COVID-19 LGBTQ2S+ Community Resources
This is a list of online resources from organizations supporting the LGBTQ2S+ community, mostly in the Toronto area. Many of these resources are related to the COVID-19 coronavirus and where to get help and information. It will be updated as more information is made available.
Toronto Public Library has additional COVID-19 resources, including those for families and people with disabilities.
- COVID-19 Resource List
- Helping Your Child Cope with COVID-19
- Deaf & Disability Community Resources
- COVID-19 Library FAQ
Download COVID-19 LGBTQ2S+ Community Resources (PDF, updated June 2021).
On this page
- General COVID-19 Resources
- Community Programs & Events
- Families, Children & Youth
- Trans Resources
- Indigenous & Two-Spirited
- Financial Resources
- Mental Health & Harm Reduction
Resources, information and support from a leading Canadian LGBTQ2S+ agency during the COVID-19 crisis.
Government of Ontario
Book your COVID-19 vaccine online.
Resource lists for LGBTQ2S+ individuals, their friends and families, including financial resources, social support, mental health resources, and more.
Resources organized by subject, including financial information, community resources and social support, mental health resources and more.
Buddies in Bad Times Theatre
Online events running throughout May and June in celebration of Pride. Includes programs for children and families.
Glad Day Book Shop
Ongoing online programs, events and activities hosted via ZOOM. Please see the GDTV calendar for dates, times and more information.
A virtual marketplace for LGBTQ2S+ business owners and makers running from June 1-30.
Ongoing live and online programs, events and activities for LGBTQ2S+ women, trans and nonbinary folks, including ZOOM parties and an online book club.
Pride Toronto is taking its Pride Month events live and online throughout the month of June, including hosting a Virtual Pride Parade.
Government of Ontario
Links to government information, resources and support for families and caregivers of LGBTQ2S+ children and youth.
Lumenus Community Services
An accredited LGBTQ2S+ youth-focused agency providing access to resources, information and services relating to mental health and wellness.
Links to resources, information, support and advocacy for LGBTQ2S+ youth, their families and caregivers.
A crisis hotline for LGBTQ2S+ youth in need of information or support.
Sherbourne Health Centre
A part of Sherbourne Family Health, the LGBTQ+ Parenting Network supports lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer/questioning and two-spirited parenting through research, training, resources and community development.
Links to resources, information and community supports for LGBTQ2S+ youth, their families and caregivers.
YMCA Sprott House
A dedicated shelter for LGBTQ2S+ youth located near Bloor St. and Spadina Ave.
Information, resources and education for transgender individuals, their families and networks during the COVID-19 crisis.
Rainbow Health Ontario
Includes health resources and FAQs for transgender individuals and their families.
Health and support services for transgender and nonbinary clients.
Information, support and resources for transgender individuals, their families and networks in Canada and the US. Includes a Peer Support Hotline for those in crisis or looking for information.
Ontario Aboriginal HIV/AIDS Strategy
Information, resources and support for First Nations individuals living with HIV/AIDS. During the COVID-19 crisis, distribution of harm reduction supplies and remote support is offered.
Two-Spirited People of the First Nations
Links to information, resources and support for Two-Spirited individuals, their families and networks.
Essential resources and information for those in need of financial guidance, counselling and support, especially during the COVID-19 crisis. The Financial Relief Navigator is an online tool that enables users to browse available benefits from the government, major banks, credit unions, utilities and telephone/internet providers.
A community-led free tax clinic for low-income individuals in need of help completing their income tax.
Resources and information for people experiencing mental health challenges and in search of support, especially during the COVID-19 crisis.
Crisis hotline for LGBTQ2S+ individuals in need of information or support. Also provides resources for youth.
Free online information about the different aspects of drug and alcohol addiction for the LGBTQ2S+ community.
Last Updated June 1, 2021.