Resources

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Aarbo Fuldauer LLP Lawyers

Group of lawyers with diverse expertise
Alberta

Aboriginal Legal Services Toronto (ALST)

ALST provides services to low-income Aboriginal people in Toronto.
Ontario

Aide aux Trans du Québec

One on one appointments, support groups, emergency aid, and a 24/7 helpline
Québec

Alberta Human Rights Commission

Responsible for carrying out work under the Alberta Human Rights Act.
Alberta

All Genders Yukon

Mental Health Support.
Yukon

Allevato Quail & Roy (AQR)

Trans-positive law firm in Vancouver.
British Columbia

ASTT(e)Q

Peer support, advocacy, harm reduction, outreach, referrals, information, and health support
Québec

B.C. Lawyer Referral Service

Referrals for a private lawyer
British Columbia

BC Human Rights Tribunal

Make a complaint.
British Columbia

Black Femme Legal

Support of Black queer and trans women, femmes, and gender non-conforming folks in Ontario.
Ontario

Black Legal Action Centre

Legal resources and information for Black people.
Ontario

Calgary Legal Guidance

Legal assistance and information
Alberta

Canadian Human Rights Commission

The CHRC administers the Canadian Human Rights Act.
Canada

Catherine White Holman Wellness Centre

Health and wellness services in Vancouver
British Columbia

Centre Communautaire LGBTQ+ de Montréal

Legal information centre in French and English
Québec

Centre for Gender Advocacy

Help with name and gender market changes (including commissioner of oaths services), and peer support advocacy.
Québec

Centretown Community Health Centre

A health clinic in Ottawa that offers Two Spirit, trans, non-binary, and gender non-conforming-affirming healthcare, runs social groups, and also offers walk-in counselling.
Ontario

Chilliwack Gender Support Network

Peer-led gender support group for Two Spirit, trans, non-binary, and gender non-conforming folks of all ages that organizes bi-weekly social meet ups.
British Columbia

Commission des droits de la personne et des droits de la jeunesse

The Commission is responsible for enforcing the Charter of Human Rights and Freedoms.
Québec

Community Legal Clinics

Ontario’s community legal clinic system offers legal aid services to those who are financially and geographically eligible.
Ontario

Community Legal Education Ontario (CLEO)

CLEO offers clear, accurate, and practical legal rights education and information.
Ontario

Community Legal Information Association of Prince Edward Island

Community Legal Information Association of PEI facilitates access to justice by providing legal information to clients and administering a lawyer referral service on behalf of the Law Society of PEI.
Prince Edward Island

Conseil Québécois LGBT

Aims to consolidate LGBTQ+ organizations in the province and advocate collectively in defence of LGBTQ+ rights.
Québec

Council of Yukon First Nations

Legal information and document interpretation for Indigenous peoples.
Yukon

Coverdale Courtwork Society

Legal support.
Nova Scotia

Crisis Text Line

free text based crisis counselling
Canada

Dalhousie Legal Aid Service

Provides legal aid for low-income individuals.
Nova Scotia

Dalhousie Legal Aid Service

Legal information for low income people from Dalhousie Law students.
Nova Scotia

Divergenres

Trans peer support workshops and events.
Québec

Egale

A Canada-wide 2SLGBTQ+ advocacy organization. They offer trainings, workshops, resources, and more.
Canada

Etcetera

Social support group for 2SLGBTQ+ youth aged 11-18 in the Okanagan Valley.
British Columbia

Fierté Canada Pride

The national association of Canadian pride organizations, which helps to build pride movements in communities across Canada.
Canada

FrancoQueer

An organization for 2SLGBT+ francophones in Ontario and outside of Quebec. They offer services for migrants and newcomers, social spaces, and more.
Ontario

Friends of Ruby

Friends of Ruby in Toronto offers a drop in space, counselling, and transitional housing.
Ontario

Gabriela Fuentealba

Lawyer at Scharfstein LLP in Saskatoon. Works in Matrimonial / Family Law.
Saskatchewan

Gegi

Online resources to help people experiencing gender-based discrimination or seeking to prevent gender-based discrimination in Ontario schools
Ontario

Head and Hands Legal Services (HHLS)

A Montréal-based LGBT-friendly youth organization offering summary legal advice and information for 30-minute consultation, with a $20 suggested fee. HHLS also provides free legal information, referrals, and court accompaniment for youth ages 12-25.
Québec

HIV AIDS Legal Clinic of Ontario (HALCO)

The HIV & AIDS Legal Clinic Ontario (HALCO) provides free legal services for people living with HIV/AIDS in Ontario.
Ontario

