Banyule Youth Services

LGBTIQA+ Services

Social Groups

Rainbow Space Banyule

Rainbow Space is a collective of young adults 12 – 24 from Banyule area who are passionate about LGBTIQ diversity and promoting inclusion.
For more about Rainbow Space, click here or contact Madi on 0481 053 420

 

Nillumbik Youth Rainbow Social Group

Rainbow Social Group is a monthly group for LGBTIQA+ identifying young people aged 13-18 and their friends to socialise, make new friends, and participate in creative activities and workshops.

https://www.nillumbikyouth.vic.gov.au/What-we-do/Programs/Rainbow-Social-Group

 

Rainbow Valley

Rainbow Valley is a space that is open to all young people (aged 14-25) who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, gender-diverse, intersex, non-binary and queer (LGBTIQA+) or are questioning, curious or exploring their gender identity, sexual orientation and/or attractions.

We meet fortnightly on a Tuesday. For information on Rainbow Valley meet ups send an email through to Molly (she/her) via youth@mvcc.vic.gov.au

 

Turn Up – Decibels Friday 4–6pm

A space for women, gender-diverse, trans and non-binary people and their allies aged 13 to 25 to connect while learning, creating and recording music.
 
https://www.darebin.vic.gov.au/Community-and-pets/Darebin-youth-services/Programs-we-run/Music-and-arts/Turn-Up
 
 

Thorne Harbour Health Peer Workshops

The Peer Education Program offers workshops for LGBTIQ+ communities. These workshops provide a confidential and welcoming environment for participants to socialise and engage in a shared learning experience. See what workshops are on offer via the link below.
https://thorneharbour.org/lgbti-health/peer-workshops/

 

My Rainbow Group

MY Rainbow group is an inclusive youth group that provides LGBTQIA+ young people and allies an opportunity to: participate in fun workshops such as craft, badge-making, circus arts, screen printing, connect with other LGBTQIA+ young people in a safe and supportive environment and develop new friendships. Address: Oxygen Youth Space 4/8 Gaffney Street, Coburg

https://www.merrihealth.org.au/services/lgbtiqa-health/my-rainbow-group/

 

 

Information

Minus18

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

 

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.

Phone: 1300 661 960
ww.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.

Phone: 03 9020 4642
www.transgendervictoria.com

 
 
 
 
 

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.
Address: 580 Swanston Street Carlton 3053
Phone: 03 9341 6200|
www.mshc.org.au

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
Phone:1800 184 527
www.switchboard.org.au
Webchat: www.qlife.org.au 

 

Family Planning Victoria

Family Planning Victoria provides reproductive and sexual health clinical services to LGBTIQ clients through our clinics. They have a broad range of clinical experience and skills that meet the needs of LGBTIQ clients accessing our services, whatever age you are.
Box Hill
Clinic hours: Mon-Fri 9am-5pm
Phone: 03 9257 0100
Action Centre – Melbourne CBD
Clinic hours: Mon-Fri 8am-6pm
Phone: 03 9660 4700 or 03 9257 0100

https://www.fpv.org.au/our-reproductive-and-sexual-health-clinics

 

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 that are LGBTQIA+ friendly and accessible.
Phone: 9485 7700
www.northsideclinic.net.au/

 

Affirmation Station

At Affirmation Station you can connect with other trans and gender-diverse people, explore your identity, and find the support you need on your gender journey. We’re here to celebrate you in all your uniqueness.

tgv.org.au/affirmation-station
 
QLife
 

A free phone and web chat support service for LGBTIQA+ people in Australia. 3pm-midnight every day Phone: 1800 184 527 https://www.qlife.org.au/ 

 

Rainbow Door

Rainbow Door is a free specialist LGBTIQA+ (Lesbian, Gay , Bisexual, Transgender and Gender Diverse, Intersex, Queer, Asexual, BrotherBoys, SisterGirls) helpline providing information, support, and referral to all LGBTIQA+ Victorians, their friends and family.

https://www.rainbowdoor.org.au/home

 

Zoe Belle Gender Collective

Zoe Belle Gender Collective (ZBGC) is a trans and gender diverse led advocacy organisation based in Victoria, Australia. ZBGC’s goal is to improve the health and wellbeing of trans and gender diverse (TGD) people.

