Community Resources

Qmunity – B.C.’s Queer Resource Center

Qmunity* has been serving lesbian-gay-bisexual-trans (LGBT)—or queer—folk and our allies for more than 30 years, with programs and services that help to enrich queer and other communities, advance the health and well-being of queer communities, and build capacity (that is, help individuals develop their personal gifts and abilities to benefit the community).

CARP Pride

A section of the Canadian Association of Retired People dedicated to the needs and interests of LGBTQ seniors and their families.

AMSSA Resources for LGBTQ Newcomers

AMSSA is a province-wide association of over 70 member agencies as well as hundreds of community stakeholder agencies who serve immigrants and build culturally inclusive communities.

Canada’s website for safer and inclusive schools for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer and questioning (LGBTQ) community.

Transgender Victoria

Transgender Victoria (TGV) works with and for, the trans* community as well as its allies, to create positive change in areas that impact the human rights of trans* people.

Safe Spaces

Safe Spaces is a service for youth up to 26 years of age who identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, two spirit, queer or questioning and their allies. A youth-driven, drop in group meets once a week in a space that offers a resource library, sketch pads & other art supplies, a wii, dvd’s, board games and several comfortable couches!  A coordinator is available for one to one appointments as required and attends all group functions. Safe Spaces also provides workshops and presentations in Kamloops and surrounding communities. An initiative of Interior Health.


The C.A.L.L. Out! Project is a capacity building and wellness initiative that seeks to create more welcoming and inclusive communities for Lesbian, Gay, Bi, Trans, Two-Spirit & Queer youth across BC by strengthening their existing support networks. The program offers workshops, referrals, mentoring, free resources and more. An initiative of Vancouver Coastal Health.

 Our City of Colours

Our City of Colours aims to increase the visibility of, and address the issues facing lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer people in a variety of linguistic and cultural communities.

Fraser Valley Youth Hub

A community organization dedicated to building and maintaining networks and opportunities for learning, support and expression among, around and about queer and questioning youth in the Fraser Valley. LGBTQ Guide is a web resource provided and funded by Advanced Recovery Systems. Since 2015, the website has provided researched, fact-based resources for free. Readers can learn about risks of various substances, the latest approaches to treatment and real stories of recovery on

Their guide, “LGBTQ+ and Addiction: Causes, Resources and Treatment”, discusses the higher rates of substance abuse among the LGBTQ+ community and stresses the need for more substance use recovery programs that cater to LGBTQ individuals.