Director
E-Mail: mailto:info@altview.ca
Web: http://www.altview.ca

 

Trans Equality Society of Alberta

Description:

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.

Contact Details

Address:
PO Box 2053 Edmonton Main
Edmonton, AB T5J2P4

Email: mailto:info@tesaonline.org
Web:  http://www.tesaonline.org

Camp fYrefly

Description:

Camp fYrefly is Canada’s only national leadership retreat for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans-identified, two-spirited, intersexed, queer, questioning, and allied youth between the ages of 14 and 24. The Camp is designed to help youth develop the leadership skills and personal resiliency necessary for them to become agents for positive change in their schools, families, and communities.

Contact Details

Address:
7-104 Education North Building
University of Alberta
Edmonton, AB T6G2G5

Phone: (780) 492-4909

Email: fyrefly@ualberta.ca

Web: https://www.ualberta.ca/camp-fyrefly/

The Family Centre

Description:

Whether embarking on one of life’s most exciting adventures—like getting married or having children—or going through a challenging, traumatic situation, The Family Centre will help you move forward positively. We can support you to effectively navigate through change, raise healthy children, develop strong and healthy relationships, and heal from trauma. And we do it in a way that respects your personal values and beliefs. Programs available for LGBTQ+.

Contact Details

Address:

#20, 9912 106 Street NW
Edmonton Alberta T5K1C5
Phone: (780) 423-2831
Webhttps://www.the-family-centre.com/about/about/

 

Edmonton Police Service – Sexual Minorities Liaison Committee

Description:

Since 1992, the Sexual Minorities Liaison Committee (SMLC), a group of volunteer community members, has worked with Edmonton Police Service (EPS) for the public safety and security needs of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, transsexual, two-spirited, and queer (LGBTQ) community

Contact Details

For general policing questions or concerns related to the sexual minority community, please contact our liaison committee at epslgbtq@yahoo.ca.
All inquiries will be treated confidentially.

WEB: http://www.edmontonpolice.ca/AboutEPS/CommunityInitiatives/ChiefsCAC.aspx

OUTreach

Description:

OUTreach is the University of Alberta’s student-run group focused on creating a fun, safe, and supportive space for anyone who is interested in exploring their sexual or gender identity. Socializing with others, learning about diversity, and discovering one’s self is key to a positive student life on campus and beyond. OUTreach meets once a week during the fall and winter semesters, and hosts or participates in a variety of public and inclusive events throughout the year.

Contact Details

SUB 0-68D
University of Alberta
8900 – 114 Street NW, Edmonton, AB T6G 2J7
E-mail: outreach@ualberta.ca
Web: http://www.ualbertaoutreach.ca

HIV Edmonton (HIV Network of Edmonton Society)

Description:

Support services for people affected with HIV / AIDS, an info line, counseling, referrals, support groups, preventive education programs, a resource centre, speakers bureau, Gay Men’s Outreach Crew (GMOC), advocacy and public awareness.

Contact Details

9702 111 Avenue NW Edmonton, AB T5G 0B1
Toll Free Phone: 1 (877) 388-5742
Phone: (780) 488-5742
Web:http://www.hivedmonton.com/