GET INVOLVED IN THE TRANS COMMUNITY
The Transport(e) project
Transport(e) is an ASTT(e)Q project that aims to improve the working conditions and quality of life of trans sex workers in Montreal. Together, we can raise awareness about the realities of trans people’s lives and break down barriers to our health and dignity.
Support and accompaniment to appointments at clinics, hospitals, legal offices, court dates, and social services
Assistance in accessing information regarding legal issues and procedures
Such as criminal and penal charges, criminal records, arrest warrants, conditions before a court appearance, legal aid, and trans-affirmative legal representation;
Assistance with government applications
Change of name and sex designation, refugee status, permanent residency, citizenship, work permits, record suspensions, and compensatory community service work, etc.
Assistance in understanding and evaluating legal risks related to criminalization
Activities and events
Monthly community dinner, monthly drop-ins, and periodic cultural events and educational/skill-sharing workshops.
Referrals to trans-affirmative health care
Hormone therapy, HIV treatment, and sexual health.
Distribution of harm reduction supplies
Syringes, needles, pipes, filters, kit sniff, filters, condoms and lube),recovery of harm reduction material, distribution of sharps containers, distribution of hormone therapy injection materials, anddistribution of fentanyl testing kits.
Street and Outreach work
To trans sex workers’ homes, workplaces, and community spaces.
Visiting community members
After surgeries or in long-term care homes.
Substance analysis service
Offered by Checkpoint/CACTUS MONTRÉAL
How Can I Take Part in Project Transport?
To learn more or to participate, call us or get in touch by using the contact form.
Please get in touch if you have any accessibility or childcare needs and we will do our best to accommodate you.
One of our intervention workers will get in touch with you as soon as possible.
If you need immediate support or are thinking of harming yourself, you can reach ATQ’s 24-hour listening line (1-855-909-9038 #1) or Interligne (1-888-505-1010).