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The Chair in Transgender Studies is proud to host this resource and information site for trans and gender diverse people and their allies on Vancouver Island.  If you wish to add your business and/or service, or if you wish to update a current listing, please contact us.

DISCLAIMER: We have not vetted nor do we endorse any listed organizations/services. They are listed by their request. 

Support / Advocacy

(last name alphabetical order) 

Greater Victoria Area

Mid Island

North Island


Greater Victoria Area


2-Spirit, Trans and Non-Binary Family Swim
This is a private event open to anyone in the community who identifies as 2-Spirit, trans and/or non-binary as well as their friends and family (all ages welcome!). Regular drop-in rates apply, but if you cannot afford it, ask for the free Rainbow Pass

Ambit Gender Diversity Consulting
Victoria, BC
Offers professional development for organizations who are committed to improving experiences for trans, non-binary, and Two-Spirit people and gender diverse teams.

AIDS Vancouver Island
3rd Floor – Access Health Centre, 713 Johnson ST, Victoria, BC, V8W 1M8
800-665-2437
Aims to strengthen community, prevent infection, provide support, and combat stigma. Services include Positive Wellness Programs, Street Outreach, Health Promotion and Community Awareness, Men’s Wellness Programs and Volunteer Programs.

AIDS VI Westshore
AVI Health Centre, #111-2787 Jacklin Road, Langford, BC, V9B 3X7
250-940-3605
Aims to strengthen community, prevent infection, provide support, and combat stigma. Services include Positive Wellness Programs, Street Outreach, Health Promotion and Community Awareness, Men’s Wellness Programs and Volunteer Programs.

alt pride fest
alt pride is an alternative pride organizing collective committed to an accessible, affordable, political, and all-ages alternative to mainstream pride on the stolen territories of the Lekwungen and W̱SÁNEĆ peoples.

Antidote
Department of Women’s Studies
University of Victoria, PO Box 1700 Stn CSC, Victoria, BC, V8W 2Y2, Canada
Antidote works with youth, families, schools, community groups, service providers, policy makers and researchers to promote the visibility and needs of racialized minority and Indigenous girls and women.

Camas Bookstore & InfoShop
2620 Quadra St., Victoria, BC, V8T 4E2
250-381-0585
A not-for-profit and collectively-run infoshop, bookstore and autonomous space located on Lekwungen Territory. Camas first opened its doors in September 2007, with the intention of providing a voice for anti-authoritarian and anti-colonial perspectives and local struggles

Camosun College Pride Centre
Richmond House 
103, 3100 Foul Bay Road, Victoria, BC, V8P 5J2
250-370-3429

CampOUT! BC
1097 – 1873 East Mall Buchanan Tower (10th Floor), Vancouver, BC, Canada, V6T 1Z1
877-678-CAMP
A social justice summer camp for queer, trans, Two-Spirit, questioning, and allied youth ages 14-21 from across BC or the Yukon.CampOUT! provides a supportive space for LGBTQ2S+ youth to celebrate and be celebrated for who they are.

Chair in Transgender Studies, University of Victoria
University of Victoria, PO Box 3050 STN CSC, Victoria, BC, V8W 3P5, Canada
250-721-7577
The world’s only research and community-outreach Chair dedicated to the development and communication of research and building community support of trans, non-binary, and Two-Spirit people.

Creating Connections Discussion Group
Creating Connections is a common posting Facebook page for events (mainly queer) of interest to the IslandZ community.

Crush Collective
Crush is a night club in Victoria for the queer community and its allies.

DAISSI (Diverse and Inclusive Salt Spring Island)
Box 644, Salt Spring Island, BC, V8K 2W2
250-537-7773
Formerly known as Gays and Lesbians of Salt Spring Island or GLOSSI). DAISSI is a non-profit society for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Questioning people with Allies on Salt Spring Island. 

