We, Iris & Pax, are strong believers in education and equal access for all! Everyone deserves a safe space to get advice, information, and care.
All of the links and information provided here was accumulated by us through online research. We do not have any affiliation with these organizations, but they are all local options for our beloved Torontonians.
Sex Education Resources
We Have Your Back Ontario
This resource page will provide parents & youth with lesson plans & information on consent, friendship, relationships, bullying, responsible social media usage & much more. Click here for more.
City of Toronto Public Health
Toronto Public Health’s team of sexual health promoters offers free community workshops on relevant sexual health topics, training for service providers, consultations, free condoms & lubricant, pamphlets & a wide range of resources. Click here for more.
Teen Health Source
THS is available for youth of all ages; if you are under 13 or over 19, you are still welcome to call or text them for assistance. This online resource provides a number of information pages, polls, self-assessments & quizzes & a blog on current hot topics. Click here for more.
Every Body Curious
An entertaining & educational Youtube series about sexuality & health for youth ages 9-12. Each episode features 2 expert hosts, Eva & Nadine, leading dialogue on sexual health, and guiding participants through fun & educational activities. Click here for more.
Clinics & Care Centres
Action Canada for Sexual Health & Rights
On this website you can enter your location & be provided with clinic locations nearby that offer abortions, STI testing & IUD insertion. Click here for more.
Sexual Health Ontario
Sexual Health Ontario offers information on STI’s, sexual, and reproductive health. For answers to any sexual health questions, counselling, testing, and referrals, there are a number of sexual health clinics throughout Ontario to help you. To find a clinic near you, enter your address on the website. Click here for more.
City of Toronto Public Health
You do not need an OHIP card or a referral to visit a clinic on the Toronto Public Health Sexual Health Clinics page. The page includes a map & list view of the clinics available in the GTA. Click here for more. For additional clinics in the GTA, click here.
Planned Parenthood Toronto
For birth control, HIV & STI testing, pregnancy, a number of programs, educational resources & opportunities to volunteer, click here.
Toronto Distress Centres
Kids Help Phone
York Community Crisis Response
Halton Crisis Support
Oakville Distress Centre
Assaulted Women’s Helpline
Mobile Crisis of Peel
Crisis Addiction Services
Lesbian Gay Bi Trans Youth Line
Mental Health Resources
Open Counselling Hotline
Open Counselling contains a list of resources for general and specific needs including but not limited to; substance abuse, crisis hotline, LGBTQ support, online counselling, sexual health, and more! Click here to learn more.
CAMH Drop-In Counselling
Drop-in counselling is offered at walk-in clinics where patients can get help without having to make an appointment ahead of time. Most drop-in clinics are free of charge. Many topics can be discussed at walk-in counselling, including health and mental health issues, workplace challenges, relationships, thoughts of suicide or self-harm, and more. Anyone can seek help at a drop-in counselling service, though some counselling clinics cater to specific needs of the client learn more here.
BounceBack® gives you access to materials and resources that can be customized to fit your needs. You will have access to workbooks, activities, videos, and a trained coach for telephone sessions. Click here to learn more!
My Student Support Program
My SSP offers students immediate and confidential access to culturally relevant counselling in their native language, 24/7. Students have the option to connect with a professional via an app, phone call, online chat, video, or email.
In addition to all of the resources above, Sex in the 6ix is here as a safe, judgement-free platform to help. Please feel free to contact us! You are never alone.