Directory

Our directory lists health, legal, and social service providers as well as programs that have expressed a commitment to providing competent and welcoming care to LGBTQ parents, prospective parents, and their children.

While the emphasis is on listings within the greater Toronto area, it includes listings from across Ontario.

Many families are unsure where to start to find LGBTQ competent lawyers, family doctors, fertility clinics, adoption professionals, doulas, midwives, or child care workers. This directory allows LGBTQ people to search for providers within their geographic area who have experience working with our communities.

Rainbow Health Ontario provides a similar directory which includes only health and social service providers across Ontario.

Early Childhood Services

First Name: Alanna
Last Name: Drake
Program Name: ECE
City: Toronto
Specialties: Childcare
Service Description:

I'm an Early Childhood Educator working and studying in the downtown Toronto area available for childcare for one or more children and families. I am passionate about advocacy for LGBTQ children and families, and provide open-ended play based early childhood services that promote freedom of gender expression and identity expression. I have a wealth of educational experience in inclusive early childhood services, as well as working experience with diverse families.

Language: English
Services Provided:
Service Fees: Fee for service
Access to Service: Self referral
Email: alannadrake@hotmail.com
Province: ON
Address: Mobile
Phone: 416-737-8251
Client Groups: Men, Women, Trans people, Children, Youth, Adults, Seniors, LGBT parents, Family members of LGBT people
City: Edmonton
Specialties: Youth,Camp,LGBTQ & allied youth
Service Description:

Camp fYrefly (www.CampfYrefly.ca) is a 4-day residential style summer leadership retreat for sexual and gender minority youth who variously identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans-identified, two-spirited, queer, and allied. It focuses on building and nurturing their leadership potential and personal resiliency in an effort to help them become agents for positive social change in their schools, families, faith groups, and communities. To our knowledge, Camp fYrefly is the largest youth leadership camp of its kind in Canada and the only one in the world affiliated with a major research university, which ensures for research-informed programming, sound pedagogical principles, and strong fiscal management. All Camp fYrefly programming is guided by input from youth and facilitated by trained professionals and youth workers in collaboration with a team of artists, dramatists, and community and youth leaders. The Camp, employing an arts-based educational philosophy, is jam-packed with dance, drama, music, writing, visual art, empowerment and reflection exercises, anti-oppression work, personal growth opportunities, healthy socialization, and in-depth learning activities about specific youth topics and social issues. In sum, pedagogy at Camp fYrefly focuses on four key areas: leadership, individual development, socialization, and resiliency. Camp fYrefly currently offers 3 summer camp programs in Alberta and Saskatchewan. Travel bursaries are available to support youth from across Canada to attend.

Language: English
Services Provided:
Website: www.campfyrefly.ca
Email: fYrefly@ualberta.ca
Postal Code: T6G 2G5
Province: AB
Address: 7-104 Education North BLDG, Faculty of Education, University of Alberta
Phone: 780-492-4909
Client Groups: Men, Women, Trans people, Children, Youth, Adults, Seniors, LGBT parents, Family members of LGBT people
First Name: Dr. Ashraf
Last Name: Ahmed
City: Toronto
Specialties: Psychologist
Service Description:

I am Registered Psychologist, and in my private practice my work is with children, adolescents, families and adults. I work from a humanistic and culturally sensitive perspective providing psychotherapy and assessments for LGBTQ individuals and their loved ones.

Language: English
Access to Service: Self referral, Referral from doctor, Referral from other service provider, Appointment required
Email: drashrafahmed@gmail.com
Postal Code: M5B 1J3
Province: Alberta
Address: 2 Carlton Street, Suite 1405
Phone: (647) 215-4050
Client Groups: Men, Women, Trans people, Children, Youth, Adults, Seniors, LGBT parents, Family members of LGBT people
First Name: Julian A.
Last Name: Perez
City: Toronto
Specialties: Child Care
Service Description:

My service is that of childcare whether it be for babysitting, assisting in events and workshops, or courses ran by the LGBTQ Parenting Network. I am always open for negotiation depending on the schedules you and I have, travel time and length, or the number of kids that would be under my care.

Language: English
Services Provided:
Service Fees: Fee for service
Access to Service: Self referral
Email: juliale@yorku.ca
Province: ON
Address: Mobile
Phone: 416-829-9136
Client Groups: Men, Women, Trans people, Children, Youth, Adults, Seniors, LGBT parents, Family members of LGBT people
First Name: Monica
Last Name: Kelly
City: Toronto
Specialties: Babysitting
Service Description:

LGBTQ friendly vegan babysitter available. 40 year old mom of an awesome teenaged daughter. Over 25 years experience. Excellent references. I live in the beaches area but am willing to travel. I come equipped with a backpack full of activities to keep your child(ren) entertained. I love doing crafts, so you will have lots of new things to magnet to your fridge 🙂 Non-smoker.

Language: English
Services Provided:
Service Fees: Fee for service
Access to Service: Appointment required
Email: kydzlydz@hotmail.com
Province: ON
Address: Beaches
Phone: 416-529-9037
Client Groups: Men, Women, Trans people, Children, Youth, Adults, Seniors, LGBT parents, Family members of LGBT people

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If you are an LGBTQ-friendly health or social service provider in Ontario or your organization provides an LGBTQ-friendly program or service, we encourage you to list yourself or your organization in the Service Directory. Click here to fill out our online form.

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Other Directories

Rainbow Health Ontario

This directory lists  health and social service providers as well as programs that have expressed a commitment to providing competent and welcoming care to LGBTQ people in Ontario.

Trans Birth

Trans Birth is a directory created to connect trans* and gender non-conforming people and their families to midwives, OBGYNs, and doulas who provide welcoming care to our communities. Includes listings from across Canada and the US.