Phone: 1800 542 847
WithRespect is a LGBTIQ family violence service that was funded by the Victorian government in 2017. Its role is to both support the LGBTIQ communities and their families affected by family violence.
For more information see https://www.withrespect.org.au/
Phone: 03 9663 6733
Residents in the EMR can access some programs, call to find out about eligibility
For more information see https://ds.org.au/
Phones: 03 9865 6700
For more information see https://thorneharbour.org/
Phone: (03) 9479 8700
Rainbow Health Victoria promotes the health and wellbeing of LGBTIQ+ Victorians through the creation and dissemination of high quality research, evidence-based training, resources and policy advice.
For more information see http://www.rainbowhealthvic.org.au/
Phone: 1800 729 367
Switchboard provides peer-driven support services for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and gender diverse, intersex, queer and asexual (LGBTIQA+) people, their families, allies and communities.
They have a range of different programs offering peer-to-peer support in areas including gender and sexuality, diverse relationships, suicide prevention, family violence support, anti-racism advocacy, and social inclusion for older LGBTI community.
For more information see https://www.switchboard.org.au/
A list of Doctors and Mental Health Professionals Recommended by Lesbian and Bisexual Women, Families Like Mine – A Guide to parents and families of young people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, gender diverse or who are questioning their sexuality or gender identity.
For more information see www.doclist.com.au
The Shed is a Melbourne based support group for trans masculine people, including AFAB people who are non-binary and those who are questioning or exploring their gender.
They meet up to support each other and build resilience through sharing personal experiences of trans life.
For more information see https://www.theshedsupport.org.au/
Phone: 03 9345 4719
Location: Parkville (state-wide)
Families who access the Royal Children’s Hospital Gender Service with their child or adolescent will be provided with a family centred approach to care. This will entail a multidisciplinary assessment of their child or adolescent regarding gender diversity or gender dysphoria. As an outcome of the assessment, support and treatment pathways will be offered.
For more information see https://www.rch.org.au/adolescent-medicine/gender-service/
Phone: 03 9890 2673
Location: Box Hill
For more information see http://www.fan.org.au/
For more information see https://www.police.vic.gov.au/lesbian-gay-bisexual-transgender-and-intersex-liaison-officers
Q+Law provides a free state-wide safe entry point to accessing legal assistance for all individuals who identify as part of LGBTIQA+ communities. Individuals identifying as LGBTIQA+ can contact the service for initial advice, information or referral. The service is available over the phone, online or in person.
Located at the Victorian Pride Centre they outreach with partners at Queerspace and Your Community Health.
For more information see https://fls.org.au/how-we-can-help/qlaw/
Phone: 1800 729 367
Connecting LGBTIQA+ people to the services they need
For more information see