We are now accepting applications for TYMP 2017.

What is Trans Youth Mentorship Program or TYMP?

TYMP is a six-month mentorship program for young trans people to help them achieve education and/or employment goals.

Who is this program for?

Youth from 16 to 29 years of age, who identify as trans, two spirit, or non-binary. No experience or special qualifications required.

What does the program include?

  • Group sessions focusing on skill-building
  • One-on-one support
  • Mentorship opportunities with trans community members
  • Community engagement through participant-led events

Group sessions and workshops will provide training, honoraria, tokens, food, and accommodations for special needs.

Who is managing the program?

The program is run by two trans staff members at The 519 who have experience in community work with LGBTQ youth.

How can you participate in TYMP?

Applications for participants and mentors are now open.

Register as a mentee

Register as a mentor

For more information contact:

Dani Araya 
Coordinator, Programs and Community Services