A peer support service run by and for 2SLGBTQIA+ people in Newfoundland and Labrador.

Available Monday – Thursday 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. and Monday -Sunday 6:00 p.m. – midnight.

Call or text 1-866-230-8041

 

Telephone
1-866-230-8041

The Al-Anon Family Groups are a fellowship of relatives and friends of those with alcoholism who share their experiences, strength, and hope.

Visit http://www.al-anonandalateen.nl.ca/index.html for local meeting listings.

Address
3 Blackmarsh Rd,
St. John’s, NL
A1E 1S2
Telephone
(709) 722-2666
Google Maps

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) provides peer support for those concerned about their drinking. A listing of provincial AA meetings are available at https://area82aa.org/find-a-meeting  You can also attend AA meetings online online at https://www.aaonline.org.

There is also an AA Help Line Monday – Friday, 2:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. 1-709-579-5215.

 

 

Address
183 Kenmount Road,
Suite 117,
In the U-Haul Building
Telephone
(709) 579-5215
Google Maps

An organization designed to support, educate and inspire those who suffer from Mental Illness.  Through community based programs such as support groups, workshops and youth programs  BDSS is successfully bringing together and strengthening the Mental Health community.

Visit their Facebook page to learn more.

Address
The Lantern, 35 Barnes Road
St. John’s, NL

A safe, supportive place where children and youth can experience new opportunities, overcome barriers, build positive relationships and develop confidence and skills for life.

Address
P.O. Box 5012
St. John’s, NL
A1C 5V3
Telephone
709 579-0181

Choices for Youth is an organization based in St. John’s that serves the needs of youth.  They provide Housing/Housing/Shelter as well as various support programs for young people ages 16-29.  For more information, please visit www.choicesforyouth.ca

Address
261 Duckworth St, St. John’s, NL A1C 1G9, Canada
Telephone
(709) 754-0446
Google Maps

Juniper Place Therapeutic Residence is a voluntary program designed for adults with complex mental health issues or addictions. It is a 3-bedroom home located in Grand Falls Windsor with the focus on learning skills, improving function and community engagement. The program is transitional in nature with an average length of stay 3 months.

Telephone
(709) 292-2227

Fellowship for individuals identified as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning

Address
Memorial University, University Centre, UC6022
Telephone
(709) 864-7619

Community agency led by individuals who live with mental health and/or addictions issues. One-on-one peer support, group peer support, and public education and training.

 

Address
106-108 Carolina Drive, Suite 1, Stephenville
Telephone
(709) 643-4361
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Facilitated by trained staff, peer groups follow a set structure, offering consistency and positive reinforcement of living within recovery. Delivered from a holistic approach, our wide range of group topics include discussions on issues such as isolation, medication and finances and also include engagement through food, art and music. Our peer groups are available virtually across the province and in-person in the Metro St. John’s Area, Grand-Falls Windsor, and Stephenville.

Ever expanding, peer support is now delivered in a variety of locations within our communities including during public events as well as at hospitals and places of work. If you’d like to connect with a Peer Supporter in your community, please contact us.

Virtual Peer Group Support
Tuesday & Thursday @ 6:00 – 8:00
Group Topic: TBD

St. John’s Metro In-Person Peer Group Support
Wednesday @ 6:00 – 7:30
Group Topic TBD

Address
70 The Blvd, St. John’s, NL A1A 1K2, Canada
Telephone
1-709-753-1138
Fax
(709) 753-1109
Google Maps

Facilitated by trained staff, peer groups follow a set structure, offering consistency and positive reinforcement of living within recovery. Delivered from a holistic approach, our wide range of group topics include discussions on issues such as isolation, medication and finances and also include engagement through food, art and music. Our peer groups are available virtually across the province and in-person in the Metro St. John’s Area, Grand-Falls Windsor, and Stephenville.

Ever expanding, peer support is now delivered in a variety of locations within our communities including during public events as well as at hospitals and places of work. If you’d like to connect with a Peer Supporter in your community, please contact us.

Virtual Peer Group Support
Tuesday & Thursday @ 6:00 – 8:00
Group Topic: TBD

Grand-Falls Windsor In-Person Peer Group Support
Time: TBD
Group Topic: TBD

 

Address
2A Bank Road
Grand Falls-Windsor, NL A2A 1G6
Telephone
(709) 489-6983

Community agency led by individuals who live with mental health and/or addictions issues. One-on-one peer support, group peer support, and public education and training.

