For the safety of our community, visitors to SPECTRUM will be required to wear masks until further notice.
SPECTRUM serves, affirms, and supports the well-being of 2SLGBTQ+ people in Waterloo Region
We welcome all members of 2SLGBTQ+ communities, their family, friends, and allies
Learn more about our programs and services
SPECTRUM offers more than 30 different groups and activities each month, including: transgender peer support groups, games nights, SPECTRUM Prime for 2SLGBTQ+ adults 50+, and Rainbow Newcomers Connect.
Other SPECTRUM services and resources include:
- Mental health counselling for 2SLGBTQ+ adults (in partnership with OK2BME and KW Counselling Services)
- 2SLGBTQ+ Legal Aid
- The TransNAV GPS Directory
- Monthly calendar of 2SLGBTQ+ events
- Rainbow Pages directory of 2SLGBTQ+ friendly businesses and organizations
We offer a variety of peer support groups for trans folks and their partners, friends, and families
A social and discussion group for older 2SLGBTQ+ adults
Drop-in groups for conversation, games, and more
Additional Resources and Services:
Find trans-friendly services in categories like Medical, Mental Health, Employment, Legal, Housing, Social, Personal, and other services.
Newcomer & Immigrant Services
SPECTRUM welcomes newcomers and immigrants! Check out our Rainbow Newcomers Connect group
Learn about 2SLGBTQ+ issues and find shareable tools and resources
Rainbow Diversity Training
SPECTRUM provides training and consultation on 2SLGBTQ+ issues and making your organization more inclusive