All Ages Support Group Meetings are every 2nd Tuesday from 6:30pm to 8pm at the Sto:lo Service Agency on 7201 Vedder Road.
Youth Support Group Meetings are every Tuesday from 3:30pm to 5pm for ages 12-18. Contact us for Location information.
The GSN is brought to you by the Chilliwack Gender Care Committee with support from the Government of BC and the Sto:lo Nation. The Chilliwack Gender Care Committee is comprised of transgender individuals, parents of LGBTQ2IA children, partners and family of trans individuals, and various service providers in the medical and mental health field. The committee is committed to promoting and providing trans competent, gender-affirming services in our community.
Our mission is to empower transgender & gender diverse children, youth, and adults and their families, to live life fully surrounded by the support of those who have come before them, lifted by timely and adequate resources when needed, strengthened through education and protected fully by law.
We strive for equity, removing as many barriers as possible to assist trans people to reach their goals, and live a happy and healthy life.
2019 Nominee – Innovative Initiative
2020 Nominee – Inclusive Environment
Interpersonal pathways of care through medical and mental health professionals and providing provider education regarding proper care for trans gender people in the community through in-service training and residency rounds.
Creating support services for Transgender people, by transgender people, including medical clinics, counselling and mental health services, peer-lead support groups, and youth specific support groups.
Providing education on LGBTQ2IA issues by hosting free, public, community-oriented events such as movie screenings and the Chilliwack 2019 Pride BBQ.