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Lesbian Gay Bi Trans YouthLine

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Public Comments COVID-19 - Peer support helpline providing remote access only by chat, text and email, Sun-Fri 4 pm-9:30 pm EST * telephone service not available due to office closure * visit YouthLine website for details
Contact Information
Office Phone 416-962-2232
Toll Free Phone Youth Line 1-800-268-9688 ; Administration 1-888-687-9688
TTY Phone 416-962-9688 ; Outside 416 area 1-800-268-9688
Crisis Phone 416-962-9688 ; Outside 416 area 1-800-268-9688 ; Text Messaging 647-694-4275
Fax 416-962-7967
E-Mail info@youthline.ca
Website www.youthline.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/lgbtyouthline
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YouTube YouTube: www.youtube.com/user/lgbtyouthline
Primary Contact Minna Frederick, Programs Manager; Phone: 416-962-2232 ext 228
Agency Information
Description (Agency) Confidential, non-judgemental peer support on a variety of issues, including anti-oppression, anti-racism, sex and consent, STIs, HIV, self-care, mental health 
Registered Charity
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Primary Executive Berkha Gupta, Executive Director; Phone: 416-962-2232 ext 224
Funding Regional / Municipal - Community Service Partnerships (CSP)
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) COVID-19 - Peer support helpline providing remote access only by chat, text and email, Sun-Fri 4 pm-9:30 pm EST * telephone service not available due to office closure * visit YouthLine website for details

Peer support by telephone, email, text and instant messaging (chat) * information and referral * anonymous and confidential * Youth Line Blog * referral database of LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bi, Trans) youth services
Hours COVID19 - Peer support helpline providing remote access only by chat, text and email, Sun-Fri 4 pm-9:30 pm EST

Regular schedule: Mon-Fri, Sun 4 pm-9:30 pm
Areas Served Ontario
Boundaries Ontario
Eligibility Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, transsexual, two-spirited, intersex, queer and questioning youth 29 years and under * volunteer peer supporters -- individuals 16-29 years with diverse 2SLGBTQ+ identities and lived experiences
Application Call, email, text or visit website for instant messaging (chat)
Languages English
Fees None
Site Information
Located In Community Toronto Downtown Central
Address & Map
Toronto, ON
 
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Mailing Address PO Box 73118 
Wood St 
Toronto, ON M4Y 2W5
Physical Access Not Applicable
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Community Programs ; Youth
HCSD Sub Heading LGBTQ ; LGBTQ Supports
Service Categories LGBTQ Helplines ; Peer Support Services ~ LGBTQ Youth ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ LGBTQ Youth ; Talklines/Warmlines ~ LGBTQ Youth ; Youth Issues Information Services ~ LGBTQ Youth

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