LGBTQ+ Youth

Victoria Youth Clinic

Ages 12-24
Free health and counselling services, including LGBTQ+

LGBTQ-Friendly Crisis Lines

Trans Lifeline (877) 330-6366

This line is primarily for transgender people experiencing a crisis. This includes people who may be struggling with their gender identity and are not sure that they are transgender. While their goal is to prevent self-harm, they welcome the call of any transgender person in need. 

PFLAG Canada (888) 530-6777 ext. 226

24/7 support. Provides support, information and resources to gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender or questioning people, as well as to their families and friends.

Crisis Line Association of BC Mental Health Information Line

310-6789 (no area code needed)

This is a provincial line. Answered 24/7/365, it provides empowering emotional support, information on appropriate referral options and a wide range of support relating to mental health concerns.

Island Sexual Health – Beyond the Talk

Sexuality education website for youth, connected to local in-person resources for birth control and other sexual health needs:


Comprehensive grassroots sexual and relationship education for youth and young adults, including message boards, advice column, blog, etc. Queer- and trans-positive, with content that reflects a diversity of narratives:

Queer Peers

“Queer Peers is a collective of queer, trans, and non-binary youth who do two months of training, followed by two months of planning and implementing a community project. It is a program that is run by AIDS Vancouver Island, and funded by Trans Care BC.”

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Two-Spirit, Trans, and Queer Youth Drop-In

Ages 13-18
Fridays @ 7-10pm
Upside Teen Lounge, Commonwealth Place
Contact:; (250) 475-7624

LGBTQ2+ Hangout

Ages 13-19
Wednesdays @ 7-9pm
Backdoor Teen Center, Gordon Head Recreation Centre
Contact:; (250) 475-7111



4300 Cedar Hill Road
Victoria, BC V8N3C5
(778) 678-2293

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