From refugee settlement to counselling, The 519 serves the people of Toronto by supporting happy, fulfilling LGBTQ2S lives.

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We offer free, accessible and accepting space where people can gather, organize and work toward common goals.

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We offer training, workshops, resources and consulting services that help improve the LGBTQ2S experience in Toronto and beyond.

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We want everyone to be themselves

Since 1975, The 519 has worked for inclusion, acceptance, and awareness of LGBTQ2S rights in Toronto and beyond. We are a City of Toronto agency, and a registered charity, with a unique approach to community building that allows us to deliver direct service, accessible space and ongoing leadership that makes a real difference in people's lives while promoting broader understanding and respect.

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