Family Pizza Night 
#107-1208 Wharf Street, Victoria, BC
Meets fifth Tuesdays from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at #107-1208 Wharf Street, Victoria. Sponsored by Rainbow Health Co-operative.

Gender Outlaws Drop-In Group
#107-1208 Wharf Street, Victoria, BC
Meets third Wednesday of every month from 6:30 to 8:15 p.m. at #107-1208 Wharf Street, Victoria (Courtyard Level – Hartwig Court). Sponsored by Rainbow Health Co-operative. Facilitated by Janis Zroback, Zameen Sabet, ChrYs Tei.

Gender Spectacular Caregivers Support Group
A bi-monthly meeting for parents/caregivers and adult family members (including chosen family) who are supporting a Two-Spirit, trans, gender creative, or otherwise gender questioning child or youth.

Hans Kai 4 Trans Check-In
#107 - 1208 Wharf Street, Victoria, BC
888-241-9992
Group wellness program offering exchange on medical and social transition experiences and well-being. Meets Tuesdays from 6:00 to 6:30 p.m. to check in on trans health indicators at #107-1208 Wharf Street, Victoria. Sponsored by Rainbow Health Co-operative. Open to all.

Hans Kai 4 Trans - Monthly Meeting
#107 - 1208 Wharf Street, Victoria, BC
888-241-9992
Group wellness program offering exchange on medical and social transition experiences and well-being. Meets first Tuesday of every month from 6:30 to 8:15 p.m. at #107-1208 Wharf Street, Victoria. Sponsored by Rainbow Health Co-operative. Open to all. Facilitated by certified Hans Kai facilitators Chrys Tei or Alexa Clodge.

Homospun Collective Events
Kuo’sing’el’as, Lekwungen Territory, Victoria, BC
The Homospun Collective is a growing group of folks looking to put on inclusive events for the GLBTQ community and friends, allies, and anyone interested in finding alternative spaces to meet, create, dance, relax, and make friends.

Jobs for Queers 
Victoria, BC
A facebook group for any jobs or volunteer opportunities for queers in the Greater Victoria Area! Also, feel free to add people to the group.

The Lego Group
Pacific Centre Family Services
324 Goldstream Ave, 2nd floor. Victoria, BC, V9B 2W3
250-391-2223
250-213-1579
250-952-4080
Weekly youth drop-in on Fridays at 3-4:30pm for 13-18 year old LGBTQ2S youth (if interested, but older/younger, please call). 

LGBTQ+ Hang Out
250-474-7111
A fun and supportive drop-in for LGBTQ2+ youth (and allies!) from 13-18 years old. We hang out, make crafts, play board games, watch movies and listen to music! 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month at the Backdoor Teen Centre in Gordon Head Recreation Centre.

Nachos Night (UVic's Chair in Transgender Studies)
The Chair in Transgender Studies invites all self-identified trans, non-binary, or Two-Spirit folks to a casual monthly drop-in gathering. You don’t have to be a student! While it is not exactly a free lunch, beer or pop and nachos are on the Chair! Check our website for dates and location.

Onmyplanet.ca
Based in Victoria, BC, http://onmyplanet.ca is a queer and trans positive website that houses The Queer Story Archive. The Archive is an ever-expanding collection of life experience stories, on video and in text, from everyone under the rainbow and the people who love us.

Outlet Open Mic
Queer open mic drop-in events.

Partners of FTM Transgender Individuals
Victoria-based closed Facebook group

Barb Peck at Victoria Sexual Assault Centre
#201 – 3060 Cedar Hill Road, Lekwungen Territories, Victoria, BC, V8T 3J5
250-383-5545, ext. 110 
The Centre is offering a new group for survivors of sexualized violence who are Trans, Two-Spirit, Non-Binary, Genderqueer, or Gender Diverse survivors. For more information, contact Barb Peck.

PFLAG Victoria
PFLAG Canada is a national charitable organization, founded by parents who wished to help themselves and family members understand and accept their non-heterosexual children.