ZBGC advocates for trans and gender diverse people being central to decision making around our own healthcare. We actively encourage TGD community representation on relevant boards, reference groups, management positions and in the workforce of the services that address our needs.

https://zbgc.org.au/

 

Australian GLBTIQ Multicultural Council (AGNC)

The AGMC directory list LGBTQIA+ groups and service across Victoria and parts of New South Wales.

https://www.agmc.org.au/resources-support/

Rainbow Space Banyule

Rainbow Space is a collective of young adults 12 – 24 from Banyule area who are passionate about LGBTIQ diversity and promoting inclusion.
For more about Rainbow Space, click here or contact Madi on 0481 053 420

 

Minus18

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

 

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
Phone:1800 184 527
www.switchboard.org.au
Webchat: www.qlife.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.

Phone: 1300 661 960
ww.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.

Phone: 03 9020 4642
www.transgendervictoria.com

 

Social Groups

Rainbow Space Banyule

Rainbow Space is a collective of young adults 12 – 24 from Banyule area who are passionate about LGBTIQ diversity and promoting inclusion.
For more about Rainbow Space, click here or contact Madi on 0481 053 420


Thorne Harbour Health Peer Workshops

The Peer Education Program offers workshops for LGBTIQ+ communities. These workshops provide a confidential and welcoming environment for participants to socialise and engage in a shared learning experience. See what workshops are on offer via the link below. 
https://thorneharbour.org/lgbti-health/peer-workshops/

 

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.
Address: Oxygen Youth Space 4/8 Gaffney Street, Coburg
Phone: 1300 637 744 (speak with YGLAM Project)
https://www.merrihealth.org.au/services/young-adults/queer-youth-theatre/

 

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.
www.facebook.com/Ygender
https://www.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.
Phone: 1300 JOY 949   
Text: 0427 JOY 949
Email: onair@joy.org.au
www.joy.org.au

 

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.
Address: 580 Swanston Street Carlton 3053
Phone: 03 9341 6200|
www.mshc.org.au

 

Family Planning Victoria

Family Planning Victoria provides reproductive and sexual health clinical services to LGBTIQ clients through our clinics. They have a broad range of clinical experience and skills that meet the needs of LGBTIQ clients accessing our services, whatever age you are.
Box Hill
Clinic hours: Mon-Fri 9am-5pm
Phone: 03 9257 0100
Action Centre – Melbourne CBD
Clinic hours: Mon-Fri 8am-6pm
Phone: 03 9660 4700 or 03 9257 0100

https://www.fpv.org.au/our-reproductive-and-sexual-health-clinics

 

YEAH: Young and Empowered Around Health

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.
https://www.yeah.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 that are LGBTQIA+ friendly and accessible.
Phone: 9485 7700
www.northsideclinic.net.au/

 

The Rainbow Families Victoria

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

https://www.facebook.com/RainbowFamiliesVictoria/     

 

Zoe Belle Gender Collective

Zoe Belle Gender Collective (ZBGC) is a trans and gender diverse led advocacy organisation based in Victoria, Australia. ZBGC’s goal is to improve the health and wellbeing of trans and gender diverse (TGD) people.

ZBGC advocates for trans and gender diverse people being central to decision making around our own healthcare. We actively encourage TGD community representation on relevant boards, reference groups, management positions and in the workforce of the services that address our needs.

https://zbgc.org.au/

 

Australian GLBTIQ Multicultural Council (AGNC)

The AGMC directory list LGBTQIA+ groups and service across Victoria and parts of New South Wales.

https://www.agmc.org.au/resources-support/