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Caregiving resources for 2SLGBTQIA+ communities

By some estimates up to 250,000 caregivers across Canada, care for or are themselves members of the 2SLGBTQIA+ community. Members of this community may be at higher risk for certain health conditions and face unique barriers to care. Caregiving within 2SLGBTQIA+ communities can mean facing prejudice or stigma, or experiencing difficulties navigating the health care system.

Community caregiving relationships may include:

If you or the person you provide care for identifies as a member of the 2SLGBTQIA+ community, the following resources may be helpful.

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Most of us, at some point in our lives, will be a caregiver to someone close to us. A caregiver provides physical and/or emotional support to a family member, partner, friend, or neighbour. Who do you care for?