Human Rights Legal Support Centre (HRLSC)

Legal advice pertaining to the Human Rights Code
Ontario

Interligne

Legal information line
Québec

Interligne

2SLGBTQ+ listening hotline in French and in English.
Canada

Iqaluit Pride

A Facebook group for 2SLGBTQ+ folks in Iqaluit.
Nunavut

Jason Marc Charrier

Practices in the areas of child protection, immigration, family law, and administrative law (such as human rights).
Nova Scotia

Justice for Children and Youth (JFCY)

Legal aid clinic that provides legal services for young people under 18
Ontario

Kindspace

An Ottawa based group that offers social spaces and various care programs.
Ontario

Kyle’s Place

A community space in Hamilton.
Ontario

Law Society Referral Service

Free 30-minute phone consultation for legal assistance.
Ontario

Legal Advice for Sexual Assault Survivors

Legal Advice for Sexual Assault Survivors program.
Nova Scotia

Legal Aid Commission

Legal aid outreach clinics.
Northwest Territories

Legal Aid Ontario

Legal Aid Ontario provides legal aid services for those who are financially eligible. They cover issues pertaining to criminal law, family law, mental health legal issues, and immigration and refugee law.
Ontario

Legal Services Society B.C.

Free legal services
British Columbia

LGBTQ+ YouthLine

Peer support for youth aged 16-29 across Ontario.
Ontario

London InterCommunity HealthCare

Health clinic for Two Spirit, trans, non-binary, and gender non-conforming people in London.
Ontario

Lulu’s Lodge

Transitional housing for 2SLGBTQ+ youth.
Saskatchewan

Maggie’s Toronto

Legal support for sex workers.
Ontario

McGill Legal Information Clinic

Free legal information in French or English for anyone in Québec.
Québec

New Brunswick Legal Aid Services Commission

Provides legal services to low income individuals.
New Brunswick

Newfoundland & Labrador Legal Aid Commission (NLAC)

The NLAC provides, in many cases, free legal aid to those who qualify.
Newfoundland and Labrador

Newfoundland and Labrador Human Rights Commission

File a complaint.
Newfoundland and Labrador

Northwest Territories Human Rights Commission (NWTHRC)

The Northwest Territories Human Rights Commission administers the Northwest Territories Human Rights Act.
Northwest Territories

Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission (NSHRC)

The NSHRC administers the Nova Scotia Human Rights Act.
Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia Legal Aid

Provides free legal representation to individuals who are financially eligible for legal aid.
Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia Rainbow Action Project (NSRAP)

Advocacy for people of all sexual orientations and gender identities.
Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia Youth Project

The Youth Project provides resources for youth, including legal referrals.
Nova Scotia

Nunavut Human Rights Tribunal

The Nunavut Human Rights Tribunal is responsible for administering the Nunavut Human Rights Act.
Nunavut

Ontario Human Rights Commission (OHRC)

The OHRC is one pillar of Ontario’s human rights system.
Ontario

Osgoode’s Community Legal Aid Services Program (CLASP)

CLASP is Osgoode Hall Law School’s student-run legal clinic offering free services and case management in the GTA.
Ontario

OutSaskatoon

Peer support and counselling, as well as social support groups based in Saskatoon.
Saskatchewan

PACE

Supports including legal support to sex workers in Vancouver
British Columbia

Peers

Monthly legal support from a volunteer lawyer for sex workers in Victoria
British Columbia

PEI Transgender Network

Peer support, resources, and help navigating systems in PEI.
Prince Edward Island

Pride at Work Canada

An organization focused on employment equity and job opportunities for 2SLGBTQ+ communities across the country.
Canada

PrideHealth

Health resources for 2SLGBTQ+ communities.
Nova Scotia

Prince Edward Island Human Rights Commission

The Prince Edward Island Human Rights Commission administers the PEI Human Rights Act.
Prince Edward Island

Project 10

Gender affirming gear, referral and advocacy services, active listening, and support groups based in Montréal.
Québec

Public Legal Information Association of NL (PLIAN)

Independent non-profit organization with a mandate to increase access to justice.
Newfoundland and Labrador

QMunity

Services for the 2SLGBTQ+ community in Vancouver
British Columbia

QT Fatties in NB

A safe online space for 2SLGBTQ+ fat folks in New Brunswick offering gender affirming clothing swaps and more.
New Brunswick

Queen’s Legal Aid Ontario

Queen’s University’s student-run legal clinic offers free services and case management in Kingston.
Ontario

