Centre for Sexuality

  • January 2022 Update
    by Becky Scheer on January 5, 2022 at 5:07 pm

    For the safety of our clients and staff, we have made the decision to return to providing many of our services remotely for the month of January. Our office will be closed and staff will be working from home. All counselling services will continue to be offered virtually (by phone or Zoom). Our STI Testing services on Wednesday and Thursday nights will continue at our office. Please see that program page for more info. Our staff will continue to be … Continued The post January 2022 Update appeared first on Centre for Sexuality.

  • Supporting our Work on #GivingTuesday and Beyond
    by Becky Scheer on November 30, 2021 at 5:56 pm

    There is no doubt that the past 20 months have challenged each of us in ways we never imagined. I’m sure you have faced constant interruptions and adjustments to many aspects of your life. As time has passed, I see the need for some normalcy and a return to a sense of community has become so important. Do you feel it too? The demand for our work has increased, and the need for our programs remains crucial. We are asking … Continued The post Supporting our Work on #GivingTuesday and Beyond appeared first on Centre for Sexuality.

  • Happy Pride!
    by Becky Scheer on August 31, 2021 at 5:14 pm

    HAPPY PRIDE, CALGARY! We have so many great ways for you to celebrate and give back this week. Check them all out and have a fabulous Pride Week! Pride Boxes Did you miss out on Pride Boxes? Never fear – you can still snag one! Our delivery volunteers have worked hard to get over 200 boxes out the door, so we’re going to give them a break. We have a few boxes left for sale – you’ll just need to … Continued The post Happy Pride! appeared first on Centre for Sexuality.

  • Re-Opening Plan
    by Becky Scheer on July 29, 2021 at 5:46 pm

    We are pleased to announce that the Centre for Sexuality will begin our return to the office on August 3, 2021! Our re-opening plan will include a gradual approach of re-introducing some services in August, with a full return planned for September. We continue to require all staff and visitors at our office to wear masks for the time being. We also ask folks to reschedule their visits if they have any core COVID-19 symptoms. Effective Tuesday, August 3rd we … Continued The post Re-Opening Plan appeared first on Centre for Sexuality.

  • Online Workshop Series for Alberta K-12 Teachers and Staff
    by Becky Scheer on January 22, 2021 at 6:26 pm

    The Centre for Sexuality is a nationally recognized non-profit organization that provides comprehensive sexual health and healthy relationship education in schools, communities, and workplaces. Over the past 49 years we have developed expertise in providing programs and services related to gender identity, sexual orientation, LGBTQ2S+ inclusion, gender equity, sexuality, sexual health, healthy relationships, and consent. Our mandate is to use that expertise to build and deliver meaningful programs that change lives, communities and systems. We are excited to offer Alberta … Continued The post Online Workshop Series for Alberta K-12 Teachers and Staff appeared first on Centre for Sexuality.

  • Where The Rivers Meet – Needs Assessment Surveys
    by Becky Scheer on December 15, 2020 at 8:54 pm

    We are looking for community input for a needs assessment for Two-Spirit youth and adults and LGBT+ Indigenous youth in the Treaty 7 area, and you may quality for a $25 gift card!  Centre for Sexuality is considering adapting a program called Where the Rivers Meet, which is based in Edmonton and run by U of A’s Institute for Sexual and Minority Studies (ISMSS). This program supports Two-Spirit and LGBT+ Indigenous youth using traditional knowledge, and builds tools for allyship … Continued The post Where The Rivers Meet – Needs Assessment Surveys appeared first on Centre for Sexuality.

  • Focus Groups: Addiction & Mental Health Strategy
    by Becky Scheer on October 23, 2020 at 10:12 pm

    The Centre for Sexuality is involved in supporting the development of the City of Calgary’s Addiction and Mental Health Strategy. An important piece of this strategy is ensuring the voices of all Calgarians are heard. They want to hear from alumni of our WiseGuyz program, as well as youth from the LGBTQ2S+ community about your experiences of mental health and what you think needs to change in terms of resources and supports available. We are co-hosting some focus groups with … Continued The post Focus Groups: Addiction & Mental Health Strategy appeared first on Centre for Sexuality.

  • Fall 2020 – Online Workshops for Parents
    by Becky Scheer on October 22, 2020 at 11:17 pm

    Our Training Centre is pleased to be working with Trellis (the partnership between BGCC and Aspen) to offer the following Fall 2020 schedule of online workshops for parents and caregivers. Visit these links for more information about our Parent program or our Training Centre.   Easier Than You Think Parents of 0-11 year-old kids. In this online workshop we will reflect, explore, and gain tools to build your family’s conversations on topics of sexuality, sexual health, and relationships. November 18, … Continued The post Fall 2020 – Online Workshops for Parents appeared first on Centre for Sexuality.

  • Focus Groups for GBT2Q+ Guys
    by Becky Scheer on September 15, 2020 at 8:57 pm

      Are you a gay, bi, trans, Two Spirit, queer (GBT2Q+) or other guy who is into guys in Calgary and area? We want your thoughts on some new and upcoming initiatives! We are hosting two focus groups this month, and looking for participants from the GBT2Q+ community. In the focus groups, participants will be asked their thoughts on some logos and graphics for an upcoming initiative, as well as be able to provide insight into the needs and wants … Continued The post Focus Groups for GBT2Q+ Guys appeared first on Centre for Sexuality.

  • Update from the Centre For Sexuality
    by Becky Scheer on August 12, 2020 at 3:11 pm

    To Our Supporters: I hope you and your loved ones have been staying well during this challenging time. I wanted to give you a brief update on the agency as the province continues to lift restrictions. We completed the school year with staff doing everything they could to reach clients remotely. We were able to finish the WiseGuyz and Girls Programs online and we had several very well attended Relationships and Sexual Health Education online bookings. Our Training Centre successfully … Continued The post Update from the Centre For Sexuality appeared first on Centre for Sexuality.

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