Below we have included a list of support resources available through the University, the city, and on the web. If you find any of these listings problematic, if you have any recommendations for this list, or you'd like to ask any questions, please contact us.

We are also in the process of building a new glossary of terms. In the interim, if you have any suggestions for the glossary, feel free to email them to us and we will add them to the list as we build it.


Counselling & Clinical Services

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Counselling & Clinical Services aims to provide accessible and compassionate psychological and psychiatric services to U of A students. They help students improve their personal, social, and academic well-being and offer consultative services to the University of Alberta community, like opportunities for faculty and staff to consult with them regarding students of concern. They also provide supervision and training to graduate students in psychology.

The Landing

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The Landing is a non-profit service at the University of Alberta that offers support for gender and sexual diversity. They strive to promote gender equity on a broad scale, and advocate for the safety and acceptance of all genders and sexualities in campus life.

As part of their mandate, The Landing supports LGBTTQQPIANU+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, two-spirit, queer, questioning, pansexual, intersex, asexual, nonbinary, undecided, and more) communities and individuals as well as their supporters, friends, families and loved ones.


7-104 Education North

The Institute for Sexual Minority Studies and Services (iSMSS) brings together education, research, policy development , and community services in order to ensure that sexual and gender minorities (SGM) recognized and well served by their communities. Phone: (780)-492-0772 Email: iSMSS@ualberta.ca

Peer Support Centre

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The Peer Support Centre (PSC) is a Students' Union service that offers a free, confidential, and non-judgemental place to talk to someone for support. No issue is too big or too small. Their trained volunteers offer: peer support, crisis management, information and resources, as well as a safe and confidential place to talk.

Sexual Assault Centre

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The University of Alberta Sexual Assault Centre provides a safe place on campus where unconditional support, confidentiality, respect, and advocacy are available for those affected by sexual assault, sexual harassment, relationship violence, and stalking. The U of A Sexual Assault Centre strives for a campus community free of sexual violence.

University Wellness Services


University Wellness Services encompasses the University Health Centre, the Sexual Assault Centre, the University Health Centre Pharmacy, the Mental Health Centre and our Health and wellness team.

U of A All-Gender Washroom Map

Under the search bar select “Quick Finds”, and then select “All-Gender Washrooms”

Protective Services

Complaints/Information (24hr): 780-492-5050

The sexual and gender minority liaison officer for the University of Alberta can be contacted at steven.buonsante@ualberta.ca

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Pride Centre of Edmonton

10618 105 Avenue

The Pride Centre of Edmonton provides a non-judgemental, welcoming space where people of all sexual orientations and gender identities/expressions can be themselves, find support, meet new people, and be a part of a caring community. We offer support, resources, peer groups, social events and educational seminars. Services are available for members of the LGBT*TQ community, their families, friends and the broader community of all ages.

Queer YEG

Queer YEG is an LGBTQ2S+ friendly business directory for the Edmonton Area.

The Family Centre

20-9912 106 St

The Family Centre works to provide resources to families to help them thrive. They offer a LGBTQ2S+ specific resource called the Rainbow Pages which outlines the supports available in Edmonton for queer youth and the youth-serving community. Phone: (780)-423-2831 Email: info@the-family-centre.com

The Today Family Violence Help Centre

301 – 11456 Jasper Ave

The Today Family Violence Help Centre raises awareness and builds capacity by providing immediate, inclusive, integrated services for those impacted by family violence. Phone: (780)-455-6880

YWCA of Edmonton Counselling Centre

#400, 10080 Jasper Avenue NW

YWCA Edmonton is a trustworthy and reputable source for counselling services. The YWCA has been offering supports and services to individuals and families in our community for over 100 years, with a dedicated counselling centre for the past two decades. We are conveniently located in the downtown core on Jasper Avenue with access to transit, including direct access from the "Central" LRT station.

Sexually Transmitted Infections Clinic

The Edmonton STI clinics offer free and private testing and treatment for STIs. There are four locations within Edmonton, which you can find located through the link.

Compass Centre for Sexual Wellness

703-10050 112 St

Compass Centre for Sexual Wellness is a charitable organization that provides sexual health education and counselling services in Edmonton and surrounding communities. Phone: (780)-423-3737 Email: info@compasscentre.ca

The Native Youth Sexual Health Network


The Native Youth Sexual Health Network (NYSHN) is an organization by and for Indigenous youth that works across issues of sexual and reproductive health, rights and justice throughout the United States and Canada.

Edmonton Men's Health Collective

The Edmonton Men’s Health Collective is a local, grassroots health movement run for and by gay, bisexual, queer, and trans men (GBQT).

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Drug Watch (LGBTQ+ Guide)

This guide helps with identifying heath risks that LGBTQ people face, as well as how to check if you are at risk.

Alberta Trans

An information resource for and about trans people in the Province of Alberta.

PFLAG Canada

PFLAG Canada is Canada's only national organization that helps all Canadians with issues of sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression. PFLAG Canada supports, educates and provides resources to all individuals with questions or concerns, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.


Genderbread is an easy to understand educational resource that helps explain sex, gender identity and expression, and attraction

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