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: 


Transgender Groups

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

Social Events

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


Visit our calendar to learn about upcoming SPECTRUM events

Thank you to SPECTRUM's sponsors
United Way Waterloo Region Communities
City of Kitchener
City of Waterloo
City of Cambridge
Cambridge & North Dumfries Community Foundation
Kitchener Waterloo Community Foundation
Canadian Women's Foundation