Local Connections

It is important to be connected to local organizations, groups, and support, to build your support network, and to have access and accessibility. “Local” is broadly used from BC provincial wide down to individual communities in specific cities.

Community Groups and Organizations

This page is a collection of local community resources in the form of community groups and community organizations.

Victoria Support Groups

This page is a collection of links and other methods of connecting to Greater Victoria area support groups.

Island Support Groups

This page is a collection of links and other methods of connecting to support groups on Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands outside of the Greater Victoria area.

Accessible Health Services

This page has a listing of health service providers who are queer and trans competent as recommended by their queer and trans patients.

Advocacy

This page links you to resources that will help you find and practice advocacy medically, in the workplace, in your school, and elsewhere.

Queer Inclusive Sports

This page connects you to sports leagues, organizations, and teams that are welcoming to those of us on the Rainbow.

Local Queer Owned Businesses

This page connects you to digital and physical shops owned by local queers.

Queer Positive Businesses

This page lists businesses on the island that are queer positive, where we can feel safe accessing their services.