Lesbian Gay Bi Trans YouthLine

Service: Text and Chat YouthLine

Record #: CWD1668
Last Modified: 28 Nov 2023
Last Full Update: 02 Aug 2023


Description (Service)

Peer support by chat and text Mon-Fri, Sun 4 pm-9:30 pm EST, visit YouthLine website for information; not a crisis service

Anonymous, confidential peer support by email, text and chat, on issues of concern to 2SLGBTQ+ youth such as anti-oppression, anti-racism, sex and consent, STIs, HIV, self-care, mental health

YouthOrganize (YO), organize@youthline.ca
Youth led initiative hosts 2SLGBTQ+ programs, develops leadership skills and builds community capacity for youth in Peel Region and Halton Region

  • art workshops and drop-in events
  • visit YouthLine social media (InstagramFacebook) for updates
  • locations vary

Service Details


Text and chat support Mon-Fri, Sun 4 pm-9:30 pm EST

Eligibility Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, transsexual, two-spirited, intersex, queer and questioning youth 29 years and under; volunteer peer supporters 16-29 years with diverse 2SLGBTQ+ identities and lived experiences 
Residency Requirements: HelpLine: Ontario; YouthOrganize: Peel and Halton regions
For support, text 647-694-4275, email askus@youthline.ca, or access chat at www.youthline.ca

For information on YouthOrganize, email organize@youthline.ca
Languages English
Fees None

Address and Location

Located In Community Toronto
Address & Map Toronto, ON
Physical Access Not Applicable

Contact Information

Office Phone 416-962-2232, 1-888-687-9688 
Support Text Help Line: 647-694-4275
E-Mail info@youthline.ca
Website https://www.youthline.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lgbtyouthline
Instagram Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lgbtyouthline
LinkedIn LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/lgbt-youthline
Twitter Twitter: https://twitter.com/LGBTYouthLine
YouTube YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/lgbtyouthline
Primary Contact Manager, Peer Support; Phone: 416-962-2232 ext 201
Primary Executive Executive Director; Phone: 416-962-2232 ext 224
Mailing Address PO Box 73118 
Wood St 
Toronto, ON M4Y 2W5


Service Categories LGBTQ ; LGBTQ Supports
Service Category Groups Community Programs ; Youth