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Support networks and pathways

IndigiLez

is a support networking group that encourages and supports the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander lesbians and same sex attracted women in all of their diversities.

Gar’ban’dgee’lum

is an independent social networking group for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander gay men, lesbians, bisexuals, transgender, Brotherboy and Sistergirl in and around the Brisbane area.

Beyondblue

provides information and support to all Australians who may be struggling with anxiety, depression or thoughts of self-harm.

Diverse Voices

formerly the Gay and Lesbian Welfare Association Queensland is a non-profit organisation with a focus on the wellbeing of LGBTQI+ communities through the operation of the Gay Line and Lesbian Line, a peer telephone counselling service. You can also access their counselling service www.qlife.org.au, which provides a place to talk about mental health, relationships, isolation, coming out, and a host of other concerns.

DVConnect

is a state-wide telephone service offering free crisis counselling and support to people affected by domestic and family violence.

headspace

is run by the National Youth Mental Health Foundation, providing mental health services for young people aged 12 to 25.

True Relationships and Reproductive Health

provides expert reproductive and sexual health services to women. They also provide training, support and advice to allied health professionals, doctors, nurses, youth workers, community workers, educators and teachers on LGBTIQAP+ Sistergirl and Brotherboy affirming policy and practice.

Wendy Bird

is a community for meaningful connection for people of diverse bodies, gender, relationships and sexualities.

Gender Help for Parents Australia

provides information and support for Australian parents and carers with gender diverse kids.

Queensland Positive People

is a peer-based advocacy organisation that is committed to actively promoting self-determination and empowerment for all people living with HIV (PLHIV) throughout Queensland.

Kids Helpline

is a free and confidential counselling service for young people aged 5 to 25.

LGBTI Legal Service

provides legal advice and information to clients who have legal problems arising from their identification as LGBTI and/or because they feel more comfortable dealing with a solicitor with specific skills, interest and understanding of LGBTI legal issues and the barriers experienced by these communities in accessing the legal system. They may assist you with legal issues associated with:

National LGBTI Health Alliance

is the national peak health organisation in Australia that provides health-related programs, services and research focused on LGBTI communities.

Open Doors Youth Service

provides counselling and support services for LGBTI young people aged 12 to 24 and their families who live in South East Queensland.

The support they provide includes:

True Colours

facilitated by PCYC Queensland in partnership with headspace, True Colours is a life skills program for young people aged 13 to 18 who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, queer, questioning, asexual, pansexual or any other expression of diverse genders and/or sexualities.

This program is currently being delivered at three sites:

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