Positive Space Network
University of Victoria, 3800 Finnerty Road, Victoria, BC, V8P 5C2
The Positive Space Network is a visible network of students, faculty, staff and alumni who are working to make the University of Victoria a safer and more inclusive space for people of all genders and sexualities.

Queer Housing
Victoria, BC
This is a group for LGBTTQQI2SA+ (LGBTQ+) self-identified people seeking or offering shared accommodation in Victoria. This group exists due to the specific barriers that LGBTQ+ folks face in regards to accommodation.

Queer News: Victoria and Vancouver Island
Closed Facebook group for the posting of any news related to queer folk in Victoria, B.C. or the lower island/Gulf Islands in general. 

Queer Outdoors
Meets third Saturday of every month at 10 a.m., Victoria. Check Rainbow Health Cooperative website for location. Sponsored by Rainbow Health Co-operative.

Queer Peers
250-384-2366 ext. 3113
Queer peers is open to all queer, trans, 2-Spirit, and non-binary youth ages 14-25 who wish to train to become peer educators and leaders in their community. The youth start with 8 weeks of training on topics such as HIV, sexual health, and harm reduction, and end their series with an 8-week project designed, organized, and implemented by themselves. In past years, Queer Peers youth have organized the creation of a zine, a night of art and performance, and a sexual health symposium! 

QT2IPOC Dinners
Monthly, free community dinners for self-identified queer, trans, and/or 2-spirit Indigenous people and people of colour. They are 5:30-8:30pm every third Monday at Upside Teen Centre in Saanich Commonwealth Place on WSÁNEĆ Territory.

Rainbow Health Co-operative
#107 - 1208 Wharf Street, Victoria, British Columbia
888-241-9992 Ext. 100
The Rainbow Health Co-operative hosts various queer  and trans*-oriented community gatherings and meetings in Victoria. Consult the Event Calendar for meeting announcements.

Rainbow Threads
250-889-6568
A Queer Seniors' meeting group for all members of the LGBTQ+ community. Every 1st and 3rd Tuesday 2-4 PM at Silver Threads Saanich Centre, 286 Hampton Rd. First meeting free, then $1.60 for Silver Threads members or $4.75 for non-members. This is a social gathering, with topics if we request them.

Saanich 2-Spirit, Queer, Trans & Allied Youth Dinner & Drop-In
250-475-7624
A drop-in for self-identified 2-Spirit, Queer, Trans & Allied youth between 13-18. This is a fun hang-out space for you to create what you need, meet new folks, make new friends, socialize, or just be you! A safer, supportive space with Queer/Trans mentors. Meets Fridays at 5:30 p.m. at the Upside Teen Centre at Saanich Commonwealth Place.

Salt Spring Island peer support for trans people and their partners
Peer support on Salt Spring Island. Contact Moe at wendts@telus.net or Chelsea at 23chels@gmail.com.

Soul Mama Services
"Are you planning a wedding but feeling very sad due to estrangement from your parents? That can hurt to the core! As part of my social activism for 2019, I am volunteering my services as a stand-in supportive elder for your special day."

South Vancouver Island Gender Variant Drop-In
735 Broughton St, Victoria, BC, V8W 3H2
250-384-2366 
Facilitated drop-in group, sometimes with a health topic, sometimes open discussion. For trans*, gender-variant, and Two-Spirit individuals in the south island area. Meets the second Wednesday of every month from 6 to 8 p.m. and the last Thursday of every month from 6 to 8 p.m. at the downtown Victoria Central Library.

Support Group for Parents and Families of Gender Diverse and Transgender Children and Youth
This group is open to parents, caregivers, and adult family members of trans children, youth, and young adults of all gender identities, expressions, and even those questioning their gender. Free, bus tickets available, free parking. Childcare available on request. Third Wednesday of the month, 7-9pm and fourth Sunday of the month, 1:30-3:30pm.

