NOTE: Services will likely be impacted in response to COVID-19. Please contact any service prior to visiting in person.

Sherbourne Health

Sherbourne Health, Supporting Our Youth

COVID-19 -- select appointments with SOY youth resource workers via telephone where possible


Health promotion services and programming to support LGBT2SQ youth and young adults, many of whom are homeless, racialized and newcomers to Canada

Connects to affirming mental health and primary care service providers, peers, mentors, housing, dieticians, urban and newcomer health services, income or employment supports, transitioning supports, immigration supports, and more

Goal Planning Service (GPS)
  • meet regularly with youth resource workers to help identify and achieve personal goals
  • help to arrange appointments such as those with a landlord, addictions or mental health counsellor, medical practitioner, school counsellor, Ontario Works representative, immigration lawyer, CAS worker, and others
  • accompaniment to family or chosen family meetings
Weekly Health and Wellbeing Groups
  • explore personal goals
  • dinner
  • various youth and young adults groups for all LGBT2SQ; for those who identify as Black, African, Caribbean or Black identified multiracial; for newcomers and refugees; for those who identify as trans, non-binary or gender-questioning
SOY CONNECT's Mentorship and Peer Leadership Programs
  • group and personal mentorship
  • Melanin Linx Project connects Black LGBTQ+ youth with a mentor
SOY Lead 
  • paid peer leadership program
  • advanced training in peer education
Internal Housing Program - rent-geared-to-income housing and supports to live independently

Health promotion and systems work

Member agency of Toronto Drop-in Network (TDIN)
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Non-Binary, Two Spirit and Queer youth 16-29 years, and those exploring their sexual orientation and/or gender

Age Requirements: Ages: 16 year(s) - 29 year(s);
Application Process
Call or email only due to COVID restrictions at Sherbourne Health; all youth groups held online; for assistance contact SOY at
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Wheelchair accessible -- call for details
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Last Updated On
October 13, 2020
333 Sherbourne St, 2nd Fl
Toronto, ON, M5A 2S5
Intersection: Sherbourne St and Carlton St;
Sherbourne Health Site Location: Sherbourne Health, Supporting Our Youth
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Hours of Operation
COVID-19 -- select appointments with SOY youth resource workers via telephone where possible
Service Area(s)
  • Durham Region
  • Peel Region
  • Toronto
  • York Region