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ON THIS PAGE, YOU WILL FIND HELPFUL RESOURCES RELATING TO LEGAL, MEDICAL & SOCIAL TRANSITIONING, LOCAL PROGRAMS FOR TGD ADULTS & YOUTH, OUR PARTNERED ORGANIZATIONS, AND MORE!

TRANSITION

Here we have compiled a list of resources pertaining to social, legal and / or medical transitioning. Click on bolded & underlined text below to learn more about these unique resources.

New! Gender Affirming Care Clinic Individuals aged 18+ can request to be referred to the GAC Clinic by their Primary Care Provider, or they can self-refer by: calling 902-569-7772, or emailing gac@ihis.org

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HOW TO LEGALLY CHANGE YOUR NAME ON PEI

Government of PEI website: Info on who can request a legal name change, how much it will cost, where to find application forms, what info and documentation is needed, and more. If you might require financial assistance for a legal name change, follow this link, to be redirected to PEERS Alliance's Queer Mutual Aid fund, or reach out to us at info@peitn.com

HOW TO LEGALLY CHANGE GENDER DESIGNATION ON PEI

Government of PEI website: Info on who can request a legal gender identity change, how much it will cost, where to find application forms, what info and documentation is needed, and more. If you might require financial assistance for a legal gender designation change, follow this link, to be redirected to PEERS Alliance's Queer Mutual Aid fund, or reach out to us at info@peitn.com

GENDER-AFFIRMING HEALTH SERVICES ON PEI

Government of PEI website: Info on what gender-affirming health care (commonly known as GAC) is, intro definitions on types of transitioning, how to connect with gender-affirming healthcare practitioners, how to access hormone therapy, the current gender affirming surgical (GAS) policy overview *Please note: the GAS Policy is under revision, until the review is complete, the documents found on this website are to be used, listed coverage will remain in place until review is complete. 

TRANS / NON-BINARY VOICE COACH

Renee Yoxon is a Non-Binary singer / songwriter who lives in Montreal. This rad human offers TGD voice coaching, they "teach trans people to love their voice." Their top priorities are trans/non-binary joy, accessibility, and centring BIPOC experiences. They offer a variety of services, including one-to-one sessions, and online courses. 

GENDER-AFFIRMING VOICE & COMMUNICATION SERVICES

Government of PEI Website: Info on Adult Gender Affirming Voice & Communication Services delivered by Health PEI, access to their self-referral form & toll free number, what information you will need to provide, what you can do before your first appointment, and more! 

LOCAL PROGRAMS

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Here we have compiled a list of resources relating to local programs available to TGD community members Click on bolded & underlined text below to learn more about these unique resources.

BUDS, TGD ADULT GROUP

PEERS Alliance website: Info on Buds, sign-up and registration. Buds is open to adults 18+. It takes place during the last Thursday of the month from September - June; 6:30-8:30 pm at PEERS Alliance office Charlottetown.

ROOTS & SHOOTS, SAPLINGS, TGD YOUTH GROUPS

PEERS Alliance website: Info on Roots & Shoots, as well as Saplings, sign-up and registration, info on ages, locations (new: Summerside location), who can come, partnered organizations and more!

PEI QUEER YOUTH COLLECTIVE

PEERS Alliance website: Info on PEI Queer Youth Collective, how to get involved, info on ages, dates & locations (new: Summerside location).

2SLGBTQ+ ADULT GROUP

PEERS Alliance website: Info on 2SLGBTQ+ Adult Group, how to get involved, sign-up, dates & location. New themes and activities monthly!

PARTNERSHIPS

We are proud to build relationships with other rad orgs doing rad work towards making Epekwitk a safe, happy, healthy & vibrant place to call home. Learn more about these organizations by clicking on the bolded & underlined text below!

PRIDE PEI

"Most people are aware of Pride PEI as the organization behind the annual Pride Festival and Parade. Though these events are a crucial part of what we do, Pride PEI is also a resource for the Island’s queer community."

PEERS ALLIANCE

"PEERS Alliance supports those living with and at risk for HIV, Hep C, and all sexually transmitted infections in PEI by offering a variety of programs and services targeted to diverse communities."

GACPEI

"Gender Affirming Care PEI is a community-based team working to improve health access and equity for the trans, intersex, and gender diverse community."

OUR LANDING PLACE

"Maybe you’ve never gone to therapy.

Maybe you’ve gone to therapy kicking and screaming.

Maybe you’re no stranger to therapist shopping.

Or maybe, like so many folx in our community, you’ve had a painful experience in therapy.  Not having your identity affirmed or your relationship structure validated can leave you feeling unsupported and judged.  Like you’ll never have the strength to open up to another therapist again. Our sex-positive, inclusive, and queer-affirming therapy collective is different."

DAY OF PINK

"Day of Pink represents authenticity and allyship, but most importantly, it represents the courage to take on all these actions.  We believe when we wear pink on Day of Pink April 12th, 2023, we join the stance in having the courage to be yourself, to be kind, and so much more."

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QUICK LINKS | MORE COMING SOON!

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