About our 2SLGBTQIA+ Newcomer Program
Speqtrum now offers services for 2S-LGBTQIA+ youth who are new to canada! This is hamilton's very first program service 2S-LGBTQIA+ Newcomers. We provide this support to newcomers in partnership with the YWCA's Join Program for newcomers.
...for all to feel safe, included, and supported
How we support 2SLGBTQIA+ Newcomers
Support with integration informed by applying social justice principles.
Facilitate building relationships between 2S-LGBTQIA+ newcomers and community members with social capital.
Building community spaces and events that connect newcomers to each other and broader intersecting communities.
Resources and basic support navigating services such as healthcare, employment, social assistance and housing as a 2SLGBTQIA+ person.
Weekly Check-ins within our Check-in program.
Identifying safe(r) spaces and resources for 2SLGBTQ+ Newcomers' needs.
Building skills, confidence and knowledge that assist newcomers in self-advocacy.
To learn more about 2S-LGBTQIA+ Newcomer Support Program please visit our partner's website by clicking here.
ALL 2SLGBTQIA+ newcomer youth can sign up for any of our general programs, which are open to all 2S-LGBTQIA+ youth. If you are a newcomer looking to access our programs please email or call 289-439-6154 to book an appointment!