STOP ASSESSING US - A Message From Trans Youth

STOP ASSESSING US is a resource for health and social service providers developed by trans youth. It discusses the experiences of trans youth accessing medical care and debunks common myths that they encounter. This information is essential for those who aim to provide gender affirming care to the trans youth in their practice. This resource was developed to be shared so please distribute it widely!

Stop Assessing Us

SAEFTY - Support and Education for Trans Youth

Ottawa's first and only by and for trans youth group. SAEFTY hosts events for Two Spirit, trans and gender diverse people of all ages and their families, on the first and third Saturday of each month. 


Ten Oaks Project

The Ten Oaks Project is a charitable, volunteer-driven organization that engages and connects children and youth from 2SLGBTQ+ identities, families, and communities. 

Ten Oaks offers many programs  including summer camps for children and youth, and the Families in Transition Program which supports parents and caregivers who are n

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Ottawa Carleton District School Board -
Trans Student Support

The Ottawa Carleton District School Board provides a variety of supports for trans and gender diverse students and families. Read the OCDSB guide on Gender Identity and Gender Expression: Fostering Inclusive Learning Environments for more information about students and families rights at school. 

Visit the link below for more information about upcoming events and supports available for OCDSB students, staff, and families. 

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