Gender Affirming Healthcare

Local Resources

Sexuality and Gender Equity (SAGE) Thunder Bay is a community support group improving the health and well being of LGBTQ adults and teens.

Thunder Pride Association and Rainbow Collective are safe, supportive and empowering communities for 2SLGBTIAQ+.

Lakehead University Pride Central is a lobbying, advocacy, peer support, and referral service centre that provides a safe space for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, two-spirit, and queer students and community members.

Gender Journeys is a free 8-week group that explores gender identity and roles and will provide reliable, up to date information on these topics. The group is also designed to create a space to foster community support and connection. This group will respect the diversity of gender expressions.

The Other 10% is a safe space for LBGTTIQA+ 12 to 25 years old.


Additional Resources

Rainbow Health Ontario (RHO) is a program that offers opportunities for the healthcare system to better serve LGBT2SQ communities.

World Professional Association for Transgender Health is a non-profit, interdisciplinary professional and educational organization devoted to transgender health.

Name Change Information and Application through Service Ontario

Change of Sex Designation Information and Application through Service Ontario

OHIP Surgical Funding Information and Application for Transition Related Surgeries

RHO FAQ for Transition Related Surgeries


LGBTQI2S+ Support Lines

Lesbian Gay Bi Trans YouthLine

Trans Lifeline (for Canadian callers)