Queer Wellness Resources


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Health Promotion Team

Carleton’s Health Promotion Team

As queer history month comes to a close, we would like to share a variety of queer health and wellness resources available on and off the Carleton campus.

The Gender and Sexuality Resource Centre (GSRC)

The GSRC, located in 427 Nideyinàn is a safer space on campus for queer and trans people to connect with community. Visit the GSRC website to find the resources they offer, including:

  • Gender affirming gear program
  • Queer library
  • Safer sex supplies
  • Directory of community supports
  • Drop in space to socialize and relax
  • Educational and social events

Check out @CUSAGSRC on Instagram to find more information about queer history month and up to date information about events going on at Carleton!

Trans and Nonbinary Resources

Visit the Trans and Non-Binary Resources website to find trans-specific information about:

  • Community supports
  • How to update your name/pronouns on campus
  • Where to find gender neutral washrooms on campus

Centertown Community Health Centre

They offer counselling for queer and trans youth/adults, a variety of support groups and walk-in counselling for 2SLGBTQIA+ people on Wednesdays. They are also able to provide hormone/surgery referrals. For more information, visit the Centretown Community Health Centre website.

Other Counselling Supports

The Walk-In Counselling Clinic offers walk-in counselling on a first come first served basis. It is available for Ontario residents within the greater Champlain region and has no age restrictions. They have a variety of locations and times available to view on their website.

The Max Mental Health Portal provides mental health support for guys who are into guys.

Family Services Ottawa offers support for 2SLGBTQIA+ folks as well as for women experiencing violence. Short-term and long-term counselling as well as educational services are offered.

Crisis Lines

If you are ever experiencing a crisis or are in distress, some helplines to call are:

Trans Lifeline provides peer support by and for trans people. Call: 877-330-6366

LGBT Youthline offers peer support for LGBT youth through text and online chat services. Available Sunday – Friday, 4:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Text: 647-694-4275 or visit the LGBT Youthline website.

Distress Centre of Ottawa offers crisis and distress call lines for those in the Ottawa region. Distress: 613-238-3311. Crisis: 613-722-6914 or 1-866-996-0991

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