Formerly known as Carea Community Health Centre

Gender Affirming Chats

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Gender Affirming Chats

Gender Affirming Chats are a space for folks that don’t identify with the gender they were assigned at birth or are questioning their gender to connect with each other. In-person and virtual options available.

We’ll alternate between discussion topics, and a social space to play games, make some art and get to know each other.

Ages 10-15, 6:00 p.m. -7:30 p.m.

Ages 16+, 7:30 p.m. -9:00 p.m.
In person Sessions

A space to meet and connect with other folks in the community, do some art, play games and get to know each other. There will be art supplies available.

System Navigation Supports are available for anyone that is interested, such as:

  • information on navigating the health care system
  • support with legal name/gender marker changes
  • information on gender gear
  • access to clothing
  • and much more.
Dates February 26,  March 25,  April 22,   June 17
Online Sessions

February 12:
Legal name and gender marker changes: Learn about how to apply to change Ontario issued IDs to reflect your name and/or gender marker.

March 11:
Navigating pronouns: We will chat about

  • strategies on changing pronouns
  • when and how to correct others
  • navigating pronouns in school, the workplace, with family, friends and strangers
  • and more

April 8:
Affirming Your Gender + Navigating Gender Dysphoria and Euphoria: We will brainstorm together strategies we use to increase gender euphoria in our lives, and strategies to decrease gender dysphoria for folks that experience it.

May 6:
Accessing Medical Gender Affirming Care We will talk about strategies to navigate the health care system, get access to primary care and how to access gender affirming hormone therapy and surgeries.

June 3:
Binding and Tucking: We will chat about how to bind and tuck, safety tips, DIY/affordable options and more.


To register, contact Declan for a short intake call at :905-213-1207 or

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