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AFFIRM

Site: Mailing Address

Contact Information
Office Phone 647-628-6753
E-Mail rachael.pascoe@mail.utoronto.ca
Website www.projectyouthaffirm.org
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/youthaffirm/
Instagram Instagram: www.instagram.com/projectyouthaffirm/
Agency Information
Description (Agency) A CBT-based group for LGBTQ+ youth and adults to learn stress coping skills and to meet other LGBTQ+ youth and adults in their community.
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 2019
Funding Federal ; Grants
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Project seeks to integrate identity affirmation with cognitive-behavioural interventions that are already known to work 
* combined intervention is presented in the form of eight sessions 
* designed for 2SLGBTQIA+ youth and adults 
* focused on reducing depression and improving coping and sexual self-efficacy 
* provides opportunities to develop identity cognition (self-awareness, identifying risk), mood (recognizing the link between thoughts and feelings), and behaviour (identifying strengths and ways of coping), as well as equipping with the tools to manage and influence those factors by themselves 
* new groups are dependent on Host agencies, see website for current offerings 
 
Current Groups 
* 14-18 yrs 
* 19-29 yrs 
* adult groups
Hours Not specified
Dates See website for upcoming sessions
Areas Served Ontario
Eligibility Ages: 14 year(s) and up 
 
Members of the 2SLGBTQIA+ community
Application Apply online
Languages English
Fees None
Site Information
Located In Community Toronto
Address & Map
Toronto, ON
Mailing Address c/o Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto 
246 Bloor St W 
Toronto, ON M5S 1V4
Physical Access Not Applicable - No physical location
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Community Programs ; Youth
HCSD Sub Heading 2SLGBTQ+ ; 2SLGBTQ+ Supports
Service Categories Cognitive Behavioural Therapy ~ LGBTQ2+ Individuals ; Sexual Orientation Counselling ~ LGBTQ2+ Individuals

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