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Around the Rainbow: Resource Kit for Parents, Educators and Service Providers

  Family Services Ottawa received a three-year grant from the Counselling Foundation of Canada in 2008 to expand programming for families with a parent or parents who identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, etc. The program aims to reduce discrimination, homophobia, bullying and exclusion experienced by children in schools and the greater community. Family Services Ottawa offers counselling and support services to anybody in Ottawa who needs it. Their programs are run by counsellors who are highly skilled and trained in each of its service areas whether it is providing support to cope with an abusive relationship, coping with stress and anxiety, or adjusting to a divorce or separation.

Canadian Labour Congress

The Congress is the national voice of the labour movement in Canada. It promotes decent wages and working conditions, improved health and safety laws. The CLC lobbies for fair taxes and strong social programs, including childcare, medicare and pensions as well as lobbying for the development of job training and job creation programs. The CLC maintains a Pride page to address GLBT issues in the workplace.

CAW-TCA Canada ( The Canadian Auto Workers Union)

The CAW is committed to representing all of our members and creating safer and fairer workplaces for lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) union members. We’re proud of the work we do to confront homophobia and transphobia in the workplace.

Equality for Gays and Lesbians Everywhere (EGALE)

Egale Canada Human Rights Trust (ECHRT) is Canada’s only national charity promoting lesbian, gay, bisexual, and trans (LGBT) human rights through research, education and community engagement.

Human Rights Campaign

The HRC Workplace Project maintains this website as a national source of information on workplace policies and laws surrounding sexual orientation and gender identity.

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgendered (LGBT) on Charity Village

Directory of organizations linked to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered community. CharityVillage is Canada’s leading online community for social profit and like-minded professionals – connecting you to ideas, opportunities and each other.

Supporting Our Youth – Housing for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transsexual and Transgender Youth: Policy and Procedure Manual

Supporting Our Youth Project is a three-year community development project primarily funded by the Trillium Foundation and operated with the support of a significant number of volunteers. The objective of the project is to improve the lives and support systems of lesbian, gay and bisexual youth in Toronto through the active involvement of adult communities working together with youth.

University LGBT/ Queer Programs

University LGBT/Queer Programs, Studies in the U.S.A and Canada.

What Works: A Counsellor Resource – Sexual Minorities

What Works is a career resource with client-focused, strength-based approaches for those who counsel or work with diverse groups. Statistics, terminology, history and legislation related to the specific groups are also included. An endnote section with links to online references is also in each chapter.

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