About President

Jim Parrott is CEO and co-Founder of SPECTRUM Waterloo Region's Community Space.

SPECTRUM receives $25,000 grant from New Horizons for Seniors Program

By |2017-07-14T15:11:45-04:00May 31st, 2017|Featured|

News Release For Immediate Release Seniors in Kitchener to receive New Horizon’s funding through grant for project of local organization, SPECTRUM. May 28, 2017             Kitchener, ON                 Employment and Social Development Canada Seniors in Kitchener, through SPECTRUM, will receive financial support to continue their leadership role in the LGBTQ community, today announced Raj Saini, [...]

Honour and Support in the Face of the Orlando tragedy

By |2017-07-14T15:14:20-04:00June 30th, 2016|Featured|

Comment by Lyn McGinnis Before the massacre on Sunday morning, June 12, in Orlando, Florida, I was a happy and secure gender variant polysexual queer. After these events I am slightly less secure. Perhaps my sense of safety was always an illusion. We may see positive incremental change in ninety-nine out of one hundred [...]

A New Group for Older LGBTQ Adults

By |2017-07-14T15:12:31-04:00June 18th, 2016|Featured|

We see things differently as we age. Priorities shift. Social circles change. Please join us for the organizational meeting of a discussion and social group for older adults - July 6, Wednesday at 7 PM at SPECTRUM (283 Duke St W, Unit 210, Kitchener). Our plan is to meet on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday [...]

Saturday Symposium Begins

By |2017-07-14T15:10:22-04:00June 18th, 2016|Featured|

Announcing a new program at SPECTRUM on Saturdays, 2 - 5 PM, our Saturday Symposium, a space for discussion.   Join our open discussion on Saturday at 2 pm at SPECTRUM! We want to hear everyone's opinion, exchange different views, and learn from each other to see the world from a different perspective. This [...]


welcomes the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Queer community (for definitions see About Us), their families, friends and allies. We serve Waterloo Region, including Kitchener, Waterloo, Cambridge & area.

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Waterloo Region’s Rainbow Community Space

Drop-In Hours: Tuesdays 12-4PM, Thursdays 12-4PM and Saturdays 2-5 PM

283 Duke Street West, Unit 210
(corner of Duke St W and Breithaupt)
Kitchener, Ontario Canada N2H 3X7
Telephone: 226 779-9695

A view of the entrance to the Boehmer Box Building at 283 Duke Street, Kitchener, where SPECTRUM makes it's home.

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