Two spirited people

Two spirited people

2-Spirited People of the 1st Nations

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Groups Served: 
Lesbians/bisexuals/transgendered women
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Clinical or health care services
Counseling

A non-profit social services organization whose membership consits of Aboriginal gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender people in Toronto. The 2-Spirits organization's programs and services includes: HIV/AIDS education, outreach, prevention, and support and counselling for 2-spirited people and others living and affected by HIV/AIDS.

Primary Telephone: 
416-944-9300
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
art@2spirits.com
Fax Number: 
416-944-8381
Street Address: 
593 Yonge Street
Addt'l Street Address: 
Suite 202
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M4Y 1Z4
Country: 
Canada

Asking the right questions, 2 : talking about sexual orientation and gender identity in mental health, counselling and addiction

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Angela M Barbara
Farzana Doctor
Gloria Chaim
Publisher: 
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Presents a manual to help therapists/counsellors create an environment where lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered, transsexual, two-spirit, intersex, and queer (LGBTTTIQ) clients feel comfortable identifying themselves as such.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 088868469X
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Two Spirited People of the First Nations (TPFN)

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Community education/development
Advocacy
Support group/peer support

Provides emotional, cultural, educational and outreach activities. Provides educational and preventative programs and services.

Primary Telephone: 
(416) 944-9300
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
info@2spirits.com
Fax Number: 
(416)944-8381
Street Address: 
43 Elm Street, 2nd Flr
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M5G 1H1

Alternative Moms Canada

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Advocacy
Support group/peer support

Forms an advocacy group for queer moms and their children and currently has branches in both Peel Region and Toronto, Ontario, open to all lesbian, bisexual, transexual, intersex, two-spirited, queer and questioning women who are also parents, co-parents, step-parents or foster parents. Provides emotional support, social networking opportunities and community resource referrals for both the mothers and their children.

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Access to care: exploring the health and well-being of gay, lesbian, bisexual and two-spirit people in Canada

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Paper
Author: 
Bill Ryan
Shari Brotman
Bill Rowe
Publisher: 
McGill Centre for Applied Family Studies
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Montreal, QC

Includes both a literature review and an account of discussions from focus groups about needs in, and access to, health care and social services for gay, lesbian, bisexual, and Two-Spirit communities. Topics covered include various barriers to health care, specific health issues, and neglected populations in scientific publications. Also includes recommendations on a broad range of issues, including adapting and expanding services, educating professionals, and creating healthy spaces.

ISBN/ISSN: 
GLBT.R93 2000

Rainbow Resource Centre

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English

Serves the needs of the gay and lesbian community in Winnipeg by providing services and facilities such as a telephone counselling line, a library and archives and meeting space for groups and events. Provides the general public with information, speakers and workshop leaders on the topic of homosexuality.

Primary Telephone: 
204-474-0212
Email Address: 
info@rainbowresourcecentre.org
Fax Number: 
204-478-1160
Street Address: 
Box 1661 1-222 Osborne St S
City: 
Winnipeg
Province: 
Manitoba
Postal/ZIP Code: 
R3C 2Z6

2 Spirited People of the 1st Nations

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Information provision and referral
Training
Community education/development
Advocacy
Counselling
Day services

Works to empower 2 Spirited people economically, socially, politically & to support & empower Aborginal people living with HIV & AIDS.

Primary Telephone: 
416-944-9300
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
info@2spirits.com
Fax Number: 
416-944-8381
Street Address: 
2nd Fl 43 Elm St
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M5G 1H1
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