Older LGBTQ Resources: Greater Toronto Area

2-Spirited People of the 1st Nations

2-Spirited People of the 1st Nations is a non-profit social services organization whose membership consits of Aboriginal gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender people in Toronto.

http://www.2spirits.com

AIDS Committee of Toronto (ACT)

ACT provides support services that empower men, women and youth living with HIV to achieve self-determination, informed decision-making, independence, and overall well-being. They provide counselling, information provision, social support activities and programs that help people with HIV return to work.

http://www.actoronto.org

Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archives

Located in the heart of the Church and Wellesley Village, the Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archives is the second largest LGBT archive in the world. It offers a permanent collection of archived materials and a research library, as well as regular special exhibitions.

http://www.clga.ca

Family Services Toronto - David Kelley Program

The David Kelley Program at Family Services Toronto provides professional individual, couple and family counselling to people who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans or queer, or who are questioning their gender identity and/or sexual orientation. They also provide services to persons living with or affected by HIV/AIDS.

http://www.familyservicetoronto.org/programs/davidkelley.html

Gay Fathers of Toronto

Gay Fathers of Toronto is a peer support group run by and for gay men who are fathers.

http://www.gayfathers-toronto.com

Ontario Seniors Secretariat

Ontario Seniors’ Secretariat works to improve the quality of life for Ontario’s seniors by advising on and developing policies and programs that meet the needs of seniors and help them lead active, healthy and dignified lives, and maintaining close working relationships with seniors organizations across the province.

http://www.seniors.gov.on.ca/en/index.php

Prime Timers Toronto

Prime Timers Toronto is a diverse group of gay and bisexual men over forty who gather in a supportive atmosphere to enjoy social, educational and recreational activities.

http://www.primetimerstoronto.ca

Rainbow Health Network

The Rainbow Health Network is a network of individuals committed to equity-based, community-based and anti-oppression values in promoting health and wellness for persons and communities of diverse sexual orientations and gender identities.

http://www.rainbowhealthnetwork.ca

Rainbow Health Ontario

Rainbow Health Ontario is a province-wide program that works to improve the health and well-being of lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people in Ontario through education, research, outreach and public policy advocacy.

http://www.rainbowhealthontario.ca/home.cfm

Senior Peoples' Resources in North Toronto (SPRINT)

SPRINT is an LGBT-inclusive non-profit agency which provides practical and affordable services to help older adults (55+) and adults with disabilities live at home safely and as independently as possible.

http://www.sprint-homecare.ca

Sunshine Centres for Seniors

Sunshine Centres for Seniors is an LGBT-inclusive charity which seeks out isolated and frail seniors who are at risk for depression and need to be connected to a supportive community. Through the contacts and friendships seniors develop at Camp Sunshine, they form meaningful relationships which will enhance their quality of life and allow them to contribute to others.

http://www.sunshinecentres.com

The 519 Church Street Community Centre Older LGBT Programs & Services

The 519 Older LGBT Program provides people with opportunities to make deeper connections with their peers by socializing and learning through special events, guest speakers and promoting related community resources.

http://www.the519.org/programsservices/olderlgbt

The Sherbourne Health Centre

Located in downtown Toronto, the Sherbourne Health Centre offers a wide variety of culturally appropriate LGBT healthcare programs and services, all in a welcoming and safe environment.

http://www.sherbourne.on.ca/programs/programs.html

The Toronto Bisexual Network

The Toronto Bisexual Network's mandate is to provide a community where bisexuals and people questioning their sexuality can share diverse perspectives on bisexual issues and experiences.They offer support, a social network, information and referrals.

http://www.torontobinet.org

The Toronto Seniors Council

The Toronto Seniors Council is a non-profit organization of individual seniors and interested groups working to address the issues and concerns of older adults in Toronto.

http://torontoseniorscouncil.com

The Toronto Seniors Forum

The Toronto Seniors Forum works to help ensure that Toronto meets its commitment to providing equitable services for seniors across Toronto, by consulting seniors across the city and promoting dialogue among seniors and organizations serving seniors.

http://www.toronto.ca/seniors/index.htm

Women for Recreation, Information & Business

Women for Recreation, Information and Business is one of Toronto's largest group of lesbians, bisexual, transsexual and transgendered women, offering social, informational and business events to its members and the community.

http://www.wrib.ca
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