Address
70 The Blvd, St. John’s, NL A1A 1K2, Canada
Telephone
1-855-753-2560
Google Maps

Non-emergency, non-crisis telephone support and referral service. Operated by trained peer supporters.

Available daily, 9:00 a.m. – midnight.

1-855-753-2560

 

Telephone
toll free 1-855-753-2560; French 1-833-753-5460

MUN Sexual And Gender Advocacy. A safer space for everyone LBGTQ+ and ally on and off campus.

Address
UC 6022 Memorial University
St. John’s, NL A1C 5S7
Telephone
(709) 864-7619
Google Maps

A service of Memorial University of Newfoundland and Labrador (MUN) for it’s students. The Counselling and Psychological Services at MUN Grenfell site in Corner Brook offers individualized personal counselling and health and wellness supports and is dedicated to helping students remain healthy and make good life choices while pursuing their academic goals.

Hours:

Monday to Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Address
Grenfell Campus, Memorial University of Newfoundland
20 University Drive
Corner Brook
Telephone
(709) 637-7919
Google Maps

The Nar-Anon Family Group is for those who know or have known a feeling of desperation due to the addiction problem of someone close to them.  Nar-Anon members share their experiences, strengths, and hope at weekly meetings.

Telephone
709 770-5213

Fellowship of individuals living with drug addiction. For schedule information and access to online groups in Newfoundland and Labrador, please visit http://www.nlareana.ca/

Provides support for recovery from compulsive eating using the Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions of OA. Meetings and other tools provide a fellowship of experience, strength and hope where members respect one another’s anonymity. Meetings take place weekly in the St. John s and Mount Pearl areas.

Telephone
(709) 738-1742

This Facebook support group is for parents/primary caregivers of LGBTQ kids and youth – with a particular focus on support for parents with kids who are gay, lesbian, bisexual, pansexual or questioning their sexuality. This group is private and only people in the group can see who is a member or what is posted. If you are interested in joining this group simply click on “Join Group” and you will be asked a few screening questions or email parentsoflgbtqyouthnl@gmail.com for more information.

Planned Parenthood Newfoundland and Labrador Sexual Health Centre is a non-profit charitable organization that promotes positive sexual health and 2SLGBTQIA+ inclusion through education, community partnership, information and services within an environment that supports and respects individual choice.

​Our sexual health clinics operate on an appointment-only basis. We do not hold walk-in clinics. However, pregnancy tests and peer support sessions are walk-in based.

Address
47 St. Clare Ave,
St. John’s, NL, A1C 2J9
Telephone
(709) 579-1009 1-877 NO MYTHS (666-9847)
Fax
(709) 726-2308
Google Maps

Assists individuals in reducing the risks related to substance use, and provides support, education and referrals required to enhance personal health

Address
47 Janeway Pl, St. John’s, NL A1A 1R7, Canada
Telephone
(709) 757-7927
Google Maps

Regionally-based councils funded by Women and Gender Equality to advance the status of women by helping them to navigate services such as housing, income support, employment programs, counselling, schools, and more. They also provide public education, programming and advocacy.

Bay St. George Status of Women Council – Stephenville: They offer an affordable temporary housing unit called Karen’s Place. Please call Stephenville office at (709) 643-4444. Visit their Facebook page.

Corner Brook Status of Women Council: They offer an affordable, supportive, temporary housing unit called Vesta Place for up to 4 women in a communal living setting. The housing coordinator works directly with the tenants to address issues contributing to homelessness and to connect with various community and government services. They also offer Feminist Counselling (drop-in or by appointment on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays). Please call (709) 639-8522 or visit www.cornerbrookswc.com

Gateway Status of Women Council – Port aux Basques: (709) 695-7505 or visit their Facebook page

Norpen Status of Women Council – Port Saunders: (709) 861-4842 or visit https://norpenstatusofwomen.ca/

 

Provides services to adults who face barriers from fully participating in the community, such as mental health challenges, lack of education, long periods of unemployment and poverty.  Offers residential, community and correctional-based counselling, supportive housing, and employment preparation and skills development.