Trans Fem Sisterly Support Drop-In Group
#107-1208 Wharf Street, Victoria
Meets fourth Tuesday of every month from 6:30 to 8:15 p.m. at #107-1208 Wharf Street, Victoria. Sponsored by Rainbow Health Co-operative. Facilitated by Alexa Clodge, ChrYs Tei.

Trans Masculine Drop-In Group
#107-1208 Wharf Street, Victoria
Meets second Tuesday of every month from 6:30 to 8:15 p.m. at #107-1208 Wharf Street, Victoria. Sponsored by Rainbow Health Co-operative. Facilitated by Daniel Allen, James Gardner, ChrYs Tei.

TransVictoria Peer Support Group
Facebook group for Vancouver Island Transgender support. We all need support in life. Going through life as a transgender person can sometimes mean we need even more support. This is a group for folks to give that support.

Victoria Sexual Assault Centre
#201 – 3060 Cedar Hill Road, Lekwungen Territories, Victoria, BC, V8T 3J5
250-383-3232
Victoria Sexual Assault Centre has highly qualified trauma specialists who provide services to individuals impacted by sexual assault and abuse. Primarily serves the Capital Regional District of British Columbia. The Sexual Assault Centre is improving its capacity to support trans and gender-variant folks and has a part-time Trans* Inclusion Coordinator. 

Queerly Victoria
"We put on and promote events that celebrate Victoria’s diverse and dynamic queer and trans arts and culture scene."

TransAction Victoria Collective
TransAction is a local collective of activists, advocating for the rights of, and striving to create community with and for Trans and Gender-Variant people in the Greater Victoria Area, Coast Salish Territories, through direct action, awareness raising activities and the ongoing project of creating safer spaces.

The Transgender Archives (University of Victoria)
The Transgender Archives at the University of Victoria holds the world’s largest collection of archival material related to trans, non-binary, and Two-Spirit activism and research. The records span over 160 meters or 530 linear feet (1.5 football fields long), go back over 120 years, and are in 15 languages from 23 countries on six continents.  The Archives are accessible to everyone, free of charge.

Trans Rights BC
Legally reviewed human rights information on Public Spaces/Services, Education, Housing, Employment, Healthcare, Harassment & Violence, Parenting, Police & Prison System, Immigration & Refugee Issues, and Sex Work.

Trans Tipping Point
We host weekend writing retreats for young trans folk with workshops by trans superstars!

University of Victoria Pride
Student Union Building, University of Victoria P.O. Box 3035, Victoria, BC, V8W 3P3
250-472-4393
UVic Pride is an organization for all people who are queer, queer-positive, gender-variant and/or intersex.

Vancouver Island Persons Living with HIV/AIDS Society (VPWAS)
110-1139 Yates Street, Victoria, BC, V8V 3N2
887-382-7927
VPWAS is the only peer run HIV/AIDS organization on Vancouver Island and provides practical and therapeutic support services (Peer Navigation, peer support, treatment information, education, complementary health services and advocacy) to persons living with HIV/AIDS and/or HepC.

Vancouver Island Queer Resource Collective
Resource website for Victoria and Vancouver Island

Victoria Pink Pages
The Victoria Pink Pages is a way for LGBTQ communities in Victoria to connect with organizations that are openly safe and welcoming, find products and services that meet our communities’ needs and interests, support businesses and community organization that are owned or run by LGBTQ folks.

Victoria Pride Society
709 Yates Street, Victoria, BC, V8W 3S2
http://www.facebook.com/Islancentralpride#!/pages/Victoria-Pride-Society/169468099780084
Victoria Pride Society's mission is to inspire full inclusion within the Pride Community and society at large through visibility, collaboration, ongoing conversation, and celebration.

Westshore LGBTQ2+ Drop-In
Youth-led drop-in group for ages 11-18 that resumed meeting October 10, 2018. Supported by Westshore Parks and Recreation. Meets Wednesdays from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Centennial Center across the street from Spencer Middle School.

