Create opportunities for people with disabilities to engage in gaming and gaming culture. Will provide assistance with getting involved with gaming by providing grants, general advice, and other support.
POC In Play
A UK-based independent organization running a variety of initiatives and events to increase representation and connection between People of Colour in the video game industry.
Provide workshops and mentorship to involve Youth of Color (age 15-24) to become involved in the video game and tech industry. To apply for their collaborative cohort go to their website.
Dames Making Games
A non-profit that runs programs and events in and around Toronto Canada for women, nonbinary, femme and queer folks interested in games. Provide production space, education, advocacy, archiving, resource sharing and more collaborative practices.
Girls Making Games
Provide summer camps, workshops and game jams for girls (aged 8-18) to become involved in game development. For more information on how to become involved visit their website.
A non-profit providing free monthly workshops, game jams, socials, and mentorship programs for women and other marginalized people in and around Montreal Canada.
Hope For Wellness
Offer immediate free mental health counselling and crisis intervention for all Indigenous people across Canada. Support is available in English and French, with the option of Cree, Ojibway and Inuktitut if requested.
Stack Up Overwatch Program (StOP)
24/7 critical support for veterans and civilian supporters through Discord. Volunteers trained in crisis management, ready to talk.
To access the Discord chat go to this link: https://stackup.org/services/stop-program/
If in crisis or would like to talk to someone, reach out to the StOP team by typing “@StOP Team” in the Overwatch Program chat on Discord.
Crisis Text Line
Crisis support and suicide prevention
Text HOME to 741741
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
American crisis support and suicide prevention