Note: This website hosts content for counsellors. The above link will list all LGBTQ friendly counsellors who can help with a variety of mental health issues.
Central City Lodge
Addiction Recovery Program
415 West Pender St.
Vancouver, V6B 1V2
Note: This is a 22 bed 90 program for men 19+ (including transgender men). Clients need to be sober prior to admission. Clients on methadone are accepted. Has a continued care living home for clients who complete this program (see ARP).
Heartwood Centre for Women
BC Women’s Hospital & Health Centre
4500 Oak St.
Vancouver, BC V6H 3N1
Phone: (604) 875-2424 ext.2032
Toll-Free: 1(888) 300-3088 ext.2032 (BC only)
Note: This is a 90 day treatment program for women 19+ (including transgender women). Clients need to be referred. Clients who are on methadone are accepted. Clients do not need to be sober prior to admission, but it is preferred. This program has components for women who have experienced trauma or have PTSD.
377 E. 2nd Ave.
Vancouver, BC V5T 1B9
Note: This PRISM group is open to all persons who identifies as being anywhere on the trans-spectrum and those who identify as lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, queer, or two-spirited and are looking for ongoing support with addictions and or mental health. Please call for more info.
Pacifica Treatment Centre
1755 East 11th Ave.
Vancouver, BC V5N 1Y9
Phone: (604) 872-5517 ext.0
Toll-free: 1(866) 446-0668
Note: a co-ed program for adults 19+. Clients must be 72 hours sober. Clients must be referred. Clients on methadone therapy considered on a case-by-case basis.
Turning Point Recovery
455 West 13th Ave.
Vancouver, BC V5Y 1W4
Note: A 22 bed co-ed 3-6 month support recovery program for adults 19+ (including transgendered clients). Clients may work during last two or three weeks of program Does not accepts clients on methadone. Also has a male-only and women only support recovery program in Richmond.
Vancouver Addictions Matrix Program (VAMP)
1292 Hornby St.
Vancouver, BC V6Z 1W2
Note: This is a 16 week stimulant outpatient program. There is a stream for youth 16-25 and another stream for gay/bi men. Clients can self-refer or be referred. Please call for more info.
Parkwood Treatment Centre (AFM)
510 Frederick St.
Brandon, MB R7A 6Z4
Website: AFM programs for Brandon & surrounding area
Note: This is a 20 bed co-ed treatment program for adults 18+ (There are a few private rooms that can accommodate transgender clients upon request). Clients must be 72 hours sober. Clients can be referred or self-refer. Program is 21 days in length, also has co-ed 14 day residential program for problem gamblers. Stabilized methadone clients are accepted.
River Point Centre (Formerly James Toal) (AFM)
146 Magnus Ave
Winnipeg, MB R2W 2B3
Note: This is a program for men 19+ (including transgender men). Program length is 28 days. Clients can self-refer or be referred. Clients need to be 72 hours sober. Stabilized methadone clients are accepted.
River House (AFM)
588 River Ave
Winnipeg, MB R3L 0E8
Website: Winnipeg resources for women
Note: This is a 12 bed program for women 18+ (including transgender women). Program length is 28 days. Clients must be 72 hours sober. Clients can self-refer or be referred. Stabilized methadone clients are accepted.
The Salvation Army – Anchorage Program
180 Henry Ave.
Winnipeg, MB R3B 0J8
Note: This program has 32 beds for adults 18+ (including transgender adults).The program is 60 days in length. Clients can self-refer or be referred. Clients need to be 10days sober prior to admission. Stabilized methadone clients are accepted. CSC clients are accepted. For clients who need more than 60 days there is a residential after-care program. Fees apply, please call for more information.
Chinese Family Services of Ontario
229 – 3330 Midland Ave.
Note: There are programs for addiction, mental health, youth(14-24), problem gambling, and LGTBQ2s. There are offices in downtown Toronto and Richmond Hill by appointment only. Please call for more info.
Rainbow Services (LGBTTTIQ)
60 White Squirrel Way.
Phone: 1.416.535.8501 ext.2 (intake/referral in GTA)
Phone: 1.416.535.8501 ext. 37062 (Outside GTA)
Phone: 1.416.535.8501 ext. 34430 (existing clients)
Website: Rainbow Services
Note: This is for adults 18+ and provides services to the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, transsexual, and queer communities: consultation and assessment; individual, couple and group therapy; weekly outpatient groups; 21 day residential treatment groups; support groups for loved ones; aftercare groups; support with coming out; coping with oppression; and education, training and consultation service to providers. Single gender (lesbian/bi women or gay/bi men) groups are offered as well as mixed gender LGBT groups.
Sherbourne Health Centre
333 Sherbourne St.
Toronto, ON M5A 2S5
Phone: 1.416.324.4180 (Appt.)
Phone: 1.416.324.4168 (Rainbow health)
Phone: 1.416.324.4103 (Services for LGBTQ)
Note: This is an outpatient office that provides counselling and health support for persons who are LGBTQ2s. It not addiction or mental health specific, but has resources and services for people struggling with mental health and or addictions.