Resources

Saint John Area

Saint John Tool Library membership benefits

Chroma has a Saint John Tool Library membership that we are able to share with our community. The Tool Library offers 3 day loans of tools, workshop space, and other great resources. Find out more at sjtl.ca. To use Chroma’s shared membership, please send us an email at query@chromanb.ca or message us through one of our social media channels letting us know when you’ll be headed to the Tool Library to borrow tools.

UBU Atlantic: Saint John

UBU is an organization serving the Atlantic Canadian transgender population and their close friends and family members throughout the transition process. They seek to affirm identities in a way that will positively influence the individual’s transition at home, school, and in the workplace. also have close ties with the NB Transgender Health Network and strive to ensure everyone is able to find access to healthcare providers. Contact them at info@ubuatlantic.com or www.facebook.com/ubuatlantic

Pflag Canada: Saint John Chapter

We support families today & give hope for a better tomorrow. Pflag Canada is a national charitable org, founded by parents who wished to help themselves & their family members understand and accept their 2SLGBTQIA+ children. FAMILY FOR ALL.

Email saintjohnnb@pflagcanada.ca, phone
(506) 321-7176, or find them at www.facebook.com/pflagsaintjohn

NB Social Pediatrics

Helping to build a healthy future for our families.

New Brunswick Social Pediatrics is an interprofessional, community-based approach to care for children and their families in New Brunswick. Did you know you can self-refer? Contact them at nbsocialpediatrics@gmail.com or find them on Facebook and Instagram at @nbsocialpediatrics.

The Saint John Sexual Health Centre

The Saint John Sexual Health Centre is made up of a team that includes a nurse practitioner, a licensed practical nurse, and administrative support. The health centre focuses on promoting healthy sexual attitudes and responsible sexual behaviour among adolescents and adults of all ages and genders. Click here for more information.

New Brunswick and Nova Scotia

New Brunswick Public Library

The New Brunswick Public Library hosts a catalogue of 2SLGBTQIA+ resources.. All reading materials are categorized to help you find what you are looking for, with categories such as “Coming Out”, “Rights”, and so much more. This catalogue not only includes library books, but also podcasts about 2SLGBTQIA+ issues, crisis line links and tool kits, trainings and information sheets.

Untoxicated Queers

Based in Halifax, NS UNtoxicated Queers believes Informed choices, broader understanding, and health and wellness initiatives can enhance the lives of those in the Rainbow Community who are former and current substance users and/or who are affected by addictive behaviours of all kinds. Contact them at untoxicatedqueers@chromanb or on Facebook or Instagram @UNtoxicatedqueers

Reproductive Justice NB

RJNB is an advocacy group that is working to make New Brunswick a province where each person can decide if, when, and how to parent. The have a listing of resources for trans and gender diverse New Brunswickers here.

rjnb.org

New Brunswick Transgender Health Network

The NB Transgender Health Network is an interdisciplinary group of healthcare professionals and community partners seeking to improve services for transgender people in NB. Contact them at transgendercarenb@gmail.com or find them on Facebook.

eVisitNB: LGBTQ+ NURSE PRACTITIONER

Primary healthcare services to lesbian gay, bisexual, trans, two-spirited, intersex, queer or questioning individuals. Our goal is to provide dignified, non-judgmental services to help clients feel better, cope better with day-to-day challenges and address specific LGBTQ+ health issues. More information here.

A Guide to Eating Disorders in the 2SLGBTQ+ Community

This resource speaks to our experiences as 2SLGBTQ+ individuals who have accessed support for eating disorders. While the dominant narrative of eating disorders only affecting white, middle-class,  heterosexualcisgender, teenage girls is being challenged, this long-told story has informed our experiences of care. It informs how doctors understand eating disorders, who might be perceived to struggle, and who can access referrals for support and treatment. More information here.

Transcare+

TransCare+ is a community-based organization run by and for queer and gender diverse folx. We strive to centre holistic, community-focused, and anti-colonial understandings of care and wellness in a way that is accessible to queer and gender diverse folx of various lived experiences. To do so, we work with queer and gender diverse communities to identify, develop, and provide services and resources that meet the care needs of queer and gender diverse folx across so-called Canada. TransCare+ operates as a knowledge hub, educational platform/service provider, and care collective. Contact them at hello@transcareplus.org or on Facebook. Learn more.

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