Youth Care Homes
301- 1195 Esquimalt Rd, Victoria, BC, V9A 3N6
250-384-9133 ext. 204
Offers programs for male, female and transgender youth aged 15- 21 needing  Supportive Recovery from problematic substance misuse and Turning Point Program supports youth experiencing issues of Sexual Exploitation.

Mid Island 


AIDS VI Nanaimo
AVI Health Centre
102-55 Victoria Road, Nanaimo, BC, V9R 5N9
250-754-9111
Aims to strengthen community, prevent infection, provide support, and combat stigma. Services include Positive Wellness Programs, Street Outreach, Health Promotion and Community Awareness, Men’s Wellness Programs and Volunteer Programs.

Bodhi Thompson Gardner
Cowichan Valley
A transgender speaker, educator and advocate located in the Cowichan Valley

Cowichan Computer Whisperer
Cobble Hill, British Columbia
250-532-6260
In-house technical support and general computer services for Cowichan Valley and beyond, provided by a trans-friendly computer professional.

Out on Campus
900 Fifth Street, Nanaimo, BC, Canada, V9R 5S5
LGBT Student Group, Vancouver Island University.Out On Campus is a student social club at VIU which organizes activities for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Two-Spirit and Questioning students and their straight-identified allies.

Nanaimo Generation Q Youth Program
Contact Boys and Girls Club, Nanaimo
250-754-3215
Our mission is to create a safe, supportive, and inclusive space that allows youth to connect, and openly express their concerns regarding issues impacting their lives and the LGBTQQIP2SSA community. For youth aged 13-18. Youth aged 14-24 are encouraged to participate as youth mentors and volunteers. Meets Thursday evenings at the South Side Teen Centre, 20 Fifth Street, Nanaimo, BC.

PFLAG Nanaimo
888-530-6777 ext. 566
PFLAG- NANAIMO is a safe, supportive and confidential peer support group for family and friends of the LGBTQ+ community and for Community members themselves. We meet once a month (except for July and August) on the 3rd Sunday of the month. Support is also available by phone or email. 

Positive Space Alliance
Vancouver Island University
900 Fifth Street, Nanaimo, BC, Canada, V9R 5S5
The Positive Space Alliance at Vancouver Island University is a group of students, staff, and faculty committed to raising awareness of diversity in sexual orientation and gender identity on campus. 

North Island 


AIDS VI Campbell River
1371 c. Cedar Street, Campbell River, BC, V9W 2W6
877-650-8787
Aims to strengthen community, prevent infection, provide support, and combat stigma. Services include Positive Wellness Programs, Street Outreach, Health Promotion and Community Awareness, Men’s Wellness Programs and Volunteer Programs.

AIDS VI Comox Valley
355 6th St., Courtenay, BC, V9N 1M2
877-311-7400
Aims to strengthen community, prevent infection, provide support, and combat stigma. Services include Positive Wellness Programs, Street Outreach, Health Promotion and Community Awareness, Men’s Wellness Programs and Volunteer Programs.

Campbell River LGBT2Q+ Youth Group
250-202-6230
For queer, trans, agender, gender variant youth ages 14-24. Leave a message for dood or Dawn Marie at the John Howard Society at 250-287-0611.

North Island Pride
North Island Pride was established to provide a framework to organise the Campbell River Pride Festival.  The goal is to help educate on LGBTQ issues, create safe spaces, and celebrate diversity.

PFLAG Campbell River
PFLAG Canada is a national charitable organization, founded by parents who wished to help themselves and family members understand and accept their non-heterosexual children. The Campbell River chapter offers support via email and connection to other support groups on Vancouver Island.

Health / Wellness

(last name alphabetical order) 

Greater Victoria Island

Mid Island

North Island


Greater Victoria Area


Bailey Counselling Therapy
221-560 Johnson Street, Victoria, BC
250-858-7770
Vanessa A. Bailey. Registered nurse and registered clinical counsellor. LGBQT+ inclusive, offers hormone readiness assessment.

