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

  • Mother Tongue
    Zoom
    Dec. 08, 5:00 p.m.
    Zoom
    5-6:30pm. A cooking session on Zoom for newcomers to connect with each other and their community. Guest attendees welcome to sign up! This kitchen is open to 2S-LGBTQIA+ folks new to Canada, 2S-LGBTQIA+ BIPOC, and BIPOC allies.
  • Peer Support
    Instagram and Facebook
    Dec. 10, 6:00 p.m.
    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.
  • Monthly Hangout
    YWCA Hamilton - Putman Location
    Dec. 13, 12:00 p.m.
    YWCA Hamilton - Putman Location, 52 Ottawa St N, Hamilton, ON L8H 4B2, Canada
    12-3pm. Come hang out for snacks, games, and chats! Masks and proof of vaccination mandatory. Open to: 2S-LGBTQIA+ youth.
  • New to Canada Weekly Event
    Zoom
    Dec. 15, 5:00 p.m.
    Zoom
    5-6:30 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
    Dec. 17, 6:00 p.m.
    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.
  • New to Canada Weekly Event
    Zoom
    Dec. 22, 5:00 p.m.
    Zoom
    5-6:30 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
    Dec. 24, 6:00 p.m.
    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.
  • New to Canada Weekly Event
    Zoom
    Dec. 29, 5:00 p.m.
    Zoom
    5-6:30 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
    Dec. 31, 6:00 p.m.
    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.