Tia Oberoi (they/them) is the Youth Support Counsellor at Rainbow Resource Centre, whose work is to support and advocate for 2SLGBTQ+ Youth in Treaty 1 Territory, the territories of the Anishinaabeg, Cree, Oji-Cree, Dene, Dakota, and Metis Nations, where Rainbow Resource Centre is located.
Tia joined Rainbow as a volunteer in 2019 and as a staff in 2022. Tia is a graduate of the University of Manitoba’s Bachelor of Social Work program and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Human Rights. They have trained in suicide prevention, conflict resolution, and harm reduction.
Tia works within a trauma-informed, person-centred, and anti-oppressive lens, and provides education, advocacy, and support to clients. Tia is proud to work with 2SLGBTQ+ youth to foster resiliency, connection, and growth in children, youth, and their families.
Much of Tia’s work is to help youth navigate systems, access resources, and achieve their goals. Tia is passionate about supporting and uplifting the 2SLGBTQ+ community and hopes to help participants feel supported, seen, and heard.
Outside of work, Tia spends their time making art, doing yoga, and spending time outdoors.
Tia considers it a privilege to walk alongside 2SLGBTQ+ youth in their journeys and to support, participate in, and learn from the 2SLGBTQ+ community.
- (204) 474-0212, Ext. 215