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Youth Crisis Line provides 24/7, free and confidential support by phone, text message (SMS) and online chat. We support youth...


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Crisis Centre Distress Youth Chat provides 24/7, free, compassionate and confidential support by online chat. We support youth...


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Vancouver Island Crisis Line offers 24/7, free and confidential support and information by phone, text message (SMS) and online...


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Crisis Centre of BC is dedicated to providing 24/7, free and confidential support over phone and online chat. We are here to...


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Free, confidential and non-judgmental emotional support is provided from 8:00am to midnight, seven days a week, with our...


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Crisis Centre Distress Phone Service Senior's Distress provides 24/7, free, compassionate and confidential support by phone. We...


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Get help from a LGBTQ-friendly hotline in British Columbia, Canada

When you're experiencing doubts or have questions about your gender identity or sexual orientation, it can be overwhelming. It’s normal to feel alone when you identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender. Fortunately, there are 15 LGBTQ-friendly helplines in British Columbia, Canada that can support you if you’re struggling with the following:

  • Struggling with being misgendered or wrongly labeled
  • Wanting to change your physical appearance
  • Experiencing homophobia or transphobia from family or friends
  • Feeling sexually attracted to people of the same gender as you
  • Feeling like your sexuality is different from those around you
  • Dealing with trauma related to your sexuality or gender
  • A sense of wrongness about the gender you were assigned at birth
  • Feeling constricted by gender binaries

Experiencing rejection as a lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender person is extremely painful. You deserve to be accepted and loved for who you are. When you’re not, it can take a serious toll on your mental health. If you feel confused, lonely, and even suicidal, your feelings are valid.

Figuring out your sexual and gender identity can be hard and overwhelming if you're dealing with it on your own. Fortunately, there are LGBTQ-friendly volunteers and counselors in British Columbia, Canada who can act as your allies and offer you the support that you need.

If you think you might need support with your gender & sexual identity today, consider contacting a helpline in British Columbia, Canada for free, confidential help.


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