Community, Health, Empowerment, Wellness Project

Fyrefly Institute for Gender and Sexual Diversity


Description
Provides frontline support, opportunities for health and wellness, intervention, outreach, resources, supports, and community to foster hope among vulnerable and displaced Two Spirit, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and more (2SLGBTQ+) youth and emerging adults.

Service provides:

  • intervention, outreach, resources, supports, and community to foster hope among vulnerable and displaced Two Spirit, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and more (2SLGBTQ+) youth and emerging adults who face barriers of mental health, substance use, houselessness, poverty, and oppression

Includes:

  • R&R - time where folks who are houseless are able to come in and warm up
  • counselling and mental health support
  • suicide intervention and crisis intervention
  • sexual health education that is inclusive and comprehensive
  • accessibility to staff as needed
  • access to basics like clothing, harm reduction supplies, food, hygiene items, and more
  • access to off-site physician and pharmacist
  • Queer Community Food Pantry

Affiliation: AAWEAR, Alberta Health Services, Boyle Street Community Services, Edmonton 2 Spirit Society, Edmonton Police Services, Edmonton Public Library, HELP Team, iHuman Youth Society, Opioid Dependency Clinic, StreetWorks
Eligibility
Yes, Service targeted to youth and emerging adults who are:
  • Two Spirit, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and more (2SLGBTQ+)
  • 14 to 29 years
Application Process
Service Access: See below, To access service:
  • e-mail
  • drop in for access to basics
  • drop in during open hours for Queer Community Food Pantry 
  • visit website for more information
  • visit Instagram or Facebook for updates and current hours of operation

Referral Process: No


Waiting Period: No,
Web Site
https://chewprojectyeg.org
Email
chewproject@ualberta.ca
Languages
English
Fees
Fee: No


Fee Reduction: No


Membership Fee: No


Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes -
Other disabled access: N/A -
Topic(s)
Last Verified On
November 21, 2023
Address
7103 105 Street
Edmonton, AB, T6E 4G8
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Hours of Operation
Mon
11:00 AM to 03:00 PM
Tue
11:00 AM to 03:00 PM
Wed
11:00 AM to 03:00 PM
Thu
11:00 AM to 03:00 PM
Fri
11:00 AM to 03:00 PM

R&R hours are:

  • Mondays and Thursdays, 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM and 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
  • Wednesdays and Fridays, 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM

Program hours vary and are subject to change without notice.