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Trans Peer Outreach

Trans Peer Outreach’s One-on-One Consultation might be for you if you want to…

Meet with a Trans Peer Outreach worker where we discuss and share resources on:

Consultation services can be as minimal as one-time meetings with a Trans Peer Outreach staff member over the phone or can include face-to-face meetings with staff, for up to three meetings total.

Please know that you must be residing within Haliburton, Kawartha Lakes, Peterborough and County area to access our one-on-one peer consultation services. For assistance with access to therapy, case management, or an immediate crisis service, please refer to our resource lists posted on our website as these services are not provided within this program.

Trans Peer Outreach’s group programming might be for you if you want…

In order to be able to participate in Trans Peer Outreach programming, you must be 16 years or older and identify as trans/non-binary or are questioning your gender.

The Trans Peer Outreach program offers no cost supports and services for transgender and gender diverse people, to assist them to improve the quality of their lives through the provision of community-based, client centred care that supports positive interdependence.

Services are delivered by people with lived-experience as a transgender or gender-diverse person, and who may also have experience living with a mental health concern. Trans Peer Outreach services are founded upon the principle that peers can better understand, relate to and support individuals with similar experiences, related to the health and well-being of people within this population, and are in a unique position to offer assistance.

Upcoming Events & Programming

To register for groups or if you have any questions or concerns, please reach out via email at transpeeroutreach@cmhahkpr.ca or via phone at 705-748-6711.

Supporting Ourselves & Our Loved Ones – Trans Family Peer Support: This is an on-going, virtual safe space for family, friends, caregivers, and loved ones of individuals who are trans/non-binary/gender questioning. Topics of discussion are determined by participants. We will learn and connect through each other’s experiences in a non-judgmental and confidential setting. You are welcome to register for one or more of these sessions. To register for this group, please email us at transpeeroutreach@cmhahkpr.ca.

Location:
Virtual

Time:
5-7 p.m.

Dates:

Learning & Loving Together – Trans Family Education: this virtual bi-monthly group is a safe space for family and loved ones of individuals who are trans/non-binary/gender questioning. Topics will vary from understanding hormone therapy and its changes, navigating the coming out process, exploring feelings and reactions to our loved one’s gender journey and how to fully support them through their exploration. We will learn and connect through each other’s experiences in a non-judgmental and confidential setting. You are welcome to register for one or more of these sessions. To register for this group, please email us at transpeeroutreach@cmhahkpr.ca.

Location:
Virtual

Time:
5-7 p.m.

Dates:

Trans Talk:
A monthly group where we get together to discuss living life as trans/non-binary/gender diverse/gender questioning individuals. There will be a main topic of discussion each month, and there will also be opportunity for participants to bring up their own topics. These can include transition, relationships, work, gender affirming clothing tips, building community, and more. To register for this group, please email us at transpeeroutreach@cmhahkpr.ca.

Location:

HOPE Learning Centre Peterborough

Time:
5 – 7 p.m.

Dates:


Friends and Family Pride Event:

Wanting to celebrate Pride in Peterborough a little early this year? Join us for a walk-in event with the Trans Peer Outreach Program!

Location:
HOPE Learning Center

Time:
4:30p.m – 7:30pm

Date:
June 28th


Board Game Night

Join us for a night of Board Game fun with other members of the community! Get to know other trans and/or gender diverse folks in an easy going way.

Location:
HOPE Learning Center

Time:
5pm – 7pm

Date:
July 17th

Trivia Night
Join us for a night of Queer and General Trivia fun with other members of the community! Get to know other trans and/or gender diverse folks in an easy going way and test your knowledge about all things queer.

Location:
HOPE Learning Center

Time:
5pm – 7pm

Date:
August 21st  


Resources

Click here to view a list of resources for family and loved ones.

Click here to view a list of resources for youth.

Click here to view a list of resources for adults.

Click here to view a list of resources for service providers.

Contact

Please feel free to contact us by phone or email should you have any questions about programming. All programming is provided at no cost to participants.

Telephone: 705-748-6711.

Email: transpeeroutreach@cmhahkpr.ca

Please note that the current waiting time for Trans Peer Outreach services is up to six months. If you require immediate assistance, please reach out to the following resources:

Trans Peer Outreach Referral Form

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  • Client Contact Information

  • Consultation Area Requested

    (Please only check 1-2 areas that you or the person you are referring require the most support and assistance with.)

Note: If you have feedback regarding this program, please see our Feedback page or contact the program manager, Christine Crough.

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