Lesbian Gay Bi Trans YouthLine

Service: Text and Chat YouthLine

Record #: CWD1668
Last Modified: 28 Nov 2023
Last Full Update: 02 Aug 2023

Contact Information

Office Phone 416-962-2232, 1-888-687-9688 
Support Text Help Line: 647-694-4275
E-Mail info@youthline.ca
Website https://www.youthline.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lgbtyouthline
Instagram Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lgbtyouthline
LinkedIn LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/lgbt-youthline
Twitter Twitter: https://twitter.com/LGBTYouthLine
YouTube YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/lgbtyouthline
Primary Contact Manager, Peer Support; Phone: 416-962-2232 ext 201

Site Information

Description (Site) Mail address only
Located In Community Toronto
Address & Map Toronto, ON
Mailing Address PO Box 73118 
Wood St 
Toronto, ON M4Y 2W5
Physical Access Not Applicable

Description and Service Details

Description (Service)

Peer support by chat and text Mon-Fri, Sun 4 pm-9:30 pm EST, visit YouthLine website for information; not a crisis service

Anonymous, confidential peer support by email, text and chat, on issues of concern to 2SLGBTQ+ youth such as anti-oppression, anti-racism, sex and consent, STIs, HIV, self-care, mental health

YouthOrganize (YO), organize@youthline.ca
Youth led initiative hosts 2SLGBTQ+ programs, develops leadership skills and builds community capacity for youth in Peel Region and Halton Region

  • art workshops and drop-in events
  • visit YouthLine social media (InstagramFacebook) for updates
  • locations vary

Text and chat support Mon-Fri, Sun 4 pm-9:30 pm EST

Eligibility Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, transsexual, two-spirited, intersex, queer and questioning youth 29 years and under; volunteer peer supporters 16-29 years with diverse 2SLGBTQ+ identities and lived experiences 
Residency Requirements: HelpLine: Ontario; YouthOrganize: Peel and Halton regions
For support, text 647-694-4275, email askus@youthline.ca, or access chat at www.youthline.ca

For information on YouthOrganize, email organize@youthline.ca
Languages English
Fees None

Agency and Service Names

Alternate Name 2SLGBTQ Youth Peer Support HelpLine ; Bi Youth Line ; Gay Youth Line ; Lesbian Youth Line ; Mental Health Support Strategy ; Trans Youth Line ; Transgender Youth Line ; YO ; Youth Organize ; YouthOrganize
Former Name Lesbian Gay Bi Youth Line ; Lesbian Gay Bisexual Youth Line

Agency Information

Description (Agency)

Confidential, non-judgemental peer support on a variety of issues affecting 2SLGBTQ+ youth

Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Primary Executive Executive Director; Phone: 416-962-2232 ext 224
Funding Regional / Municipal - Community Service Partnerships (CSP)