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LGBTIQA+ support services

External services for members of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, queer and asexual communities and their friends and family members.


QLife - (3pm-midnight daily) anonymous, LGBTIQ+ peer support and referral for people in Australia.

Equality Australia – Information and resources to support LGBTIQA+ people.

Intersex Human Rights Australia – National body by and for people with intersex variations, that promote the human rights, self-determination and bodily autonomy of intersex people in Australia.

Minus18 – Supporting LGBTQIA+ youth through events, education, advocacy and youth empowerment.

Monash Health Gender Clinic - Specialist public health service for the Trans, Gender Diverse and Non-Binary community in Victoria.

Parents, Family and Friends of Lesbians and Gays - Resources for families and friends of gay people.

Parents of Gender Diverse Children – Information, resources and peer support for parents and caregivers of gender diverse children.

Queerspace – Victorian LGBTIQ+ health and wellbeing support service established in 2009 by LGBTIQ+ communities for LGBTIQ+ communities.

Rainbow Families Switchboard (Facebook) - Supports and promotes equality for rainbow families; parents, carers and prospective parents who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, gender diverse or intersex; and their children.

Rainbow Door (10am-5pm daily) – A free specialist LGBTIQA+ helpline providing information, support, and referral to all LGBTIQA+ Victorians, their friends and family.

Rainbow Health Victoria - Promoting the health and wellbeing of LGBTIQ Victorians.

Rainbow Network Directory - Find a service for lesbian, gay, bisexual, queer, intersex, trans and gender diverse young Victorians.

Royal Children's Hospital (RCH) Melbourne Gender Service -  Aims to improve the physical and mental health outcomes of children and adolescents who are trans or gender diverse.

Switchboard Victoria - Telephone counselling, information and referrals for LGBTIQ communities.

Thorne Harbour – Health services and programs for LGBTI communities and people living with HIV.

Transgender Victoria - Victoria’s leading body for trans and gender diverse advocacy.

Victorian Pride Centre Resource Directory – Victorian LGBTIQA+ resource directory encompassing social connection, health and wellbeing, and education and professional services. 

WithRespect – Healthy relationship information and support for LGBTIQA+ people of all ages and their families experiencing difficulties in their relationships, including family violence.

WIRE - A free service supporting women, non-binary and gender diverse people in Victoria who are facing issues including family violence, financial abuse and housing. Phone 1300 134 130

Zoe Belle Gender Collective – Trans and gender diverse led advocacy organisation based in Victoria.


Disclaimer: The list above provides links to external services for members of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, queer and asexual communities and their friends and family members. While every effort is made to check the content and accuracy of the websites RAV links to, we take no responsibility for information contained on websites that are maintained by other organisations. RAV is not endorsing or associated with any of the services listed on this page.

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