Same Sex Attracted and Transgender GLBTQI

Health and Support

 

Melbourne Sexual Health Centre
Doctors and nurses provide sexual health services, such as testing and counselling. All services are free and confidential.
580 Swanston Street
Carlton 3053
03 9341 6200|
www.mshc.org.au

 

The Action Centre
Family Planning Victoria sexual and reproductive health service, providing clinical services and counselling support for young people under 25.
Level 1, 94 Elizabeth St,
Melbourne
Ph: 9660 4700
Freecall: 1800 013 952
http://www.fpv.org.au/health-care/action-centre/

 

Gay & Lesbian Switchboard
Gay and Lesbian Switchboard is a free, anonymous and confidential telephone based counselling, information and referral service based in Melbourne.
Counsellors are available daily:
7 Days a week 3.00pm – 12.00midnight
Wed 2-10pm
Fri, Sat, Sun and Public Holidays 6-9pm
Telephone:1800 184 527
www.switchboard.org.au
Webchat: www.qlife.org.au

headspace
headspace is the national youth mental health foundation, supporting young people in local communities, by telephone, and online.
1800 650 890
www.headspace.org.au
www.eheadspace.org.au

Victorian Aids Council/Gay Men's Health Centre
VAC is dedicated to promoting positive health and wellbeing in sexually and gender diverse communities. VAC provides care and support for people living with HIV, health promotion and advocacy.
6 Claremont St
South Yarra
Ph: 9865 6700
http://www.vac.org.au/
 

YEAH - Youth Empowerment Against HIV/AIDS
YEAH is an Australian youth-driven organisation supporting young people to lead sexual health awareness in their communities and take control of their sexual health.
www.redaware.org.au

 

Northside Clinic
Northside Clinic is a General Practice owned and staffed by a number of GPs with years of experience working in Melbourne’s inner north. The clinic is open to all, but has a particular focus on Sexual Health, as well as providing quality medical care in a safe and friendly environment for the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Trans and HIV positive communities in Melbourne’s north. The clinic provides comprehensive testing for and management of Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) and HIV, as well as a full range of General Practice and Allied Health services.
9485 7700
http://northsideclinic.net.au/

 

True Colours
This website represents young people who experience transsexualism and a network of their parents, families and supporters throughout Australia.
www.truecolours.org.au

 

The Rainbow Families Council
The Rainbow Families Council is a volunteer community organisation that aims to ensure equality for rainbow familes: parents, partners and prospective parents who identify as being lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or intersex, and their children.
www.rainbowfamilies.org.au

                                   

Alsorts Housing
The Alsorts project is a statewide youth homelessness support initiative for same
sex attracted, transgender and/or intersex (SSATI) young people aged 15-25 in need of accommodation.
Ph: 9890 2673
Email: fan@fan.org.au
www.fan.org.au/also-project-alsorts.html

 

Zoe Bell gender Collective
Here at ZBGC we provide online support, referrals, recommendations and resources for the greater trans and gender diverse community in Victoria.
http://www.zbgc.com.au/

 

Safe Schools Coalition Australia
Safe Schools Coalition Australia is a national coalition of organisations and schools working together to create safe and inclusive school environments for same sex attracted, intersex and gender diverse students, staff and families. It is funded by the Australian Government and, in Victoria, by the Victorian Government.
The Foundation for Young Australians (FYA) is the national convenor of Safe Schools Coalition Australia and has partnered with experienced organisations in every state and territory to directly support schools. Visit Contact Us for who is in your state or territory.
Ph. 03 9479 8738
Email. r.ward@latrobe.edu.au
http://www.safeschoolscoalition.org.au/

 

Information

Sex Etc
A web site by teens, for teens! With answers to those tricky questions you're not sure about.
www.sexetc.org

Gay Share
Gay share is a quick and easy way for Lesbian & Gay people in Melbourne to find gay friendly homes and flatmates.
Ph: 1300 661 960
www.gayshare.com.au

 

TransGender Victoria
TGV is dedicated to achieving justice & equity for people experiencing gender identity issues, their partners, families and friends. Information and support and advocacy provided.
Ph: 9517 6613
www.transgendervictoria.com

 

Social Groups

 

QueerSphere
A collective of young adults aged 16-24 years from the Banyule area, passionate about supporting diversity and promoting inclusion. Email banyuleyouth@banyule.vic.gov.au
Ph. 9457 9855

 

Minus18
Minus18 is Australia's largest youth-led organisation for same-sex attracted and gender diverse young people. This is where we belong.
https://minus18.org.au/

 

Young and Gay Melbourne
Young & Gay is a 6 week workshop for gay men and other same-sex attracted men aged 26 and under, offering a safe, welcoming and confidential environment for men to socialise and discuss different issues relating to sexuality.
www.vicaids.asn.au/young-and-gay

 

Y-GLAM
Y-Glam Performing Arts Project is a program of Merri Community Health Services in Coburg and is for young people aged 14 to 25 who are same sex attracted or transgender from anywhere around Melbourne.
Ph: 9355 9900
http://mchs.org.au/services/services-for-young-people/youth-performing-arts-project/

 

Y Gender
Y Gender is a vibrant social group for trans, gender-queer, and gender questioning young people and friends based in Melbourne. Y Gender runs social events and has monthly meetings to organise projects.
https://ygender.org.au/

 

Joy 94.9
Joy FM is Australia's first gay & lesbian radio station. It is an intimate, available and immediate way for you to link instantly to the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and Intersex (GLBTI) community.
Ph: 1300 JOY 949   
SMS: 0427 JOY 949
Email: onair@joy.org.au
www.joy.org.au