Our GSA has been quite busy this summer. Pride events were rocking every weekend in June! Thank you to everyone who participated in the five events and congratulations to the winners of our prize bags.
Thank you also to the many businesses and organizations who supported us through Pride month and throughout the year!
The generous support is greatly appreciated and allows us to continue offering programs and events in our community.
Thank you to:
3B’s Flowers, Cathrine Swift – author, The Cheesecake Café, The Edmonton Flag Shop, El Santo Taqueria, Hyperspace Comics, Indigo Spirit – Spruce Grove, K. Huxter Photography
The Multicultural Heritage Centre, Orchard Berry Arrangements, RavenWolf Brewing, Risen Health, The Rotary Club Spruce Grove, Superstore – Spruce Grove, St. Andrew’s United Church, The Traveling Tickle Trunk,
Personal community donations
Events & Activities!
GSA runs July 23rd, August 13th and August 27th! Please pre-register for GSA and follow all health precautions.
There are local programs and events running throughout the summer. Please keep an eye on these organizations for summer fun!
2021 Alberta GSA Conference
Institute for Sexual Minority Studies and Services (iSMSS)
is hard at work planning the 2021 AB GSA Conference.
2021 GSA Conference Planning Committee, Call for Submissions:
Are you interested in helping queer and trans youth? The 2021 Alberta GSA Conference is looking for community members to join the planning committee! As a committee member you will attend digital zoom meetings, share your thoughts and help make decisions to shape the conference and increase accessibility. Youth, teachers and community members are encouraged to apply.
Multicultural Heritage Centre
Summer Camp fun through July and August!
Spruce Grove Family and Community Support Services (FCSS)
Youth in Spruce Grove are invited to participate in a variety of virtual programs to connect with us and other young people in the community. Coordinated by City staff, these programs are open to local youth ages 12–18. Follow us on Instagram @SpruceGroveFCSSYouth for information and updates on upcoming programs and activities.
Spruce Grove Public Library
Not only does the Spruce Grove Public Library have an amazing selection of 2SLGBTQ+ books and recommendations, they also have activities all summer (and year) long!
Stony Plain Youth Centre
A schedule is posted each week featuring a variety of opportunities for youth to get involved.
Connect with them for activities, prizes and fun!
St. Albert Outloud
Join St. Albert Outloud on September 18th, 2021 at Rotary Park St. Albert for a fun-filled day packed with drag performances, food truck dining, outdoor market and more!
Help our GSA grow together!
We will continue to be a Safe Space where our youth can feel included, respected, and protected.
Some of the ways you can contribute:
Monetary donations, donations of non-perishable snacks for our food pantry program, click on the donate button on our website, spend time with us at different events or resource fairs)
Contributions of any size will be used to support youth through the purchase of materials that will be used at our meetings, as well as to fund events within the community.
We are a 100% volunteer-run organization; all funds will go to ensuring we can continue to offer services to youth.
Please Donate your bottles to the Spruce Grove GSA Society!
We will gladly arrange to pick up bottles once a month. This will greatly help out with our fundraising goals!
Thank you to the folks who are currently donating to our GSA!
Important Phone Numbers
Edmonton's FIRST Mental Health and Wellness Help Line
A provincial support line for the 2SLGBTQ+ community. Times can be tough and now there is a dedicated line for our community. Reach out when you need help at 1-844-70(BRITE)
Kids Help Phone
Text CONNECT 686868
24-hour, anonymous phone counseling for children and youth, 100% confidential
they do not trace calls, they do not have call display, you do not have to tell them your name. You can
connect by phone or mobile app, or through the website.
Need to talk? Call! Our peer support hotline is run by and for trans people.
Canadian Mental Health Association-Edmonton
24-hour distress line
Resources for Albertans daily needs.
When you see someone in distress, you can help before police or emergency services are needed by calling 211 and pressing 3 to dispatch the 24/7 Crisis Diversion Team.
Spruce Grove GSA Website
On our website you can find all of our information such as dates of our GSA, tips on Safe Spaces, health, recognizing abuse and Resources.
Find us on
Facebook and Instagram
The Spruce Grove GSA Society respectfully acknowledges that we are situated in Treaty 6 territory, traditional lands of First Nations and Métis people.