Rainbow Youth Coalition - Members

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The RYC - Members

The Rainbow Youth Coalition considers membership and representation from community partners across the four counties as an integral part of our work. It is our priority to ensure youth are well represented on the coalition. Members are defined as those who attend meetings regularly and participate in planning and activities. Below is a list of community partners currently working with the Coalition.

Chimo Youth and Family Services

Chimo is a community-based service dedicated to helping children, youth and families through programs that encourage the realization of their hopes and dreams.

Address: 2 Kent St. W. Unit #3, Lindsay, Ontario, K9V 2Y1
Phone: 705.324.3300

City of Kawartha Lakes Boys and Girls Club

The City Of Kawartha Lakes Boys and Girls Club exists to enrich the lives of children and youth in the City of Kawartha Lakes by providing leadership in delivering a broad range of programs which enhance their personal growth and development.

Phone: 705.324.4493

Point in Time Centre for Children, Youth and Parents

Our aim is to promote the well-being of children, youth and parents in our county. We have a wide range of services that may be appropriate for your needs. Our work with our clients is confidential, in every aspect. Our professional staff are registered with accredited organizations.

Address: 69 Eastern Ave., Box 1306 Haliburton, Ontario, K0M 1S0
Phone: 705.457.5345 – Haliburton Village
705.286.2191 – Minden

FAQS: Fleming's Association of Queer Students

Fleming's Association of Queer Students, FAQS, is designed to be a positive atmosphere for all sexualities free from any prejudice or harassment. We believe that every individual, whether that be straight, gay, bisexual, or any other shade of the queer spectrum is entitled to, and thus should be afforded the same rights and privileges as the rest of the populace. In an effort to combat this heterosexism FAQS regularly holds various events and campaigns to promote social awareness in an effort create a more inclusive community, while at the same time having fun at both meetings and various social events.

Website: http://fleming0.flemingc.on.ca/faqs/
Email: faqs@flemingc.on.ca

Kawartha Haliburton Children's Aid Society

Kawartha / Haliburton Children's Aid Society's mission is to protect children and promote their best interests through the provision of services under the Mandate of the Child and Family Services Act.

Address: 1100 Chemong Road, Peterborough, ON, K9H 7S2
Phone: 705.745.5979
Website: http://www.khcas.on.ca/

Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board

We educate our students to excel in learning, to succeed in life and to enrich our communities.

Address: 1994 Fisher Drive, PO Box 719, Peterborough, ON  K9J 7A1
Phone: 705.742.9773x2002
Email: kpr_info@kprdsb.ca


Kinark Child and Family Services is a Children's Mental Health Centre committed to helping children who are experiencing emotional, behavioural or social problems at home, at school or in the community. Kinark offers a wide range of services, including individual, family and group counseling, as well as more specialized programs. Kinark respects the diversity of clients and families, and strives to ensure that appropriate services and treatment methods are in place to address the unique needs of our client population.

Address: 380 Armour Road, Suite 275, Peterborough, ON, K9H 7L7
Phone: 705.742.3803
Website: http://www.kinark.on.ca/

PARN: Your Community AIDS Resource Network

Your Community AIDS Resource Network is a community based agency providing support, health promotion and advocacy for people HIV-infected and HIV-affected. PARN provides education for people at risk for HIV and awareness of AIDS issues to the broader community. We're here to help! Confidentiality assured.

Address: 159 King Street, Suite 302, Peterborough, ON
Phone: 705.749.9110
Email: getinformed@parn.ca
Website: http://www.parn.ca/

Peterborough Youth Services

Peterborough Youth Services provides counseling and support to youth between 10 and 18 and their families in Peterborough and surrounding areas. There are a range of services including individual, family and group counseling and activity groups.

Phone: 705.743.1681
Website: http://www.peterboroughyouthservices.ca/

Peterborough County City Health Unit

Peterborough County City Health Unit strives to enable people and the community to be as healthy as possible. The employees of the Peterborough County City Health Unit use their unique skills, with an inter-disciplinary and comprehensive approach, to provide programs and services that promote, protect and restore health.

Address: 10 Hospital Drive, Peterborough, ON, K9J 8M1
Phone: 705.743.1000
Email: info@pcchu.peterborough.on.ca
Website: http://pcchu.peterborough.on.ca/

PFLAG – Parents, Friends & Family of Lesbians and Gays

Collaborates with and supports the RYC activities and events; shares resources with RYC; provides support for families and friends of lesbian, gay and bisexual youth and adults; and provides education and awareness about sexual orientation.

Phone: 705.749.9723 (Dianne)
Email: pflagpeterborough@hotmail.com
Website: http://ww.pflag.ca/

Rainbow Service Organization

The Rainbow Service Organization is committed to developing a non judgmental environment where lesbian, gay and bisexual women and men can meet, learn, socialize and receive supportive counseling; and broaden public awareness on the issue of sexual orientation. Youth actively participate in the biweekly all ages 'Rainbow Dances' and other RSO events. RSO plays an integral part in the Youth Coalition by providing coalition members, and in the past has assisted with financial resources.

Email: rso@pipcom.com
Website: http://www.rainbowservice.org/

TQC – Trent Queer Collective

The Trent Queer Collective (TQC) was founded in 1987 under the name 'The Trent Lesbian and Gay Collective'. We exist to provide a safe space, resources, and social opportunities for queer students and their allies. We strive to challenge all types of queerphobia at Trent University and in the Peterborough community through education and political action. We aim to foster a safe and anti-oppressive environment which affirms and celebrates the diversity and intersectionality of all queer identities. The TQC actively opposes all forms of oppression including, but certainly not limited to, homophobia, transphobia, sexism, racism, classism, ablism, and fatphobia.

Address: Room 206, Sadleir House, 751 George St. North, Peterborough
Phone: 705.760.9232
Email: queer@trentu.ca
Website: http://www.trentqueercollective.ca/

Trillium Lakelands District School Board

The Trillium Lakelands District School Board is committed to its students, staff, and communities. With 48 schools, 6 Adult Education Centres, 20,212 students, and an area encompassing approximately 11,250 square kilometers, it is an integral part of Central Ontario. The Board was formed in 1998 with the amalgamation of the Victoria County Board of Education, the Muskoka Board of Education, and the Haliburton County Board of Education. The board firmly believes that Trillium Lakelands District School Board embodies the best of our three former boards and together.

Phone: 705.324.6776
Fax: 705.328.2036
Website: http://www.tldsb.on.ca/

Women's Resources

Women's Resources is a community based service dedicated to providing services and support to abused women and their children and to provide opportunities to end violence against women.

Address: 22 Russell Street East Lindsay, ON  K9V 2A1
Phone: 705.878.4285
Website: http://www.womensresources.ca/