outwords glbt resource directory

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Brandon

  • 7th Street Health Access Centre: Counselling and programming related to sexual health, addictions, and mental health. 20-7th St., (204) 578-4800.
  • PFLAG (Parents, Family & Friends of Lesbians and Gays): Meets monthly. For more information, call (204) 727-0417.
  • Sexuality Education Resource Centre: Coffeehouse for GLBT community and friends, third Thurs. of every month at 7 p.m. at 161-8th St,. Also support group for GLBT youth under 25. Call (204) 727-0417. www.serc.mb.ca

Kenora

  • Kenora Lesbians Phone Line: 807-468-5801, Tues., 7 to 9 p.m.

Winnipeg

SOCIAL SUPPORT

  • Rainbow Resource Centre (RRC): 170 Scott St. Phone: (204) 474-0212. Email: info@rainbowresoucecentre.org Web: www.rainbowresourcecentre.org. Counselling, Peer Support.
  • Dreamcatchers: Weekly therapeutic group for women and transgenders contemplating leaving the sex trade. Call (204) 784-4065.
  • Fort Garry Women’s Resource Centre: Feminist organization. Information/counselling. 1150-A Waverley St. (204) 477-1123, www.fgwrc.ca
  • FTM Alliance of Winnipeg: Transgender/transsexual female-to-male issues. Meetings at the RRC, first Tues. of the month, from 7:00-9:00 p.m.
  • LEGIT – Canadian immigration information for same sex couples www.LEGIT.ca
  • Lesbian Parents of Winnipeg: Monthly activities in the community for parents and kids to build connections and have fun. Find us on Facebook or e-mail jodiandrose@gmail.com
  • LGBTT* Initiative at Red River College: 632-2404, nsobel@rrc.mb.ca,www.rrc.mb.ca/LGBTTInitiative
  • Men’s Resource Centre: 115 Pulford Street. Counselling Services for men. Emergency shelter for men fleeing intimate partner abuse. 204.415.6797 or 1.855.MRC.MRCS 1.855.672.6727 website: www.mens-resource-centre.caor email: mrc@mens-resource-centre.ca
  • Ndinawe/Red River College: Child & Youth Care Certificate Program for folks formerly involved in the sex trade. Call (204) 582-1978.
  • Parents, Friends & Family of Transgender Individuals: Meets at the Rainbow Resource Centre on the second Tuesday of every month, in the library at 7:00 p.m. Contact pffoTI@gmail.com
  • Peer Project for Youth (PPY) is a program that offers LGBTTQA* youth a safe, fun place to learn new skills, create projects and celebrate our identities. PPY meets weekly. . Phone (204) 284-2799. Email: peerproject4youth@rainbowresourcecentre.org.
  • Rainbow Link – free LGBT material for libraries and LGBT groups www.RainbowLink.ca
  • Rainbow Pride Mosaic: GLBT resource centre at U of M, email umrpm@umsu.cawww.umsu.ca/rainbowpride
  • Rainbow Refugee Committee – information for LGBT refugee claimants info@rainbowrefugee.ca
  • Sexuality Education Resource Centre: Resources and information. 200-226 Osborne Street North, R3C 1V4. (204) 982-7800. www.serc.mb.ca
  • Transgender Support Group: Meets third Fri. of the month, 7:30 p.m. at the RRC. All welcome. www.winnipegtransgendergroup.com
  • University of Manitoba Peer Advisors: Room 150, University Centre. (204) 474-6696.
  • University of Winnipeg UWSA LGBT* Centre: 786-9025. Email lgbt@uwsa.cawww.theuwsa.ca/services-student-groups

