NIAGARA’S 2SLGBTQ+ FRIENDLY VENUES AND SERVICES

A listing of Niagara’s 2SLGBTQ+ friendly and owned and operated businesses, venues and services. The listings in this directory are personal recommendations from members of our community and are based on their own experiences with them.

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  • Confident Image Chez France
    A Beauty Clinic, specializing in Permanent Hair Removal and Skin Care. France is very passionate about every person that steps foot into her Beauty Clinic.  She believes that everyone has NATURAL BEAUTY and it is her job to enhance that beauty and address their most intimate concerns.
    Location: St. Catharines
    Contact: France Di Paola
    Phone: 905-931-0686
    Website

 

  • HONOR Beauty
    We provide event and wedding hair/makeup for anyone including the LGBTQ+ community. We have a large team and are able to service large parties of same sex weddings including their wedding parties. Owner Paje, who identifies as bi, also provides private lessons for trans women who are looking for a safe place to learn the basics or advance steps in applying makeup (before, during, or after their transition).
    Location: Thorold
    Contact: Paje Honor
    Email: info@honor-beauty.com
    Phone: 279-257-0458 (email preferred)
    Website | Instagram | Facebook

 

  • Little Shop of Beauty
    Gender Neutral + Cruelty Free. Little Shop Of Beauty Salon & Spa located in the heart of downtown Niagara Falls is home to several talented and creative minds collaborating to serve you! With our strict NO JUDGEMENT POLICY you will always feel comfortable from the second you walk through our salon doors to the moment you leave. We believe your ideas should be heard and all goals should be met. Eco friendly, cruelty-free and vegan friendly beauty products.
    Location: Niagara Falls
    Contact: Natalie Caruso
    Phone: 289-292-3700
    Website | Facebook | Instagram

 

  • Tiger Lily Therapies
    Reiki Master/Teacher registered with CRA. Blended Bach Flower Remedies. Medical Aesthetician providing skin rejuvenation through peels and dermaplaning.
    Location: St. Catharines
    Contact: Jennefer Davis
    Phone: (647) 236-3239
    Website
  • Underdogs Boxing Club
    Underdogs Boxing Club is the first women-led boxing club in the Niagara region, and welcomes everyone to attend classes. Through the Shape Your Life initiative, Underdogs Boxing Club offers critical programming to adult & youth members, to women-identified and non-binary survivors of violence and people with various mental health challenges.
    Location: St. Catharines
    Contact: Laura Ip
    Email: laura@underdogsboxing.org
    Website | Facebook | Instagram

Well-being & Aesthetics:

  • Healing Hands, Message Services
    Location: Ridgeway and St. Catharines
    Contact: Kristy-Lee McGilvary
    Phone: (289) 214-2909
    Facebook

 

  • Self Care Massage Therapy Clinic
    Self Care Massage therapy clinic welcomes people from all walks of life and we want to embrace all of our differences. We are LGBTQ-friendly and respectful to people’s difference status.
    Location: St. Catharines
    Contact: Carmelina Crocco
    Website

 

  • Tiger Lily Therapies
    Reiki Master/Teacher registered with CRA. Blended Bach Flower Remedies. Medical Aesthetician providing skin rejuvenation through peels and dermaplaning.
    Location: St. Catharines
    Contact: Jennefer Davis
    Phone: (647) 236-3239
    Website

 

Counselling:

  • Nancy Sigafoos, M.A.,R.P.  Registered Psychotherapist
    Location: St. Catharines
    Phone: 289-931-8455
    Website

Renovations:

  • WS Painting
    WS Painting is a local painting company servicing the Niagara Region offering quality painting at competitive prices.
    Contact: Wendy Schneider
    Phone: (416) 543-2797
    Website

 

Real Estate:

  • Lisa Ibba Royal LePage NRC Realty, Sales Representative
    Expect Personal and Dedicated Service and always service with heart ♥️. Top 10 for 2017 and 2018. Diamond Award Winner – Top 3% for 2016, 2017, and 2018.
    Contact: Lisa Ibba
    Phone: 905-394-0902
    Email: lisaibba@royallepage.ca
    Website | Facebook | Instagram

Fertility:

  • HART Fertility Centre
    Dr. Cepeda’s unique, humanitarian approach to fertility, distinguishes him from the rest. His main focus has always been to establish personal relationships with his patients and give them the opportunity to be active participants in their treatment.
    Contact: Dr. Rolando Cepeda
    Location: Hamilton
    Website

 

Law Firms:

  • EVO-LAW
    LGBTQ+ owned and operated. We focus on business and corporate/commercial legal services needed by entrepreneurs and small and medium enterprises. In addition, we specialize in technology and privacy law.
    Location: St. Catharines (serving the Greater Golden Horseshoe)
    Contact:
    Sapna Mahboobani, lawyer and founder
    Email: hello@evo-law.com
    Website

 

Funeral Arrangements:

  • Essentials Cremation and Burial Services Inc.
    Our promise to you is that your needs will always be met. You and your loved ones will be looked after with great care, honour and respect. Our core purpose is to always serve the community in any way possible.
    Location: Niagara Falls
    Contact: Krystal Riddell
    Phone: 905-354-2133
    Website

Pet Stores:

  • Pet Valu
    Gay Owned and Operated
    Location: 210 Glendale Ave, St.Catharines
    Phone: 905-685-8596

 

  • RISE ABOVE
    RISE ABOVE is an all vegan restaurant and bakery, located in the heart of downtown St. Catharines, Ontario. We specialize in comfort foods, healthy choices, and fresh baked desserts.
    Location: St. Catharines
    Phone: 289-362-2636
    Website

 

  • Third Space Café
    A THIRD SPACE is a place outside of family or work to gather, find community and deeper connections – such a space invites people to connect, engage, discover, create and learn within an atmosphere of belonging and safety. Third Space Café is a not-for-profit social enterprise, which means we generate revenue through the sale of ethically-sourced specialty coffee and tea, artisan, and/or local goods; while also pursuing a social impact in the Queen Street area through: alleviation of poverty and food insecurity, employment of marginalized persons, and programs/events that foster healthy community.
    Location: Niagara Falls
    Phone: 289-296-9557
    Website | Facebook | Instagram
DISCLAIMER: This list is compiled only through recommendations by folks within our community. OUTniagara does not take responsibility for any negative experiences you may have with any venues and services listed in this directory. Should you wish to share an experience, please do so by writing us at: outniagara@gmail.com.