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Affirming Therapy
for the community,
by the community.

Who We Are

Essie's Place is a society for people with diverse genders and sexualities. We work to improve the quality of life and socio-economic conditions of LGBTIQ2SA+ people and their families in the Shuswap Region.


We are a team of dedicated professionals with a deep passion for building safe spaces. We want to improve the socio-economic conditions, and quality of life for the LGBTIQ2SA+ community in the Shuswap. 

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Upcoming Events

  • The Big Gay BBQ 2023
    Sat, Jul 29
    Sorrento Centre
    Jul 29, 3:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
    Sorrento Centre, 1159 Passchendaele Rd, Sorrento, BC V0E 2W0, Canada
    Join us on the beach for the Third Annual Big Gay BBQ! Enjoy food, beverage, music, and some sun in a safe, comfortable environment. Tickets on Sale Soon...
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Jane Gooddall

"Every individual matters.

Every individual has a role to play.

Every individual makes a difference.”

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