PFLAG’s Vancouver chapter provides support, education and resources on issues of sexual orientation and gender identity. Actively assists in the recognition and growth of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, transsexual, two-spirit, queer and questioning persons and their families and friends, within their diverse cultures and societies.
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Qmunity is a community centre in the west end of Vancouver that provides services to the lesbian/gay/transgender/bisexual/queer community, including Gab Youth drop-in, support programs, support groups, counselling and the Bute Street Clinic.
Onyx offers support services to youth who are or have been sexually exploited (18 and under), including counselling, 1-on-1 support, advocacy, financial assistance (food, clothing, bus pass, etc.) housing and connection to community resources.
Battered Women’s Support Services
BWSS offers a wide range of support services for women who have experienced abuse, including crisis support, counselling, support groups, legal advocacy and much more.
Sexual Assault Support Centre @ UBC
Provides female, male and trans survivors of sexual assault, as well as their friends, family members and partners with support as well as information about options.
BC Society for Male Survivors of Sexual Abuse
The British Columbia Society for Male Survivors of Sexual Abuse offers individual and group therapy, as well as support groups for partners of male survivors.
Safe Online Outreach Society (SOLOS)
Website provides information on cyber bullying, internet safety as well as links to various resources. Offers programs across B.C including “Youth 2 Youth” which engages high school teens to become experts on internet education and safety by providing them with the skills to teach internet safety presentations to elementary school children.
PEERS (Prostitution Empowerment Education and Resource Society)
PEERS Victoria Resource Society is an organization that provides resources, support and services for male and female sex workers including day and night outreach, a daytime drop-in centre and more.
PACE (Prostitution Alternatives Counselling Education) Society
PACE Society in the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver is committed to providing sex-worker-led and -driven programs and services to survival sex workers.
NOW Canada Society
New Opportunities for Women (NOW) in Kelowna provides programs, services and ongoing support to women who have been victims of sexual exploitation, have addictions and/or mental health challenges. They also run a homeless shelter and a variety of support programs.