Danelle Barnard, BSW, MA, MScA, RCC
1505 Fell Street #2, Victoria, BC, V8R 4V9
778-678-2293
Queer-identified psychotherapist specializing in the needs of LGBTQ2S+ folks and their loved ones, Free 30 minute consultations. 

Otis Bell Holistic Bodywork
733 Johnson Street Suite 108, Victoria, BC
250-882-2819
A transgender massage therapist, offering sliding scale massage to the trans and queer community.

BodyMindCounselling
1517 Amelia Street, Victoria, BC
250-999-9349
Sarah Pullman, MA, RCC, Reg. Clinical Counsellor. Works on issues of anxiety, depression, trauma. Helps transgender folks of all identities and at all stages of transition to achieve better mental health.

Bonkowski Active Rehab
102-740 Hillside Avenue, Victoria, BC, V8T 1Z4
778-678-0363
Adrian is a trans Athletic Therapist, Registered Kinesiologist and Personal Trainer with Precision Nutrition Level 1 Coaching designation. Services offered: bodywork, personal training and nutrition coaching. 

Abby Brooks Speech Pathology
Victoria, BC
250-891-3385
Abby is a speech and language pathologist that specializes in transgender voice therapy for feminization and masculinization on Vancouver Island.

Dr. Magali Brulot
201-1770 Fort Street, Victoria, BC
250-888-5645 
Psychologist. Hormone Readiness and Surgical Assessments.

Kathleen Campbel, RMT
#411-1061 Fort Street, Victoria
250-896-2155
Registered Massage Therapy

Dr. Caspar Friesen, MD
1284 Fairfield Rd, Victoria, BC, V8V 4W3
250-598-5158
Physician in Victoria providing inclusive primary care in Victoria.

Geometry Integrated Health
827 Broughton Street, Victoria, BC
250-590-3757
https://geometryvictoria.ca/inclusive-safe-space/ 
admin@geometryvictoria.ca 
Geometry is an LGBTQ owned and operated integrated health clinic. We strive to provide an inclusive and welcoming space for naturopathic medicine, acupuncture, massage therapy, and chiropractic care.

Guidepost Counselling and Consultation
1321 Blanshard St, Victoria, BC.
778-678-7652
Elizabeth is a Registered Clinical Counsellor who works with teens and adults exploring issues of gender and sexuality, and provides a safe and welcoming space for trans people to work with other issues, including depression, anxiety, trauma, relationships, and the stresses of life.

Holistic Counselling
1405 Fernwood Rd, Victoria, BC  
250-382-3810
Ocean Lum (Bsc, MA), is a Registered Clinical Counsellor, a Yoga therapist, Yoga teacher and a mindfulness instructor. She conducts hormone assessments.

Island Sexual Health
#101-3960 Quadra Street, Victoria
250-592-3479
Island Sexual Health Society offers sexual health clinics and sex education programs for all genders, orientations, identities, and ages in Greater Victoria.

Island Sexual Health
Richmond House, Camosun College Lansdowne Campus, 3100 Foul Bay Road, Victoria, BC 
Sept-April only. Island Sexual Health Society offers sexual health clinics and sex education programs for all genders, orientations, identities, and ages in Greater Victoria.

Island Sexual Health
Royal Bay High School, 3500 Ryder Hjesdal Way, Victoria, BC, V9C OJ6
250-888-6814
Wednesday for SD62 only. Island Sexual Health Society offers sexual health clinics and sex education programs for all genders, orientations, identities, and ages in Greater Victoria.

Island Sexual Health
QOM. QEM SLANI Tsawout First Nations Clinic, 7728 Tetayut Road
Wednesdays, First-Nations only. Island Sexual Health Society offers sexual health clinics and sex education programs for all genders, orientations, identities, and ages in Greater Victoria.

