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Programs & Services

Here we will add links to Programs and Services that help and support our LGBTQ+ community.

Our Programs

Affordable  counselling for LGBTQ+ youth and young adults. Click on youth link below for more details!

Coming January 10 2023! The first Pflag chapter in the entire Cariboo region! 

Pflag is a national support group for Parents and Family of Lesbians and Gays (they may need to update their name given all the additional rainbow of people in the queer community).  See parenting link below.

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Also coming soon! Monthly activities for children and their allies - watch here for news of start and place!

How Can We Help

We want to make it easier for our LGBTQ+ community to find the resources they need.  If you have any other suggestions for resources that might be needed, please contact us and we will do our best to add them here.

Mental Health
Counseling

There are a number of mental health counselling services in town.  Here are those that have identified as LGBTQ+ friendly.  

JC Herrett Consulting Inc.

Financial Literacy

Coming Soon - In partnership with Integris Credit Union, Financial Literacy classes will be available for our LGBTQ2S+ community. 

As well, any LGBTQ2S+ community member wishing to open an account with Integris can take advantage of the Quesnel Pride Society Account Opening and have the first 6 months of fees waived.

Support
Groups

Starting January 10, 2023 the first meeting of the first Pflag chapter in the Cariboo. Check out our events page for more details.

In the process of setting up secure online community for Quesnel Pride Society. Within this community we can set up support groups online.

Trans and Gender-variant Support

For gender-affirming chest wear:

Trans and gender-variant youth 

Gender-affirming Care

If you are seeking a binder, please reach out to contact@quesnelpride.ca for more information.

Housing & Employment
Counseling

HIV Health
Services and Monkeypox Vaccines

Resources for HIV including HIV, AIDS and Hepatitis C testing, counselling, education, support and contact tracing.:

Northern Health HIV information

Positive Living Society BC

Quesnel Community Health Unit

MONKEYPOX VACCINES:

Monkeypox vaccines are available throughout Northern Health for 2SGBTQ+ communities. 

 

To access the vaccine outside of Prince George, community members can call the Northern Health Virtual Care Clinic at 1-844-645-7811 and a vaccine will be shipped to your local Health Unit.

 

For more information on monkeypox and how to access the vaccine please visit the following links.

Monkeypox | Northern Health

Mpox Bulletin - Health Initiative For Men (HIM) (checkhimout.ca)

monkeypoxvaccine.jfif

Youth

Affordable Counselling

Adults

<Information to come>

Seniors

<Information to come>

Parenting

Pflag chapter coming January 2023!

Soon we will have activities for children and their allies.

Our Space

We are sad to announce that the Quesnel Pride Society closed its doors at Our Space effective November 30, 2021.  The timing of the pandemic (which forced the closure the day after opening!), the on-again off-again gathering restrictions, the limited mall hours, lack of volunteers, and high cost of renting all factored in to this decision.

All of the artwork in Our Space has been photographed professionally by Mikey Kidd. The photos have been placed in a collage, which in turn will be made into a giant blanket to be taken to the next physical space in the future.  

Right now the Quesnel Pride Society is focused on Capacity Building - how do we identify and address the needs of the community, and how do we create a sustainable future for the Pride Society here in Quesnel.  So stay tuned! While the physical space may be closed for now, the digital space will still be active!

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Game Days

Randomly chosen board games or card games to play as a group

Afternoon Art

Randomly chosen topics for participants to paint or draw

Movie Days

LGBTQ+ plots, characters, and / or actors

Open Library

<Coming Soon>

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