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A reminder that this article from our magazine Visions was published more than 1 year ago. It is here for reference only. Some information in it may no longer be current. It also represents the point of the view of the author only. See the author box at the bottom of the article for more about the contributor.

LGBT Resources

Reprinted from "LGBT" issue of Visions Journal, 2009, 6 (2), p.36

QMUNITY: BC’s Queer Resource Centre

  • or 604-684-5307

  • Facebook and Twitter: Qmunity

  • Information, education, support groups, advocacy and referrals for lesbian, gay, transgender, bisexual and questioning youth, adults and older adults and allies

Prideline BC

  • 1-800-566-1170 toll-free in BC or 604-684-6869 in the Lower Mainland

  • Peer support, information and referrals for anyone in BC

  • Available weeknights (Monday to Friday) from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm

PFLAG Canada


  • Facebook: PFLAG CANADA

  • Information and support for parents, families, friends, co-workers and others

  • PFLAG chapters are located across BC and Canada. Find contact information on the PFLAG Canada website

Mental Matters

  • Vancouver-based support group for LGBT people with mental health issues. The group meets on the first and third Monday of each month. E-mail [email protected] for more information

Reach Out: Support for people who care about someone with a mental illness


  • Facebook: British Columbia Schizophrenia Society

  • Twitter: BCSchizophrenia

  • Online forum for caregivers, including a forum for LGBT partners and friends

This list is not comprehensive and does not imply endorsement of resources. Additional resources are listed at the end of Visions articles.


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