Queer Justice Project

Trans ID clinics and legal support in Hamilton.
Ontario

Queer Refugee Hearings Program Toolkit

A plain-language guide to the refugee claim process in Canada for 2SLGBTQ+ refugee claimants.
Canada

Queer Yukon

Social events and access to gender affirming gear.
Yukon

Rainbow Coalition

A group based in Yellowknife that runs various social groups.
Northwest Territories

Rainbow Hub

Drop in spaces for 2SLGBTQ+ adults and youth.
Prince Edward Island

Rainbow Refugee

Information and support for 2SLGBTQ+ refugees in Vancouver.
British Columbia

Rainbow Resource Centre

Short term counselling and health resources, as well as social support groups.
Manitoba

Red Deer Queer Community Association

Community support and social events for the 2SLGBTQ+ community in central Alberta.
Alberta

Saige Community Food Bank

Food bank in Vancouver
British Columbia

Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission (SKHRC)

The Saskatchewan Human Rights Code Website.
Saskatchewan

Skipping Stone

Support services in Calgary.
Alberta

South House

A community space that practices harm reduction and anti-oppression in Halifax.
Nova Scotia

Steps to Justice

Step-by-step information about legal problems. A partnership led by CLEO.
Ontario

Sunshine House

A community space in Winnipeg that offers a community drop in and social space with access to showers, harm reduction supplies, laundry, a cup of coffee, and a meal, as well as help accessing other resources in the area.
Manitoba

The 519

Legal advice and referrals
Ontario

The Canadian Centre for Gender and Sexual Diversity

A Canada-wide 2SLGBTQ+ advocacy organization that does research, political advocacy, education, community programming, and more.
Canada

The Enchanté Network

An organization that connects and supports various 2SLGBTQ+member organizations across Canada.
Canada

The Legal Information Society of Nova Scotia (LISNS)

LISNS provides legal information and resources.
Nova Scotia

The Quad

A community space for 2SLGBTQ+ folks in Newfoundland and Labrador.
Newfoundland and Labrador

The Trevor Project

Free 2SLGBTQ+ affirming phone and text support for youth under 25.
Canada

The Women’s Centre Calgary

Free, half-hour legal advice clinic in Calgary
Alberta

Thrive

A trans led and operated crisis line based in Detroit, but also accepts texts from Canadians
Canada

Toronto Prisoners’ Rights Project

Prisoner advocacy group that runs an emergency fund.
Ontario

Trans Connect

Peer support groups for Two Spirit, trans, non-binary, and gender non-conforming communities in the Kootenays.
British Columbia

Trans Lifeline

Peer support hotline run by and for trans people.
Canada

Trans Support NL

Runs trans peer support groups in different regions of Newfoundland and Labrador.
Newfoundland and Labrador

Trans Wellness Ontario

Food bank, housing supports, and support groups for 2S/TNBGD people in Windsor.
Ontario

Trans* Toolkit Collective

Custom gender affirming toolkits for Two Spirit, trans, non-binary, and gender non-conforming people living in Toronto.
Ontario

TransCare BC

Aid in finding trans health services across the province.
British Columbia

TransEstrie

Discussion groups for two spirit and trans adults and youth in the region of Estrie, as well as French-language guides to help with legal transition.
Québec

TransSask Support Services

Resources to help with medical and legal transitions.
Saskatchewan

University of New Brunswick OUTlaw

OUTlaw is a student-run LGBTQ social support group for students at UNB’s law school.
New Brunswick

University of Ottawa’s Community Legal Clinic

University of Ottawa’s student-run legal clinic offers free services and case management in Ottawa.
Ontario

University of Toronto’s Downtown Legal Services

University of Toronto Faculty of Law legal clinic
Ontario

University of Victoria Chair in Transgender Studies

Research and community outreach office
British Columbia

University of Western’s Community Legal Services

Western’s student-run legal clinic offers free services and case management in London. Must be financially and geographically eligible.
Ontario

University of Windsor’s Community Legal Aid

Offers free services and case management in Windsor to those who are financially eligible.
Ontario

UR Pride

Services for the 2SLGBTQ+ community in Regina
Saskatchewan

Vancouver Island Queer Resource Collective

Resource lists for 2SLGBTQIA+ communities on the Islands.
British Columbia

Welcome Collective

An organization based in Montréal focused on providing immediate help to refugee claimants.
Québec

Workers in Transition

A guide to workplace rights for 2STNBGN people from the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE).
Canada

Yukon Public Legal Education Association

Runs a law line that offers free legal information over the phone.
Yukon