HEALTH & HIV/AIDS

  • Gay Men’s Health Clinic: See OUR OWN HEALTH CENTRE below.
  • House of Hesed: Safe HIV/AIDS transition house. (204) 772-4793, (fax) (204) 783-0494, email info@HouseofHesed.cawww.HouseofHesed.ca. Note: This organization may receive financing from an ex-gay ministry.
  • LGBTT/Sexual & Gender Minorities: Workshops, Presentations, Seminars. The Rainbow Resource Centre provides education, awareness and outreach that assists health-care providers, educators (K-12 and post-secondary), students (K-12), social service and commercial service providers in addressing the issues faced by LGBTT people. Call (204) 474-0212.
  • Kali Shiva AIDS Services: Non-medial support for people living with or at risk for HIV/AIDS. 646 Logan, Call (204) 783-8565 or (204) 774-0708, or email kalishiv@mts.net
  • Nine Circles Community Health Centre: 705 Broadway. HIV primary-care services, (204) 940-6000, 1-888-305-8647.
  • Our Own Health Centre: Manitoba’s First Clinic for All Men, 647 Broadway on the 2nd floor of the Four Rivers Medical Clinic, (204) 691-1600, www.ourownhealth.ca
  • Provincial AIDS/STI Information Line: 945-2437 or 1-800-782-2437, Mon.to Fri. from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Sage House: Drop-in and outreach for street-involved women and transgenders living as women. (204) 943-6379.
  • Street Connections: Needle exchange, safer crack use kits, condoms, info and service connections. Call (204) 981-0742.

SPIRITUALITY

  • Anakhnu Jewish GLBT Group: A program of the Rady Jewish Community Centre. Social and cultural programs. (204) 477-7537, Email tbarr@aradyjcc.com
  • Dignity Winnipeg: GLBT Catholics and friends, meet every third Friday at Augustine United Church, 444 River Ave. at Osborne. Doors open 6 p.m. Call Thomas, 287-8583, or Sandra, 779-6446. Email winnipeg@dignitycanada.org,www.dignitycanada.org
  • Rainbow Ministry (Outreach of the United Church): 302-G Weston St., Call (204) 954-2904.
  • Winnipeg Full Moon Group: A place for Wiccan and pagan-minded people of all genders and sexual orientations. Contact Laurie (204) 287-2300 or at spriteandvirus@gmail.com
  • Winnipeg Quaker Meeting – Every Sunday at 11am @ 60 Maryland Street. All are welcome. 204-475-6312, http://winnipegquakermeeting.edublogs.org

AFFIRMING

  • Augustine United Church: 444 River Ave. at Osborne. (204) 284-2250.
  • Hope Mennonite Church, Crossways in Common, 222 Furby Street, Winnipeg, MB. Theological roots are in the Anabaptist-Mennonite tradition. www.hopemennonite.ca
  • Erickson Lutheran Church: 30-3rd St S.W. Erickson Manitoba R0J 0P0 www.ericksonlutheranchurch.ca
  • Temple Shalom: Reform Judaism. See www.templeshalomwinnipeg.ca
  • Unitarian Universalist Church of Winnipeg (Liberal Religion): 603 Wellington Crescent (204) 474-1261.
  • Young United: 222 Furby St. Call (204) 783-0128.

COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS

  • Gay Fathers of Winnipeg: Email gfow@mts.netwww.gayfathersofwinnipeg.com
  • Manitoba LGBT* Chamber of Commerce. email: info@mb-lgbt.biz, website: www.mb-lgbt.biz
  • Masquerade: Crossdresser, transvestite, and transgender group. www.masquerade.ca or call (204) 452-1100.
  • PFLAG (Parents, Family, and Friends of Lesbians and Gays): Call Helen at (204) 474-2008, mail c/o the RRC or email winnipegmb@pflagcanada.ca
  • PolyWinnipeg is a pansexual social, support and educational group for polyamorous people in Winnipeg and area, www.polywinnipeg.com
  • Rainbow Educators of Manitoba (REM): Meets once a month. Cindy at (204) 837-6036 or Manny at (204) 478-1402.
  • The Snowy Owl Monarchist Society: Non-profit fundraising for organizations that enrich the GLBT community. Box 26053, 676 Portage Avenue, R3G 0M4.
  • Winnipeg Lesbian and Gay Pride: Not-for-profit volunteer organization responsible for annual Pride Day and assists in community Pride Festival events. Email info@gaypridewinnipeg.comwww.gaypridewinnipeg.com

CULTURE

SPORTS & RECREATION

  • Goldenboys (Gay and Lesbian Volleyball League): Recreational league. Call Mike at (204) 452-5780 or Mark at (204) 774-2122.
  • Keystone Rainbow Curling League (GLBT curling league). www.keystonecurling.com
  • Out There Sports and Recreation
    An LGBT collective with different groups for badminton, bowling, hiking, running and volleyball.
    See our website for contact information: http://outtherewinnipeg.com