Institute for Sexual Minority Studies & Services

C.H.E.W. Project


The Community Health Empowerment & Wellness (C.H.E.W.) Project is a community-based initiative supported by funding from Region 6. C.H.E.W. offers front line service provision, resources and education for LGBTQ2SA+ youth and young adults facing barrier between 14 -29 years of age. These barriers include mental health, poverty, homelessness, substance use, sexual health, and other Queer related barriers. The C.H.E.W project offers no cost counselling, crisis intervention, Indigenous Peer Support, community outreach STI Testing, drop in office for basic needs and support and others.


Corey Wyness
CHEW Project Coordinator

Office 5-181 A /B North Education Building


Community Health Empowerment & Wellness