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Off-Campus Resources


  • Generation Q Weekly Nanaimo-area get-togethers for LGBTQ+ youth
  • Out Nanaimo (Facebook group used to advertise upcoming events)
  • Nanaimo Lesbian Pride (Facebook social group for queer women in Nanaimo)
  • Vancouver Island Gay Men(Facebook group for LGBT men on Vancouver Island)
  • Vancouver Island Gay and Lesbian Rainbow Network (Facebook group)
  • Nanaimo Pride Society (Website)
  • Nanaimo Pride Society (Facebook)
  • Vancouver Island Crisis Line, 1-888-494-3888, online chatroom 7 days a week from 6-10pm, text 250-800-3806 7 days a week from 6-10pm
  • Options for Sexual Health Sexual and Reproductive health services at 204-285 Prideaux Street. 1-250-753-9511 Call for appt.
  • Youth Health Clinic – For youth up to age 25. Provides contraception counselling, pregnancy testing, with non-judgmental option counselling and referral, STI testing and treatment. Located at 1665 Grant Avenue. (250) 755-3345
  • Communicable Disease Clinic - Counselling and treatment for sexually transmitted infections. Testing and referral for communicable diseases and TB, and Central Island viral hepatitis service. Appointments required. Located at 8 - 1599 Dufferin Crescent. (250) 740-2615

Vancouver Island

Provincial, National, and North American Resources