Dr. Sue Stock, Pediatric Endocrinologist
104-145 W. 15th Street, North Vancouver, BC, V7M 1R9
604-904-3443
Accepts referrals for children up to and including 18 years of age and follows WPATH guidelines for hormone blockers and hormone therapy using the BCCH consent forms. 

June Jacob, RN/BSN/CDE/CPT
Victoria General Hospital
Hospital Way, Victoria, BC, V8Z 6R5
250-727-4450
june.jacob@viha.ca 
Pediatric Nurse Clinician for Endocrine Vancouver Island.


Karuna Counselling 
603-620 View Street, Victoria, BC
250-588-5426
Shadi, MEd, CCC

Twila Lavender, (RCC)
Victoria, BC
250-920-9185
Counselor with experience in working with trans and gender diverse people.

Heather Michael, MSW
250-217-5963
Registered Clinical Social Worker. Performs hormone readiness assessments.

Feodor Mongin, B.Sc., R.Ac.
Victoria Professional Building, 1120 Yates Street, Victoria, BC
Acupuncture, massage, nutrition councelling, and wellness training. Email for appointment

Katrina Montgomery, R.Ac.
Haultain Health Centre, 2541 Empire Street, Victoria.
250-384-8811
Offers acupuncture and other Traditional Chinese Medicine modalities as well as Craniosacral therapy on a sliding scale. Katrina has a focus on treating anxiety, mental health, trauma, and chronic pain and strives to create a safe space for fellow members of the LBGTQ2+ community.

Joanna Morrison, M.Ed
Moss Street Healthcare, 143 Moss Street, Victoria, BC, V8V 4M2
250-816-4716
Reg. Clinical Counsellor, performs hormone readiness assessments. Queer friendly therapist with offices in Nanaimo and Victoria. Services include relationship counselling, hormone readiness assessment, sextherapy, trauma. Trained in EMDR.

Marita Panton, RB/BSN/CDE/CPT
Victoria General Hospital
Hospital Way, Victoria BC V8Z 6R5
250-727-4451
marita.panton@viha.ca 
Pediatric Nurse Clinician for Endocrine Vancouver Island.


Mike Schmalz, M.A., C.C.C
Schmalz Counselling helps and supports anyone who has experienced emotional, sexual or physical trauma as a child or an adult. 

Dr. Sharolyn Sloat, Psychologist
453 Head Street, Victoria
250-884-9041
Inclusive psychiatry in Victoria, BC.

Margaret Stephens
221-560 Johnson St, Victoria, BC
250-380-9924
Psychotherapist. Centre for Counselling & Therapy and Victoria Women’s Counselling. Performs hormone readiness assessments.

New Day Skin Studio
Gateway Village (Inside West Coast Botanical Sugaring Spa)
306-771 Vernon Avenue
Victoria, BC. V8X5A7
info@newdayskinstudio.com 
www.newdayskinstudio.com 
New Studio opening Nov/23/2019 - Offering IPL laser hair removal to anyone who wants to feel more
comfortable in their skin. A safe, modern, all inclusive environment, where we will work on your goals. Significant lifetime discount on services of up to 40%. For more info email us today.

Kate Steele Counselling
Central Building, 505-620 View Street, Victoria
250-886-4152
Inclusive counselling in Victoria. Provides hormone readiness assessments.  “I work with children, youth, families and individuals. I have training in doing hormone readiness assessments for adults, and am pursuing similar training for working with youth. At the moment, I support children and youth questioning their gender or who identify as transgender, gender non-binary or gender fluid through an exploration process. I also provide support for challenges they might face such as anxiety and depression. I am passionate about working with families to help provide information and support in understanding gender diversity, and in learning how to best support their children.”

Dr. Garrett Stetson, R.Psych
218-284 Helmcken Rd., Victoria BC, V9B 1T2
250-727-7060
I provide individual psychotherapy services to children, adolescents and adults dealing with a wide variety of issues including depression, anxiety, trauma and addictions. I’m proud to offer respectful, knowledgeable services to queer and transgender individuals of all ages.

