The LGBTQ Parenting Network is a program of Sherbourne Health Centre in Toronto.
We work with individuals, organization, and communities from the local to the international.



  • LGBTQ Family Planning Courses

    Register now for the LGBTQ Family Planning Courses!

    The LGBTQ Family Planning Courses are your opportunity to consider parenting through various pathways to parenthood, including adoption, pregnancy and birth, surrogacy, co-parenting, and foster parenting. All the courses are trans-inclusive. The courses are learner-centred facilitated closed learning groups. As facilitators, our goal is to help you: Assess information and resources you already have. Determine your […]

  • Click to take our survey

    Please take our survey between now and November 8, 2015

    The LGBTQ Parenting Network at Sherbourne Health Centre is undertaking a program evaluation. Consultants Jasmin Earle and Sharon Kelly are undertaking this evaluation on behalf of the Parenting Network. Please click to start the survey The intent of this survey is to ensure that the Parenting Network’s future priorities and services are informed by evidence of need. […]

  • Angie Talking to Nurse

    OHIP Funding for IVF Supports LGBTQ Parents

    OHIP funding for IVF supports LGBTQ parents Increased access to IVF will benefit many prospective parents TORONTO October 1, 2015  – Health Minister Eric Hoskins announced expanding access to fertility services in Ontario. Funding for IVF in Ontario makes fertility care more accessible to LGBTQ prospective parents. “We were delighted to be part of the […]

  • Joanna Radbord, Cheri DiNovo, Kirsti Mathers McHenry, Cy and Ruby

    Appropriate and accurate family recognition is always in children’s best interests

    LGBTQ Parenting Network supports simplified certain birth registration TORONTO October 1, 2015  – A Private Member’s Bill announced today aims to fix Ontario’s laws regarding parental recognition. If passed, this Bill will make birth registration services more equitable and accessible for LGBTQ families. Allowing a child’s parents to be properly legally recognized from birth brings […]