Trans people can connect with a registered social worker for personal support and to obtain information and resources about transitioning, community supports, and hormone therapy. They can also obtain support with name and gender maker change forms, accessing community appointments, and more. For additional information contact Katie Traill at 705-722-6778 x106.
The Gilbert Centre hosts a variety of social, educational, and community activities for trans and gender diverse people, including the on going Trans Q* Social Group. Some of our previous events included:
CHECK OUR CALENDAR FOR MONTHLY EVENTS.
A discreet weekly meeting for trans men, trans women, non-binary, gender variant folk, and people who are questioning. This is an adult, 18+ group. Trans Q* Social meetings are peer run and provide an opportunity to hear about people’s lived experience. The atmosphere is casual, conversational, and drop-in is welcome. Discussion topics vary based on the group attendance, and sometime include:
There are an increasing number of openly transgender people in the workforce and accessing services. This is a positive change – a diverse workplace is a more productive workplace. It leads to talent retention and positively affects the bottom line. Stay competitive, keep up to date with human rights legislation, and adapt to evolving cultural shifts. Access the services of our Safer Spaces program to receive consultations, assessments, professional development workshops, best practice resources, and more.