Starting at The 519 is a great way to tackle a school project about the queer community in Canada or about the Church Wellesley Village. We recommend that you surf The 519’s website and the sites below.

Topic: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transexual, Transgender, Queer Issues

Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archives

Xtra Magazine

The Body Politic

Egale Canada Human Rights Trust

Topic: The Church and Wellesley Neighbourhood; the Gay Neighbourhood

Church Wellesley Village Business Improvement Association

Time and place: 1971 – historic demographic information

Proud FM

Workshops on Queer Issues

The 519 offers a number of workshops through our diverse programs.  Possible workshop topics include Trans 101Anti-Homophobia Training and training regarding LGBT Seniors and long-term care facilities.

Community Tours

Once you have a better understanding of our community and the Church and Wellesley Village, we welcome you to book a tour of one of Toronto’s most diverse urban neighbourhoods. Tours may include The 519 Community Centre and the AIDS Memorial.

If you would like more information about tours, please contact:

The 519 Front Desk