Here is an overview of what we offer:
o Life Transitions – (Support group exploring various life transitions,
such as grief, retirement, loss of physical mobility, etc)
o Catching our Breath – (Support group for smoking cessation)
o Chronically Queer – (Support/discussion group by the Generations
Project and Education and Outreach, for LGTB people with chronic health
o Over the Rainbow Social Club – (A bi-monthly social and games
o Fruity Flick Fridays – (A free monthly movie night)
o Twisted Cooks – (Monthly cooking group)
o Representation Agreements
o Benefits of Laughter
o Memory and Ageing
o Honouring Our Elders – (Annual High Tea celebration for LGTB people
o Intergenerational Activities – (Various intergenerational activities,
such as bowling, in partnership with The Centre’s Gab youth services)
o In-service for Home Support Workers/Care Aid
o Training for new professionals – Social Workers, Nurses, Care
o Health Care Professionals
The LGTB Generations Project works with senior serving agencies to develop
strategies and models for change that will meet needs in different settings,
o Residential Care Facilities
o Assisted Living
o Seniors Centres
To make arrangements for a workshop or a consultation
regarding Organizational Development to become more inclusive of LGTB
people, call Chris at 604 684-8449 or email
This is a free service.
Rainbow Connections Mentoring Program
Rainbow Connections endeavors to provide a framework for intergenerational
one-to-one supportive relationships. The intention of Rainbow Connections
is to match individuals of different generations with each other according
to individual needs and interests. This will provide support to either
younger or newer members of the LGTB communities as well as to ageing/older
and disabled members of the LGTB communities. It will help “bridge
the generation gap” within the LGTB communities and contribute to
building healthy relationships and communities.
may apply to be a:
1. Mentor: Adults to Youth
2. Resource Volunteer: Youth and/or Adults to Adults.
Rainbow Connections is directed at:
o LGTB Youth aged 16-25, who would like an LGTB adult mentor
o LGTB Adult aged 26+ who would like to mentor an LGTB Youth.
o Ageing/older or disabled LGTB individuals who would like to be connected
with a Resource Volunteer as a way to connect with the LGTB community
through phone calls, visits, etc…
o LGTB Youth of Adult who would like to spend time with an ageing/older
or disabled person, providing various support and resources.
For more information on how to get involved or receive
these services, please call Maryn at 604
684-8449 or email [email protected].
Service Options Counselling
Provided by Family Services of Greater Vancouver.
Counselling is available for:
o LGTB youth (16-25)
o Ageing and older LGTB people (55+)
Services provided by gay or lesbian counsellors.
Fees are charged on a sliding scale according to annual income.
For more information
call 604 731-4951 and
ask for an intake worker for Service Options Program.
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monthly calendar in PDF format, please click