Jude Marleau, M.Ed.
1045 Linden Avenue, Victoria, BC, V8V 4H3
250-889-4930
"I offer support, information and counselling for folks who are exploring their gender identity and who want support with any of the following: social transitioning; hormone readiness assessments/support; and/or considerations pertaining to medical transitioning. I also offer support and counselling for partners of trans folks and for parents of trans and gender creative children."

Yana Petronis, Counsellor, M.A., C.C.C.
321-645 Fort Street, Victoria, BC
778-679-3163
I am a counsellor with extensive experience working with trans and queer clients, as well as their partners and family members.I specialize in working with trauma, including developmental trauma and critical incident trauma, as well as issues related to identity, relationships, gender, sexuality, and spirituality. I am located in downtown Victoria and am able to offer a limited number of sessions on a sliding scale.

Leanne Toews MA, RCC.
Child, Youth and Family Consultant.
Downtown Victoria (Location Provided at Booking)
info@leannetoews.com 
www.leannetoews.com 
I provide respectful counselling to children, youth and adults (including parents, spouses and transcouples) who are questioning or at any stage of transition. Counselling support includes skill development to manage emotions created by anxiety, stress, depression, gender dysphoria, self-injury, trauma and suicidology. I am inclusive of WPATH Standards of Care in my practise which includes assessments for hormone and surgery readiness. Online and phone sessions are also available.

Trans Care BC
866-999-1514
Trans Care BC’s care coordination team helps connect people in BC to gender-affirming health and wellness supports.

Dr. Lucretia van den Berg
Suite 109-1026 Johnson St.Victoria, BC, V8V 3N7
250-592-4532
Endocrinologist; by referral only.

Victoria Youth Clinic
Third floor, 818 Douglas Street, Victoria
250-383-3552
The Victoria Youth Clinic is a Not-for-Profit, Registered Charity that provides CONFIDENTIAL Primary Health Care Clinic for all youth aged 12 to 24 years.

Mid Island


Please submit Mid Island Health & Wellness providers

North Island


Crown Isle Clinic
300-444 Lerwick Road, Courtenay, BC
250-338-1333
registercipa@gmail.com 
https://www.thecrownisleclinic.com/ 
Dr. Sharmeen Mazaheri, Family Physician. Note: Now accepting new trans patients requiring primary care, assessments or hormone management.

James Cowan R.C.C.
Tall Tree Counselling and Consulting Services
4711 Elizabeth St., Port Alberni, BC
250-735-8822
LGBTQ+ friendly counselling and consulting in Port Alberni.

Lore McLaren, RTC, MTC
Kind Roots Wellness - Counselling, Facilitation & Training
300-1170 Shoppers Row, Campbell River, BC
250-202-6230
kindrootswellness@gmail.com 
www.kindrootswellness.ca 
Providing counselling and expressive arts therapy for adults, youth (12+) and caregivers on Ligwilda'xw territory, Wei Wai Kum Nation (Campbell River). Also providing gender affirming care training and consultation for service providers.

Kazimea Sokil, M.A., R.C.C
Resonance Arts Counselling and Creative Arts Therapy
491 A 4th Street, Courtenay, BC, V9N 1G9
Kazimea offers individual couples and family counselling at the Resonance Arts office in downtown Courtenay. 

SpiritFirstCounseling at Comox
245 Denman Street, Comox, BC, V9M 3B5
250-792-2501
As a Registered Clinical Counsellor I have assisted families in their desire to support transgender relatives generally, and to transition into systems (ie – schools) specifically. 

Miscellaneous


Rebekah Hutchison, Liquid Capital West Coast Financing Corp.
Victoria, BC
778-265-7990
Transfriendly corporation providing working capital solutions for small and medium sized businesses as well as middle market companies.