Welcome to speqtrum,

support and community building for 2S-LGBTQIA+ young people.

What We Do

speqtrum is a youth-founded and youth-focused skill-sharing and community building program for 2S-LGBTQIA+ young people in Hamilton, ON. 

Our Events

During COVID-19, we are running free online events and weekly online Peer Support for 2S-LGBTQIA+ young people.

New to Canada?

speqtrum now offers services for 2S-LGBTQIA+ youth who are new to Canada! This is Hamilton's very first program serving 2S-LGBTQIA+ Newcomers.

Support Us

Your support helps us reach more youth and provide consistent programming!

Events

  • QTBIPOC Peer Support
    Instagram and Facebook
    Mar 05, 6:00 PM
    Instagram and Facebook
    6-8 pm. Have something you want to chat about? Message us on Instagram (@speqtrumyhm) or Facebook (@speqtrumYHM) to chat with us! Open to: 2S-LGBTQIA+ QTBIPOC youth.
  • QTBIPOC Movie Night
    Zoom
    Mar 08, 5:00 PM
    Zoom
    Time: 5:00pm Join us for a night of movies and chats! Open to: QTBIPOC youth
  • New to Canada Weekly Event
    Zoom
    Mar 09, 5:00 PM
    Zoom
    5-6 pm. From skill-building to social events, we'll be covering a lot at our weekly events! Open to: 2S-LGBTQIA+ youth who are new to Canada.
  • Peer Support
    Instagram and Facebook
    Mar 09, 6:00 PM
    Instagram and Facebook
    6-8 pm. Have something you want to chat about? Message us on Instagram (@speqtrumyhm) or Facebook (@speqtrumYHM) to chat with us! Open to: 2S-LGBTQIA+ youth.
  • QTBIPOC Peer Support
    Instagram and Facebook
    Mar 12, 6:00 PM
    Instagram and Facebook
    6-8 pm. Have something you want to chat about? Message us on Instagram (@speqtrumyhm) or Facebook (@speqtrumYHM) to chat with us! Open to: 2S-LGBTQIA+ QTBIPOC youth.
  • Intergenerational Kitchen
    Zoom
    Mar 15, 7:00 PM
    Zoom
    7-8:30pm. Hosted in collaboration with Compass Community Health. We'll send you a recipe to follow, then join our Zoom call for some great conversation over the tasty meal you just made. If you need help accessing the ingredients, let us know. Open to: 2S-LGBTQIA+ folks of all ages
  • Peer Support
    Instagram and Facebook
    Mar 16, 6:00 PM
    Instagram and Facebook
    6-8 pm. Have something you want to chat about? Message us on Instagram (@speqtrumyhm) or Facebook (@speqtrumYHM) to chat with us! Open to: 2S-LGBTQIA+ youth.
  • Mother Tongue
    Zoom
    Mar 16, 6:00 PM
    Zoom
    6-7:30pm. Find yourself missing a dish from back home? Let’s make it together! We'll send you a recipe and chat while we eat. This kitchen is open to 2S-LGBTQIA+ folks new to Canada, 2S-LGBTQIA+ BIPOC, and BIPOC allies.
  • QTBIPOC Peer Support
    Instagram and Facebook
    Mar 19, 6:00 PM
    Instagram and Facebook
    6-8 pm. Have something you want to chat about? Message us on Instagram (@speqtrumyhm) or Facebook (@speqtrumYHM) to chat with us! Open to: 2S-LGBTQIA+ QTBIPOC youth.
  • QTBIPOC Movie Night
    Zoom
    Mar 22, 5:00 PM
    Zoom
    Time: 5:00pm Join us for a night of movies and chats! Open to: QTBIPOC youth
  • New to Canada Weekly Event
    Zoom
    Mar 23, 5:00 PM
    Zoom
    5-6 pm. From skill-building to social events, we'll be covering a lot at our weekly events! Open to: 2S-LGBTQIA+ youth who are new to Canada.
  • Peer Support
    Instagram and Facebook
    Mar 23, 6:00 PM
    Instagram and Facebook
    6-8 pm. Have something you want to chat about? Message us on Instagram (@speqtrumyhm) or Facebook (@speqtrumYHM) to chat with us! Open to: 2S-LGBTQIA+ youth.
  • QTBIPOC Peer Support
    Instagram and Facebook
    Mar 26, 6:00 PM
    Instagram and Facebook
    6-8 pm. Have something you want to chat about? Message us on Instagram (@speqtrumyhm) or Facebook (@speqtrumYHM) to chat with us! Open to: 2S-LGBTQIA+ QTBIPOC youth.
  • QTBIPOC Movie Night
    Zoom
    Mar 29, 5:00 PM
    Zoom
    Time: 5:00pm Join us for a night of movies and chats! Open to: QTBIPOC youth
  • New to Canada Weekly Event
    Zoom
    Mar 30, 5:00 PM
    Zoom
    5-6 pm. From skill-building to social events, we'll be covering a lot at our weekly events! Open to: 2S-LGBTQIA+ youth who are new to Canada.
  • Peer Support
    Instagram and Facebook
    Mar 30, 6:00 PM
    Instagram and Facebook
    6-8 pm. Have something you want to chat about? Message us on Instagram (@speqtrumyhm) or Facebook (@speqtrumYHM) to chat with us! Open to: 2S-LGBTQIA+ youth.
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YWCA Hamilton

75 MacNab Street South

Hamilton, ON L8P 3C1

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