"Having a trans kids is easy!
You just give them all your love and support.
The hard part is figuring out the system. We had no idea what to do or where to turn until we found Skipping Stone.”
- Skipping Stone Family Programs Client
WHAT IS SYSTEM NAVIGATION?
System and service navigation is a service in which our clients are able to be guided through the complex system that trans individuals must work though and help clients work around barriers that might exist to ensure timely services and support.
It is through the extensive network of connections and resources that Skipping Stone has developed across the province that position us uniquely to provide this essential service to our clients.
WHAT AREAS ARE THESE SERVICES OFFERED IN?
We offer comprehensive system navigation for individuals across the province.
This might including help navigating:
Health Care System: looking for a trans-affirming GP, access to HRT or surgical referrals, among others
Registrar and Vital Statistics: looking for help with name, gender marker and other ID changes – check out our monthly ID Clinics, more info is on our Calendar page!
Human Rights Matters: be it in a workplace, public or personal setting;
and many other areas...