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Access Pro-Bono Free Legal Help

Access Pro-Bono is a non-profit organization that offers free legal advice and some free legal representation to British Columbians.

Volunteer lawyers are available by appointment to assist the LGBTQ/2S community with Family, Wills & Estates, Immigration, and other matters.

To book an appointment please call 604-878-7400 or toll free 1-877-762-6664 and ask to be booked into the QMUNITY clinic.

Please note that drop-in appointments are not available – clients must book ahead to ensure the appropriate lawyer is available.

Vancouvenites - Asexual & Aromantic Social & Support Group

A community space for those who are (or think they might be) on the asexual or aromantic spectrum to meet and discusses issues relevant to their lives and identities.

WHAT: A community space to discuss ace and aro identities and issues.

WHERE: QMUNITY’s Accessible Office – 610 – 1033 Davie St.

This location is wheelchair / scooter accessible.

WHEN: The second Friday or Saturday of the month (alternating)

October: Friday the 13th, 6-8PM

November: Saturday the 11th, 1-3PM

December: Saturday the 9th, 1-4PM

January: Saturday the 13th, 1-3PM

February: Friday the 9th, 6-8PM

March: Saturday the 10th, 1-3PM

CONTACT: [email protected]

This is a peer-facilitated group run by dedicated community volunteers, with support from QMUNITY, the Asexual Visibility and Education Network, and Asexual Outreach

 

Gab Youth Drop-in

The Gab Youth drop-in is a cool place where youth can kick back and talk with friends. It’s also a great place to meet people that have similar questions about sexual orientation or gender identity.

During drop-in times, there are always cool volunteers and other youth who would love to hear about your life.

Wednesdays: 4-6 pm Fridays: 6-9 pm

Location: QMUNITY Main Location

Address: 1170 Bute Street

Cost: Free

Accessibility:This location is unfortunately not wheelchair accessible*.

Email a Youth Worker

This group is run by QMUNITY staff.

* Please contact us if you require accessibility arrangements to attend this group.

Rainbow Refugee Committee

Founded in 2000, Rainbow Refugee Committee (RRC) is a member-driven, all-volunteers community group that supports and advocates with people seeking refugee protection because of persecution based on sexual orientation, gender identity, or HIV status.

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Date and Time:

1st Tuesday of the month — 1:30 to 3:30 pm

2nd Thursday of the month — 7:30 to 10 pm

3rd Thursday of the month — 7:30 to 9:30 pm

4th Thursday of the month (when it’s not the last) — 5 to 7 pm

Last Thursday of the month (when applicable) — 7:30 to 9:30 pm

Location: QMUNITY

Address: 1170 Bute Street

Cost: Free

Accessibility: This location is unfortunately not wheelchair accessible.

Email the organizers

This is a third-party group. For more information, visit www.rainbowrefugee.ca

Dear John, I Love Jane

A peer-lead support group for questioning women interested in exploring queer women’s identities, relationships and communities.

There is so much healing in telling our stories in a safe, supportive environment. If you’re grappling with issues of sexual orientation, especially if you’re now – or have been in the past – in a relationship with a man, this group is for you.

Date: 2nd Tuesday of each month

Time: 7:15 – 9 pm

Location: QMUNITY Main Location

Address: 1170 Bute Street

Cost: Free

Accessibility:This location is unfortunately not wheelchair accessible*.

RSVP

This group is a Peer-Facilitated Group run by dedicated community members.

* Please contact us if you require arrangements to attend this group.

Gay/Bisexual Men's Bereavement Support Group

A support group for queer-identified men who are grieving the loss of a same-gender partner or significant other to share support in a safe, facilitated space.

Date: 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month

Time: 7-8:30 pm

Location: QMUNITY Accessible Location

Address: 103 – 1033 Davie Street

Cost: Free

Accessibility: This location is wheelchair accessible.

Email the facilitator

This group is a Peer-Facilitated Group run by dedicated community members.

Chronically LGBT

A support group for LGBTQ folks living with chronic health conditions and/or disabilities.

 

CQ provides a safe, supportive environment where LGTBQ-identified people can come together and share what’s going on in their lives, whether it relates directly or indirectly to their chronic health issues or disabilities. Participants talk, listen, support each other, laugh and cry together. They can be themselves fully and openly without fear of judgments. Meetings also include self-care activities and social events.

Discussion topics have included coming out as someone with a disability, grief and loss, spirituality, dating, and sexuality. Self-care has included workshops on art expression, journal writing, reflexology, and shiatsu. Social events include arts and crafts, Pride barbecues, and holiday dinners.

Date: 3rd Friday of each month

Time: 2-3:30 pm

Location: QMUNITY Accessible Location

Address: 610 – 1033 Davie Street

Cost: Free

Accessibility: This location is wheelchair accessible.

Email the facilitator

This group is a Peer-Facilitated Group run by dedicated community members.