Address
142 Military Rd, St. John’s, NL A1C 2E6, Canada
Telephone
(709) 738-8390
Google Maps

Service centre committed to building community, promoting equality and providing nourishment for those seeking respite from isolation and loneliness. Provides a place where people come when they have nowhere else to go and offers a safe place to sit, eat, shower or talk. Call  709-753-3234 or visit the website to learn more:  The Gathering Place – St. John’s (kindnesswanted.ca)The Gathering Place is a community resource centre that provides meals, clothing and a place to socialize for individuals in need. Services are available  to individuals, aged 25 and older.

Address
172 Military Rd, St. John’s, NL A1C 5P5, Canada
Telephone
(709) 753-3234
Google Maps

Provides a drop-in social centre for adult consumers of mental health services in St. John’s and area.

Address
200 Water St, St. John’s, NL A1C 1A9, Canada
Telephone
(709) 753-2143
Google Maps

The St. John’s Women’s Centre is dedicated to providing FREE women-centered, community-based programs delivered within a safe, non-judgmental, trauma-informed, caring environment. Programs include: individual drop-in counselling, group counselling for people experiencing IPV (Intimate Partner Violence), clothing boutique, tea time, and other holistic and social groups.

They also provide a Managed Alcohol Programa pilot project harm reduction program delivered from a housing-first and trauma-informed approach. This program aims to decrease harms and barriers associated with chronic alcohol use delivered to those for whom other treatment options are not appropriate or available.

For more information, call (709) 753-0220 Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m

Or visit www.sjwomenscentre.ca or their Facebook page

Telephone
(709) 753-0220

Supports individuals primarily 16 years and over, and is inclusive of all genders and gender expressions through a series of programming:

  • Education (youth16-29 yrs.) – provides foundational literacy and numeracy & GED preparation & testing,
  • Street Reach (16 & Older) – Drop in & Street Based outreach services grounding in harm reduction.  Also provides one-on-one individualized services through a referral process to assist with a number of challenges including but not limited to housing & homelessness, mental health and substance use, justice, and social inclusion.
  • C.A.S.E.Y. (Coalition Against the Sexual Exploitation of Youth) – Provides youth prevention groups, training & awareness activities.
  • Blue Door Program (14 – 29 years) – provides intensive one-on-one & group supports to individuals seeking support to leave experiences in the sex trade.
  • Directory of Services – has developed and extensive list of community resources.  This directory is updated annually and is available here https://www.thrivecyn.ca/wp-content/uploads/2022/03/2021-Directory_Revised.pdf 
Address
807 Water Street, P.O. Box 26067
St. John’s, NL A1E 0A5
Telephone
(709) 754-0536
Google Maps

A non-profit organization that offers outreach, education, and peer support for the trans community of NL.

Visit their Facebook page

Community agency providing support to individuals involved in the justice system seeking support to integrate within the community.

For more information call (709) 754-1010 or visit their website www.turningsnl.com

Address
21 Merrymeeting Road
St. John’s
Telephone
(709) 754-1010
Google Maps
U-Turn is a registered non-profit organization committed to assisting individuals and families with substance use disorder. The well-being approach at U-Turn, is based on lived and living experience of addiction and recovery. For information on U-Turn Drop-in hours, Recovery meetings, Naloxone Kits and training, and to schedule a one-on-one Peer Support session, please call one of the contacts below:

Tammy Bourne, Peer Support Lead (709) 597-0256

Jeff Bourne, Executive Director (709) 597-3236

Visit their website www.uturnaddictions.org

 

Address
46 Powell Drive, Carbonear
Telephone
(709) 595-3223
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Community Centre offering programs and services to the greater Corner Brook area with a focus on NL Housing tenants and low-income families and individuals.

Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., closed for lunch

Call (709) 634-0050 or visit their Facebook page

Address
30 Crestview Avenue
Corner Brook
Telephone
(709) 634-0050

Provides support for youth ages 12-18, offering programs and services that focus on the needs of youth and assisting with the development of health families and communities.

Corner Brook / Bay of Islands: (709) 639-9676 Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Stephenville: (709) 643-5399 Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Port aux Basques: (709) 695-6901 Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Promote, enhance, and encourage the health, social, educational, economic, cultural, and political well-being of Aboriginal women.

Call Stephenville office at (709) 643-1290, or in person at 90 Main Street Stephenville

Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

24/7 Crisis line offering support and information to those who have experienced sexual assault in Corner Brook and surrounding areas.

Phone or text (709) 216-4357.

Telephone
(709) 216-4357