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T.R.A.N.S. CHILLIWACK PROGRAMS

Queer Café

Every Thursday - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

All Ages /  All Genders

Free weekly peer-led meetup for all ages and all genders. Events rotate and include drag-queen bingo, open mic nights, karaoke, board game nights, and more! Snacks and drinks provided.

Transfemme Community Discord & Meetups

Alternating Mondays - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

All Ages /  AMAB

Free Discord-based support group for AMAB/Transfeminine individuals with bi-monthly online meetups.

 

Transmasc Community Discord & Meetups

3rd Thursday of the Month -
5:00pm to 6:00pm

All Ages / FTM / AFAB

Free Discord-based support group for AFAB/ Transmasculine individuals with monthly face-to-face meetups.

 

Gender Blender

Alternating Tuesdays - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

All Ages /  All Genders Welcome

Free peer-led support group for Transgender & Gender Non-Conforming people of all ages and their families. A space to network with and support each other.

 

 

Online & Face-to-Face

Please contact us for location details at info@gendersupportnetwork.com

Queer Clothing Swap

Last Saturday of the Month - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

All Ages  /  All Genders Welcome

Free monthly space to try on (and take home!) gently-used clothing and accessories in a safe and affirming environment. 

We gladly accept donations of gently-used clothing, shoes, binders, and accessories, as well as unopened makeup. 

Chilliwack Rainbow Families

Alternating Tuesdays - 5:30pm to 7:00pm

Parents and Youth Under 16 /  All Genders Welcome

Providing peer support to parents of children under 16 who are experiencing gender diversity. Please bring an open mind and honest questions. Childcare provided.

 

Other Community Events

Trans Youth Alliance

Every Wednesday - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Ages 12-18 /  All Genders Welcome

Free weekly after-school trans support group and activities, led by psychology students and Gender-Diverse youth.


Drag Queen Bingo

Third Sunday of the Month - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Ages 19+ /  All Genders Welcome

Free weekly after-school trans support group and activities, led by psychology students and Gender-Diverse youth.

 

 

Rainbow Café

Third Monday of the Month - 3:00pm to 6:00pm

Ages 9-12 /  All Genders Welcome

Free, inclusive, and safe space for youth ages 9-12 who are part of, or curious about, the LGBTQ+ community. Snacks, beverages, and board games provided for youth. Entirely confidential and open for youth to drop in.

RESOURCES

Legal Documentation Assistance

We can assist with the completion of things like legal name change applications, legal gender change applications, and related paperwork.

Email info@gendersupportnetwork.com, message us on Facebook, Instagram, or visit us at our all ages meeting.

Public Transportation

To aid in lifting barriers to support, the GSN can provide Chilliwack bus tickets to assist those who take public transit in getting to our support groups.

Email info@gendersupportnetwork.com, message us on Facebook, Instagram, or visit us at our all ages meeting.

Medical Advice, Counselling, and More

The GSN partners with the Chilliwack Division of Family Practice to provide LGBTQ2IA+ informed medical advice, peer support, counseling, and more.

Email chilliwackgendercare@divisionsbc.ca or call 604-795-0034 for more information.

Gender Affirming Apparel

The GSN provides life-saving gender affirming apparel to those in need. Binders, packers and gaffs are available upon request. This request will be kept confidential. In addition, a monthly clothing-swap will provide access to free gently-loved articles of clothing.

Email info@gendersupportnetwork.com, message us on Facebook, Instagram, or visit us at our Gender Blender or Queer Cafe meetings.

Feeling Suicidal?

Please Call 911, BC Crisis Line 1-800-784-2433 or Trans Lifeline 1-877-330-6366

F.A.Q.

Frequently Asked Questions