Counselling for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Two Spirit and Queer Individuals

York Rainbow Support: provides Individual, Couple and Family Counselling Services for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Two Spirit, Queer & Questioning.

FSYR is proud host and lead agency for the York Rainbow Network and York Rainbow Information, Referral and Support Line 1-888-York-LGBT (1-888-967-5542). The York Rainbow Network was established through a Trillium Grant to reduce barriers and build capacity to serve the LGBTTQ Community.

FSYR identifies as a safe space and requires all staff to attend LGBTTQ sensitivity and awareness training. In addition FSYR has professional counsellors who are members of the LGBTTQ community. All our counselors are experienced in LGBTTQ related issues such as:

  • Coming out
  • Sexual orientation & gender identity issues
  • Life transitions
  • Relationship issues
  • Marriage transitions
  • Couple conflict
  • Discrimination
  • Aging
  • Parenting

To book an appointment or for more information simply call one of our Intake Workers.

FSYR is also offering the following LGBTTQ Groups

  • FREE to BE
  • Transgender Support/Drop in Group

York Rainbow Support Includes:

  • York Rainbow Support Line 1-888-York-LGBT (1-888-967-5542) Provides, Information, Referral and Support
  • Consultation and Training
  • Online Counselling

The York Rainbow Network

Vision Statement: The York Rainbow Network provides a supportive, transparent and inclusive environment for people to enhance and celebrate the vision of creating “A Face, A Space and a Place” for the LGBTTQ community in York Region.

Mission: The York Rainbow Network provides a supportive, inclusive environment for people to build capacity to serve the LGBTTQ community. We value fair, open and candid communication and operate as an exchange of information, ideas and support in developing a “Face a Space and a Place” for the LGBTTQ Community. Each meeting will help deepen and expand relationships, develop more effective networking opportunities in the interest of growing, developing and supporting LGBTTQ services and community. We strive to utilize best practice principles in the achievement of our mission.

For more information contact Barbara Urman at 1-866-415-9723 or 905-475-9717