Youth

Among Friends LGBTQ Refugee Support Group

Among Friends is a weekly opportunity for LGBTQ refugee claimants to socialize, build community networks, and access information to help with settlement in Canada.

Fuel

Fuel is a free monthly sport and recreation program offered by The 519 for LGBTQ2S youth age 16-29 and their allies to participate in fun activities, and foster community.

Ignite

Ignite is a free monthly sport and recreation program offer by The 519 for trans and gender questioning youth between the ages of 16-29.

Indigenous Drummaking

Drumming has long been a key element of Indigenous ceremony and community. Join us for this 5-week session to make your drum, learn songs, and know more about the significance of drumming.

Newcomer Youth Mentorship

Youth Mentorship is a monthly program designed specifically for newcomer youth aged 14-19 who are Permanent Residents and Convention Refugees, residing in Canada for less than five years.

Singing Out

Singing Out is Toronto’s LGBTQ Community Chorus. The choir promotes pride in musical excellence, and fosters a positive image of common goals of belonging, unity, and empowerment.

The Trans-Identified People of Colour Project (TPOC)

This phase of the 3 year project, provides peer leaders with 16 weeks of free training opportunities for diverse skill development on various personal and professional development topics – including: cooking, anti-oppression, self-care, team building, harm reduction, HIV, and relevant legislation.

The Youth/Elders Project

In an exciting new partnership between Buddies, The 519, and the Senior Pride Network, The Youth / Elders Project brings together young and old to create a living document of our personal queer histories.

Youth Engagement Program

Youth Engagement is a weekly program for newcomer youth aged 14-19 who are Permanent Residents or Convention Refugees, residing in Canada for less than five years.